History

  • 2016

    BORA – Argon 18 takes part in the Vuelta a España.

    Rio Summer Olympics – The Danish National Track Cycling Team wins the Bronze in the Team Pursuit, and Lasse Norman Hansen wins the Bronze at the Omnium and breaks the Olympic Record in the Individual Pursuit.

    Lachlan Morton conquers Tour of Utah.

    BORA – Argon 18 participates in the Tour de France for second year in a row: KOM jersey and 3 top-10 results.

    José Mendes of BORA – Argon 18 is the new Portuguese National Road Champion.

    Argon 18 unveils the new Electron Pro, the Danish National Track Cycling Team’s bike.

    Argon 18 and the Danish Cycling Federation join forces to codevelop the Danish National Track Cycling Team’s bike for the Summer Olympics in Rio.

    Argon 18’s bicycles are available in more than 70 countries.

  • 2015

    Record Bike Count: 101 Argon 18 Bikes at World Championships in Kona.

    First time on Canadian soil for BORA – Argon 18: participation in the Tour of Alberta and the Grands Prix Cyclistes de Montréal et Québec.

    Argon 18 reaffirms its commitment to triathlon with new Tri-specific line-up: the E-119 Tri, E-117 Tri, E-119 Tri+ and E-117 Tri+.

    Historical podium or Emanuel Buchmann at the Tour de France (3rd place).

    Emanuel Buchmann is
    German Champion.

    The E-118 Next makes its mark on the
    international circuit.

    Argon 18’s bicycles are available in more than 60 countries. The company continues to take on the world.

    Four teams competing under the Argon 18 banner take part in the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic monumental race.

    First big wins for team BORA – Argon 18: 1st place at the Tour of Qatar and the Giro del Trentino team time trials.

  • 2014

    “This is a historic announcement for our brand and our staff. The Tour de France is the undisputed benchmark. It's an important step for us, since it secures Argon 18's position among the world's top bike brands.” -Gervais Rioux, Founder and CEO of Argon 18

    Argon 18 signs a partnership with a team competing in the Tour de France: BORA – Argon 18.

    Argon 18 sponsors Canadian triathlete Jeff Symonds.

    Argon 18 signs partnership agreements with Jelly Belly Cycling, Silber Pro Cycling, criterium specialist Champion System - Stan’s NoTubes, Team CLIF Bar and Team Argon 18 Scandinavia.

  • 2013

    Argon 18 is proud to back the five of the world’s top triathletes: Terenzo Bozzone, Leon Griffin, Magali Tisseyre, Iván Raña and Clemente Alonso McKernan.

    Argon 18 sponsors the Italian team Amore&Vita and the Swedish team People4you-Unaas Cycling.

  • 2012

    Argon 18 launches the adjustable and UCI-certified E-118. It’s quickly adopted by the world’s top triathletes.

    Spidertech, powered by Argon 18, becomes a Pro Continental team. The team participates in a WorldTour race (Tour de Suisse).

  • 2009

    Argon 18’s exclusive 3D System, is patented.

  • 2008

    Argon 18’s bicycles are available in more than 30 countries.

    Argon 18 launches the E-114. The ONEness concept is born.

    Argon 18 wins the prestigious Eurobike Design Award and the Institute of Design Montréal’s Award for the E-114.

  • 2007

    With two podium finishes at the Kona World Championship (3rd position for Torbjørn Sindballe and 2nd position for Samantha McGlone), Argon 18 establishes itself as theup-and-coming brand.

  • 2006

    Three of Argon 18’s triathletes become world champions:
    Samantha McGlone (Ironman 70.3), Torbjørn Sindballe and Bella Comerford (long distance world championships).

  • 2005

    Argon 18 launches the first
    Gallium monocoque.

  • 2001

    Argon 18 unveils its first ever 100% carbon fiber frame and sets the stage for continued innovation.

  • 1999

    Argon 18 is an exhibitor at Interbike (Las Vegas) for the first time.

  • 1989

    Argon 18 is founded.
    A new vision of what a bicycle should be takes shape.

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