2017 Argon 18 Krypton
The Krypton. Argon 18’s most affordable carbon bike comes with improved comfort, weight and rigidity, Optimal Balance at its best.
Adapted from the Gallium Pro, the Krypton for 2017 has upgraded its stiffness and lowered its weight. Despite the fact that this is the most affordable carbon bike in the Argon 18 line up, the Krypton is strong, firm and powerful due to being made with 5750 HM nano-tech carbon. No Sacrifices.
The speedy Krypton’s Horizontal Dual System (HDS), with monocoque construction, divides the frame diagonally into two parts: the upper is for total comfort. The tubes in the upper section are made of less carbon, so they flex more and dampen the vibrations from the road.
The lower half of the bike is for your highest racing aspirations, with strength and power being at the forefront of the design. The tubes that comprise the lower section of the frame are reinforced with carbon at their most vulnerable points. This makes the bike more rigid and ensures power transfer where you need it most. With comfort and strength united together, this fully integrated frame set creates the structure necessary for speed and success.
PressFit 3D System is Argon 18’s proprietary headtube design. The design allows for three different headtube positions, for different riding positions and levels of stiffness. At the 25mm setting frontal stiffness is increased by an entire 11 percent!
Frame: Carbon nanotech tubing HM5750
Fork: Kr36 specific monocoque carbon fork
Rear Stay: Carbon
Fork Axle: QR x 100mm
Headset Included: Yes, FSA 37E + 3D
Steerer Tube: 1 1/4” - 1 1/4”
Bottom Bracket Type: BB86 Press Fit
Cable Routing: Internal, electric or mechanical compatible
Front Derailleur Mount: Braze-on
Front Derailleur Pull Type: Bottom pull
Front Derailleur Swing Type: Bottom swing
Wheel Size: 700c
Max Tire Size: 28mm
Brake Type: Caliper
Seatpost Diameter: 27.2mm
Seatpost Included: Yes, ASP-1600 carbon
Seat Collar Included: Yes
Rear Axle: QR x 130mm
Sizes: 43cm XXS | 46.5cm XS | 51.3cm SM | 55cm MD | 57.5cm LG | 60cm XL |
Colors: Black Red, Black White
Weight: 1190g | 2.62lbs