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Argon 18 E-117 Tri Disc

Argon 18 E-117 Tri Disc
  • Color: Matte/Gloss Black 2.0
  • Color: Matte/Gloss Black 2.0
  • Color: Matte/Gloss Black 2.0
  • Color: Matte/Gloss Black 2.0
  • Color: Matte/Gloss Black 2.0
$4,549.99
Color:
Matte/Gloss Black 2.0
Size:
Small
Build:
Force 22
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Already known for its superb handling, the addition of disc brakes to the E-117 Tri provides increased confidence, additional clearance for overall comfort (28C), and the added stiffness of thru-axles.

The New Reference Point
For many, the E-117 Tri Disc is the obvious choice for their first dedicated triathlon bike. And since aspiring triathletes don’t always come from a cycling background, disc brakes provide increased confidence as they dial-in their TT position. The E-117 Tri Disc will also prove to be a great choice for more experienced triathletes eager to own a reasonably priced triathlon bike, which they can build up by investing in race-day spec of their choice, such as high-end carbon wheels.

Ideal for
The committed age-grouper with a serious PB goal who wants the ultimate in handling and confidence.

We believe a good fit is the key to optimal performance. Argon 18’s proprietary 3D System is an integrated solution that extends the headtube for more flexible positioning options. Three headtube positions are possible for every frame size, increasing stiffness by 5% at 15mm and 11% at 25mm, versus traditional spacers. It allows also a larger fit windows (60mm of stack adjustment compared with 30 for a traditional setup). With this system, the handlebar height can be perfectly adjusted to meet the needs and preferences of every rider.

Tri and TT bikes prioritise aero performance, and the geometry of these bikes reflects this. To allow the rider to achieve an aggressive aero position, the seat tube angle is much steeper than on a traditional road bike. This geometry is designed to put the rider in a more forward position. Not only does this help with aerodynamics, it also can help save a triathlete's legs for the run, as it places less stress on the quadriceps. While a TT rider doesn't have to worry about running a marathon after the ride, the same aggressive aero positioning is required to shave precious seconds off the course. Argon 18's triathlon and TT geometry maximises performance while allowing riders to dial in their perfect fit to maintain that position throughout the race.

The Argon Fit System is designed to provide riders of all sizes with consistent performance and optimal positioning. Regardless of your build, gender or your riding style, our frames are designed so that your fit will always be efficient and comfortable, ensuring the ultimate in handling. We offer sizing from XXS to XL in all of our road bikes, and XS to XL in our Tri bikes, with each size approached individually from a design and performance perspective. While a lot of manufacturers optimise performance and weight targets for a medium size frame and simply scale up or down, we assess the performance of each size based on the individual character of that particular geometry. For example, even our largest frames have exceptional stiffness without excess weight, to avoid the 'dead' feel found in some XL frames. XS and XXS retain their inherent lightweight qualities, but without excess stiffness, avoiding harsh ride quality.

We want everyone to experience the true essence of Argon 18 bikes. Newcomers to the sport or seasoned cyclists on a budget choose our Cyclosportif level models because of their proven design platforms, carbon layup derived from our Pro-level models, and performance-oriented handling and ride quality.

Specs

Frame E-117 Tri Disc
Fork E-117 Tri Disc
Headset 37E-A w/ 3D w/ TH-881-1
Rims/Wheels Vision Team TC 30 6-Bolt
Tires Vittoria Zaffiro 700x28C
Crankset Rotor VEGAST24 AERO
Chainwheel 52/36T
Bottom Bracket Rotor BB86x24mm
Chain KMC X11 EPT
Front Derailleur SRAM Force 22 YAW w/ Chain Spotter
Rear Derailleur SRAM Force 22 MAX
Rear Cogs SRAM Force 22 11-32T WIFLI
Shifters SRAM SL500 Aero Bar Shifter Left
Handlebars Basebar Wing/10a Base Bar
Tape/Grips Prologo Plaintouch Black
Stem Profile Design 1/Seventee Stem -17°
Brake Levers SRAM Brake S900 A1 AERO HRD
Brakes SRAM Force
Saddle Repente Quasar S
Seat Post E-117T Disc

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option MPN Store SKU
Force 22 / Matte/Gloss Black 2.0 / Small 117D.S.317B.3SR.1 E1129527588S

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