Trek Marlin 5 – available from Bikeworx – Dublin, Celbridge, Kildare

The Marlin 5 is a trail-worthy daily rider that’s perfectly suited for everyday adventures, on and off the trail. A front suspension fork with 100 mm of travel, 21 speeds and mounts for a rack and mudguards make it an ideal choice for new trail riders or anyone looking for a comfortable, stable commuter with the ruggedness of a real mountain bike.


  • Frameset

    Frame : Alpha Silver Aluminium w/semi-integrated head tube, rack and mudguard mounts, G2 Geometry on 29ers
    Front suspension: RST Gila, coil spring, preload, mechanical lockout, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset on 29ers, 100 mm travel (13.5: 80 mm travel)
  • Wheels

    Front hub: Formula DC20 alloy
    Rear hub: Formula DC22 alloy
    Rims: Bontrager Connection 32-hole double-walled
    Tyres: Bontrager XR2, 29×2.20˝ front, 29×2.00˝ rear (13.5 & 15.5: 27.5×2.20˝)
  • Drivetrain

    Shifters: Shimano Altus M310, 7-speed
    Front derailleur: Shimano Tourney TY500
    Rear derailleur: Shimano Tourney TY300
    Crank: Shimano Tourney TY501, 42/34/24
    Bottom bracket: Sealed cartridge
    Cassette: Shimano HG20, 12-32, 7-speed
    Chain: KMC Z51
    Pedals: Wellgo nylon platform
  • Components

    Saddle: Bontrager Evoke 1
    Seatpost: Bontrager SSR, 2-bolt head, 27.2 mm, 12 mm offset
    Handlebar: Bontrager alloy, 31.8 mm, 15 mm rise
    Grips: Bontrager Satellite Plus, ergonomic
    Stem: Bontrager alloy, 31.8 mm, 7 degree, Blendr compatible
    Head set: Semi-integrated, 1-1/8˝
    Brake set: Tektro M285 hydraulic disc=
  • Weight

    Weight; 17.5″ – 14.51 kg / 32.00 lbs (with tubes)
    Weight limit: This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).