March 2016 - Norco News

Gear Patrol Reviews the Norco Threshold SL Force CX1

Gear Patrol have published a fantastic review of the 2016 Norco Threshold SL Force CX1 praising the featherlight cyclocross race bike for both its stunning looks and impeccable ride quality. The top-of-the-line road bike has been proven on the race course by the Norco Factory Team and features a sub 1,000g high modulus carbon frame with an oversized […]

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Adrien Loron Builds Pump Track in Paradise

Shortly before picking up two podiums at Crankworx Rotorua, Norco athlete Adrien Loron and Velosolutions put the finishing touches on a brand new asphalt pump track in Bali, Indonesia. Check out the video of the build and Adrien’s first laps aboard his Norco Rampage. Velosolutions in Bali from Claudio Caluori on Vimeo.

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Pete Stace-Smith Celebrates 35 Years at Norco Bicycles

Norco Ambassador Pete Stace-Smith was honoured last month for 35 years at Norco Bicycles. Pete, affectionately known as ‘Steak-Sauce’, is known around the cycling industry for his infectious personality and ability to get those around him stoked on all things bike related. After 35 years, he still brings the same passion and excitement that he had as […]

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Countdown to the Showdown

Norco athlete Andrew Taylor has not only made a name for himself as an elite freeride and dirt jump mountain biker, but as a promoter of one of the greatest shows on dirt – the A.T. Showdown. Andrew’s signature big air event features the world’s top freeride mountain bikers throwing down their best tricks in […]

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Crankworx Rotorua Wrap-Up

The first stop of the 2016 Crankworx World Tour wrapped up in Rotorua, New Zealand last week. The world’s best enduro, slalom, pump track, slopestyle and downhill riders converged on Skyline Gravity Park, a year-round gondola accessed mountain bike park, for five days of competition, concerts and mountain bike culture. Norco athletes had an incredible week, taking home […]

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Singletracks.com Reviews the Torrent 7.1

Singletracks.com wrapped up their review on the 2016 Norco Torrent 7.1 last week, declaring that the aggressive 650B-plus hardtail with 3.0” tires and modern geometry is “raising the bar in terms of what an all-mountain hardtail is capable of.” Praising the Torrent’s dialed geometry and playful ride quality, Singletracks editor Chris Daniels wrote: “Perhaps most surprising was how […]

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Bike Radar’s First Look at the 2016 Norco Search Ultegra

Bike Radar recently published their first impressions of the 2016 Norco Search Ultegra. Senior Editor Oli Woodman gave last year’s Search a glowing review, praising it for its “exemplary road manners” and awarding it with a coveted Gear of the Year Editors’ Choice award. So what would he have to say about its successor? “This […]

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Flow MTB: Revolver FS 9.2 is a “freaking stunner”

Flow Mountain Bike have released their review of the 2016 Norco Revolver FS 9.2, calling the XC race bike specced with a Shimano XT 1x drivetrain and Rockshox Sid fork “ready for the race track, right out of the box.” Even before it hit the dirt, the Revolver was praised by Flow editors for its sleek lines and […]

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Crankworx Rotorua 2016 – Team Update

The Norco Factory Racing Team along with Norco Independent riders Jill Kintner and Adrien Loron are in Rotorua, New Zealand this week, taking on the world’s best at the first stop of the Crankworx World Tour. Here’s a look at what’s happened so far. Norco Factory Racing’s Sam Blenkinsop mid flight during the Crankworx Enduro event. […]

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Adrien Loron Joins Norco Bicycles

Norco Bicycles is excited to announce the addition of Adrien Loron to our roster of athletes. The 23-year old pump track specialist from Carpentras, France is coming off a stellar season that saw him win the Crankworx Pump Track Challenge events in Whistler and Les Deux Alpes, and become the first Pump Track Series winner. […]

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