Argon 18 launches new Nitrogen Disc at Canadian WorldTour races

Argon 18 has unveiled its new Nitrogen Disc frameset at the Canadian WorldTour races

This article first appeared on BikeRadar . Argon 18 has unveiled its new Nitrogen Disc aero frameset, which is being used by Astana 's Hugo Houle during this weekend's Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec and GP Cycliste de Montréal . As well as introducing disc brakes to the Canadian brand's aero frameset, Montreal-based Argon 18 also claims to have increased lateral stiffness in the forks by a massive 80 per cent, while retaining the same levels of comfort, increased tyre clearances to allow for 30mm tyres, and offering the benefits of disc brakes without any weight penalty. The monocoque carbon frame and fork use DT Swiss' 12mm thru-axle standard. Gervais Rioux, Argon 18 founder and President, said on the launch of the bike: "We could not have thought of a better place than the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec, a WorldTour race on our home turf, to showcase this new ...

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