Marin DSX 2 Gravel Bike

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Suffused with Marin's mountain and adventure bike know-how, the DSX platform is a gravel bike that'd happily ghost from the countryside to canalside to Canning Town with aplomb. 

Our take on the Marin DSX 2 Gravel Bike


Marin’s heritage is in mountain bikes and their range reflects this. Whilst they have bikes available for commuting and gravel riding, you can see the MTB influence in the big tyres, sensible drivetrain and hydraulic brakes. The Marin DSX 2 is dubbed both a ‘flat bar gravel bike’ and ‘the mountain biker’s gravel bike’. One thing is for certain - the DSX 2 is one capable bike.

The Marin DSX 2 has some serious tyre clearance. It comes stock with 700 x 45 WTB Riddlers and you can fit a 29” x 2.1” tyre in there if you wish, which is verging on mountain bike tyre size. Having all this clearance opens up options for how you want to set up the DSX - do you go for something fast on tarmac or grippy in the mud?

For the rest of the build, the Marin have opted for sensible components. There is a 1 x 12 Shimano Deore drivetrain, flat mount Shimano hydraulic disc brakes and a smattering of aluminium finishing kit. The Marin DSX 2 also has plenty of mounts too, with mudguard, rack and bottle cage mounts front and rear.



Medium is for heights: 168cm - 178cm
Large is for heights: 178cm - 188cm
X-Large is for heights: 188cm - 193cm


What to expect when you buy a bike from Always Riding

All bikes bought from us here are built and PDI’d by one our expert mechanics. A PDI is a Pre Delivery Inspection which is a checklist that our mechanics fill out to confirm that your new bike is ready to ride. Your bike will then be carefully packed into a bike box and dispatched with DPD in the UK. This process usually takes us 7 days. Any questions? Get in touch with us here.



  • Frame: Series 3 DSX aluminium with rack mounts mudguard mounts, 2 x bottle cage mounts and stealth dropper routing
  • Fork: Full carbon with rack and mudguard mounts
  • Front wheel: Forged aluminium hub on Marin rims (21mm inner), 100x12mm thru axle, 700C rim diameter
  • Rear wheel: Forged aluminium hub on Marin rims (21mm inner), 142x12mm thru axle, 700C rim diameter
  • Tyres: 700 x 45c WTB Riddler
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Deore 1 x 12 speed
  • Brakes: Shimano MT201 hydraulic disc, flat mount
  • Handlebars: Marin alloy
  • Stem: Marin alloy
  • Saddle: Marin DSX
  • Seatpost: Marin alloy
  • Pedals: Included, Commute Platform
  • Fork tyre clearance is 29” x 2.1”
  • Frame tyre clearance is 29” x 2.1”

      • Upgrades over the DSX 1: Shimano Deore 12 speed & Shimano hydraulic brakes
      • We’re allowed to call this one a flat bar gravel bike as Marin did it first.
      • There’s some serious tyre clearance on here


      • All bikes are carefully built and PDI’d by one of our expert mechanics
      • Bikes are carefully packaged before sending them out to you
      • Some assembly will be required when your new bike arrives, this is usually fitting the handlebars and the front wheel
      • Any questions? Get in touch here