Argon 18 will be the new bike supplier for UCI World Tour team Astana. After a long stint riding the S-Works line from American company Specialized, which the team kept busy by the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia wins of Vicenzo Nibali. With Nibali’s departure, so did Specialized, with Argon 18 gladly taking their place. Campagnolo seems to to remain as the components supplier, but Vision has stepped in as the wheels supplier for the team. FSA remains as the finishing kit. The frame pictures above is preferred frame choice for climbers, as is the company’s lightweight option.
Also revealed is the new team kit, for the 2017 season it looks like Astana will be rocking the very popular fade effect on the jerseys. The tone of the aqua/teal seems to have changed a bit, finished by the yellow accents the team has been know for.