ATX 27.5 #2

Trek Marlin 4

Raleigh

Talus 2.0

Specialized

Pitch 27.5

Frame 6061 Al 7005 Al 6061 AL 7005 AL
  fluid-form tubing no no no
  gusseted top-tube yes no no
integrated headset no no yes
Warranty lifetime lifetime lifetime lifetime
Fork adj. preload no no yes
  Suntour XCT Suntour M-3030 Suntour M-3035 Suntour M-3030
100 mm travel 75 mm travel 75 mm travel 75 mm travel
  28 mm stanchions 25.4 mm stanchions 25.4 mm stanchions 25.4 mm stanchions

Crankset

forged

28/38/48

pressed

24/34/42

pressed

24/34/42

pressed

24/34/42

Gear cluster Shimano Shimano Shimano Sunrace
Rear Derailleur Tourney Tourney Altus Tourney
Front Derailleur Tourney Tourney Altus Tourney
Shifters trigger trigger trigger trigger
Brakes Tektro Aries disc Tektro Aries disc V-brakes Radius CX7 disc
Wheel Size 27.5 29'r 27.5 27.5
Double-wall rims yes yes no yes
Bottom Bracket

Cartridge

oversize spindle

Cartridge

no

Cartridge

no

Cartridge

no

Seat post 30.9 mm 27.2 mm 30.9 mm 30.9 mm
Jagwire cables yes no no no
Chainguard yes no yes yes
Stainless spokes yes no yes yes

Kickstand

waterbottle

yes

yes

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Our assembly service / Premier wheelwork yes no no no
Manufacturer Boan Merida
Price $460 $440 $380 $475