Cyclocross is a special and proverbially dirty sport. If winter weekends only count for you when you get muddy and off your bike after a day of racing, when mountain biking is no longer “direct” enough for you – then you are infected by the cyclocross virus. Also with us the virus caught many and therefore it was the most obvious thing with the Argon CX also immediately a suitable bike to develop and build. This road bike, developed by mountain bikers, sets new standards in quality and stiffness for a cyclocross frame and can easily withstand more than just one racing season. Once NICOLAI, always NICOLAI… and now with the Argon CX also in Cyclocross.
You shave your legs (or not) and still like it dirty! You prefer winding down the kilometres on the road, but you squint at every dirt road next to the road and enjoy taking trails under the tunnels! You want a bike with which you have to give chain, although your legs have been burning for a long time! You love to feel the ground unaltered and directly under your tires! You need a bike that always works! Then our Argon CX could be exactly what you were looking for.
When you think of NICOLAI, you don’t necessarily think of associating us with Cyclocross. Our Cross-Bike Argon CX proves that we also like to look beyond our own nose and deal with other things than the search for the perfect trail machine. We also have a lot of fun refining our riding technique on the Crosser and enjoy doing it on the CX track – whether on the road, on forest tracks or even on the race track. In order to remain as versatile as possible, for example if you want to use the Argon CX as a sporty gravel bike, we have equipped the frame with a generous tyre clearance of up to 44 mm.
Our frames are known for their first-class manufacturing quality, their high rigidity and the Argon CX is no exception. Every part of the frame, from the multiple butted tube set to the milled parts manufactured by us such as the HOLLOW-WELD Yokes and the dropouts, is carefully selected and adapted to the area of application. With the unmistakably even welding seams and craftsmanship perfection, everything is then assembled into a real driving machine. And that’s why we are sure that with the Argon CX you will get a technically perfect cross frame that will accompany you reliably through all mud pits and grass slopes for years to come.
In addition, we can respond to almost any customer request in our small series production. From a special geometry to the question of color, you have the proverbial agony of choice. Powder coating, anodising or raw, the colour of the decors, the coloured anodised Extra Love parts – the combination possibilities are (almost) unlimited. At the end there is always an extraordinary and individual bike, exactly according to your wishes and ideas.
NICOLAI Argon CX – the high-end crosser from the MTB experts.
We at Nicolai exclusively use the alloy 7020-T6 (AlZn4,5Mg1) for our frames. Compared to our competitors, who mostly use aluminium 6061-T6, this grade has much better strength values.
The tensile strength of 7020 compared to 6061 aluminium is about one third higher. The elasticity is about one fifth higher. These properties, coupled with high quality welding, result in a bicycle frame that is far superior to the average in terms of durability.
In comparison to carbon, aluminium is much more robust and tough, so that bottom contact, falls or stone impacts cannot harm the structure.
2.1 kg (size M, black anodized)