Hydraulic brakes are superior to all other sorts in terms of the amount of power they output and the precision they deliver. Even the frames measuring 13.5 inches (XS) and 15.5 inches (S) have short reach levers installed on them thanks to Trek’s innovative design (S).

Your Trek Marlin 5 will come with wheels measuring either 27.5 inches or 29 inches in diameter, but this will depend on your height as well as the frame size that you choose. The XS and S frames both come with 26-inch wheels, while the remaining sizes all come with 29-inch wheels. This is an excellent approach that is becoming more and more prevalent in today’s world. It brings the standover height of the bike down, making it a significantly better fit for riders of varying heights.

The rims on all variants are Bontrager Connection. Because they are double-walled and feature 32 spokes, they are able to withstand a significant amount of punishment. Although the Bontrager XR2 tyres are not tubeless, they provide an excellent level of traction and are available in diameters of 27.5 inches and 29 inches. marlin mountain bikes One further advantageous feature of the Trek Marlin 5 is that it utilises Shimano components throughout the entirety of the drivetrain. Even though they are of beginner-grade quality, they provide more than enough levels of performance and precision for the typical rider who is just starting out on the trails. There are a total of 21 gears available on the Marlin 5, which utilises a 3x7 drivetrain and comes equipped with Shimano Tourney front and rear derailleurs. The shifters, on the other hand, are Shimano Altus, which is a quality class above Tourney.