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Norco Search Wins 2016 Design and Innovation Award

A panel of 40 industry experts from around the world have chosen the Norco Search Ultegra for a 2016 Design and Innovation Award! The awards honour the best and the most innovative road, mountain and e-bikes of 2016, as well as select components and accessories. The international panel made up of journalists, designers, engineers, World Cup […]

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Search Earns BikeRadar’s Editor’s Choice Award

Oli Woodman, Senior Writer at, has chosen the Norco Search adventure road bike as one of his picks for 2015 Gear of the Year. Woodman, who reviewed the Search last fall, giving it a 4-star rating and noting its superb comfort and handling, was impressed by the bikes obvious mountain biking influence. “As a mountain biker, I was suckered in […]

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Evan Mcneely’s complete guide to disc brakes on road bikes

Norco Factory Team rider Evan Mcneely is more than just a professional mountain bike and cyclocross racer – he’s also a fourth-year mechanical engineering student at Carleton University. Who better to explain the hot topic of disc brakes on road bikes! Writing for Canadian Cycling Magazine, Evan recently put together “The Complete Guide to Disc Brakes on Road Bikes” […]

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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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Search A.Tiagra Featured in’s Best Affordable Bikes of 2016

Bicycling Magazine recently selected the Search A.Tiagra for its 16 for 2016: The Best Affordable Bikes of 2016. At under $1,500 CAD, the Search delivers exceptional value with a double-butted X6 aluminum frame, full-carbon fork and disc brakes. Paired with 35c tires and vibration-dampening ARC Endurance technology, it’s the perfect bike for all day, any road adventure. To read Bicycling Magazine’s […]

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Road Tested: Canadian Cycling Reviews the Tactic SL Disc Ultegra

The December/January issue of Canadian Cycling Magazine features an in-depth review of the Tactic SL Disc Ultegra RS685 race bike built with hydraulic disc brakes and a redesigned high-modulus carbon frame that is lighter, stiffer and more aerodynamic for 2016. Canadian Cycling editor Matthew Pioro praised the Tactic’s responsiveness, writing: “The frame definitely has some snap. It was great for […]

Read More Reviews the Threshold C Rival has been putting the Threshold C Rival through its paces and recently published a full review of the sleek cyclocross race machine. “…Once you’re out in straighter sections you can really wind it up, with great response when you stamp on the pedals” wrote editor Dave Atkinson who scored the Threshold 9/10 for efficiency of […]

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