Kazakh team Astana will ride Argon 18 bikes in 2017, instead of Specialized. The UCI WorldTour team will also be switching the components and drivetrain sponsor: they’ll use FSA gears and Vision wheels and components (they were using Campagnolo drivetrain).
The team riders will first use the Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 groupset at the beginning of the season, but then gradually will switch to FSA’s new WE electronic gears.
Astana signed a three-year deal with the Montreal-based bike producer. The team also revealed their new kit – Turquoise-Black in color with a few yellow touches, produced by Giordana, the Italian Cycling Apparel. Schwalbe will be the tire sponsor.
Astana team also published a video on youtube about their new bike and kit: