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    Marin El Roy - 2022


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    All hail The King. The all-new CrMo El Roy aggressive trail/enduro/DH 29er is the latest addition to Marin's acclaimed hardtail lineup.

    The classic robust yet forgiving character of chromoly steel meets modern day long and slack geometry, a match as perfect as mountain biking and post-ride burritos. This new 29” wheel trail slayer was purpose built for silly fun days in the woods, no matter the conditions. Use it as a back-to-the-roots, all-in-one trail slayer, or as that perfect “n+1 bike,” on days when the full suspension bike stays at home in the shed. Named in honor of our favorite post-ride taqueria, the El Roy is overflowing in solid spec choices, all wrapped up with a stout Series 3 double butted and formed CrMo frameset. Grab one of two frame sizes, Regular or Grande, and enjoy the delicious goodness that Marin has cooked up.

    PERFECT FOR

    • DOWNHILL TRAILS
    • ENDURO
    • SLASHING BERMS
    • ALL TRAILS, ALL CONDITIONS

    WHEEL SIZE: 29in
    SIZE RANGE: Regular or Grande
    SUSPENSION: 140mm

    COLOR: Gloss Black/Sparklespace

    The El Roy is the ultimate aggressive steel hardtail that’ll get you to the top, and then really shine on the way down, with a spicy mix of progressive geometry and supple steel.

    The El Roy is at the cutting edge of aggressive enduro geometry, with a steep 78-degree seat tube angle, allowing the rider to get more over the front, minimizing front end lift on climbs. This geometry was refined using some of the best riders in the business, and allows us to push the head angle out to downhill bike-like slackness, without sacrificing the ability to get you back up to the top of the hill.

    - EL ROY TECHNOLOGY -

    • SERIES 3 CRMO FRAME
      The El Roy is built on a stout Series 3 4130 CrMo frame with investment cast dropouts, integrated drop-in headset, external brake and hose mounts, all fully ED coated for longevity.

    • GEOMETRY
      Gravity-oriented geometry, with a 63° headtube and 78° seattube angles, 44mm fork offset, and long reach measurements (Regular = 480mm, Grande = 510mm).

    • TWO SIZES
      Regular and Grande frame sizes fit a wide range of riders, with included 150mm (Regular) or 170mm (Grande) dropper posts.

    • INVESTMENT CAST DROPOUTS
      Custom investment cast CrMo 148x12mm Boost thru-axle drop outs provide strength and stuiffness where you need it most.

    - 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!

    Post/Saddle Height Frame Size
    150mm post/67-79.3cm saddle height Regular (M)
    170mm post/70-81.5cm saddle height Grande (L)

    - TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS -

    Frame Series 3 Double Butted and Formed CrMo tubing, Integrated Drop-In Headset, External Rear Derailleur and Brake Housing, Internal Dropper Post Routing, 148x12mm Boost Rear Spacing, Post Mount Brake Mounts
    Front Suspension Marzocchi Z1, 140mm Travel, EVOL Air Spring, GRIP Damper w/ Sweep Adjust, Kabolt 110 Axle, 44mm Offset
    Rim Marin, Double Wall Alloy, 29mm Inner, Welded Joint, Disc Specific, 32H, Tubeless Compatible
    Hub Rear Shimano HB-MT410B, 148x12mm, Centerlock, Microspline Freehub Body
    Hub Front Shimano HF-MT410B, 110x15mm, Centerlock
    Spokes Nipples 14g Black Stainless Steel
    Tires Maxxis Assegai 29x2.5", MAXX GRIP, Double Down, Tubeless Compatible
    Derailleur Rear Shimano Deore SGS, Shadow Plus, Direct Attachment, 12-Speed
    Derailleur Front -
    Shift Lever Shimano Deore, 12-Speed, SL-7100R
    Crankset FSA Comet, Modular 1x, 32T Direct Mount Chainring, MegaTooth Technology, Boost Spacing
    Bottom Bracket External Sealed Cartridge Bearing
    Chain KMC X-12 Silver and Black
    Cassette Shimano, Deore 12-Speed, 10-51T
    Brakes Front KMC X-12 Silver and Black
    Brakes Rear Shimano, Deore 12-Speed, 10-51T
    Brake Levers Shimano MT4100 Hydraulic Lever, I-Spec EV Compatible
    Handlebar Marin Mini-Riser, 6061 Double Butted Aluminum, 780mm Width, 28mm Rise, 5º Up, 9º Back
    Stem Marin 3D Forged Alloy, 35mm 
    Grips Marin Single Clamp Locking
    Headset FSA Orbit 40 No.42 ACB
    Seatpost X Fusion Manic, Regular=150mm Travel, Grande=170mm Travel
    Saddle Marin Speed Concept
    Pedals -
    Extras Bolt-On Thru-Axle

    - MARIN GEOMETRY -

    Regular Grande
    Head Tube Angle 63 63
    Head Tube Length (mm) 120 120
    Seat Tube Angle 78 78
    Seat Tube Length (mm) 420 430
    Top Tube Effective (mm) 617 647
    BB Height 318 318
    BB Drop 65 65
    Fork Offset (mm) 44 44
    Stand Over Height 735 743
    Wheel Base 1252 1282
    Chain Stay (mm) 435 435
    Seat Post Diameter 30.9 30.9
    Stack 645 645
    Reach 480 510
    Handlebar Width (mm) 800 800
    Stem Length (mm) 35 35
    Crank Length 170 170


    - PRESS -

    "The El Roy is as happy as any hardtail I've ridden when the going gets tough." 4.5 stars/5
    — BikeRadar | Read The Review

    "For terrain that challenges with technical climbs and then rewards with fast, rough downhills, the El Roy is a competent and ready hardtail. As a machine, hardtails are great for a few reasons — less maintenance, fewer adjustments, easier to clean. They are fantastic for winter riding because there are no pivot bushings to take the hit in the wet conditions. Ride them often enough and become a smoother rider out of necessity, too. If you dare to be different and want to test the extreme fringes of MTB geometry, then the El Roy is ready to get weird with you."
    — Vital MTB | Read The Review

    "Bring the right attitude and some decent bike handling skills to the table, and you’ll be amazed by what the El Roy can do."
    — Blister Gear Review | Read The Review

    - 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.