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Dream Team Bikes: Argon 18 Gallium Pro As Ridden By The Astana Pro Team

Team Astana have partnered with Argon 18 this year, the team will be riding the Gallium Pro, Nitrogen Pro aero frame and E-1118 Next TT bikes for 2017.

The stunning machines are equipped with the ever-dependable and super-smooth Shimano Dura Ace Di2 groupset. Italian rider Oscar Gatto’s Tour Down Under bike, as featured in the gallery below, was fitted with a 53-39 chainring with an 11-28 cassette on the back. The wheels are Vision Metron and much of the remaining components are from FSA.

Argon 18 is a Canadian manufacturer founded in 1989 by keen cyclist Gervais Rioux. The name originates from the element Argon, number 18 on the periodic table.

Argon 18 Gallium Pro Full Specs

Headset: FSA
Fork: Gallium Pro
Stem: FSA
Handlebar: FSA K-Force Compact / Prologo bar tape
Saddle: Prologo Zero C3
Seatpost: FSA K-Force
Bottle cages: Tacx Carbon
Brakes: FSA SLK
Groupset: Shimano Dura Ace 9070 Di2
Cranks: FSA K-Force Light / Power 2 Max
Pedals: Look Keo 2 Max Carbon
Wheelset: Vision
Tyres: Schwalbe

 

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Volcan Osorno is about 10 hours drive south of Santiago, but spectacular enough to warrant the visit.

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