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Weston Lloyd: Flashback to the Summer of Grom

By: Steven Lloyd As a kid, the highlight of my summer each year was cruising my BMX around the neighbourhood and camping trips with my dad. Now that my 9-year old son Weston has fallen in love with biking, I decided to make this past summer one that he would never forget. First, we needed […]

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USA NATIONAL CHAMPION GWENDALYN GIBSON JOINS NORCO BICYCLES

Norco Bicycles is proud to announce the addition of Gwendalyn Gibson – a longtime Norco rider and grassroots-sponsored athlete – to its roster of Independent Riders. The 17-year old California native captured her first national title in 2016 at USA Cycling Nationals at Mammoth Mountain, riding to victory in the Cat 1 17-18 race. Gibson’s main […]

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Revolver FS Reviewed by Bikerumor, Makes Holiday Wish List

Norco’s Revolver FS mountain bike was the subject of a recent “One Ride Review” on Bikerumor.com, making a great first impression on Founder/Editor Tyler Benedict. So much, in fact, that the Revolver made the cut for Bikerumor Holiday Gift Ideas: Tyler’s Wish List: “I really enjoyed the Norco Revolver I rode at Cyclofest. XC might be waning […]

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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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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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