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Argon 18 Gallium Pro

 

Words by Mark Tearle

 

Gervais Rioux, the founder of Canada’s Argon 18 bike company, began his lifelong love affair with cycling back in 1973. During his career as a racer Rioux won three Canadian road racing championship titles, three Quebec road race championships, a win at Grand Prix de Beauce, a Tour of Luxembourg, a Tour of Nevada, and represented Canada at the 1982 Commonwealth Games and the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.

 

After finishing his racing career he bought a a bike shop in Montreal and became known as a road bike fitting specialist; he completed 2,000 fittings during the 1990s. In 1999 Argon 18 appeared at the Interbike show in the US; with a reputation for impeccable handling, quality fabrication and a refined, detailed finish, the brand soon began to spread beyond its home borders. CycleTechReview.com had the chance to try out the Argon 18 Gallium Pro when we paid a brief visit on a rare sunny day to i-ride, the UK distributors… Read More >

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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