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Argon 18 Gallium Pro Disc Daytona Pro+ Bike

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Argon 18’s Gallium Pro is as estimable road racer, having seen action in WorldTour races like the classics and the Tour de France. By adding disc brakes, the new Gallium Pro Disc is an even more versatile bike than its originator.

The Gallium Pro is a classic balanced ride. By that, it manages to be stiff, comfortable, and easy to pilot, regardless of speed, effort, and road conditions. In moving to the disc, the geometry is largely unchanged with one exception. Tire clearance has been increased, such that 30mm tires can easily fit (28mm tires come installed on complete bikes). This results in providing you the flexibility to ride on just about any road condition, from pristine asphalt to rough gravel.

Building a bike for disc brakes means more than just putting mounts on the stays and widening the rear triangle. There are many things that should be done to maximize the potential of the new brake means. Argon 18 reworked the lay-up on the fork legs and chainstays to better manage the stresses that rotor calipers put on the bike. They chose flat mounts to keep weight down and improve aerodynamics. The mounting points are designed for 140-160mm rotors, and complete bikes come with 160mm front and 140mm rear. For light weight, lateral stiffness, and mounting security, they replaced quick releases with12mm thru-axles.

With the idea of increasing versatility, Argon 18 includes a re-worked round 27.2mm diameter seatpost. It’s carbon, which they chose because they could, and did, tune compliance. The post has 25mm of setback.

Argon 18 does something different for sizing the front end of the Gallium bikes. They have their 3D head tube. This is a proprietary means of adjusting the head tube height without the flex of stack spacers. The bike comes with 15mm and 25mm stack extenders. The upper headset race sits inside the extension, which is wider and stiffer than spacers. If you are going to have more than 10mm of stack from the top of the head tube, you might as well install one of the extensions.

This model is equipped with a SRAM Red eTap AXS 12-speed electronic groupset for the easiest and smoothest shifting out there. When you are looking for a bike that handles like a classic racer, but offers you the flexibility to ride 30mm tires, the Argon 18 Gallium Pro Disc is at the ready.

FRAME SPECIFICATIONS

  • Frame: Argon 18 Gallium Disc
  • Fork: Argon 18 Gallium Disc
  • Headset: FSA 37E + 3D 1” 1/4
  • Seatpost: Argon 18 TDS 27.2mm carbon

Specifications

  • Bar Tape Fizik Endurance
  • Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB Pressfit 86.5mm
  • Brake Calipers SRAM Red HRD
  • Cassette SRAM XG-1290, 12s
  • Chain SRAM Red, 12s
  • Crankset SRAM Red DUB
  • Fork Argon 18 Carbon Disc, 12x100mm thru-axle
  • Frame Material 7050 HM Carbon, 12x142mm thru-axle
  • Front Derailleur SRAM Red eTap AXS
  • Handlebar 3T Ernova Team Stealth
  • Headset FSA 37 + 3D - 1 1/2"
  • Pedals Not Included
  • Rear Derailleur SRAM Red eTap AXS
  • Rotors SRAM Centerline XR
  • Saddle Fizik Arione R1 Carbon Braided
  • Seatpost Argon 18 ASP-6600
  • Shifters / Levers SRAM Red eTap AXS HRD
  • Stem 3T ARX II Team Stealth
  • Tires Vittoria Corsa G+, 700x25c
  • Tubes Continental Unitube Race 28
  • Wheel - Front Zipp 303 Firecrest Disc Carbon Clincher
  • Wheel - Rear Zipp 303 Firecrest Disc Carbon Clincher

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