2017 VFR 5 Forma

$749 CAD

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  • VFR 5 Forma
    VFR 5 Forma

Comfort, performance and style are all priorities. Our bikes deliver them in equal measure, leaving us to enjoy the ride at hand. Where to, today?

Technology

Flip Dropout
Flip Dropout

The proprietary Flip Dropout features a sturdy Flip chip that provides added versatility when required. Engaged, the Flip chip offers an additional mounting ... [read more]point for fenders or racks; this mounting point is on a different plane for maximum compatibility. Retracted, the Flip chip remains hidden and out of the way.


Flip Dropout is also featured on:

ARC Endurance
ARC Endurance

Norco’s Performance city frames feature Applied Road Compliance (ARC) technology, which optimizes the vertical compliance to lateral rigidity ratio for a c... [read more]omfortable yet highly efficient ride. ARC stays are designed with a distinctive bow shape that works like micro-suspension to dampen fatiguing road vibrations.


ARC Endurance is also featured on:

Gizmo
Gizmo

The fully proprietary GIZMO system features two-piece GIZMO plugs that create a tight seal, blocking water and debris from entering the frame. GIZMO plugs pi... [read more]nch and hold cables firmly in place, preventing any rattling at entry and exit points. They also enable the rider to pull cables taught so that they can be prevented from rattling around inside the frame.


Gizmo is also featured on:

Flip Dropout

Flip Dropout

ARC Endurance

ARC Endurance

Gizmo

Gizmo

Specifications

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Frameset

Frame

VFR Double Butted X6 Alloy w/ Flat Mount Disc 

Fork

Aerodynamic Chromoly Disc 

Rear Shock

N/A 

Components

Seat Post

Alloy 27.2mm - Black 

Seat Post Clamp

Alloy - Black 

Shifter Casing

N/A 

Saddle

Norco City Forma - Black  

Headset

FSA No.10P w/25mm spacer  

Headset Spacer

N/A 

Top Cap

N/A 

Stem

Alloy 15degree - Black 

Handlebar

Steel 40mm Riser - Black 

Grips

Forma Dual Density Ergonomic - Black 

Front Brake

Tektro Mechanical Disc w/160mm rotor 

Chain Tensioner

N/A 

Rear Brake

Tektro Mechanical Disc w/160mm rotor 

Brake Levers

Shimano Easy-Fire w/2-finger lever 

Brake Cable Casing

N/A 

Brake Rotors

N/A 

Wheels

Front Hub

Alloy Sealed Disc Hub 

Rear Hub

Alloy Sealed Disc Hub 

Spokes/Nipples

Stainless Steel 14g - Black 

Rims

Double Wall Alloy Disc 32h - Black 

Tires

Kenda Tendril City 700 x 32c 

Drivetrain

Shifter Front

Shimano ST-EF510 Easy-Fire 24spd 

Shifter Rear

Shimano ST-EF510 Easy-Fire 24speed  

Front Derailleur

Shimano Tourney FD-TY710 

Rear Derailleur

Shimano Altus RD-M310 - Black 

Cassette

Shimano CS-HG200 12-32T 8spd 

Crankset

Shimano FC-TY501 48/38/28T 

Bottom Bracket

Cartridge Bearing BB 

Pedals

Resin City - Black 

Chain

KMC Z-72 

Specifications subject to change without notice.

Geometry

Geometry Diagram
 
 
13 14.5 16 18
 
 
13 14.5 16 18
Wheel_Size
Wheel Size
700c 700c 700c 700c
 
Front Travel (mm)
- - - -
 
Rear Travel (mm)
- - - -
ST
Seat tube length (centre to top)
330 365 412 459
HA
Head tube angle
70 70.5 71 71.5
ESA
Effective seat tube angle
75 74.5 74 73.5
N/A N/A N/A N/A
TTH
Theoretical (horz) top tube length
520 540 560 580
HT
Head tube length
120 140 160 180
FL
Fork length (axle to crown)
401 401 401 401
BBR
Bottom bracket rise/drop
-65 -65 -65 -65
BBH
Bottom bracket height
284 284 284 284
WB
Wheelbase
1028 1038 1049 1059
RC
Rear Centre (chainstay length)
435 435 435 435
FC
Front Centre
600 611 622 632
 
Reach
375 384 393 401
 
Stack
540 561 582 604
SOH
Stand over height
703 723 749 781
 
Crank Length
165 170 170 175
 
Bar Width
600 620 620 640
 
Stem Length
70 90 90 100