The Rift Zone represents the most modern 29” short travel trail bike possible featuring 125mm of MultiTrac suspension and progressive geometry that takes full advantage of decades of trail riding experience to create best-in-class handling, both in and out of the saddle. The Rift Zone is available with a carbon fiber or aluminum front triangle and is an ideal bike for mixing it up between long trail days in the saddle and fast weeknight group rides.

Technology

Profile image of the Rift Zone Carbon 2 in the forest

UNIDIRECTIONAL CARBON FIBER FRAME

The Rift Zone Carbon 1 and 2 models feature high modulus carbon fiber and monocoque construction to deliver the lightest, most capable, Rift Zone that Marin has ever made.

SERIES 3 ALUMINUM FRAME

Rift Zone 1, 2, and 3 models feature Series 3 aluminum frames, with detailed forgings, highly manipulated tubes, and full internal cable routing, giving the rider a high feature and high-performing upgrade-worthy platform.

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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.

Detail image showing the dropper post cable routing, from the downtube to the seatube

INTERNAL ROUTING

Both carbon and alloy frames sport full internal cable routing in the front triangle with Marin’s all-new internal cable routing grommets, providing a clean and rattle free cable set up.

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