Trek 2022 Marlin 8 Gen 2


Riding on the TREK 2022 Marlin 8 Gen 2 is a race-backed experience without the hefty price tag. With its lightweight RockShox fork, tubeless-ready wheels, and wide-range 1x drivetrain, it sets you up as a competent cross-country cyclist as good as our higher-end racing models.

Who It Is For

This bike is designed for aspiring racers who value upgrades that elevate your ride such as a lighter, superior-quality suspension fork, high-performing 1x drivetrain and tubeless-ready wheels.

Technical Features

The design incorporates a light frame with a modern internal cable routing. The RockShox Judy Silver fork with a Solo Air spring yields smoother riding experience. Its TurnKey hydraulic lockout, efficient Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, tubeless-ready Bontrager Kovee wheels, and an uncomplicated 1x12 drivetrain add to its appeal. Furthermore, the 11-50 wide-range cassette provides all the gears required for navigating steep climbs and fast descents at ease.

The Final Word

The combination of tubeless-ready wheels, RockShox suspension, a diverse gear range and refined parts make the TREK 2022 Marlin 8 Gen 2 an excellent choice for newcomers who value performance per pound. With capabilities to take on challenging trail rides and XC races, this bike is indeed worth your investment.

Why You Will Love It

  1. The TREK 2022 Marlin 8 Gen 2 is popular for both its value and versatility. It's a race-ready mountain bike that can easily double as your commute ride, complete with rear rack mounts.
  2. The Solo Air spring in the RockShox fork allows quick adjustment for rider weight and is lighter than a typical coil spring.
  3. TUBELESS-ready wheels not only reduce your bike's overall weight but also minimize the risk of flat tyres.
  4. The 1x drivetrain is a simplified gear system that equips you with all necessary gears and eliminates the unnecessary ones.

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