Marin Hawk Hill Jr. Review

Marin Hawk Hill Jr Review

The Marin Hawk Hill Jr mountain bike is a smaller version of the Hawk Hill. The Jr version features geometry made smaller and more proportionate for kids. The stand over height is about 24.5 inches. Tp emphasize, if you’ve been looking for a mountain bike for your young rider, one that shows just how serious he or she can be on trails – then the Marin Hawk Hill Jr is a great option.

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The Marin Hawk Hill Jr Is Designed For a Smooth Ride

This Hawk Hill Jr is designed for the trails, thanks to its suspension system. Firstly, in the front, there’s the X-Fusion 120mm-travel fork. Secondly, the back features an X-Fusion O2 Pro R shock. Thirdly, there’s  Marin’s MultiTrac suspension platform that’s designed to cushion bumps while riding. Finally, the tires are 24 x 2.25″ Vee wire. All in all, the Hawk Hill Jr. give you a fun, flowy ride.

Built For Young Mountain Bikers

The bike features a Series 3 6061 aluminum frame. The handlebars are made in Marin Mini-Riser style, with a 15mm rise. Those same handlebars consist of 6061 double-butted aluminum, which is both strong and light. The Hawk Hill Jr comes with a Deore 1×10 drivetrain, a Marin forged alloy 1×10 hollow spindle crankset and nylon pedals. The bike comes with 24-inch wheels, but it you can also run mom’s or dad’s old 26-inch rims in this sled.

A Sleek Looking Kids Mountain Bike

The front and rear brakes are both Shimano BR-M315 Hydraulic Disc brakes, with the front rotor measuring at 180mm and the back 160mm. The Hawk Hill Jr comes in two color combinations – charcoal and purple and charcoal and cyan, and it has an overall sleek look. If you add a dropper post, it can be internally routed.
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