Marin Bobcat Trail 3 - 2021


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The Bobcat Trail family of mountain bike hardtails are designed for the rider looking for a capable singletrack machine, featuring everything you need to have a great ride. The heart and soul of the ride stems from the lightweight Series 2 aluminum alloy frame, with long and low trail geometry and 27.5” or 29” wheels, 120mm of rock garden-ready travel, and internal housing routing. All Bobcat Trail models feature hydraulic disc brakes, and are available with wide-range off-road specific drivetrains.

PERFECT FOR

  • SINGLETRACK AND FIRE ROAD RIDING
  • TRAIL MOUNTAIN BIKING

WHEEL SIZE: 29” or 27.5”
SIZE RANGE: S, M, L, XL
SUSPENSION: 120mm

COLOR: Gloss Black/Charcoal/Cyan 
              Gloss Bright Blue/Dark Blue/Yellow/Magenta

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.

“MARIN’S BOBCAT TRAIL 3 MANAGES TO BOTH
LOOK AND RIDE LIKE A MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE
BIKE THAN IT IS, WITH A QUALITY FRAME AND
GEOMETRY THAT COMES FROM THE ‘PROPER
TRAIL BIKE’ BOOK TO DELIVER A REALLY
CAPABLE RIDE.” -OFF-ROAD.CC

Size
Color
Black
Bright Blue

- BOBCAT TRAIL TECHNOLOGY -

  • SERIES 2 ALUMINUM FRAME
    The Bobcat Trail has a Series 2 6061 butted and hydroformed aluminum frame with a 120mm travel suspension fork and 27.5” or 29” wheels depending on size and preference.

  • 29” OR 27.5” WHEELS
    The Bobcat Trail has a growing wheel size strategy for the best fit and performance with the choice of 27.5” or 29” platforms on the size M, 27.5” wheels on sizes XS and S, and 29” wheels on sizes L, XL, and XXL.

  • TRAIL GEOMETRY
    All Bobcat Trail models feature Marin Trail geometry, featuring a long-ish reach, low standover, slack head tube, and steep seat tube angles, giving riders confidence and predictable handling to have a blast on the trail.

  • FASTBACK SEATSTAY DESIGN
    Fastback seatstays add vertical compliance without sacrificing power transfer, and feature rack mounts for extended trail adventures.

- Bike Sizing -

Looking for the perfect size? Checkout our handy quick reference chart below (NOTE: The chart assumes average limb and torso proportions). Not sure about your size? Just send us your measurements using our Bike Sizing form and one of our experts will help you out!

Rider Height Frame Size
5'4" to 5'7" S (27.5")
5'7" to 5'10" M (27.5")
5'9" to 6'0" L (29")
6'0" to 6'2" XL (29")

- TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS -

Frame Series 2 6061 Aluminum, 27.5" or 29" Wheels, Low Standover, 68mm BB shell, 135mm Forged Dropouts, IS Chainstay Disc Mount, Internal Housing & Dropper Post Routing
Front Suspension SR Suntour XCM HLO, 120mm Travel, Hydraulic Lockout, 46mm Offset
Rim Marin Aluminum Double Wall, 25mm Inner, Pinned Joint, Disc Specific
Hub Rear Forged Alloy, 6-Bolt Disc, 32H
Hub Front Forged Alloy, 6-Bolt Disc, 32H
Spokes 14g Black Stainless Steel
Tires MTB, 27.5/29x2.25"
Derailleur Rear Shimano Altus, 8-Speed
Derailleur Front Altus Double
Shift Lever Shimano SL-M315 2x8-Speed
Crankset Alloy Crank, Steel Chainrings, 36/22T
Bottom Bracket Sealed Cartridge Bearings, Square Taper
Chain KMC Z51
Cassette SunRace 8-Speed, 11-34T
Brakes Front Tektro M275 Hydraulic Disc, 180mm Rotor
Brakes Rear Tektro M275 Hydraulic Disc, 160mm Rotor
Brake Levers Tektro M275 Hydraulic Disc
Handlebar Marin 31.8 Riser, 12mm Rise, 780mm Width
Stem Marin Alloy, 31.8mm Clamp, 45mm
Grips Marin MTB, Closed End
Headset FSA No.10-P
Seatpost Marin Alloy, 30.9
Saddle Marin MTB
Pedals Nylon Platform

- MARIN GEOMETRY -

S M (27.5) M (29) L XL
Head Tube Angle 67.5 67.5 67 67 67
Head Tube Length (mm) 105 110 110 115 120
Seat Tube Angle 74.5 74.5 74.5 74.5 74.5
Seat Tube Length (mm) 381 431 431 482 520
Top Tube Effective (mm) 601 612.5 619.5 640.8 657
BB Height 307 307 311.5 311.5 311.5
BB Drop 48 48 61 61 61
Fork Offset (mm) 44 44 51 51 51
Stand Over Height 659.07 705.48 714.04 744.93 774.59
Wheel Base 1133.3 1145.2 1177.4 1199.3 1216.3
Chain Stay (mm) 425 425 440 440 440
Seat Post Diameter 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9
Stack 599.3 604 629.3 634 638.5
Reach 435 445 445 465 480
Handlebar Width (mm) 780 780 780 780 780
Stem Length (mm) 45 45 45 45 45
Crank Length 170 175 175 175 175


- WARRANTY -

We're an authorized Marin dealer, which means that every bike we sell is backed by Marin's warranty, including a one-year complete bike warranty and a five-year frame warranty.  For full details, click here.

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