Hit the dirt. Hit it fast. Go way off the beaten path with this gravel racer featuring a true road race-inspired geometry derived from Argon 18’s legendary race bikes. It may be more stable, it may sport big tires, yet the Dark Matter is so responsive that it will change the gravel bike game forever. Some will blaze the trail; on the Dark Matter, you willtorchit.
HIGH PERFORMANCE GRAVEL SPECIFIC MONOCOQUE CARBON FRAME
With removable aluminum front derailleur hanger for clean looking installation of 1x crankset; frame compatible with 46/30T to 52/36T or 1x46T (max).
MONOCOQUE CARBON FORK WITH HIDDEN INTEGRATED FENDER MOUNTS
Rake 54mm on XXS/XS/S frames and 49mm on M/L/XL frames.
Aerodynamically efficient frame and fork designs for better performance and riding pleasure.
MODULAR CABLE ROUTING SYSTEM
Clean, smart and efficient; compatible with all modern transmissions (mechanical, Di2, eTap and EPS).
FLAT MOUNT DISC BRAKES
For 140 or 160mm rotors.
OPTIONAL DIRECT MOUNT REAR DERAILLEUR HANGER
For optimal installation of Shimano rear derailleurs.
UP TO 45C* TIRE CLEARANCE
For maximum traction on any road surface *40C with fenders or if built with SRAM eTap front derailleur.
Easy-to-use, offers compliance and comfort.
Our 3D+ system delivers all the handling and stiffness benefits of the original 3D system in a streamlined version that merges seamlessly with the frame. It offers 3 head tube extension heights for every frame size: 0mm, 15mm and 30mm.
DT SWISS TYPE 12MM THRU-AXLE
100m front and 142mm back.
INLAID CHAINSUCK PROTECTOR WITH INTEGRATED DRAIN HOLE
Protection of the carbon chainstay against wear from the chain’s movement.