Argon 18 E-80 — ($2,550)

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Montreal-based Argon 18 does high-end as good as anyone else in the business of building $6,000+ bikes, but the introduction of the budget-conscious E-80 last year showed a new commitment to the beginner market. The frame combines carbon stays and fork with an aluminum main triangle for a sturdy and aero ride.

Argon 18 E-80
Argon 18 E-80

Jan Frodeno Reflects on His Final Ironman World Championship

Immediately after finishing 24th place at his final Ironman World Championships, the Olympic medalist (and three-time IMWC winner) explains what his race in Nice meant to him.