THE NEW RIFT ZONE E COLLECTION
Feel the Rifty Love! Brand new to the Marin family, the Marin Rift Zone E is a go-anywhere, ride-all-day eMTB with trail bike DNA. We took everything we know from our award-winning Rift Zone and made Rifty Love electric. Further, faster and even more fun. MTB with a boost. The Rift Zone E takes our less-is-more trail bike ethos and creates a confidence-boosting, pedal-assisted platform that’ll suit any terrain.
Like the standard Rift Zone models, the Rift Zone Es are built on our Series 4 MultiTrac aluminum frame. We know Rift E riders will be apt to spend more time descending since they have the added boost to get in one more loop, so we’ve increased the rear travel by 10mm to 140mm. Fork travel is a matched 140mm for a balanced ride. Shimano STEPs drive units are standard across the board, with the E2 utilizing the latest EP801 model, and the E1 and E powered by the new EP6, all producing up to 85Nm of torque.
Following a similar build to the Alpine Trail Es that debuted in March, all models utilize the same frame, with a capacity of up to a 630Wh battery, as used on the E2 and E1 models. The Rift Zone E (base) is paired with a 504Wh battery with the same size and shape as the larger capacity version, but can be upgraded to a larger battery in the future, if the rider is so inclined. Additionally, CushCore inserts and Marin tire sealant are now standard equipment on the E2 and E1.
RIFT ZONE E (Base)
One of the very best value eMTB’s around, the base model Marin Rift Zone E packs a crazy-powerful punch without busting the bank. RockShox and X-Fusion handle the suspension, Shimano Deore brings a tough, reliable 10-speed drivetrain and Shimano’s brand-new STEPS EP6 drive unit powers you up, along and down. A 504WH battery is supplied as standard, with the option to upgrade to a beefy 630WH for even more range.
• Series 4 MultiTrac frame, 140mm travel
• Shimano STEPs EP6 drive unit, 504Wh internal battery
• RockShox 35 Silver fork, 140mm travel
• X-Fusion O2 Pro R shock w/ AV air sleeve
• Shimano Deore 10-speed drivetrain
• TRP Slate EVO hydraulic disc brakes
• Vee Tire Co. Attack HPL 29×2.5” tires w/Override e-specific casing
• $4499 US/$5699 CAD/£4355 GBP/ 4999€
RIFT ZONE E1
Our mid-price, mid-tier Rifty E, the Marin Rift Zone E1 is beautifully balancing performance and value. RockShox handles the suspension, Shimano Deore brings a tough, reliable 11-speed drivetrain and Shimano’s brand-new STEPS EP6 drive unit powers you up, along and down. A 630WH battery is supplied as standard for maximum range and we’ve included CushCore tire inserts and Marin tubeless sealant straight out of the box.
Key upgrades from Rift Zone E:
• 630Wh internal battery
• RockShox Pike fork w/ Motion Control damper
• RockShox Deluxe Select+ shock
• Shimano Deore 11-speed drivetrain
• CushCore & Marin Sealant
• $4899 US/ $6149 CAD / £4975 GBP / 5599€
RIFT ZONE E2
Our top-spec, no-holds-barred Rifty, the Marin Rift Zone E2 packs a powerful punch but still keeps that price tag down to earth. We’ve hand-picked hard-charging Fox suspension, a top-performance Shimano STEPS EP8 drive unit, Shimano’s XT 11-speed LINKGLIDE drivetrain and a 630WH battery for maximum range. And, like with the E1, we’ve included CushCore tire inserts and Marin tubeless sealant straight out of the box.
Key upgrades from Rift Zone E1
• Shimano STEPs EP801 drive unit
• Fox 36 Performance Elite fork
• Fox Float X Performance Elite shock
• Shimano XT 11-speed LINKGLIDE drivetrain
• TRP DH-R EVO 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes
• $6299 US / $7899 CAD/ £5895 GBP / 6899€
All models are scheduled to be available in global markets in April/May 2023.
Marin Bikes are Made For Fun. Whether your idea of fun involves riding rugged trails to that remote alpine lake, pinning on a race number and entering your first race, taking the long way home on your commuter bike, bikepacking to that remote campsite, or just exploring the neighborhood bike paths, Marin brings the fun to your ride. It’s the principle that guides us when developing new bikes, from long-travel, trail-devouring machines that are at home in some of the world’s most challenging race circuits to the multi-surface capable pavement collection. Each model is designed to be playful and to maximize the opportunities for two-wheeled fun. Learn more about Marin’s critically-acclaimed models at marinbikes.com.
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