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The Marin Nicasio, Nicasio+, and Nicasio 2 are all steel frame gravel bikes. The Nicasio+ has 650b wheels, while the Nicasio 2 has a carbon fork. Explore the differences below.

2022 Marin Nicasio
2022 Marin Nicasio+
2022 Marin Nicasio 2
MSRP$989$1,179$1,779
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CategoryGravelGravelGravel
FrameSteelSteelSteel
ForkSteelSteelCarbon
Wheel Size700c650b700c
Wheel MaterialAluminumAluminumAluminum
Brake TypeMechanical DiscMechanical DiscHydraulic Disc
GroupsetClaris, FSA
microSHIFT Advent, FSA
Tiagra, FSA
Drivetrain2 × 81 × 92 × 10
Gear Range

Marin Nicasio

39 mph

Marin Nicasio+

31 mph

Marin Nicasio 2

39 mph
SeatpostRigidRigidRigid
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Nicasio
Nicasio+
Nicasio 2

Geometry

Specs
Frame

Series 1 Double Butted CrMo Beyond Road, 700C Wheels, Beyond Road Geometry, Fender and Rack Mounts, Disc Mount

Series 1 Double Butted CrMo Beyond Road, 650B Wheels, Beyond Road Geometry, Fender and Rack Mounts, Disc Mount

Series 2 CrMo, Beyond Road Geometry, Thru-Axle, Disc Brake, Integrated Headset, Fender and Rack Mounts

Fork

CrMo, Fender and Rack Eyelets, IS Disc Mount

CrMo, Fender and Rack Eyelets, IS Disc Mount

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

Bottom Bracket

Sealed Cartridge Bearings, Square Taper

Sealed Cartridge Bearings, Square Taper

FSA MegaExo

Headset

FSA No.8D, Sealed Cartridge Bearings

FSA No.8D, Sealed Cartridge Bearings

FSA No.42/ACB

Stem

Marin 3D Forged Alloy

Marin 3D Forged Alloy

Marin 3D Forged Alloy

Handlebar

Marin Butted Alloy, Compact 12º Flared Drop

Marin Butted Alloy, Compact 12º Flared Drop

Marin Butted Alloy, Compact 12º Flared Drop

Saddle

Marin Beyond Road Concept

Marin Beyond Road Concept

Marin Beyond Road Concept

Seatpost

Marin Alloy, 27.2mm

Marin Alloy, 27.2mm

Marin Alloy, 27.2mm

Pedals

Commute Platform

Commute Platform

Commute Platform

Grips

Marin Comfort Tape

Marin Comfort Tape

Marin Comfort Tape

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Claris 8-Speed

MicroSHIFT Advent, 1x9 w/ Clutch Mech

Shimano Tiagra

Front Derailleur

Shimano Claris

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Shimano Tiagra

Crank

FSA Tempo Compact, 50/34T

FSA Vero Pro 1x, Narrow Wide Rings, 42T

FSA Omega MegaExo, 50/34T

Shifters

Shimano Claris 2x8-Speed

MicroSHIFT Advent, 1x9 Specific

Shimano Tiagra

Cassette

SunRace 8-Speed, 11-32T

SunRace 9-Speed, 11-46T

Shimano 10-Speed, 11-34T

Chain

KMC Z-8.3

KMC X9

KMC X10

Brake Levers

Shimano w/ Integrated Shifters

MicroSHIFT Advent

Shimano Hydraulic w/ Integrated Shifters

Wheels
Rims

Marin Aluminum Double Wall, 19mm Inner, Disc Specific

Marin Aluminum Double Wall, 25mm Inner, Disc Specific

Marin Aluminum Double Wall, 19mm Inner, Disc Specific

Front Hub

Forged Aluminum Alloy, 32H

Forged Aluminum Alloy, 32H

Forged Aluminum Alloy, Disc, 32H

Rear Hub

Forged Aluminum Alloy, 32H

Forged Aluminum Alloy, 32H

Forged Aluminum Alloy, Disc, 32H

Tires

Vee Tire, Apache Chief, 700Cx30, Wire Bead

WTB Horizon, 650Bx47mm

WTB, Riddler Comp, 700Cx37, Folding Bead, Tubeless Ready