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Norco Charger 9.2 Reviewed by Bike Exchange

Bike Exchange recently took to the trails in Sydney, Australia on a Norco Charger 9.2 and shared their impressions of the cross country rig on their blog. “Norco has a deep range spanning all price points, but it was the affordable Charger 9.2 hardtail that grabbed our attention as a bike well suited to the […]

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Race Recap: Bryn Atkinson at the Trans-Cascadia

By Jill Kintner OAKRIDGE, Oregon- September 29- October 2, 2016 – In its second year, the Trans-Cascadia PNW Backcountry MTB race went down in beautiful Oregon. With 82 miles of riding including 16,000ft of climbing, 30,000ft of descending, 16 stages, and 147 minutes of racing, this grueling multi-day enduro stage race covered some massive days on the bike. Bryn used his skills and ability […]

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H&R Block Pro Cycling Team Year End Update

By Mark Ernsting, Team Director The H&R Block Pro Cycling Team wrapped up the 2016 season with another great experience at the Tour of Alberta p/b ATB Financial. We were very grateful for this opportunity and thank the Tour of Alberta steering committee, along with Medalist Sports, for their continued effort in helping Canadian teams grow […]

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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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NORCO FACTORY RACING: 2016 UCI MTB Downhill World Championships

By: Todd Schumlick (Norco Factory Racing team owner/manager) 2016 UCI MTB DH World Championships – Val di Sole, Italy (September 8-11) Sam Blenkinsop As the only member from our team selected to represent his country, Sam always feels it’s a privilege to run the black and white New Zealand jersey. 

It was in question whether Sam would participate at the World […]

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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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Owen Pemberton Talks Design with Mountain Bike Australia

Mountain Biking Australia recently caught up with Norco’s Owen Pemberton for a Q&A session with the Design Engineer. The interview appears in the magazine’s August/September/October issue. For insights from Owen on how new models like the Optic are born, modern frame geometry, and innovation in the mountain bike industry, check out the full article here.

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Norco Valence SL Reviewed in Peloton’s Design Issue

Peloton recently ride-tested the Norco Valence SL Dura-Ace Di2, including their review in the magazine’s upcoming design issue. An endurance road bike featuring a sub-1000g carbon frame, the Valence SL Dura-Ace Di2 is a go-to for granfondos, charity rides, and rougher roads. Peloton praised the well-thought-out solutions and smart engineering of the Valence SL’s traditional […]

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Happy Trails, Harry Heath

With the final World Cup event at Vallnord this past weekend, Harry Heath has retired from professional racing. Harry announced his decision in August via Instagram at Mont-Sainte-Anne: Harry had an exceptional first season with Norco Factory Racing in 2015, including 20th place overall in UCI World Cup series, after scoring 9th place finishes on the […]

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