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Size Rider height range
XS 5'1" to 5'4"
S 5'4" to 5'7"
M 5'7" to 5'10"
L 5'10" to 6'1"
XL 6'1" to 6'4"
ALL AROUND TRAIL ENJOYMENT
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.
XR means Extra Rad. The Marin Rift Zone XR is our hard-charging special edition, made for riders that want the raddest, baddest Rifty in the range. Marzocchi Bomber Z1 fork, Fox Float X shock, Maxxis Assegai tires, X-Fusion Manic dropper, loads of Shimano, loads of Marin fine details.
Key upgrades from Rift Zone 27.5 2:
Marzocchi Bomber Z1/Fox Float X suspension
Shimano SLX/XT drivetrain
Maxxis Assegai 2.5" tires
All New Series 3 6061 Aluminum, 27.5” Wheels, 130mm Travel, MultiTrac Suspension Platform, 148x12mm Boost Thru-Axle, 73mm Threaded BB w/ ISCG05 Tabs
Marzocchi Bomber Z1 27.5", Rail Damper with Sweep Adjustment, 140mm Travel, Kabolt Bolt-On Axle, 37mm Offset
Fox Float X, Performance Series, EVOL Air Spring, Climb Switch, Rebound Adjustment, Custom Tune, 210x55mm, M8x30mm Top, M8x25mm Bottom
Marin Aluminum Double Wall, 29mm Inner, Sleeved Joint, Disc Specific, 32H, Tubeless Compatible
Forged Alloy, 148x12mm, Disc, 32H, MS Freehub Body
Forged Alloy, 110x15mm, Disc, 32H
14g Black Stainless Steel
Maxxis Assegai, 27.5x2.5", MAXX TERRA, EXO, Tubeless Compatible
Shimano XT, 12-Speed, SGS
Shimano SLX, 12-Speed, SL-7100R
FSA Grid, Modular 1x, 32T Direct Mount Chainring, MegaTooth Technology, Boost Spacing
MegaExo 73mm BSA
KMC X-12 Silver and Black
SunRace, 12-Speed, 11-51T, ED Black
Shimano MT420, 4-Piston Hydraulic Disc, Metallic Pads, 203mm Rotor
Shimano MT420, 4-Piston Hydraulic Disc, Metallic Pads, 180mm Rotor
Marin Mini-Riser, 6061 Double Butted Aluminum, 780mm Width, 28mm Rise, 5º Up, 9º Back
Marin 3D Forged Alloy, 35mm
Marin Grizzly Lock On
FSA No 57, Sealed Cartridge Bearings, 1 1/8" x 1 1/2”
TranzX, YSP23JL, 1x Remote, Size S 150mm Travel, Size M and L 170mm Travel, Size XL 200mm Travel, 30.9mm
Marin Speed Concept
*Specifications, pricing, and availability are subject to change without notice.
Rift Zone 27.5
S M L XL
A STACK 600.7 605.2 609.8 614.3
B REACH 430 450 470 500
C HEADTUBE ANGLE 65.5° 65.5° 65.5° 65.5°
D HEADTUBE LENGTH 120 125 130 135
E SEATTUBE ANGLE 77° 77° 77° 77°
F SEATTUBE LENGTH 390 400 425 430
G TOPTUBE EFFECTIVE 568.7 589.7 610.8 641.8
H BB HEIGHT 339 339 339 339
I BB DROP 20 20 20 20
J CHAINSTAY 430 430 430 430
K WHEELBASE 1164.8 1186.9 1208.9 1241
L STANDOVER HEIGHT 677.8 687.8 682.3 687.8
M FORK OFFSET 37 37 37 37
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
Rift Zone XR 27.5 on a mesa, Utah.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.