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Torrent 7.1 Featured in Fat Bike vs. Plus Bike Face-Off

The emergence of the plus bike, along with the evolution of fat bikes, recently inspired John Hardwick of Mountain Biking Australia magazine to ask the question: which is more versatile? Both platforms were tested in their respective natural habitats and beyond, with the 2016 Norco Torrent 7.1 representing the plus bike category. Each offer riders versatility in their […]

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FATBike Tests the Ithaqua on Vancouver’s North Shore

Following a recent trip to Canada, FATBike shared their impressions of the 2017 Norco Ithaqua carbon fat bike after putting it to the test on Vancouver’s North Shore: “To eventually reach the entry of our desired trails we also had to pedal up a couple 100 meters of elevation; this mostly happens on gravel roads. But […]

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South Chilcotin Mountains: #AdventureBeginsHere Contest Trip

Congratulations to Eric Meza on winning the Norco Bicycles #AdventureBeginsHere contest. We took him on an unforgettable mountain bike getaway in British Columbia’s South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park backcountry and gave him a new Norco Optic trail bike. Norco Bicycles’ Jonathan Duncan and Pat Mulrooney were there to document the adventure. Video by Jonathan Duncan, Photos […]

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Ryan Leech & Norco Bicycles: Celebrating 20 Years

Ryan has performed thousands of bicycle stunt shows around the world including Cirque du Soleil, and has been featured in dozens of mountain bike films. Norco Bicycles has been proud to support him since the very beginning of his career. Norco Bicycles’ Pete Stace-Smith signed Ryan Leech back in 1996, so 2016 marks his 20th year […]

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Norco Factory Racing EWS & Mont-Sainte-Anne World Cup

By: TODD SCHUMLICK, Team Manager Sam Blenkinsop Enduro World Series – La Thuile, Italy Immediately following the Lenzerheide World Cup, Sam was off to Round 4 of the EWS in La Thuile. What an amazing place to ride! After day 1 of practice, Sam had a chat with Sam Hill, and both agreed the tracks were “mean!”. Everyone […]

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Hot On Your Heels Women’s Only Enduro Mountain Bike Race

From the organizers: “Hot On Your Heels is a women’s only enduro style mountain bike race. Held in Squamish BC as a fundraiser for “Go Girls! Healthy bodies healthy minds” a program with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Not just a race, it’s about sharing the ride with friends in a social but competitive atmosphere. Held […]

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Norco Factory Team Update – Canada Cup #5

By: Evan Guthrie On Saturday July 23rd the 5th round of Cycling Canada’s national series – The Canada Cup – took place in St Felicien (St Fe), Quebec. St Fe has hosted multiple National Championship events and a World Cup in 2007. This race followed the National Championships last weekend in Baie-St-Paul (BSP), Quebec. The […]

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