Marin Headlands Series
What riding style is this geometry intended for?
Long days on the saddle discovering new gravel trails just for the sake of exploring. A comfortable commanding position for gravel roads and off the beaten track
How many gears does this bike come equipped with?
1x11spd wide ranging gravel centric gear set
Are the wheels tubeless ready?
The wheelset is ready to go tubeless when you'd like, all you need is some tyres and tubeless kit from our website and you can do the conversion at home.
Are the tyres tubeless ready?
These tyres are tubeless ready but the wheels will need to be prepared to become tubeless as delivering a new bike without an innertube can damage the tyres.
Are tubeless valves and tape provided with the bike?
Not with this bike, but if you're looking to make the switch the wheelsets are able to be upgrades with a kit from some of our aftermarket suppliers on our website
What groupset is this bike equipped with?
Both Headlands models come with Shimano's gravel-specific GRX gear set
What brakes is this bike equipped with?
Disc brakes have become a must on the modern road bike. Offering strong and reliable braking performance in any condition. When you fly down your local descent you want to know your brakes are going to pull you up on time.
Does this bike come in any other colours?
Each season there are new colourways offered throughout the range. Unfortunately getting the right colour for you in the spec you are looking for isn't always possible because the colourway is season dependent for each specific model in the range.
Does this bike come with any other specs?
The two different models of Headlands cater for different riders. The Headlands 2 has all the most modern features on this segment of bike; such as a dropper post and gravel specific drivetrain. The Headlands 1 has a lot of the great bones that make up a great gravel/cross bike but coming in at a lower price point.
What's the bikes' frame material?
Proprietary unidirectional carbon fibre developed in-house give the bike a lightweight frame that's stiff where you want it and comfortable in other areas.
What's the bikes' fork material?
Tapered carbon fibre for superb stiffness where required and lightweight where it counts. With mounting points available for fenders
What's the bikes' wheels’ material?
Aluminium rims for durability and serviceability
Does this bike come with thru axles or QR skewers?
12mm thru axles are fitted front and rear making wheel re-alignment a breeze. Drop them in and put the axle through and everything should line up.
What is the weight of this bike?
At 9.84kg the Marin Headlands is ready for the local CX track, hopping over barriers or blasting down a gravel segment on your local route it'll feel light and responsive
What's the supplied tyre width?
When you're looking to do some exploring the term bigger is better applied to tyres. That's why this bike has 700x40c to offer great comfort and agility over the rough stuff.
Does this bike come with pedals?
Pedals are not included with these models as higher level road bikes often have customers with a personal preference of pedal system.
Can I fit more than one bottle cage in this frame?
This model has a couple of mounts available for a bottle cage or another storage solution. Keeping you hydrated and allowing access to spares if needed. With additional mounts all over the frame and fork to strap on any number of portage accessories
What tyre pressure should I run?
There are options to run the bike tubeless, allowing you to have a lower pressure and gain a bit of traction when you need it most. SO we recommend pressures of Tubeless; 40-50psi and Tubed; 50-60psi to start
Does this bike come with a power metre?
No, because these models are usually not suited to customers looking to measure their power, but it is possible to fit any number of power metres to the frame as all the frame standards are pretty "normal" for the industry.
Does this bike come with electronic shifting?
This model does not come with electronic shifting to keep value in mind. But it is of-course possible to upgrade in the future if you'd like your bike to stand out from the crowd.
Can I use this bike for triathlons?
One of the great things about the triathlon scene is that you can almost ride on any type of bike if you'd like. So yes, this bike will easily be able to do a triathlon.
Can I fit triathlon aero bars to the handlebars?
Yes, in the gravel scene there is a new trend of offering different positions on the front end to rest your weight; if you get a set of clip-on bars you're away!
Can I set this bike on the trainer?
Yes, you may need some through-axle specific spacers though.
Can I fit mudguards or a rear rack to this bike?
Yes, there's more than enough space to run a full size fender set, although take care with your tyre size to maintain clearance for mud shedding.
How wide are the handlebars?
420-440mm in width
What's the stem length?
Does this bike come equipped with front and rear lights?
No, lights must be purchased separately.
What riding category is this bike intended for?
For the Headlands Series, in accordance with Polygon's universal classification, these bikes belong to bike class 3. You can read more about the various classifications here.