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The Marin DSX 1 and DSX 2 are both aluminum frame gravel bikes with upper mid-range components and hydraulic disc brakes. Explore the differences below.

2021 Marin DSX 1
2021 Marin DSX 2
MSRP$1,069$1,239
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CategoryGravelGravel
FrameAluminumAluminum
ForkCarbonCarbon
Wheel Size700c700c
Wheel MaterialAluminumAluminum
Brake TypeHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
GroupsetDeore
Deore
Drivetrain1 × 111 × 12
Gear Range

Marin DSX 1

33 mph

Marin DSX 2

36 mph
SeatpostRigidRigid
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DSX 1
DSX 2

Geometry

Specs
Frame

Series 3 DSX, 6061 Aluminum, Tapered Head Tube, Relieved BB, Internal Cable Routing, Mudguard and Rack Mounts, Flat Mount Disc, 142x12mm Thru-Axle

Series 3 DSX, 6061 Aluminum, Tapered Head Tube, Relieved BB, Internal Cable Routing, Mudguard and Rack Mounts, Flat Mount Disc, 142x12mm Thru-Axle

Fork

Marin Full Carbon w/ Tapered Steerer, 12mm Thru-Axle, Flat-Mount Disc, Fender Eyelets

Marin Full Carbon w/ Tapered Steerer, 12mm Thru-Axle, Flat-Mount Disc, Fender Eyelets

Bottom Bracket

Sealed Cartridge

Sealed Outboard Bearing

Headset

FSA No.42 ACB, Sealed Cartridge Bearings, 1 1/8” x 1 1/2”

FSA No.42 ACB, Sealed Cartridge Bearings, 1 1/8” x 1 1/2”

Stem

Marin 3D Forged Alloy

Marin 3D Forged Alloy

Handlebar

Marin MiniRiser

Marin MiniRiser

Saddle

Marin DSX

Marin DSX

Seatpost

Marin Alloy

Marin Alloy

Pedals

Commute Platform

Commute Platform

Grips

Marin MTB

Marin MTB

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Deore 11-Speed

Shimano Deore 12-Speed

Crank

Forged Aluminum, 42T Steel Narrow Wide Chainring

Forged Aluminum, 42T Steel Narrow Wide Chainring

Shifters

Shimano Deore 11-Speed

Shimano Deore 12-Speed

Cassette

Sunrace 11-Speed, 11-51T

Shimano Deore 12-Speed, 10-51T

Chain

KMC X11

KMC X12

Brake Levers

Tektro Hydraulic

Shimao Hydraulic

Wheels
Rims

Marin Aluminum Double Wall, 21mm Inner, Disc Specific

Marin Aluminum Double Wall, 21mm Inner, Disc Specific

Front Hub

Forged Aluminum, 100x12mm, 32H

Forged Aluminum, 100x12mm, Centerlock, 32H

Rear Hub

Forged Aluminum Alloy, 142x12mm, 32H

Shimano Forged Aluminum, 142x12mm, Microspline, Centerlock, 32H

Tires

WTB Riddler, 700Cx45mm

WTB Riddler, 700Cx45mm