Argon 18

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Argon 18 Inc.
Private
IndustryBicycles
Founded1989
HeadquartersMontreal, Quebec
Canada
ProductsBicycle and Related Components
Number of employees
50
Websitewww.argon18bike.com/ Edit this on Wikidata

Argon 18 is a Canadian cycle manufacturer founded in 1989 in Montreal, Quebec. The name is derived from the element Argon, which is number 18 on the periodic table of elements. Argon 18 bikes are distributed in more than 70 countries. Argon 18 also sponsors professional cycling teams and professional triathletes.

In June 2017, they became the official supplier to Canada's national road, track and para-cycling cycling teams, through the 2020 Olympic Games.[1]

Cycle technology[edit]

3D Headtube
ONEness Concept

The ONEness concept consists of an integrated aero and stemless fork/aerobar combination that is designed to be aerodynamic and ergonomic. The design extends to the frame, fork, headset, base bar and aero bars, brakes and levers as well as a reversible carbon seatpost which can be 76 or 78°.[2]

3D Headtube

This consists of interchangeable structural spacers that extend the headtube's height.[3]

Argon 18's E-116.

Professional cycling teams[edit]

Professional triathletes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beacon, ,Bill (15 June 2017). "National cycling team to use Canadian-made Argon 18 bikes in multi-year deal". Montreal Gazette. The Canadian Press. Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  2. ^ "ONEness Concept | Argon 18". Argon18bike.com. 2020-04-22.
  3. ^ "3D Headtube | Argon 18". Argon18.com. 2020-04-22.
  4. ^ "Astana to ride Argon 18 bikes in 2017". Cycling News. Retrieved 2017-01-30.
  5. ^ "Craig Alexander ; Argon 18". Argon18bike.com.
  6. ^ "Heather Jackson ; Argon 18". Argon18bike.com.
  7. ^ "Michelle Vesterby ; Argon 18". Argon18bike.com.
  8. ^ "Eric Lagerstrom ; Argon 18". Argon18bike.com.
  9. ^ "Stéphanie Roy ; Argon 18". Argon18bike.com.