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Mountain Bike Action Eyes the Norco Optic

Mountain Bike Action tested the Norco Optic recently, and the B.C.-designed bike was right at home on the singletrack in California’s Annadel State Park. “Heart of B.C.: We have a strong appreciation for bikes developed with B.C.-style riding in mind. With 120 millimeters of travel, the Optic might not seem capable, but it packs a […]

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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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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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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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