Marin Mount Vision XM6: The Mount
Vision’s 5.1 inches of travel is plush enough
to keep you glued to the trail while still
allowing you to climb efficiently. It features
SRAM X7/X5 drivetrain components and
Avid Elixir 1 disc brakes. $2300.
Marin Rift Zone 29er XC6: The Rift Zone 29er
gives you the benefits of big wheels with the
added comfort of a full-suspension plat-
form. SRAM X7 and X5 components get
you moving, while Avid Elixir 1 brakes
cover your braking needs. $2250.
Motobecane Fantom 29 FS X9: This
full-suspension 29er gives you plenty
of bang for your buck, with RockShox
suspension, Avid Elixir brakes and
WTB wheels. $1500.
Marin East Peak 5.5: Marin’s East Peak is a no-frills,
get-the-job-done trailbike, with 4. 7 inches of front
and rear travel, a Shimano 27-speed drivetrain and
Tektro hydraulic brakes. $1400.