In 2015, after launching a triathlon-specific bike line-up, Argon 18 shined at Kona’s Ironman World Championships. All in all, 101 Argon 18 bikes were counted. The molecule brand established itself among the top 5 leading triathlon bike brands in the world.
But this success didn’t come overnight. The close relationship between Argon 18 and the sport of triathlon was built over the years with passion and hard work. And that’s just the beginning.
On the eve of Kona’s Ironman World Championships, here’s a brief recap and the history that binds Argon 18 and triathlon: a history of heart and dedication.
Three of Argon 18’s triathletes become world champions: Samantha McGlone (Ironman 70.3), Torbjørn Sindballe and Bella Comerford (long distance world championships).
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 the up-and-coming brand.
- Argon 18 launches the E-114. The ONEness concept is born.
- Argon 18 wins the prestigious Eurobike Design Award for the E-114.
Argon 18 launches the adjustable and UCI-certified E-118. It’s quickly adopted by the world’s top triathletes.
Argon 18 sponsors Canadian triathlete Jeff Symonds.
- The E-118 Next makes its mark on the international circuit.
- 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+.
- Record Bike Count: 101 Argon 18 Bikes at World Championships in Kona.
Triathlon legend Craig Alexander signs with Argon 18.
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