Marin El Roy - 2022

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.



SIZE RANGE: Regular or Grande

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.


    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.

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

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

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


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)


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


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


"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


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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