Marin Reviews and News


Marin Bikes Interbike 2016

Between the Pine Mountain 1 steel hardtail plus bike, the Attack Trail 7 trail bike, and the budget-friendly full suspension Hawk Hill, Marin Bikes is bringing a range of exciting new products to the table for a wide range of riders.

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Marin debuts $1500 full suspension Hawk Hill

While Marin Bikes builds a number of high end carbon models, the brand hasn’t forgotten the rest of us. Its newest full suspension rig retails for less than two grand and is loaded with trail worthy components.

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Marin Pine Mountain 1 and new 141x9mm boost QR standard

A new hub standard is coming and it’s going to make beginner and intermediate bikes better. Here’s what you need to know.

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9 Dream Bikes That Will Break Your Budget

Amazing bikes from GT, Marin, Norco, BMC, Intense, Rocky Mountain, Pivot, Scott and Cannondale for the Powerball winning mountain biker.

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Round up: Best value mountain bikes under $1000

27 interesting options for the entry level rider on a tight budget from brands like Trek, Specialized, Giant, Cannondale, GT, BMC, Scott, Rocky, KHS, Kona, Marin and more.

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Round up: 13 affordable mountain bikes under $3000

Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget. Brands highlighted include: BMC, Breezer, Cannondale, Fuji, GT, Haro, Jamis, KHS, Marin, Norco, Rocky Mountain, Scott and Surface 604.

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Round up: Hot, new Plus mountain bikes for 2016

A look at some of the newest mountain bikes with Plus size tires from brands like Cannondale, Ellsworth, Foes, Fuji, Haro, Jamis, KHS, Marin, Norco and more.

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Best of Interbike: The coolest new bike products for 2016

What’s the best thing you saw? It’s the No. 1 question we hear after every trade show. And here is our answer. The following — in our collective opinion — represents the newest, coolest and most interesting stuff our Mtbr crew came across throughout the course of the 2015 Interbike trade show.

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Marin Interbike 2015

Marin Bikes celebrates it’s 30th anniversary by introducing a fresh spin on their on their classic Pine Mountain hardtail.

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Interbike 2015: Marin launches Pine Mountain 2 hardtail

Marin Bikes may have celebrated it’s 30th anniversary this year, but it’s by no means over the hill. They’re going back to their roots with a beautiful new hardtail, improved spec across the board, and some incredible attention to detail.

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Outerbike Whistler: Hot bikes, amazing trails, good times

Consumer-facing trade show in B.C. wonderland serves up biking bliss with hundreds of demo bikes, and access to the world’s most famous bike park.

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News: Marin partners with SR Suntour to expand Enduro Team led by Kyle Warner

Led by US Enduro Champ Kyle Warner, the new team will be competing aboard Marin Attack Trail, Mount Vision and Rift Zone frames, coupled with suspension components from SR Suntour.

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In the Queue: A look at what’s new in Mtbr’s review hopper

In the Queue: What rolled in to our office this week? Well, let’s see–new bikes from Marin and Ghost, as well as WTB’s feathery new saddle and a portable pressure washer called the MountainWasher.

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Round-up: 12 awesome value mountain bikes under $3000

Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget.

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Contest: Support Marin singletrack expansion, win a Marin Mt. Vision

Win-Win: Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Access4Bikes hopes to expand Marin’s bike trail network, and this bike raffle will help fund it.

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Marin Interbike 2014

Marin’s 2015 mountain bike offerings include updates to their Mount Vision and Attack Trail bikes as well as brand new alloy framesets across their hardtail range.

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Star gazing Interbike: Rider celeb sightings from Outdoor Demo

Interbike: World champs, pros and legends converge on Las Vegas for Interbike and we take their photos.

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Eurobike: 2015 Marin Rift Zone 8 carbon trail bike

Marin’s revamped Rift Zone trail bike highlights brand’s resurgence.

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Sea Otter Video: 2015 Marin Rift Zone Carbon 29

A sneak peek at the forthcoming 2015 Marin Rift Zone Carbon 29. Formerly a marathon/XC bike, Marin is morphing the Rift Zone into a trail bike with more all-around capabilities.

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Marin Interbike 2013

Mark Vanek from Marin Bikes shows us the 2014 Mount Vision XM Pro and the Attack Trail C XT Pro 27.5-inch bikes at this year’s Interbike Outdoor Demo.

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2014 Marin Bikes – More 27.5 Mountain Bikes

Marin Bikes shows their new bike line-up for 2014 including several new 27.5 models and several new women’s specific bikes. Check them out here.

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Marin 2014 Mount Vision and Attack Trail 27.5/650b Bikes

2014 Marin Mount Vision and Attack Trail 27.5/650b bikes announced at Sea Otter! Now with new carbon framesets, 27.5 inch wheel platforms and internal cable routing for brakes, derailleurs, brakes and dropper seatposts.

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Marin Interbike Booth

Mark Vanek from Marin Bikes shows us the 2013 Mount Vision XM and Rift Zone 29er. The Mount Vision XM trail bike features Quad 3 suspension system, an Easton cockpit

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Sneak Peak – Marin 2013 Mount Vision XM8 and Cortina CX

At the recent Downieville Classic Race and Festival, Mtbr was on hand to snap a few spy photos of two new 2013 models from Marin Bicycles. Shown here are the Mount Vision XM8 and the Cortina cyclocross bike with disc brakes. We will have more info on the complete line-up of new Marin bikes at […]

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2012 Marin Rift Zone XC 7 29er

Jason from Marin shows us the new 2012 Rift Zone XC 7 29er, featuring their new Quad-Link Version 3 suspension system. Marin has really made some changes with their rear suspension for this 29er specific design. Marin Rift Zone XC 7 29er Quad-Link 3.0 suspension system Moved rear shock out from within the linkage of […]

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