Marin Rift Zone 29 Series
What size are the wheels?
Across the entire Rift Zone 29 range you can expect a standard 29 inch wheel platform for all models.
How much travel does this bike have?
The Rift Zone 29 range has 125mm rear travel and 130mm of travel up front.
What riding style is this geometry intended for?
The Rift Zones geometry is best suited for trail riding.
Are the wheels tubeless ready?
The Rift Zones rims are not tubeless ready, although are tubeless compatible and ready to be converted to tubeless.
Are the tyres tubeless ready?
Yes, the Vee Crown Gem tyres on the Rift Zone 1 and the 2 and the Vee Flow Snap on the Rift Zone 2 and 3 are all tubeless ready.
Are tubeless valves and tape provided with the bike?
No, tubeless valves and sealant will need to be purchased separately.
What groupset is this bike equipped with?
The Rift Zone 1 and 3 comes with a Shimano/Sunrace mix drive train and the Rift Zone 2 comes with a Shimano drivetrain.
What brakes is this bike equipped with?
The Rift Zone 1 and 2 come with Shimano BR-MT201 hydraulic 2 piston disc brakes, the Rift Zone 3 comes with Shimano MT420, 4 piston hydraulic disc brakes.
Does this bike come in any other colours?
No, the Rift Zone 29 series doesn't come in any other colour.
Does this bike come with any other specs?
No, the Rift Zone 29 series 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 Rift Zone 1,2 and 3's Marin Mini-Riser Alloy handlebars are all standard 780mm wide.
What's the stem length?
You can expect a standard 35mm long stem across the entire Rift Zone 29 range.
Does this bike come equipped with a dropper post and what's the travel?
The Rift Zone 1 does not come with a dropper, although you can expect a TranzX on the Rift Zone 2 and X Fusion on the Rift Zone 3, all are 30.9mm. (Size S 125mm Travel, Size M and L 150mm Travel, Size XL 175mm).
Can I install a dropper post on this bike?
Yes, you can install a dropper post on the Rift Zone 1, fortunately the Rift Zone 2 and 3 come equipped with a dropper post straight out of the box.
What's the bikes' frame material?
The Rift Zone 29 frames are all 6061 grade hydroformed aluminium.
What's the bikes' wheels’ material and how wide are the rims?
The Rift Zone 29s wheels are all double wall alloy and have an internal width of 29mm.
Does this bike come with boost hub spacing?
The Rift Zone 1 has boost front spacing and non boost rear, whereas the Rift Zone 2 and 3 have boost spacings front and rear.
What is the weight of this bike?
The Rift Zone 1 in medium is 15.6KG, in the same size the Rift Zone 2 is 16KG and Rift Zone 3 comes in at 15.5KG.
Can I take this bike on downhill trails?
Whilst the Rift Zone range is more suited for trail riding, you can still take this bike on some downhill trails within limits.
Can I take this bike to the bike park?
Yes, you can take any of the Rift Zone's to a bike park, although just like riders, every bike has its limits so make sure you are riding within your skill set and limits.
What size rotors does this bike come equipped with?
The Rift Zone 1 and 2 both come with 180mm front and rear centerlock rotors, the Rift Zone 3 comes with 203mm front and 180mm rear centerlock rotors.
What tyres does this bike come equipped with and what size?
The Rift Zone 1 comes with Vee Tire Crown Gem 29x2.3" Dual Control Compound, Tubeless Ready tyres and the Rift Zone 2 and 3 come with Vee Tire Flow Snap 29x2.35" Tackee Compound, Tubeless Ready tyres.
Does this bike come with pedals?
No, none of the Rift Zone range come with pedals, you will need to purchase them separately.
Can I fit a bottle cage in this frame?
Yes, you can fit a bottle cage on any of the Rift Zone models.
How do I set the suspension for my height and weight?
We suggest you set up your suspension in accordance with Marzocchi and Rockshox tuning guides for each individual, personal preference also needs to be considered as everyone likes their suspension slightly different from person to person.
Is a shock pump provided with this bike?
No, a shock pump is not provided with any of our bikes, although you can purchase one separately along with your bike.
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 entire Rift Zone series, in accordance with Polygon's universal classification, these bikes belong to bike class 5. You can read more about the various classifications here.