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The Bigfoot is a fatbike designed to carry adventurous riders out into wild places not normally accessible to bicycles. Fat tires help the bike float through sand, snow, mud and other variable terrain, opening the door to epic beach rides and mid-winter expeditions. The Bigfoot’s lightweight, Norco-designed aluminum frame balances efficiency with comfort; it is sturdy, stable and surprisingly maneuverable. Upright geometry encourages a heads-up positioning that encourages riders to soak in their surroundings as they pedal through places where bikes rarely go.
Intended Use
Fat Bike

Wheel Size

The Technology Inside the Bigfoot

Specs Geometry Features & Benefits Media Reviews Compare

Bigfoot 26" aluminum Norco design fat bike frame 100 mm bb fits a 26x4.0 tire 4 frame sizes SM/MED/LG/XL 170 mm OLD" 


Aluminum disc mount Fat bike fork fits a 26 x 4.0 tire 

Rear Shock



Weinmann DHL double wall aluminum 80mm wide with drill holes presta valve 


Vee Mission 26 x 4.0" folding bead fat bike tires" 



Front Hub

KT alloy disc hub 135 mm hub with 9 mm QR axle  

Rear Hub

KT alloy sealed bearing disc hub 170 mm OLD w/ 9/10 sp cassette 


Stainless steel 14G PG spokes with brass nipples 

Shifter Front

Shimano Alivio SL-M430  

Shifter Rear

Shimano Alivio SL-M430  

Shifter Casing

Jagwire LEX housing 

Front Derailleur

Shimano SLX E-type top swing/ dual pull FDM 660E 

Rear Derailleur

Shimano Deore SGS 9 speed direct mount  


Shimano CS-HG 61 9 speed cassette (12-36T) 


Samos forged alloy MTB crank 32/22 T with outer guard and for fit with 100 mm BB shell 170 mm on SM / 175 mm on M/L/XL 

Bottom Bracket

Samos external BB 


Wellgo alloy body / steel cage MTB pedal 


KMC HG-53 9 speed chain 

Chain Tensioner


Seat Post

Kalloy SP-368 double bolt 6061 alloy 400 mm length 31.6 mm 

Seat Post Clamp

Norco nutted MTB / XC clamp 34.9 mm 


Norco MTB XC Trail saddle 


VP A-42E 1-1/8" threadless black steel" 

Headset Spacer

Black PC plastic 1 x 10 mm 2 x 5 mm  

Top Cap

Black alloy with no logo VP M-1D 


Norco 3D forged alloy MTB stem 4 bolt front clamp 80 mm on SM and MED / 90 mm on LG /XL 


Norco 6061 double butted 25 mm rise bar 740 mm width  


Super light foam black 

Front Brake

Avid Elixer 3 hydraulic disc brake with G2 160 mm rotor 

Rear Brake

Avid Elixer 3 hydraulic disc brake with G2 160 mm rotor 

Brake Levers

Avid Elixer 3  

Brake Cable Casing


Geometry Diagram
15 17 19 21
Front Travel
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Rear Travel
- - - -
Seat tube length, centre to centre
381 432 483 533
Head tube Angle
70 70 70 70
Effective seat tube angle
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Actual seat tube angle
73 73 73 73
Theoretical top tube length, horizontal
565 585 605 625
Actual top tube length
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Head tube length
110 120 130 140
Fork length
455 455 455 455
Bottom bracket rise/drop
-60 -60 -60 -60
Bottom bracket height
- - - -
- - - -
Rear Centre
450 450 450 450
Front Centre
- - - -
- - - -
- - - -
Stand over height
698 706 711 734
Crank Length
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Bar Width
- - - -
Stem Length
- - - -
Seatpost Length
- - - -
Norco 5 Point System
  1. Norco-designed 6061 aluminum frame with formed tubing: lightweight and sturdy with low standover for all frame sizes – a plus when riding through sand or snow.
  2. Aluminum fat fork with disc mount: lightweight, tough and delivers lots of tire clearance for the 26 x 4.0 tire.
  3. Vee Mission 26 x 4.0 tire: excellent volume and a mid-duty tread – perfect for riding through sand, snow and other variable terrain.
  4. Avid hydraulic disc brakes: deliver superior stopping power and utilize DOT fluid, which won’t freeze up like mineral oil used in other brake systems.
  5. 32/22T crank/9-speed 12-36T cassette: low gearing for riding through deep sand or snow; also helps counteract the increased rolling resistance of the larger tires.
April 9, 2014
Heli-Dropping a Fatbike Into the Unknown
Words by P.J. Hunton - Norco Bicycles Engineering Manager Throughout the winter I spend significant time with friends and family in the small town of Bralorne, B.C., where the mountains are blanketed in snow well into the spring. It is here ... Read More
January 29, 2014
Whistler MTB Gives Fat Biking a Try on the Norco Bigfoot
Winter is the time for Fat Bikes. With snow on the ground and the temperature well below zero in many areas the traditional bike may not be practical. This concept is the source of inspiration for the Norco Bigfoot Fat ... Read More
January 10, 2014
Norco Bigfoot makes an Appearance on CBC News
While Eastern Canada sees unseasonably cold temperatures and great amounts of snowfall many cyclists have been forced to park their bikes and wait for sunnier skies. There are those though who bare the elements and make the best of a ... Read More
January 2, 2014
Everyone Loves Their Norco Bigfoot Fat Bikes!
The first 2014 Norco Bigfoot Fat Bikes hit the stores in November 2013 and ever since the photos, videos and testimonials have been flying in. There are two things that we can be sure of from this amazing response. First ... Read More
July 18, 2013
Say Hello to the 2014 Norco Bigfoot
In 2014 Norco will be bringing back the Bigfoot! The new incarnation of this long-lived Norco model is a little different next year though. WIth 4.0" tires the 2014 Norco Bigfoot is a Fatbike. This video features a prototype version ... Read More

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