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Canada Cup #2 Mont-Tremblant Race Recap

By: Evan McNeely You never know what you’re going get when you take to a start line. Whenever people ask me, in attempt to get an inside scoop on the days performances, “How do you feel? How is this race going to go?” I politely reply to them that I will know 5 minutes after […]

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Optic Media Roundup

Mountain bike media from around the world gathered  for simultaneous launch events in Santa Rosa, California and Cannock Chase, UK last month for their first glimpse of the new Norco Optic. Read some of what your favourite publications had to say about our new trail bike below and click on the logos for the full articles. […]

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Australian Mountain Bike Magazine Praises the Revolver FS 9.2

Australia’s AMB Magazine put the 2016 Norco Revolver FS 9.2 to the test earlier this month, applauding the XC race machine for its head-turning good looks, 100mm race-tuned A.R.T. suspension and full Shimano XT spec. Describing their first impressions of the bike, AMB editors wrote: “Picking up the bike for testing, we were blown away by the […]

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Norco Factory Team – Cairns UCI XCO World Cup Recap

By: Andrew ‘Lespy’ L’Esperance, Norco Factory Team The weekend of excitement with the first stop on the World Cup has come and gone; Norco Factory Team was there and they crushed it! This @norcobicycles rig is race ready. T-minus 2 days until the first @uci_cycling World Cup of 2016 in Cairns, Australia. The course is […]

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Norco Factory Team Featured in Canadian Cycling Magazine

Canadian Cycling Magazine has published a fantastic 6-page feature on the Norco Factory Team in their April/May issue. Pick up a copy on newsstands now or purchase the magazine online to read about the team’s goals for the 2016 season and how they’ve been involved in the testing and development of the Revolver FS.

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Norco Factory Team – Sea Otter Classic Recap

By: Evan Guthrie, Norco Factory Team After racing in LA at the Bonelli Park US Cup on April 9th the team travelled north to Monterey Bay for the Sea Otter Classic. It’s one of few times where the entire Norco Bicycles family all comes together. Us athletes are treated to have such a high level […]

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Norco Factory Racing Team Update: UCI World Cup #1 – Lourdes, France

By: Todd Schumlick, Norco Factory Racing Team Owner/Manager (Photos: Keith Valentine) Sam Blenkinsop Qualifying: 31st. Coming off of a podium finish at round two of the EWS series, Sam was looking to carry that momentum into the first round of the UCI World Cup. After struggling a bit through Friday’s wet and muddy training/practice runs, Sam wasn’t feeling comfortable going in […]

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Introducing the Optic

The Optic is a fast-pedaling trail bike that rides with just the right mix of cross country efficiency and all mountain playfulness. Progressive trail geometry has been carefully tuned across each frame size to give every rider the same optimal fit and ride quality, while A.R.T. suspension delivers both efficient climbing and lively, capable descending. […]

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Ryan Leech’s Sea-Otter Bike Fest Celebrations

By: Ryan Leech, Norco Independent Rider 18 years since my first Sea Otter Classic where I competed in the trials comp 15 years of performing trials shows 6 years teaching free yoga classes Now at age 37, my preparation for a 10 trials show event is a little different. I trail ride more than trials ride […]

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Sam Blenkinsop on the Podium at EWS 2016 Round Two

Norco Factory Racing’s Sam Blenkinsop finished third overall last weekend in Bariloche, Argentina at round two of the 2016 Enduro World Series. The course offered some of the driest and wildest conditions ever seen at an EWS race with riders having to contend with knee-deep ruts and massive clouds of dust. After a tough crash […]

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