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Getting a Trek Marlin 5 

Covid 19 has done a couple of things to the bike industry: it's created a supply issue due to factories being shut down for an extended period and it's created a bike boom due to people rediscovering the joys of riding a bike. Lots of bikes are in short supply and the Trek Marlin series of mountain bikes is at the top of that list.
We have hundreds of bikes on order and lots and lots of Marlins. The best way to get a bike is to decide on what you want, work with us on the best size for you and then put down a deposit. We'll attach your name to that bike so as soon as it arrives it's tagged for you. Deposits are refundable if the bike arrives and it's just not right for you. We're here to make you happy.  

2021 Marlin 5 in Dark Aquatic/Trek Black

It's a real mountain bike that's also perfectly suited to daily commutes, rides around campus, or just getting from A to B on any surface. It's also one of the most popular bikes in the US for lots of good reasons.    

2021 Marlin 5 in Factory Orange/Lithium Grey

Smaller frame sizes (XS and S) have short-reach brake levers that make it easier and more comfortable for riders with smaller hands to brake confidently.  

2021 Marlin 5 in Trek Black/Lithium Grey

Marlin models in XS and S frame sizes have a curved top tube and a lower standover height that makes it easier for smaller riders to mount and dismount.  

2021 Marlin 5 WSD in Purple Flip

Rack and kickstand mounts make it easy to accessorize, so your mountain bike can double as a rugged commuter.

2021 Marlin 5 WSD in Slate/Aloha Green

Like every model in the Marlin family, it's backed by Trek's lifetime warranty  and like every bike East Coasters sells, it comes with a free fitting / bike orientation, free first tuneup and 10% off any accessories you need.

Alpha Silver Aluminum, internal routing, chainstay disc brake mount, rack and kickstand mount, 135x5mm QR  
SR Suntour XCE 28, coil spring, preload, 100mm QR, 100mm travel  

Front Hub:
Formula DC-20, alloy, 6-bolt, 5x100mm QR  
Rear Hub:
Formula DC-27, alloy, 6-bolt, 7sp freehub, 135x5mm QR  
Bontrager Connection, double-wall, 32-hole, 20mm width, schrader valve  

Bontrager XR2 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29x2.20" front, 29x2.00" rear  

Shimano Altus M315, 7 speed  
Front derailleur:
Shimano Tourney TY300, 34.9mm clamp, down swing, down pull  
Rear derailleur:
Shimano Tourney TY300, long cage  
Shimano Tourney TY301, 42/34/24  
Bottom bracket:
VP BC73, 73mm, threaded cartridge  
Shimano HG200, 12-32, 7 speed  
KMC Z7, 7 speed  

VP-536 nylon platform
Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width  
Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset  
Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise  
Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible  
Bontrager XR Endurance Comp, lock-on  
Semi-integrated, 1-1/8"  
Tektro HD-M276 hydraulic disc  


XS: 4'5.9" - 5'1.0" 

S: 5'0.2" - 5'5.6"

M: 5'3.4" - 5'7.7"

M/L: 5'5.2" - 5'10.5"

L: 5'9.7" - 6'2.0"

XL: 6'1.2" - 6'5.2"

2XL: 6'4.8" - 6'7.9"