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Old 09-13-20, 07:51 AM
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Baby Puke the good news is even if tech on 19mm tyres stopped right now, the Pista Speed Vittorias are very good, it'll be many years before they aren't at the very very pointy end. That said, even the last bastion (track) seems like it's finally joining the wider trend. Makes sense overall, but does indeed suck for older narrow wheels like the (non-rio) iO and trispokes.
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Old 09-13-20, 08:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Baby Puke View Post
23mm would look like a monster truck tire on my early 2000's (??) era IO. Please track cycling gods, have pity!
I have one of the last IOs before the Rio. 23s aren't that bad on it. I'm not sure if my version is wider than yours though.
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Old 09-13-20, 03:26 PM
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I have one of the last IOs before the Rio. 23s aren't that bad on it. I'm not sure if my version is wider than yours though.
Well, 19 is perfect on mine, so 23 would be..., not perfect. Yours must be wider.
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Claudio Imhoff Setting Swiss Hour record on aerocoach pursuit bar. Guess the whole pursuit squad is on these now. Also received mine.
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Old 09-23-20, 07:10 AM
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Argon 18 Electron Pro (not the Australia Version, no mention of it in the catalogue) now with a sprint specific layup.
geometry is the same as pursuit.
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Old 09-23-20, 07:41 AM
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I'm pretty sure it's the same bike as the pursuit, it just doesn't come with the pursuit bars.
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I'm pretty sure it's the same bike as the pursuit, it just doesn't come with the pursuit bars.
I donít think they would do that and there would be no reason to market this as a different lay up, they could claim its stiff enough as many sprinters used the ďpursuitĒ frame.

Iíve met the product manager and he told me about the carbon lay up and the stiffness requirements for the AIS bike. I guess they took the knowledge from this to update the bike they supply to the Canadian team, as the AIS bike remains exclusive to the Aussies. (till after Tokyo?)
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Old 09-24-20, 07:37 AM
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They tweaked the marketing language, but the frames are the same. The sprint version just does not include the pursuit bars, and it's the same frame the Canadians and Danes are riding. Also, Argon isn't producing any more track frames until after the Olympics. It's unclear whether that version of the Electron Pro will still be available after this year. Last I heard, there were only a couple frames left for purchase - and none in the "sprint" version.

And if you think about it, there is no benefit or rationale to building two different versions of the same frame with different layups. The Electron Pro is a very low seller. If they produce and sell 1000 frames a year, I'd be surprised. So, I cannot see them justifying two different carbon layups for so few frames.

Also, I have the frame.
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Originally Posted by topflightpro View Post
They tweaked the marketing language, but the frames are the same. The sprint version just does not include the pursuit bars, and it's the same frame the Canadians and Danes are riding. Also, Argon isn't producing any more track frames until after the Olympics. It's unclear whether that version of the Electron Pro will still be available after this year. Last I heard, there were only a couple frames left for purchase - and none in the "sprint" version.

And if you think about it, there is no benefit or rationale to building two different versions of the same frame with different layups. The Electron Pro is a very low seller. If they produce and sell 1000 frames a year, I'd be surprised. So, I cannot see them justifying two different carbon layups for so few frames.

Also, I have the frame.
guess a weight check would clear this, but I also havenít seen any pricing (which might confirm this).

But look also did two layups in the past... talking about rationales, having a Track Frame in the collection never makes much sense sales wise.

I guess a lot of track frames wonít get produced this year anymore. Companies are using all their production slots for road and gravel, sales are crazy this year.

with you owning the frame, do you think it is in need of a different lay up?
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Not at all. It is rather stiff.
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Old 09-24-20, 11:14 PM
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Also no new Modell on the approved frames list.
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Have a friend that is selling his size medium, if anyone is looking for an Electron Pro.
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