A Year of Blogging – A Biased Selection of the Year Passed By

Today marks one full year since the launch of the Norco Blog. That is right, 365 days have passed since that first post on January 5th 2009. The year has had some great events, incredible rides and even some technical training along the way. In my biased oppinion, these were the top 10 events of the year through the eyes of the blog

Number 10 – Jan. 5, 2009 – The First Post

From the Vancouver deep freeze of January the Blog was launched under a blanket of snow…

Number 9 – July 8, 2009 – Blackrock Demo Day

Riding in Blackrock is like another world. Match that with the largest consumer demo day in the West and you have a great day of riding ahead of you.
Riding in Blackrock is like another world. Match that with the largest consumer demo day in the West and you have a great day of riding ahead of you.


Number 8 – June 22, 2009 – Ride To Conquer Cancer

The Ride to Conquer Cancer was an epic ride from Vancouver BC to Seattle WA. 1701 riders partook and raised $6.9 Million
The Ride to Conquer Cancer was an epic ride from Vancouver BC to Seattle WA. 1701 riders partook and raised $6.9 Million

Number 7 - Jan. 30, 2009 – California Road Trip, Bike and BRAIN

Day 6 of the California Road trip was riding with friends at Bike Magazine and Bicycle Retailer. Nothing like Southern California in the dead of winter.
Day 6 of the California Road trip was riding with friends from Bike Magazine and Bicycle Retailer. Nothing like Southern California in the dead of winter.

Number 6 – March 19, 2009 – How to Adjust a Rear Derailleur

Adjusting a derailleur is not easy, here is a guide on how to do it yourself.
Adjusting a derailleur is not easy, here is a guide on how to do it yourself.

Number 5 – July 23, 2009 – 2010 Norco Product Launch

The 2010 Norco Product Launch was held in Vancouver British Columbia. A select few from around the world were chosen to have the first look at the new product.
The 2010 Norco Product Launch was held in Vancouver British Columbia. A select few from around the world were chosen to have the first look at the new bikes.

Number 4 – Aug. 19, 2009 – Crankworx Whistler

Crankworx 2009 included highlights such as Fionn Griffiths winning the Air DH and the Open Enduro for the Elite Women.
Crankworx 2009 included highlights such as Fionn Griffiths winning the Air DH and the Open Enduro for the Elite Women.

Number 3 - April 12, 2009 – Cyclebetes Spinathon

14 Norco employees participated in a Cyclebetes Spinathon held in West Vancouver. The event raised $110,000 towards finding a cure for Juvenile Diabetes.
14 Norco employees participated in a Cyclebetes Spinathon held in West Vancouver. The event raised $110,000 towards finding a cure for Juvenile Diabetes.

Number 2 – Oct.7, 2009 – Riding in Moab Utah

After Interbike 2009, we were lucky enough to have a week of riding in Moab Utah. What a place to ride!
After Interbike 2009, we were lucky enough to have a week of riding in Moab Utah. What a place to ride!

Number 1 – Aug. 5, 2009 – Riding in Whitehorse Yukon

I was given the opportunity to ride in Whitehorse this past year with Ride Guide TV. I didn't know what to expect going in and was blown away with the riding, the people and the scenery!
I was given the opportunity to ride in Whitehorse this past year with Ride Guide TV. I didn’t know what to expect going in and was blown away with the riding, the people and the scenery!

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