Bike Comparison

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
    WheelsAluminumAluminumAluminum
    Wheel Size700c650b700c
    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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    Spec Level

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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

    Brakes

    Mechanical Disc

    Mechanical Disc

    Hydraulic Disc

    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