The Marin Rift Zone 1 is the entry-level bike in the range. Designed as a 120mm travel 29er trail bike, all Rift Zones share the same alloy frame.
With progressive geometry, generous sizing and a sorted specification, we couldn’t wait to do time on the new Marin San Quentin 2.
The new Marin Alpine Trail 150mm travel 29er might look generic from the side, but jump on board and it’s anything but run of the mill.
The Marin Hawk Hill has nearly all the makings of a great bike. The frame is solid, the sizing is on point and the specification is competitive.
The Marin Mount Vision 5 is blisteringly fast, without being edgy, and it’s one of only a handful of bikes that delivers being long, low and slack.
The Marin Pine Mopuntain rides more like an adventure bike than a trail hardtail designed to get your pulse racing.
Stable 29er wheels and great contact points
The Marin Bobcat Trail promised a lot on paper but failed to shine in the £750 category of the Hardtail of the Year test
Read our review of the Marin Palisades Trail 29er as part of MBR's Hardtail of the Year test
With 20mm more travel, revamped geometry and a new chassis the 2011 Mount Vision XM9 is climbing up the trail bike charts.