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Norco Factory Team Heading to World Championships

All five Norco Factory Team members have been selected to represent Team Canada at the Cross-Country Mountain Bike World Championships in Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic at the end of the month. World Cup results in Europe, and Canada Cup results right in our backyard at Bear Mountain contributed to these selections.  From the Cycling Canada press […]

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Norco Factory Racing Race Recap: Fort William World Cup

Norco Factory Racing Team Results After a podium finish for Sam Blenkinsop and a top-15 qualifier for Harry Heath at the 2015 Fort William World Cup, the Norco Factory team was aiming for the podium in Sunday’s race. With only five spots for the taking, the pressure was high, and there was no room for mistakes. Unfortunately, […]

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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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