2017 Fluid FS 7.2+

$2599 CAD

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  • Fluid FS 7.2+
    Fluid FS 7.2+

Overview

The Fluid FS 7 is the perfect trail weapon. With no-compromise geometry designed around 650b wheels, the Fluid FS 7 is optimized to get maximum fun out of very trail you ride. The trail-tuned A.R.T. suspension and short, stiff rear end will have you snapping around corners, exploding up technical climbs, and flowing through rocky, rooty descents. Take your trail riding to the next level with the Fluid FS 7.

To some, it’s about carving endless ribbons of buff, flowy singletrack. To others, it’s the challenge of punchy trails, technical climbs and off-camber roots. Yes, yes and yes.

Technology

Advanced Ride Technology
Advanced Ride Technology

Advanced Ride Technology, or A.R.T., is the direct link between engineering and experience. More than a single suspension platform, A.R.T. is a system that w... [read more]e optimize for each intended use. Norco’s engineering team strategically manipulates pivot locations to precision-tune suspension kinematics, ensuring that every full suspension bike will excel in the environment it was designed for. For downhill applications, we increase rearward axle path for a more controlled ride over gnarly, unpredictable terrain. For cross-country we increase pedaling efficiency and small bump compliance for a faster, smoother ride.


Advanced Ride Technology is also featured on:

Tapered Headtube
Tapered Headtube

Tapered head tubes provide three major benefits to riders: stiffness, responsiveness and durability. A wider head tube junction leaves room for a larger down... [read more] tube, enabling engineers to create a stiffer, more efficient pedaling platform. The wider junction also enables us to use forks with stiffer, stronger fork crowns and steer tubes; these forks are less prone to flex, so riders experience enhanced responsiveness and control in the handling of the bike. Tapered head tubes also enable engineers to optimize headset bearings. Oversized 1 1/2” lower bearings are stronger and more durable, and they are better at dissipating loads and handling impacts. Smaller 1 1/8” upper bearings, which experience less load, are lighter. Combined, all of these tapered head tube benefits contribute to a more thrilling ride experience.


Tapered Headtube is also featured on:

Post Mount Brakes
Post Mount Brakes

Integrated into the rear dropouts, the post mount uses half of the hardware of a normal brake mounting system and creates a stronger structure that reduces b... [read more]raking harmonics.


Post Mount Brakes is also featured on:

Advanced Ride Technology

Advanced Ride Technology

Tapered Headtube

Tapered Headtube

Post Mount Brakes

Post Mount Brakes

Specifications

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Frameset

Frame

Fluid alloy 27.5 Plus frame with 120 mm travel 

Fork

Rockshox Plus Sektor Silver RL130mm, 15mm axle Boost+ mid fat fork 

Rear Shock

X Fusion 02 Pro “RL” w/HV air sleeve or Rockshox Monarch R HVI 

Components

Seat Post

JD TransX dropper post w/remote lever 

Seat Post Clamp

Norco design alloy nutted clamp w/cable guide 

Shifter Casing

N/A 

Saddle

WTB Volt Sport trail saddle 

Headset

FSA #57B tapered internal 

Headset Spacer

N/A 

Top Cap

N/A 

Stem

Alloy MTB stem with 4 bolt front clamp 

Handlebar

Norco 25mm rise 6061 DB alloy 740/760mm 

Grips

Norco MTB gator design trail grip  

Front Brake

Tektro Hydraulic Disc brake HD-M285 w/180mm 

Chain Tensioner

N/A 

Rear Brake

Tektro Hydraulic Disc brake HD-M285 w/160mm 

Brake Levers

Tektro 

Brake Cable Casing

N/A 

Brake Rotors

N/A 

Wheels

Front Hub

Novatec alloy boost 110mmx15mm, sealed bearing 

Front Hub Skewer

Rockshox 15mm QR axle 

Rear Hub

Novatec Q/R 10/11sp cass hub 141mm Boost 

Rear Hub Skewer

Alloy lever 9mm QR axle 

Spokes/Nipples

Black stainless steel spokes  

Rims

Alex MD 35 650B+ 32H , 35mm TRS tubeless 

Tires

WTB Ranger 27.5 x 2.8 Mid Fat tire 

Drivetrain

Shifter Rear

Shimano Deore 10 speed shifter 

Rear Derailleur

Shimano Deore Shadow Plus SGS 10 speed 

Cassette

Sunrace 11/40 T cassette 

Crankset

Samox 2pc Boost w/30T narrow/wide ring  

Bottom Bracket

73mm cartridge type  

Pedals

Wellgo resin body / alloy black cage MTB pedal 

Chain

KMC X 10 

Specifications subject to change without notice.

Geometry

Geometry Diagram
 
 
S M L XL
 
 
S M L XL
Wheel_Size
Wheel Size
650B 650B 650B 650B
 
Front Travel (mm)
130 130 130 130
 
Rear Travel (mm)
120 120 120 120
ST
Seat tube length (centre to top)
400 445 490 535
HA
Head tube angle
68 68 68 68
ESA
Effective seat tube angle
73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
N/A N/A N/A N/A
TTH
Theoretical (horz) top tube length
575 605 635 665
HT
Head tube length
100 100 110 120
FL
Fork length (axle to crown)
538 538 538 538
BBR
Bottom bracket rise/drop
-31 -31 -31 -31
BBH
Bottom bracket height
332.5 332.5 332.5 332.5
WB
Wheelbase
1132 1162 1193 1224
RC
Rear Centre (chainstay length)
450 450 450 450
FC
Front Centre
684 714 744 775
 
Reach
395 425 453 480
 
Stack
606 606 615 625
SOH
Stand over height
767.5 756.1 785.5 785.8
 
Crank Length
170 175 175 175
 
Bar Width
760 760 760 760
 
Stem Length
45 45 45 45