Wolf Ridge Pro, Hawk Hill 2 and Nicasio RC: Bicycling Editors' Choice Award Winners!
Big news - we won three of the coveted Editors' Choice Awards from Bicycling Magazine last week, with the Wolf Ridge Pro, Hawk Hill 2 and Nicasio RC taking home the awards.
2019 Four Corners Elite on Bikepacking.com
A nice introduction to the model that we debuted this weekend at Sea Otter, via Bikepacking.com.
San Quentin & Four Corners Elite Debuts
We’re debuting two new models at the 2018 Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, CA, the all-new San Quentin aggro hardtail collection and the 2019 Four Corners Elite.
Nikki Whiles & Veronique Sandler featured in "Slice of British Pie"
Dirt Magazine have recently released their third video in their "Slice of British Pie" video series with Marin athlete's Veronique Sandler and Nikki Whiles.
The Nicasio RC - "So Stylish It Hurts," the Bicycling Magazine review
A fantastic Nicasio RC review just hit Bicycling's website.
West Coast Bikepacking Ramble, via Pannier.cc
Recently we lent some friends at Pannier.cc a pair of Four Corners for an adventure in our "backyard."
Cortinas on Bikehugger.com
We recently sent a pair of Cortinas to Byron at Bikehugger.com and his wife to ride. He is also a popular photography blogger and was riding the bikes while on assignment for a large camera company.
The Wolf Ridge on The Loam Wolf
The Loam Wolf just posted their review of the Wolf Ridge Pro. This is an excellent review from a respected and core MTB site.
Four Corners Review, via "Bike World"
Bike World published a great review of the Four Corners highlighting the versatility of the bike.
First Look: Four Corners, via off-road.cc
"The Four Corners can be a gravel bike, an adventure bike, a roadie or a commuter bike, but its clear from Marin's website that they see this bike as a bike packing mule."
Cortina AX1 Review, via Road.cc
UK-based road.cc shared their Cortina AX1 review, giving it a solid score.
Incredible Wolf Ridge 9 Review from Outside Magazine
Another impressive review of the Wolf Ridge, this time the -9, via Outside Magazine.
Exploring Malaga on the Marin Four Corners
Marin riders Veronique Sandler and Nikki Whiles take a break from riding MTB to explore the hills around Malaga, Spain.
Nicasio Review via Adventure Cyclist
The February issue of Adventure Cyclist has a great review of the Nicasio.
B-17 3 Review from Mountain Bike Action
Mountain Bike Action review the B-17 3 and called it a "big-wheeled bomber for ripping the trails" in their March 2018 issue
Wolf Ridge Pro wins Design and Innovation Award
Marin's Wolf Ridge Pro has won arguably the most coveted industry award.
Gestalt Range Highlighted in Road.cc's
Gestalt range highlighted in Road.cc's "17 of 2018's best disc brake endurance & do-it-all road bikes"
Marin Bikes Announces 2018 Team
We are excited to announce a vibrant roster of global athletes and M-bassadors for the 2018 season and onwards.
Wolf Ridge Pro Review, via Prime Mountain Biking (Germany)
Prime Mountain Biking rode and reviewed the Wolf Ridge Pro.
Wolf Ridge 9: Bike Magazine's Bible Review
Bike Magazine's annual Bible of Bike Tests is out, and our Wolf Ridge 9 was one of the bikes selected for an in-depth review.
Rift Zone 2, Bike Magazine's Best Short Travel MTB Under $2500
Bike Magazine compiled a list of their best sub-$2500 mountain bikes, including the Rift Zone 2, which they ranked tops in the short travel segment.
Wolf Ridge 9 - one of Enduro Mag's 2017 Most Wanted
Enduro Mag has selected the Wolf Ridge 9 as one of their most wanted bikes of 2017.
Matt Jones Interview, Via IMB Magazine
Marin sponsored athlete Matt Jones, discusses his rise to stardom in the latest IMB magazine.
B-17 & Bobcat Trail, via Have Fun Biking
The B-17 and Bobcat Trail series got photos and overviews in the Have Fun Biking's/AAA National Guide.
