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Mid-Season Update: Forward Racing – Norco

By Andrew L’Esperance It feels like we are just getting started but it’s June and Forward Racing – Norco is halfway through its first season. It has been a really great experience so far and the individuals on the team are coming together to form a tight group that support each other on and off […]

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Norco Range Tops Trek Slash in Flow Mountain Bike Shootout

The Norco Range Carbon 9.2 recently came out on top in a head-to-head shootout with the Trek Slash 9.8 V in Australia. Read on to learn why Flow preferred the Norco, and check out all of the details and comparison here. “…whenever we got back onto the Norco our attitude changed, the skies darkened and […]

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Pinkbike Reviews the All-New Norco Sight C9.2

Pinkbike has weighed in on the all-new 2017 Norco Sight Carbon 9.2, publishing an in-depth review of the do-everything 29er. Read on for some of Pinkbike’s take on what sets the Sight apart from the rest, and check out the full review here. On climbing: The Sight has an excellent blend of quickness and comfort […]

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Team Update: UCI World Cup XCO Nové Mésto, Canada Cup #2

The cross country World Cup season kicked off last weekend in the Czech Republic, marking the next step in the Norco Factory Team’s move to a full season of World Cup competition. Elite Women’s competitor Haley Smith and U23 Canadian National Champion Peter Disera were eager to test themselves against the international field. Also representing […]

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MOUNTAIN BIKE ACTION TESTS THE RANGE CARBON 29ER

An in-depth review of the all-new Norco Range Carbon 9.2 appears in the June 2017 issue of Mountain Bike Action. See below for a preview, and pick up the issue on newsstands for full details and photos.   “To say the Range is a mini downhill bike is unfair, because it’s much more versatile than […]

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JILL KINTNER WINS PRO GRT ROUND 2

Racing in her home state of Washington on the second stop of the Pro GRT, Jill Kintner won both in qualifying and the final by a solid margin over an international field. The Dry Hill venue in Port Angeles was anything but, as rain pounded the trails and created a physical and rutty DH course […]

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Freehub Reviews the Sight Carbon 9

Freehub Magazine recently reviewed the Sight Carbon 9.2, sharing their impressions of the ride characteristics of the all-new design. For the full review, click here. On the updated geometry and suspension: “The revamped geometry and altered suspension kinematics have taken this bike from what was once an adequate, all around bike to a trail destroyer […]

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Team Update: Norco Factory Racing Opens World Cup DH Season

This past weekend, the Norco Factory Racing Team was in Lourdes, France for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup season opener. Returning from the shoulder injury he sustained in Rotorua, Sam Blenkinsop was feeling good heading into the final after qualifying 17th. When all was said and done, Sam finished 20th and sits a solid […]

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Fluid 7.1 HT+ Wins Mountain Bike Editors’ Choice Award

The Norco Fluid platform has once again been recognized by Bicycling Magazine, as the Fluid 7.1 HT+ earned one of its coveted Editors’ Choice Awards. Last year, the honour was given to the Fluid Forma 7.2. Among only 14 mountain bikes to receive an Editors’ Choice Award this year, the Fluid HT+ was a new […]

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