“Argon offers 6 ranges of bikes: road, triathlon, cyclocross, track, high performance hybrids and junior. Below is a review of Argon bikes for Triathlon. Read it now!”
It’s a new year and we are pretty excited on some of the new arrivals from Argon 18. Argon 18 is a Canadian bicycle brand that has been establish since 1989. Some of the worlds top triathlete’s have ridden their frame sets to world champion glory include Canadian Samantha McGlone (Ironman 70.3) as well as Torbjorn Sindballe and Bella Comerford (LD Triathlon World Championships).
Their Flagship E-114 has been chosen for a prestigious Eurobike Award in 2008 and recently sponsored Spidertech professional cycling team.
Argon bikes are currently available in over 35 countries.
New for 2013
Argon 18 E118 has the optimal blend of stiffness, comfort and light weight using 7105 HM Nano-Tech carbon composite.The full-carbon fork with an external, streamlined steer tube increase frontal aerodynamics while the ASP-7500 reversible seat post provides a range of positions as well as being lighter than previous models.
Intergrating TRP’s Advanced V brakes behind the front fork and chainstays provide virtually no drag.The E118 now moves towards a threadless BB86 shell while reducing weight and Fully compatiable with Di2 and EPS systems
The Frameset is finished off in a stunning mat black color, with attention to detail that stands out from the crowd. Although their have been a numerous problems with the integrated stem, where the front plate bolt screws un-threaded themselves Argon18 were quick to replace the whole front end in the space of two weeks.
Argon 18 E116 is the younger brother of the E118, using the same technology at a more affordable price. Developed with CFD virtual wind tunnel software and fully UCI compliant using 6105 HM Nano-Tech carbon composite . The E116′s 400mm long chain stays provide increased stability as well as the 75mm BB drop. Which provides a lower center of gravity for a more stable ride.
The full-carbon fork frontal aerodynamics while the ASP-7000 reversible seat post provides a range of positions as well as being lighter than previous models.
Their patent 3D System offers three effective head tube lengths,customizing the fit and allowing the rider revise their bike fit at a later time once their riding style changes and setup changes.
The E116 now moves towards a threadless BB86 shell while reducing weight and Fully compatiable with Di2 and EPS systems.
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