Search XR Force 1

$5599 CAD

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The Search XR is simultaneously non-conformist yet familiar, pushing the limits of what you’d expect from a drop bar bike. With tire clearance up to 700 x 45c (or 650B x 2.1”), rack, fender and bottle mounts, and a lightweight carbon frame, the Search XR is an all-new breed of adventurer that takes you off the beaten path and allows you to ride every road and trail your heart desires. Explore singletrack, bomb down fire roads, tackle a gravel grinder or load up for a bikepacking trip – better yet, check “all of the above”. We designed the Search XR for all the adventures you can imagine, and for those you have yet to dream up.
Learn more about the Search XR Carbon

Paved roads do not confine us. We pedal beyond to seek out adventure along the most challenging routes – whatever they are made of. We ride to escape the familiar.


Power Chassis
Power Chassis

The Power Chassis is a complete pedaling platform designed to convert energy from a rider's whole body into forward momentum. A tapered head tube, an oversiz... [read more]ed hydroformed down tube, an oversized super-stiff bottom bracket shell, and an especially broad set of chain stays, conduct energy directly from cranks through to the back wheel where they are converted into forward thrust.

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Size-Scaled Tubing
Size-Scaled Tubing

By increasing tube profile dimensions in proportion with frame size, Norco engineers are able to calibrate frame stiffness to the weight of the prospective r... [read more]ider. This ensures that a heavier rider on an extra large frame will experience the same ride characteristics as a lighter rider on a small frame.

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Norco's SmoothCore process enables us to maintain precision control over all of the inner surfaces of our carbon frames, which is particularly critical at co... [read more]mplicated, high-stress areas like the head tube and bottom bracket junctions. At the heart of SmoothCore is our innovative mandrel system.

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ARC Endurance
ARC Endurance

Applied Road Compliance (ARC) technology optimizes the vertical compliance to lateral rigidity ratio for race and endurance applications. ARC Endurace seat s... [read more]tays are slender and feature a very pronounced bow shape that makes them extremely effective at dampening road vibrations. Chain stays are broad and stiff to ensure optimal pedaling efficiency, and they are engineered to be slightly longer to deliver a more stable ride experience.

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Norco's carbon frames are manufactured with only the highest quality materials, right down to the resin we use to hold everything together. Our superior qual... [read more]ity ArmorLite resin produces an exceptionally strong bond that enhances frame strength and increases impact resistance.

Armorlite is also featured on:


Our GIZMO internal cable routing system keeps out water and debris, prevents any rattling, and allows for easy setup and maintenance.

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Gizmo is also featured on:

Power Chassis

Power Chassis

Size-Scaled Tubing

Size-Scaled Tubing



ARC Endurance

ARC Endurance






Small PartsCompare
  • Frameset


    Search XR Carbon 


    Search XR Carbon 

  • Wheels

    Front Hub

    DT Swiss 350 12x100mm Thru-Axle 28h - Black 

    Front Hub Skewer

    Norco Tooled Thru-Axle 

    Rear Hub

    DT Swiss 350 12x142mm Thru-Axle 28h - Black 

    Rear Hub Skewer

    Norco Tooled Thru-Axle 


    Sapim Race Double Butted - Black w/Black Brass Nipples 


    WTB Frequency Team i23 - Black 

    Front Tire

    Maxxis Tread Lite 2.1” - Folding / Tubeless Ready 

    Rear Tire

    Maxxis Tread Lite 2.1” - Folding / Tubeless Ready 

  • Drivetrain

    Shifter Front

    Sram Force 1 Modified Dropper Remote w/Hydro Disc 

    Shifter Rear

    Sram Force 1 11spd w/Hydro Disc 

    Front Derailleur

    Norco Integrated 1x Guide 

    Rear Derailleur

    Sram Force 1 Long Cage 


    Sram XG-1180 11speed 10-42T 


    Quarq Prime Carbon 1 X-Sync 40T - Power Ready 

    Bottom Bracket

    Enduro GXP Pressfit86 


    Sram PC-1170 

  • Components

    Seat Post

    KS LEV Integra Dropper Post - 27.2mm - 65mm 

    Seat Post Clamp

    Norco IRA w/Das Boot Technology - Black 


    WTB Volt Team w/Ti Rails - Black 


    Angular Sealed Cartridge Bearings - Tapered 

    Headset Spacer

    2x10mm / 1x5mm Alloy w/Norco logo 


    Norco SL Alloy - Black 


    Easton EC70 AX w/16deg Flare 


    Norco Super Griptacular w/Gel - Black 

    Front Brake

    Sram Force 1 Hydraulic Disc Brake w/160mm 

    Rear Brake

    Sram Force 1 Hydraulic Disc Brake w/160mm 

    Brake Levers

    Sram Force 1 Hydraulic Disc Brake 

Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Geometry Diagram
Wheel Size26"26"650B650B650B650B650B
Front Travel (mm)-------
Rear Travel (mm)-------
STSeat Tube Length:410435460490520550580
HAHead Tube Angle:70.7571.0071.0071.5071.7572.0072.25
ESASeat Tube Angle (effective):74.0073.7574.2573.7573.2573.0072.75
TTHHorizontal Top Tube:500515530548565583600
HTHead Tube Length:110130120138155178198
FLFork length (axle to crown)380380395395395395395
BBRBottom Bracket Rise/Drop:-57-57-75-73-73-70-70
BBHBottom Bracket Height:278278270272.5272.5275275
WBWheel Base:97098110061015102610421054
RCRear Centre:410410422.5422.5422.5425425
FCFront Centre566578595604614627639
SOHStand Over706725738760781806829
Crank Length165170170172.5172.5175175
Stem Length809090100100110110

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Norco Search XR makes it on the cover of Road Bike Action Magazine

January 29, 2018

With adventure gravel bikes on the rise, Road Bike Action (RBA) Magazine recently reviewed the Norco Search XR adventure bike. The bike was celebrated for its design, performance and versatile capabilities, earning the coveted RBA cover page of the magazine’s March 2018 issue. Read on for test riders’ opinions and impressions: “Canadian character and purpose […]

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Road Bike Action Tests the Norco Search XR Ultegra

December 06, 2017

Road Bike Action’s test riders recently reviewed the Norco Search XR Ultegra and fully assessed the bike’s capabilities on variable terrain, including mountain bike trails and flowy gravel roads. Calling it a “thoughtfully designed, all-around impressive bike,” editors praised its unique features, laid-back ride feel and extremely comfortable descending capabilities. “This bike sends it.” Road […]

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Media Roundup: First glimpse of the all-new Search XR

October 18, 2017

Since the successful launch of our brand new Search XR adventure bike, bike media from around the world has been praising the new design, features and technologies. Read some of their first impressions of the Search XR below, and click the logos to check out the full articles.       “Norco refreshes this award-winning […]

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