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Rift Zone 27.5" 2

2023 Rift Zone 275 2 Color

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  • Price: $2,399.00*
  • Suspension: Marzocchi Bomber Z2 27.5" / RockShox Deluxe Select RT
  • Wheel Size: 27.5"
  • Frame: Aluminum
  • Size Range: S, M, L, XL
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Feel the Rifty Love! Our 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" 2 is the Rifty everyone wants to ride, with a hand-picked selection of our favorite components. We've chosen a buttery-smooth Marzocchi and RockShox suspension duo, a TransX dropper post, grippy Vee Flow Snap tires, plenty of super-reliable Shimano components and a whole load of our favorite Marin fine details to complete the package.

Key upgrades from Rift Zone 27.5 1:

  • Marzocchi Bomber Z2 fork
  • RockShox Deluxe Select RT Debonair rear shock
  • Shimano Deore 12-speed drivetrain
  • TranzX dropper post
  • Vee Tire Flow Snap 2.35" tires

Specifications

  • Frame

    All New Series 3 6061 Aluminum Frame, 27.5” Wheels, 130mm Travel, MultiTrac Suspension Platform, 148x12mm Boost Thru-Axle, 73mm Threaded BB w/ ISCG05 Tabs

  • Front Suspension

    Marzocchi Bomber Z2 27.5", Rail Damper with Sweep Adjustment, 140mm Travel, Kabolt Bolt-On Axle, 44mm Offset

  • Rear Suspension

    RockShox Deluxe Select RT, Debonair Air Sleeve, Rebound Adjustment, Custom Tune, 210x55mm, M8x25mm Hardware

  • Rims

    Marin, Double Wall Alloy, 29mm Inner, Pinned Joint, Disc Specific, 32H, Tubeless Compatible

  • Hub, Rear

    Shimano HB-MT410B, 148x12mm, Centerlock, Microspline Freehub Body

  • Hub, Front

    Shimano HF-MT410B, 110x15mm, Centerlock

  • Spoke, Nipples

    14g Black Stainless Steel

  • Tires

    Vee Tire Flow Snap 27.5x2.35", Tackee Compound, Tubeless Ready

  • Derailleur, Rear

    Shimano Deore, 12-Speed, SGS

  • Derailleur, Front

    -

  • Shift Lever

    Shimano Deore, 12-Speed, SL-M6100-R

  • Crankset

    FSA Comet, Modular 1x, 32T Direct Mount Chainring, MegaTooth Technology, Boost Spacing

  • Bottom Bracket

    Mego EXO 73mm BSA

  • Chain

    KMC X-12 Silver and Black

  • Cassette

    Shimano, Deore 12-Speed, 10-51T

  • Brake, Front

    Shimano BR-MT200 Hydraulic Disc, 180mm Rotor

  • Brake, 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 Grizzly Lock On

  • Headset

    FSA No 57E, Semi-Sealed Cartridge Bearings, 1 1/8" x 1 1/2”

  • Seatpost

    TranzX, YSP23JL, 1x Remote, Size S 125mm Travel, Size M and L 150mm Travel, Size XL 175mm Travel, 30.9mm

  • Saddle

    Marin Speed Concept

  • Pedals

    -

  • Extras

    Bolt-On Thru-Axle

Specifications, pricing, and availability are subject to change without notice.

Geometry

Rift Zone 27.5" 2 geometry diagram
S M L XL
Stack 600.7 605.2 609.8 614.3
Reach 430 450 470 500
Headtube Angle 65.5° 65.5° 65.5° 65.5°
Headtube Length 120 125 130 135
Seattube Angle 77° 77° 77° 77°
Seattube Length 390 400 425 430
Toptube Effective 568.7 589.7 610.8 641.8
BB Height 339 339 339 339
BB Drop 20 20 20 20
Chainstay 430 430 430 430
Wheelbase 1164.8 1186.9 1208.9 1241
Standover Height 677.8 687.8 682.3 687.8
Fork Offset 44 44 44 44
Seatpost Diameter 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9
Handlebar Width 780 780 780 780
Stem Length 35 35 35 35
Crank Length 170 170 170 170

All lengths in millimeters

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.

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Rift Zone Alloy upper link detail.

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.

Marin Rift Zone 27.5" head tube.

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 alloy lower cable/hose port.

INTERNAL ROUTING

Rift Zone Alloy models sport full internal cable/hose routing in the front triangle, and all-new brazed-in cable ports, providing a clean and rattle free cable set up.

Detail image of the rear dropout as used on the Rift Zone 27.5 2 and Rift Zone 27.5 3 models, with 148 x 12mm spacing

148X12MM THRU-AXLE

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.

Detail image of the Rift Zone 27.5 1 rear dropout, with the upgradeable 141x9mm axle

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.

Rift Zone SRAM UDH detail.

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.

Suspension Setup

REAR SHOCK SETUP

Recommended Sag = 30%/15mm

Step 1: Set correct pressure in rear shock.

Step 2: Sit on the bike and cycle the suspension (*with correct riding gear).

Step 3: Reset O-ring and sit on the bike, DO NOT BOUNCE, carefully step off.

Step 4: Measure sag (from o-ring to seal of shock), If it does not match the bike’s recommended sag in millimeters repeat process.

Step 5: Adjust rebound setting to ensure proper control.

FORK SETUP

Marin recommends that all bikes front and rear suspension feel balanced

Step 1: After rear sag is set follow the recommended pressure from the fork manufacturer.

Step 2: Bounce evenly up and down on the bike, cycling the suspension up and down to make sure both front and rear suspension feel balanced, if the front does not match the rear add or release pressure.

Step 3: Once the bike feels balanced adjust the rebound damping to ensure proper control.

RockShox Deluxe Select RT

Rider weight and shock setup
LBS KG PSI
120 54 103
130 59 118
140 64 133
150 68 150
160 73 167.5
170 77 185
180 82 195
190 86 205
200 91 213
210 95 221
220 100 229
230 104 234
240 109 239
250 113 244
260 118 249
270 122 254

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