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Marin Bobcat Trail 3 2018 Hardtail Mountain Bike


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Marin Bobcat Trail 3 2018 - 27" or 29'' Wheels MTB

The Bobcat is a sound intro to hardtails, beloved by mountain bikers since the year 2000. This 2018 version is available in both 27.5 and 29" wheel versions.

  • Progressive geometry - 74˚ seat tube angle puts you in a good position over the cranks to power up hills
  • Slack 68˚ head tube angle positions the front wheel further forward combined with for maximum control on the trails
  • Series 2 6061 double butted aluminium frame with, chainstay disc brake mount, and forged dropouts for strength and integrity
  • Slim fastback style seatstays for excellent compliance and enhanced riding comfort
  • Hydraulic disc brakes for powerful braking and control in all trail conditions
  • Why you should consider a bike with high quality hydraulic disc brakes - visit our blog
  • Schwalbe Tough Tom 29x2.25" tyres are highly rated for their traction, feel and puncture resistance
  • Available in 6 sizes: the 3 smaller sizes come with 27.5" wheels
  • The 3 larger sizes have 29" wheels

 Heres how Marin describe the Bobcat Trail 3 2018


The Bobcat Trail is a capable mountain bike with modern trail geometry build for exploring singletrack trail systems. Best-in-class frames and solid, serviceable spec make the Bobcat Trail a solid choice for the recreational rider looking to step up to modern geo and step deeper into mountain biking, and for the experienced rider in search of an update that doesn't break the bank.

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Technical Specifications

Marin Bobcat Trail 3
FrameSeries 2 6061 Aluminum, 27.5" or 29” Wheels, 68mm BB shell, 135mm Forged Dropouts, IS Chainstay Disc Mount
ForkSR Suntour XCM HLO 29”, Hydraulic Lockout, 100mm Travel
RimsMarin Aluminum Double Wall, Disc Specific, 25mm Inner, Pinned Joint, 32H
TyresSchwalbe Tough Tom, 27.5 or 29x2.25”
Rear DerailleurShimano Altus, RD-M310
Front DerailleurFD-TY700
ShiftersShimano SL-M310 3x8
CranksetShimano FC-TY301, 42/32/22T
Bottom BracketSealed Cartridge Bearing, Square Taper
ChainKMC Z8
CassetteSunrace 8-Speed, 11-34T
Rear BrakeTektro HDM-285 Hydraulic Disc, 160mm Rotor
Front BrakeTektro HDM-285 Hydraulic Disc, 180mm Rotor
Brake LeversTektro HDM-285 Hydraulic Disc
HandlebarMarin Mini-Riser, 10mm Rise 720mm Width
StemMarin Alloy 60cm
GripsMarin Dual Density
SeatpostMarin Alloy
SaddleMarin MTB
HubsJoytech, Centerlock Disc, 32H
Spokes14g Black Stainless Steel
PedalsResin Platform


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