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The Bobcat Trail family of mountain bike hardtails are designed for the rider looking for a capable singletrack machine, featuring everything you need to have a great ride. The heart and soul of the ride stems from the lightweight Series 2 aluminum alloy frame, with long and low trail geometry and 27.5” or 29” wheels, 120mm of rock garden- ready travel, and internal housing routing. All Bobcat Trail models feature hydraulic disc brakes, and are available with wide-range off-road specific drivetrains.



The Bobcat Trail has a Series 2 aluminum frame that features double butted 6061 tubing, internal cable routing, and forged 135mm open dropouts that ensure a stiff and light frame package. Available with 27.5” (S/M frames) or 29” (M/L/XL frames) wheels, depending on size and preference.

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Detail of Marin Bobcat Trail 3 fork and front tire.

29” OR 27.5” WHEELS

The Bobcat Trail has a growing wheel size strategy for the best fit and performance with the choice of 27.5” or 29” platforms on the size M, 27.5” wheels on sizes XS and S, and 29” wheels on sizes L, XL, and XXL.

Rider Erich descending on a Marin Bobcat Trail 4.


All Bobcat Trail models feature Marin Trail geometry, featuring a long-ish reach, low standover, slack head tube, and steep seat tube angles, giving riders confidence and predictable handling to have a blast on the trail.

Detail image of the seatstays and chainstay of the  Marin Bobcat Trail 3.


Fastback seatstays add vertical compliance without sacrificing power transfer, and feature rack mounts for extended trail adventures.

Marin Bobcat Trail 4 frame detail.


Bobcat Trail models have a 30.9mm seatpost and internal cable routing ports for future dropper post compatibility.