Argon 18

Argon 18

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Official sponsor of Triathletes Terenzo Bozzone, Leon Griffin, Ivan Rana and Magali Tisseyre.
Argon 18 is also now one of the title sponsors of Continental Pro Cycling Team Bora-Argon 18. They will be using Gallium Pro's, Nitrogen and E-118 bikes throughout the season.

In buying a Montreal bike shop at the close of his racing career, Gervais Roux chose to put his vision of cycling to work in serving his customers. Thanks to this vision, the shop became an eastern Canadian authority in matters of road cycling and bike fit. More than 2000 bike fitting sessions took place in the store between 1990 and 1999. Alongside these developments, the house brand bike, the Argon 18, began attracting increasing attention everywhere in Canada, for its impeccable handling, quality fabrication and refined, detailed finish. Since then Argon 18 has acheived great success. In 2006 an Argon 18 E-80 won triple world champion honors thanks to the considerable athletic talents of Canadian Samantha McGlone (Ironman 70.3) as well as Torbjorn Sindballe and Bella Comerford (LD Triathlon World Championships). Argon 18 continue to race and win with the worlds top athletes to push developments and always be at the cutting edge of bicycle design.  When Torbjorn Sindballe established a new record for the bike split at Kona, his average speed was just over 40kph. This is a realistic speed for aerodynamic bike testing in a wind tunnel, so Argon's data is based on this speed. From the fork to the seat stays, every aspect of Argon 18's aero bikes are shaped to favour smooth airflow and reduce drag.
 

Sam Bennett from Bora-Argon 18 chats about his impressions of the Nitrogen bike.


Argon 18 aero testing in the wind tunnel