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Feel the Rifty Love! Marin's take on the ultimate do-it-all trail bike, the Marin Rift Zone is made to party, whatever your jam might be. Your ideal partner for everything from all-day epics, to local shred laps to big mountain adventures, the Rifty is Made For Fun.
The Rift Zone 27.5" brings together super fun and super shreddy 27.5" wheels, 130mm of rear travel, a lightweight aluminum frame and our super-plush MultiTrac suspension platform for endless good times on the trails.
The Marin Rift Zone 27.5" 1 is your gateway to the Rifty family, made to push the limits of your riding but not your bank balance. It's built with super reliable X-Fusion suspension, grippy Vee Crown Gem tires, plenty of Shimano and a hand-picked selection of our favorite Marin components.
RIFT ZONE 27.5 TECHNOLOGY
SERIES 3 ALUMINUM FRAME + 27.5" WHEELS
The Rift Zone 27.5 has a Series 3 6061 butted and hydroformed aluminum frame with 130mm travel MultiTrac suspension technology and playful 27.5" wheels. 27.5" wheels fit most riders better and create a lightweight and responsive bike, the most playful trail bike in the line.
MULTITRAC SUSPENSION TECHNOLOGY
MultiTrac is an acclaimed suspension system, fine-tuned to have a balanced ride capable of absorbing big hits with an efficient pedaling platform. The rocker link provides a progressive leverage ratio for the rear shock for small bump sensitivity and the feeling of a long travel system on large drops and rocks.
MODERN TRAIL GEOMETRY
Trail geometry with 430mm chainstays, low bottom bracket, long top tube, and a slack 65.5° head angle, combined with lightweight and responsive 27.5" wheels make for a playful and quick handling bike.
Rift Zone 27.5 models are compatible with internally routed dropper posts, with internal rear derailleur routing for a clean look and snag free ride.
Boost front spacing is paired with a 148x12mm Boost rear thru-axle on the Rift Zone 27.5 XR and Rift Zone 27.5 2 for frame and wheel strength, and future wheel upgrade compatibility.
CLOSED 9-12 AXLE
The Rift Zone 27.5 1 is spec'd with a 141x9mm axle that is upgradable to a Boost 148x12mm standard, allowing for more options if you decide to take your bike to the next level.
NEW CHAINSTAY/SEATSTAY PROTECTORS & UDH ON ALLOY MODELS
2023 Rift Zone Alloy models have enhanced chainstay and seat stay protectors for a quiet ride, and utilize SRAM's Universal Derailleur Hanger (UDH) to help future-proof the frame.
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|
|5'1" to 5"4"||XS|
|5'4" to 5'7"||S
|5'7" to 5'10"||M
|5'10" to 6'1"||L
|6'1" to 6'4"||XL
|Frame||All New Series 3 6061 Aluminum Frame, 27.5" Wheels, 120mm Travel, MultiTrac Suspension Platform, 141 Boost Spacing (upgradable to 148x12), 73mm Threaded BB w/ ISCG05 Tabs|
|Front Suspension||X-Fusion Sweep Boost RC, 27.5", 140mm Travel, Compresion and Rebound Adjustment, 110x15mm Thru Axle, 44mm Offset|
|Rear Suspension||X-Fusion O2 Pro R, Custom Tune, 210x50mm, M8x25mm Hardware Top and Bottom|
|Rim||Marin, Double Wall Alloy, 29mm Inner, Pinned Joint, Disc Specific, 32H, Tubeless Compatible|
|Hub Rear||Shimano HB-MT200B, 141 QR, Centerlock, Standard Freehub Body|
|Hub Front||Shimano HF-MT400B, 110x15mm, Centerlock|
|Spokes||14g Black Stainless Steel|
|Tires||Vee Tire Crown Gem 27.5x2.3", Dual Control Compound, Tubeless Ready|
|Derailleur Rear||Shimano Deore, 11 Speed, SGS|
|Shift Lever||Shimano Deore, 11-Speed, SL-5100R|
|Crankset||Marin Forged Alloy, Integrated Steel 32T Narrow Wide Chainring, Boost Spacing|
|Bottom Bracket||External Sealed Cartridge Bearing|
|Chain||KMC X-11 Silver and Black|
|Cassette||Sunrace, 11-Speed, 11-51T, ED Black|
|Brakes Front||Shimano BR-MT200 Hydraulic Disc, 180mm Rotor|
|Brakes Rear||Shimano BR-MT200 Hydraulic Disc, 180mm Rotor|
|Brake Levers||Shimano BL-MT201|
|Handlebar||Marin Mini-Riser, 6061 Double Butted Aluminum, 780mm Width, 28mm Rise, 5º Up, 9º Back|
|Stem||Marin 3D Forged Alloy, 35mm|
|Grips||Marin MTN, Closed End|
|Headset||FSA No 57E, Semi-Sealed Cartridge Bearings, 1 1/8" x 1 1/2"|
|Seatpost||Marin Alloy, 30.9mm|
|Saddle||Marin Speed Concept|
|Extras||Closed 9-12 Thru-Axle QR System|
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
|Head Tube Angle||65.5||65.5||65.5||65.5||65.5|
|Head Tube Length (mm)||115||120||125||130||135|
|Seat Tube Angle||77||77||77||77||77|
|Seat Tube Length (mm)||330||390||400||425||430|
|Top Tube Effective (mm)||552.6||568.7||589.7||610.8||641.8|
|Fork Offset (mm)||44||44||44||44||44|
|Stand Over Height||661.7||677.8||687.8||682.3||687.8|
|Chain Stay (mm)||430||430||430||430||430|
|Seat Post Diameter||30.9||30.9||30.9||30.9||30.9|
|Handlebar Width (mm)||780||780||780||780||780|
|Stem Length (mm)||35||35||35||35||35|
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.
- CUSTOMER REVIEWS -
- MMarkVerified BuyerI recommend this productRated 5 stars1 year agoThe Rift Zone 1 Has Completely Changed the Sport For Me!
I came from an entry level hard tail to the the Marin Rift Zone 1 and my performance and on the trails has ridiculously improved. I'm a heavy rider at 6'3 250lbs (and dropping) and the bike has been an absolute tank, just eating everything I throw at it. Durability would be a 10/10 from me however I did end up swapping the front through axle (SRAM Maxle) for a stronger option after stripping the hex head with an allen key. Also the rear QR lever was super tight from the factory so that's something to lookout for. Despite that I believe I bought the best XL bike on the market at this price point. 5/5 from me.
- DDanaVerified BuyerI recommend this productRated 4 stars1 year agoSweet ride
Very nicely built and pretty smooth. Shifts nice. Shocks work well.