2024 Marin

Fairfax 2

A 700c aluminum frame fitness bike with modest components and hydraulic disc brakes.
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Manufacturer Price

$699
Reported Weight26.4 lbs  
FrameAluminum
SuspensionRigid
ForkAluminum
Wheels700c Aluminum
Drivetrain2 × 8
GroupsetAcera, Tourney
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

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Lowest gear

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36 mph

Fairfax 2

35 mph

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Sizing
XS

4'11" – 5'2"

SM

5'0" – 5'6"

MD

5'4" – 5'10"

LG

5'8" – 6'2"

XL

6'0" – 6'3"

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Marin Fairfax 2 review

Jan 2023 · Simon Withers

Flat-bar all-rounder with a wide range of gears and hydraulic brakes

Highs
  • Lovely ride

  • High quality braking

  • Excellent gear range

  • Lots of bosses to mount accessories

Lows
  • I d have preferred presta valves to schrader

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Specs
Build
Frame

Series 2 Fitness, 6061 Aluminum, 700C Wheels, Internal Cable Routing, Disc Specific Forged QR Dropouts, Rear Kickstand Mount, Fender and Rack Mounts

ColorsGloss Red / Black; Gloss Silver / Black

Fork

6061 Aluminum, Straight-Blade, Disc Mount, QR Dropouts, Fender and Rack Eyelets

Bottom Bracket

Sealed Cartridge Bearings, Square Taper

Headset

FSA, No.8B

Stem

Marin 3D Forged Alloy

Handlebar

Marin Alloy Flat, 31.8mm

Saddle

Marin Fitness Plush

Seatpost

Marin Alloy, 27.2mm

TypeRigid

Pedals

Marin Oso OEM Nylon Platform

Grips

Marin Ergonomic Locking

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Acera, 8-Speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano TY710

Crank

Forged Alloy Crank, 46/30T, Ring Guard

Shifters

Shimano Altus 2x8

Cassette

SunRace 8-Speed, 11-34T

Chain

KMC Z8

Brakes

Clark's Clout Hydraulic Disc, 160mm Rotor

TypeHydraulic Disc

Brake Levers

Clark's Clout Hydraulic

Wheels
Rims

Marin Aluminum Double Wall, Disc Specific

Front Hub

Forged Aluminum Alloy, Disc, 32H

Rear Hub

Forged Aluminum Alloy, Disc, 32H

Tires

Vee Tire Co. Zilent, 700Cx35mm, Puncture Protection, Wire Bead

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