2016 Norco Bicycles Archives - Norco News

Search Carbon Highest Ranked Gravel Bike by VeloNews

VeloNews recently published a list of the year’s best gravel bikes, and the Norco Search Carbon came out on top with the highest ranking. “The Norco Search Carbon defines what a great gravel bike should be. It feels like a race bike — stiff and responsive — but it’s incredibly comfortable even after long hours […]

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Norco Tactic SL Nominated for Road Bike of the Year

Norco is proud to have received a 2016 Interbike Award nomination, recognizing the Tactic SL in the Road Bike of the Year category. Presented by Road Bike Action, the Road Bike of the Year category covers all types of drop bar bikes and nominees are considered based on overall design, performance, spec, price, styling, and […]

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Mountain Bike Action Eyes the Norco Optic Carbon 7.1

Mountain Bike Action recently tested the Norco Optic Carbon 7.1, calling it “The perfect mix of trail and cross country.” While the Optic platform is available in two wheel sizes with a range of builds, MBA noted that “Regardless of spec, the Optic’s frame is going to be its standout feature.“ Here are some of […]

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Norco Optic A9.1 Reviewed by Mountain Bike Australia

Mountain Biking Australia recently reviewed the Norco Optic A9.1 for its August/September/October issue, and they were unapologetically enthusiastic about what the bike has to offer. Calling the Optic “simply a superb bike for the type of riding that we all do on a day-to-day basis,” the magazine noted that trail bikes are making a comeback: […]

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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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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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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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2016 MTB National Championships

Throughout the season we have a lot of weekends of racing. Starting in early March through September we are racing most weekends, traveling across the country and around the world. As a team we have to be good throughout the entire season and a big part of that is enjoying the time off the bike […]

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South Chilcotin Canada Day Adventure

A South Chilcotin Canada Day eh! A blog by Norco rep Pat Mulrooney, someone who makes the most of his surrounding. With the snowy month of Juneuary behind us it was finally time to celebrate the Canada Day long week-end with some summer-like weather in the forecast. Only three weeks ago I seriously doubted we would be […]

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