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Meet the 2016 Norco Factory XC Team

The Norco Factory Team has been a staple in Canadian cycling for over 30 years and Norco Bicycles is thrilled to announce its return for yet another season. For 2016, the team will consist of Haley Smith, Peter Disera, Evan McNeely, Evan Guthrie and Andrew L’Esperance. The five returning riders are looking to build on […]

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Dark, Wet and Fun – Norco Bicycles Staff Night Ride

by: Pete Stace-Smith, Norco Brand Ambassador Despite the weatherman calling for 20-40mm of rain late Tuesday afternoon, the keen staff riders at Norco Bikes assembled their gear, got their lights all charged and left work on time in order to get to the meeting spot at 5:30 to go ride – in the pitch dark […]

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Year in Review: A look back at 2015

Trails were shredded, asphalt was carved, championships were won, and much, much more. Here’s a look back at a few highlights from the year that was: Norco Factory Racing’s Sam Blenkinsop wins the Crankworx World Tour DH Championships. Magnus Manson wins Canadian National Championships in Junior Elite. Harry Heath finishes inside the top 10 at both Windham […]

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High pressure and low pressure

By Norco rep: Pat Mulrooney  The conditions lined up perfectly for a Sunday afternoon ride in the alpine. You know what they say…. high pressure weather usually means low pressure tires. Actually I don’t think they say that but it makes sense to me. The day before Kurt and I were on the North Facing […]

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Bike Magazine Dream Build: Norco Range Carbon

As an editor at Bike Magazine, Jon Weber tests the latest and greatest bikes from almost every brand on the market. So when he picked the Norco Range as the foundation for his personal Dream Build, it made us feel pretty special. “I didn’t test ride any of my past three personal bikes, and the Range continues that lineage of […]

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Outside Magazine: Norco Bigfoot delivers “Killer Value”

Outside Magazine named the Norco Bigfoot as the best fatbike for “Getting in the Game” in the Winter Buyer’s Guide: The Best Gear of 2015. Editors noted the Bigfoot’s low standover height, agile handling and trail-worthy spec. Summing up the bike’s incredible value, Outside wrote: “the Bigfoot will cost you less than pretty much any other decent fat […]

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Jay Hoots, The Legend

Jay Hoots is one of the original freeriders from Vancouver, BC and has been a Norco Bicycles athlete for almost two decades. A skilled and passionate rider, he is now committed to getting more people out riding in safe places with his bike parks projects. This video features three bike parks that Hoots Inc. worked […]

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South Chilcotin September Summer Classic

By: Pat Mulrooney, Norco rep The season’s first snow dusted the high peaks last week and the leaves began changing colour so it was time for a late summer South Chilcotin alpine traverse. Like clockwork I start dreaming about this place when the season transition takes place. The cool temps and the slightly damp hero dirt call out to me like […]

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Kamikaze Games/Pro GRT Final – Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Lakes, CA- Sept 25-27, 2015 –  Set high in the Sierra Mountains at 10,000ft, Mammoth hosted the final round of the Pro GRT National series, as well the Kamikaze Legends downhill race, night slalom, xc, and enduro. Jill Kintner and Bryn Atkinson were able to both secure the Downhill championships after 5 rounds of Downhill action […]

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