Straight outta Petaluma, California, comes the information that Marin Bikes is releasing an up to date model of the favored 4 Corners journey touring bike with the 4 Corners 1. For many years, the 4 Corners has been a staple in Marin’s drop bar line. The mannequin was reinvented in 2016 in celebration of Marin Bikes’ thirtieth anniversary.
Marin calls these stout, metal rigs “Ultilituor” journey touring bicycles. They usually have been used for every little thing out of your common weekday commute to transcontinental excursions.
Since 2018 the 4 Corners mannequin has used size-specific wheel sizes (XSmall & Small = 650b, and Medium, Massive, and XLarge = 700c) to assist with correct rider match, and a extra balanced using expertise.
Taller head tubes and a excessive stack hold the using place extra upright for higher sightseeing, higher consolation, and higher visibility. Extra frame-carrying capability permits for a much bigger body bag for use.
Updates for the 4 Corners 1
Marin has adjusted the geometry on the 4 Corners 1 a bit of. As a result of the headtube has a 5° slacker angle and is 10mm shorter, they have been capable of hold the stack top nearly untouched. The up to date seat tubes at the moment are dropper post-compatible.
Hoping to provide riders extra actual property for handlebar baggage the up to date handlebars are wider at 400-440mm. Subsequently, with the brand new widths, riders will discover a extra steady stance whereas off-road.
The variety of accent mounts on the body has elevated as effectively, with two on the highest of the highest tube close to the top tube and three on the underside of the down tube.
Get a customized body bag made in your FourCorners with a mess of mounts contained in the body. There can be an in depth “map” of those on Marin’s web site.
Let’s discuss tire clearance. With the brand new up to date 4 Corners 1 comes 40mm tires on each wheel sizes and has clearance to suit as much as 45mm tires on each wheel sizes.
The drive prepare for the 4 Corners 1 is spec’d with Shimano’s nice, wide-range, conventional, and reliable Sora 3×9. The stopping energy is offered by the succesful TRP Spyre-C cable-actuated disc brakes.
Options and Retail
Sizes: X-Small, Small, Medium, Massive, X-Massive
Colours: Blue or Black
- Sequence 1 butted CroMo body and fork
- Measurement-specific wheel sizes (XS & S = 650b, M, L, XL = 700c)
- Shimano Sora 3×9 drivetrain
- Tektro Spyre-C highway mechanical disc brakes
- Vee Tire Co GP Vee 40mm tires