Marlin 5 is a trail-worthy daily rider that’s perfectly suited for everyday adventures, on and off the trail. A suspension fork, 2×8 drivetrain, and mounts for a rack and kickstand make it an ideal choice for new trail riders or anyone looking for a comfortable, stable commuter with the ruggedness of a real mountain bike.It’s right for you if…You’re new to the trail and you’re looking for a real mountain bike that doubles as a commuter – and you want it all at an exceptional value.The tech you getA lightweight aluminium frame with internal routing to protect your cables and add to the bike’s sleek look, 2×8 drivetrain, a wide range of gearing so you always have the right gear for your terrain, powerful hydraulic disc brakes and a terrain-smoothing suspension fork with a lockout.The final wordThe Marlin 5 is a great ride for all your adventures. But it’s also versatile, and Marlin 5 is a popular ride on college campuses because the rack and kickstand mounts make it easy to accessorise and haul a load.Why you’ll love itIt’s a real mountain bike that’s also perfectly suited to daily commutes, rides around campus or just getting from A to B on any surfaceSmaller frame sizes (XXS, XS and S) have short-reach brake levers that make it easier and more comfortable for riders with smaller hands to brake confidentlyThe Marlin models in XXS to S frame sizes have a curved top tube and a lower standover height that makes it easier for smaller riders to mount and dismountRack and kickstand mounts make it easy to accessorise, so your mountain bike can double as a rugged commuterLike every Trek, it’s backed by a lifetime warrantyTrek Marlin 5 Mountain Bike FeaturesHigh tech, high valueMarlin looks and feels great. It’s packed with features usually found only on more expensive bikes, like a stylish frame with internal shift cable and brake hose routing, which can help your cables last longer by protecting them from the elements.Fit for every riderMarlin comes in seven frame sizes to suit riders of any height, and Smart Wheel Size ensures you’re on the fastest wheel that fits. The smallest sizes even come with short-reach brake levers and narrower handlebars that give smaller riders better comfort and control.Suspension lockoutLocked suspension means your fork remains inactive, increasing pedalling efficiency. Perfect for extended road sections where efficiency is more important than bump absorption.Rack mountsGoing for a long ride? Rack mounts make carrying accessories a breeze.Blendr stemBontrager stem technology lets you clip your gear directly to the stem for clean looks and maximum user friendliness.Rear kickstand mountChainstay mounts make it easy to install a rear kickstand that stays out of your way and supports bikes of all sizes. No more laying or leaning.Internal cable routingWe route shift and brake cables through the frame to keep things clean and simple. And it looks great, too.