Marin is best known as one of the pioneering mountain bike companies, but also has deep roots on the Tarmac. The company is currently in the middle of renaissance and recently previewed some of their offerings for 2014.
Stelvio T3 Pro Dura Ace Di2
The Stelvio T3 Pro Dura-Ace Di2 is built using Marins Tube-to-Tube UD carbon frameset with full carbon fork, the Stelvio T3 Pro frame features a tapered head tube, PressFit 30 bottom bracket along with Marins Power Taper seat tube and RVS seat stays for add compliance to enhance rider comfort. The frame also uses Marins 4-in-1 cable-guide system for aero cable routing, with easy-access ports for both electronic and mechanical drivetrains. A Dura-Ace Di2 electronic group with internal battery is featured along with Reynolds aero-profile, carbon clincher Assault wheels. Ritchey WCS Carbon components make up the cockpit, coupled with a Prologo Scratch Pro saddle. The Stelvio T3 Pro is also available in SRAMs flagship RED 22 group. Price: $8,965
Verona T3 Pro Ultegra Di2
The Verona T3 Pro Marins flagship endurance bike. It is built around their T3 carbon frameset and features Endurance Fit Geometry. The design creates a more relaxed riding position and greater stability. Frame features include Power Taper seat tube and RVS seat stays minimize to road vibration for greater comfort. Connecting the rider to machine is a full Ritchey WCS cockpit, complete with internal-battery seat post, which powers a full Ultegra Di2 22-speed drivetrain. Tubeless-ready Easton EA90 wheels with 25mm Continental tires complete the Verona T3 Pro Ultegra Di2 Price: $5,400
Cortina T3 CX Pro
The flagship model of Marins cyclocross lineup, the CX Pro features an all-new, disc-specific unidirectional T3 carbon frame with a tapered full-carbon fork, PressFit 30 bottom bracket, and interchangeable 4-in-1 cable-guide system, for the option to run electronic or mechanical drivetrains. Shimanos new Ultegra Di2 drivetrain, BR-R785 hydraulic brakes, and tubeless-ready Easton XD wheels make up the drivetrain. Its topped off with a Ritchey WCS cockpit. Marin also offers a blue-collar carbon racer in the Cortina CX, which uses the same T3 carbon frame but is mated to a 10-speed SRAM Rival drivetrain, with an XO Type 2 rear derailleur for added chain tension. Rounding out the cross family is the Lombard, built out as an urban cross bike with an aluminum frame, carbon fork, Shimano 105 drivetrain, and a special finish that includes reflective decals for improved visibility at night. Price: $5,835
The Fairfax series is designed to offer both road-bike speed and utilitarian features for city, fitness, and adventure riders. It is built on a lightweight, butted-aluminum frame and carbon fork, with full rack and fender mounts. The geometry balances an active pedaling position with a more upright seating compartment. The flagship SC6 model uses Shimanos simple versatile 11-speed Alfine internal-gear hub, along with a Supernova E3 Pro 2 lighting system powered by a front dynamo hub for powerful, battery-free illumination at night. Additional features include aluminum fenders, Shimano T445 hydraulic brakes, and aero-profile rims with puncture-resistant tires. Six models will be offered in the range. Price: $1,950