Cortina AX2 in Peloton's Winter Gear Guide
Peloton's Winter Gear Guide features the Marin Cortina AX2.
Rift Zone 3 in Red Bull's top "singletrack slaying mountainbikes"
Redbull did a write up of short-travel, singletrack loving machines for the fastest and funnest days out on the trails including Marin's Rift Zone 3.
Nail Trail 7- Bikes ETC, MTB of the Year!
Thanks to Bikes Etc Magazine for choosing the Nail Trail 7 as MTB of the Year!
Matt Jones talks us through his Custom Alcatraz
Matt Jones talks us through his one off Alcatraz made especially for Frames of Mind.
Matt Jones Featured in Red Bull's "Frame of Minds"
Red Bull have just launched the amazing "Frames of Mind" featuring Marin Bikes athlete Matt Jones.
Nikki Whiles Shred on the Wolf Ridge via Wideopenmag
Wideopenmag MTB Magazine released a great video featuring Marin Bikes athlete Nikki Whiles shredding on his Wolf Ridge in South Wales.
Ride.io-Marin B17 Review-"A Hooligan that's #MadeForFun"
Read about Ride.io's impression of the Marin B17.
Wolf Ridge 8, Reviewed by Dirt Rag
Another solid review on the Wolf Ridge, this time the Wolf Ridge 8, from Dirt Rag's latest issue (#202), landing soon.
Hawk Hill: One of Dirt Rag's "Four Things for the Recreational Mountain Bike Parent"
Dirt Rag's latest issue (#202) has a great hit on the Hawk Hill. Here's what they had to say this time.
Hawk Hill: One of Bike Magazine's 11 Best MTBs for your Money
Bike Magazine USA compiled a list of their best deals of the year, including the award-winning Hawk Hill.
The Pine Mountain 2 Review, via The Gear Junkie
Gear Junkie just rode and reviewed the the 2018 Marin Pine Mountain 2 saying that the bike lives up to its own legend.
B-17 2 First Impressions, via Havefunbiking.com
A pre-ride overview of the B-17 2 demo that was sent to HaveFunBiking.com, a bike blog focused on the upper Midwest.
Matt Jones visits our Israeli dealers
Find out what Matt Jones got up to when visiting our Israeli dealers
Dirt Rag's Hawk Hill Review
Dirt Rag Magazine's excellent Hawk Hill review from earlier this year, now online.
2018 Marin B-17 Review via Stealthriders.com
Check out what Steathriders.com thought after riding a Marin B-17 3.
Wolf Ridge Review From Dirt Magazine
A review by the iconic Dirt Magazine, with an opinion from each of the three in-house test riders.
Matt Jones: Red Bulletin Cover Star
Marin-sponsored athlete Matt Jones is the cover star of RedBull's Red Bulletin.
Wolf Ridge Pro: Bicycling Magazine Cover Star
The forthcoming October issue of Bicycling features the Wolf Ridge Pro on the cover, along with a great review. This magazine has a reach of 1.6 million readers, so this is a big hit for us.
Marin Enduro Team Ashland & CES Results
A big congrats to Janea Perry and Cory Sullivan, for being the 2017 California Enduro Series overall champions.
Marin Eurobike Coverage, via BikeRumor.com
More Marin coverage from Eurobike (and Outdoor Demo as well), this time from BikeRumor.com, who featured the new e-MTBs, Beyond Road and Cortina models.
Martha Gill: World Champion
Here is Marin athlete, Martha Gill's race report after winning the U21 Enduro World Series.
Hawk Hill, Reviewed by MTBR.com
The Hawk Hill just received a glowing review from MTBR.com, who graced it with a coveted five chili rating.
Blister Gear Review on the Wolf Ridge
Blister Gear Review took one of our Wolf Ridge demos out for a spin at Interbike’s Outdoor Demo last week and came back quite impressed.
B-17 3 Ride Review from Dirt Rag
Dirt Rag sent one of their editors to Outdoor Demo to ride Marin Bike's B-17 3.
