Marin bikes range: which drop-bar model is right for you?

Marin Bikes may hail for the birthplace of mountain biking, but the Californian brand now has a selection of quality road and gravel bikes in it's range to suit every rider.

Marin County in California has been front and centre of off-road innovation for decades, and so naturally the region has spawned a number of bike brands rooted in the pioneering days of the 1970s, including Marin Bikes.

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Luke Friend has worked as a writer, editor and copywriter for twenty five years. Across books, magazines and websites, he's covered a broad range of topics for a range of clients including Major League Baseball, the National Trust and the NHS. He has an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University and is a qualified bicycle mechanic. He has been a cycling enthusiast from an early age, partly due to watching the Tour de France on TV. He's a keen follower of bike racing to this day as well as a regular road and gravel rider.