Marin Alcatraz Series
What size are the wheels?
This model is fitted with 26 inch wheels.
How much travel does this bike have?
Bike is equipped with a Manitou Circus Expert, with 100mm of travel. The Circus fork has set the benchmark for the everyday riders' jump session requirements and delivered podium results at pro-level competitions for almost a decade.
What riding style is this geometry intended for?
The bike is mainly focused on off-road riding, more specifically slope style and dirt jumps. They can often be seen in bike parks and pump tracks.
Are the wheels tubeless ready?
The rims are tubeless compatible but the recommendation is to run tubes.
Are the tyres tubeless ready?
No. Tubeless valves, sealant and tape will need to be purchased separately.
Are tubeless valves and tape provided with the bike?
As this is not a tubeless recommended bike there are no tubeless valves or tubeless tape provided. Although it comes with rim tape as a standard.
What groupset is this bike equipped with?
The Alcatraz is a single speed dirt jumper.
What brakes is this bike equipped with?
This bike is equipped with the Tektro HDM275 Hydraulic Disc Brake. Hydraulic disc brakes give the rider unprecedented power when they need to stop in a hurry or are mid-tail taps.
Does this bike come in any other colours?
No, it does not come in another colour, only the unique tricolour design.
Does this bike come with any other specs?
No, the Alcatraz does not come in any other spec. IMPORTANT: Sometimes factory will change the spec of the bike to something of similar or better quality, usually without any notice, this is to ensure customers are riding bikes instead of waiting for the correctly spec’d component to become available.
How wide are the handlebars?
The handlebars are Marin's Riser, 6061 Double Butted Aluminium, 38mm rise, 750mm width.
What's the stem length?
The stem length is 40mm with a 31.8 mm bar bore.
Does this bike come equipped with a dropper post and what's the travel?
This bike is not equipped with a dropper post.
Can I install a dropper post on this bike?
No, the Alcatraz is not designed to fit a dropper post with internal routing.
What's the bikes' frame material?
The Alcatraz features a 6061 Series 3 alloy frame, with burly double-butted tube sets for the best ride quality and stiffness to give all riders more confidence and have more fun.
What's the bikes' wheels’ material and how wide are the rims?
Marin’s own in-house wheelset features a strong custom extruded 27mm inner width rim with pinned joints, sealed-bearing hubs and 14g spokes. Ready to land sideways, stall on the coping or case jumps with zero hassles.
Does this bike come with boost hub spacing?
It does on the front only (20x110mm), on the rear it features 10x135mm horizontal dropouts.
Can I take this bike on downhill trails?
No, this bike is designed for Dirt Jumps and slope style trails only.
Can I take this bike to the bike park?
Definitely you can, the Alcatraz is designed for jumps, hops or any fun lines that bike parks will have. Just note that this bike design only for jumps lines with smooth surfaces focussed on the segment dirt jump / slope style.
What size rotors does this bike come equipped with?
160mm front and rear rotors
What tyres does this bike come equipped with and what size?
The Alcatraz comes with Vee Tire, XCV 26x2.25”, LSG Compound, Wire Bead. The Vee XCV tyres are smooth enough to maintain excellent rolling speed at the skate park while maintaining an amazing grip on the dirt.
Does this bike come with pedals?
The Trid ZZ comes with alloy flat pedals with pins.
Can I fit a bottle cage in this frame?
No, due to the dirt jumper frame geometry, there is not enough space for a bottle cage.
How do I set the suspension for my height and weight?
We suggest you set up your suspension in accordance with Fox and Rockshox tuning guides for each individual, personal preference also needs to be considered as everyone likes their suspension slightly different from rider to rider.
What tyre pressure should I run?
Tyre pressures are subjective to each individual rider, we suggest you find a suitable tyre pressure best suited to the terrain you commonly ride.
What riding category is this bike intended for?
For the Alcatraz, in accordance with Marin's classification, these bikes belong to bike class 6. You can read more about the various classifications here.