Double Gold in the Ontario Cyclocross Championships

  Ontario Provincial Cyclocross Championships                  By Andrew L’Esperance  Hardwood Hills for a bike race, in November? Sort of weird, I have only ever raced my mountain bike here when it was dusty and 30 degrees. This weekend I got to experience a Hardwood Hills in 5 degrees, wet and slippery conditions and on a […]

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House of Chain Customer Appreciation Night

Join Vancouver BC based bike shop House of Chain  for a day of customer appreciation on November 18th, 2014. From 6:30pm – 8:00pm hang-out, enjoy some food, music and check out the new 2015 lineup of bikes and clothing. Showcasing the newest and most desirable bikes from Norco, House of Chain will be ready to answer […]

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2014 Cyclocross Canadian National Championships

Words by Andrew L’Esperance This was my second year racing cyclocross nationals as an elite, after waving my U23 status in 2013 to go for the elite overall title. This year I travelled with Andrew L’Esperance to Winnipeg with the ambition of riding away with a red-and-white jersey aboard the newly released Norco Threshold cross […]

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The 2015 Elevator All-Star Awards

Every spring, the Norco Bicycles head office becomes a hotbed of activity. The new 2015 bikes begin to arrive, and they are quickly built up, photographed and stashed away for trade show season. It really is an exciting time to be in the office, as staff from every department discuss new paint jobs, spec choices […]

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Surviving Cyclocross’ ‘Holy Week’ in New England

“Holy Week”, as it is described by local CX racers, refers to the back to back weekends of New England’s biggest cyclocross races of the year: The Rapha Supercross Gloucester and the KMC Providence Cyclocross Festival. Since New England is, quite literally, the hub of Cyclocross in North America, Holy Week is a big deal. […]

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MBR Takes a Swing at the Norco Sight Killer B 1.5

  Words and Photo from mbr.co.uk Norco was one of the first brands to recognise the potential of 650b wheels. Its original 650b bikes even carried a “Killer B” slogan, as Norco knew that the writing was on the wall (or in this case, the top tube) for 26in wheels. But Norco didn’t simply squeeze […]

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