B-17 3 Review from HaveFunBiking.com
The founder of HaveFunBiking.com came to Outdoor Demo in Boulder City and rode the B-17 3. Here's his review of the bike!
Rift Zone 3 Preview, via off-road.cc
Our friends in the UK recently dropped off an '18 Rift Zone 3 with off-road.cc. Here's an article about their first impression.
Tested: A Kentfield CS1 with a Copenhagen Wheel
One of the writers for popular real estate blog Curbed spent two weeks with a Copenhagen Wheel-equipped Kentfield CS1 and posted this review.
Wolf Ridge Pro Review from Mountain Bike Action
November issue of Mountain Bike Action did a great review of the Wolf Ridge Pro.
Pine Mountain 1 Bike Preview via NSMB.com
NSMB described the Pine Mountain 1 as "a solid good looking bike that will leave cash in your wallet for upgrades or sweet riding trips".
Nail Trail E Concept: One of the Six Best E-MTBs at Eurobike
Our Nail Trail E concept bike was selected as one of the six best E-MTBs at Eurobike by ebiketips.com.
Marin Previews E-MTBs
Marin is entering the burgeoning e-MTB market with two new hardtail models based upon our popular and acclaimed Nail Trail platform.
2018 Four Corners on Bikepacking.com
Information on the 2018 Four Corners is one of Bikepacking.com's four part series on new bikes.
B-17 3 Review, TGR Tested
Read a great review of our B-17 3, from Teton Gravity (TGR), who called the bike "a plus-size BMX bike for any trail". TGR also rated the bike "Most Innovative" in the test.
Wolf Ridge 9 review, via Enduro Mag
Enduro Mountainbike Magazine eleased their review of our Wolf Ridge 9 last week.
Timo Pritzel Rides Marin
We are very excited to announce that the German Legend @timopritzel will be riding for us. Timo is one of the most stylish riders on the planet and will be creating content and traveling the world onboard his Wolf Ridge, Attack Trail and Alcatraz bikes. Welcome!
Attack Trail 8 Coverage on Vital MTB
Marin coverage coming out of our Eurobike presence, this time on the updated for '18 Attack Trail 8: "The updated Marin Attack Trail may be the brand's most dialed yet."
Wolf Ridge Wins Interbike Innovation Award
The Wolf Ridge won its first award, one of Interbike's annual Innovation Awards. The bike was one of two MTBs chosen by the editors of Mountain Bike Action, in conjunction with Interbike.
Marin Expands E-Bike Lineup
Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. is expanding the Dual Sport Electric (DS-E) line. The new models, debuting at Eurobike 2017, complement the DS-E Alfine bikes that were introduced for the 2017 model year and utilize the intelligent drivetrain of the Shimano STEPS system.
Hawk Hill Review from Pedal Magazine
Pedal Magazine, Canada's Cycling Magazine™, published a great Hawk Hill review in their annual Buyers' Guide issue, calling it a "prime example of Marin's commitment to that mountain-bike core who love the sport, but don't want a 10-year mortgage on a bike to get into it." Read the attached.
Hawk Hill 3: First Ride Review, via Velomotion
Velomotion of Germany test rode our all-new Hawk Hill 3 at the recent Eurobike Media Days in South Tyrol, Italy. The editor had a great spin on the new bike.
Hawk Hill 3: "Trail & Touring MTB"
A first ride review of the 2018 Hawk Hill 3, via Mountain Bike Magazine (Germany).
Wolf Ridge: First Rides
We debuted the Wolf Ridge at the 2017 Sea Otter Classic, but at Marin, we've been riding, testing and tweaking prototypes of the bike that features Naild's R3ACT - 2 Play suspension system for years. With each ride and development cycle our excitement grew, as we realized we had hit what some would call the holy grail of full suspension mountain bikes.
Hawk Hill Wins Editors' Choice Award
Each year Bicycling magazine compiles an industry respect list of the best bikes in the business. Last year, our Gestalt 2 (now the Gestalt X10) took this honor, delighting the editors who mentioned that it was one of the easiest choices that they made. This year they started with the same mission - finding the very best bikes available.