April 2014 - Norco News

Norco Makes a Splash with the Sea Otter Classic

The Sea Otter Classic has been on the North American event calendar for 24 years making it a premier event for racers and organizations in the western hemisphere. Norco has been in the thick of it for many years using the event to showcase new products and elite racers alike while basking in the California […]

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Jill Kintner Climbs the World Cup Podium in South Africa

TEAM NORCO INTL. – 2014 WORLD CUP #1 RSA Pietermaritzburg, RSA – April 12, 2014 – After much anticipation, the 2014 season got underway last week under sunny skies and blazing heat for an exciting race in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Home of the 2013 World Championships, the course saw a few changes for 2014 to […]

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Bicycling Magazine Awards Norco Three Editor’s Choice Awards

The 2014 Bicycling Magazine Editor’s Choice Awards are out. This year, Bicycling tested more than 400 bikes through a rigorous evaluation process across 21 different categories. Norco was nominated for three different awards this year and took the hat-trick, winning each of the nominations. The Norco Sight Carbon 7.1 was awarded best 27.5″ Trail Bike, […]

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2014 Norco Sight Wins Gear of the Year Award from Outside Magazine

The Norco Sight Killer B Carbon 7.1 has been awarded the prestigious award of Outside Magazine‘s Gear of the Year. Taking top spot for all mountain bikes in the 2014 Outside Buyers Guide, the Sight nudged out the competition with its powerful climbing attributes and fearless descending capability. In their 2013 Buyer’s Guide, Outside loved […]

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Heli-Dropping a Fatbike Into the Unknown

Words by P.J. Hunton – Norco Bicycles Engineering Manager Throughout the winter I spend significant time with friends and family in the small town of Bralorne, B.C., where the mountains are blanketed in snow well into the spring. It is here that we play with snowmobiles, skis, snowboards, no-boards or whatever other snow-sliding device is […]

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50 Years of Culture; 50 Years of Technological Innovation

On March 16th, Norco Bicycles officially celebrated 50 years in the bike business. We’ve been imagining, designing, producing and, most importantly, riding bikes for a long time. And when you’re a part of something for a long time – the bike industry, for example – you tend to take a longer view on things. Technology […]

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Norco International Team Comes Together for Pietermaritzburg

Leading up to the first World Cup event of 2014 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa Team Norco International has announced their complete roster. Keep your eyes and ears tuned for results to be hitting the airwaves very soon! TEAM NORCO INTL. – 2014 TEAM INTRODUCTION. Seattle, WA – April 3, 2014 – Team Norco International is […]

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Racing the US Cup with Evan Guthrie

Post by Evan Guthrie I just arrived back home Monday from a long Californian trip, that was capped this past weekend with round 3 of the US Cup series. This weekend was filled with cross-country, super D and short track races.  After spending a week up the mountains near Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear it […]

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