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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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Norco Sight Review by Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine

A Canadian on Home Soil   “In our three Canadian weeks, the Norco Sight C7.1 was consistently by our side, delivering the goods. With super agile handling, great climbing and effective rear end, we are sold on the Sight, although more stability and smoothness would be welcome on gnarly, high-speed descents. For those who like […]

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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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Torrent 7.1 Featured in Fat Bike vs. Plus Bike Face-Off

The emergence of the plus bike, along with the evolution of fat bikes, recently inspired John Hardwick of Mountain Biking Australia magazine to ask the question: which is more versatile? Both platforms were tested in their respective natural habitats and beyond, with the 2016 Norco Torrent 7.1 representing the plus bike category. Each offer riders versatility in their […]

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FATBike Tests the Ithaqua on Vancouver’s North Shore

Following a recent trip to Canada, FATBike shared their impressions of the 2017 Norco Ithaqua carbon fat bike after putting it to the test on Vancouver’s North Shore: “To eventually reach the entry of our desired trails we also had to pedal up a couple 100 meters of elevation; this mostly happens on gravel roads. But […]

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Norco Revolver FS 7.1 Earns 5 Stars from Singletracks

After nearly six months of riding the Norco Revolver FS 7.1, Aaron Chamberlain from Singletracks.com gives it five stars. Aaron contacted us in January with a request to test the newly released Revolver FS. With a coach, race schedule and regular interval sessions, all he needed for his return to racing was a bike. His initial choice for […]

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Norco Torrent Review: A Hardtail That Isn’t Afraid

The Norco Torrent is a brand new model for 2016, and is Norco’s first ever 650B Plus trail mountain bike. Designed from the ground up with Trail geometry, 45mm rims, and 3” tires, the Torrent is an aggressive hardtail mountain bike with a quick but stable manner that will have riders whooping with joy on flowing […]

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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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