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NSMB reviews the Norco Aurum C7.1

NSMB put the Aurum C7.1 to the test with a mix of park and shuttle riding last season and had this to say about our flagship downhill bike: “The Aurum feels ready for a bit of rough and tumble. The frame feels stiff and stout which translates to a very responsive ride. It’s sharp and taut feeling […]

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Sight makes the cover of Decline’s 2016 Buyer’s Guide

We couldn’t be more excited to see our premier all-mountain bike, the Sight C7.1, featured on the cover of Decline’s 2016 Mountain Bikes and Accessories Buyer’s Guide! Our bikes were also well represented between the covers with Decline editors choosing to feature the Norco Torrent, Revolver, Sight, Range and Aurum. Pick up your copy on newsstands now […]

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Torrent wins Plus-size Hardtail shootout

“An outrageously capable, chaos proof package at a cracking price” British mountain bike magazine MBUK recently put four of the best plus-size hardtails to the test. Earning the win, and the cover, was the new Norco Torrent 7.1! The Torrent is our first ever 650b-plus bike and the latest evolution of our aggressive, North Shore-inspired hardtail. “With barely […]

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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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Sam Blenkinsop to Race 2016 Enduro World Series

Norco Factory Racing is excited to announce that team rider Sam Blenkinsop will compete in five rounds of the 2016 Enduro World Series. The World Cup-winning downhill specialist raced the French and New Zealand EWS events last season, earning two top ten finishes. “The two EWS events I rode last season were a lot of […]

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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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