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All-Canadian Norco Factory Team Ready to take on 2015

  Streamlined Norco Factory Team Hunting for Podiums in 2015 The Norco Factory Team is back, and this year they’re hungrier than ever. The team includes a core group of talented and accomplished Canadian XC racers who have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with on the Canada Cup circuit. Founded more than […]

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Norco Bicycles Sponsors Sam Blenkinsop, Harry Heath, Jack Iles and Magnus Manson on Norco Factory Racing Team

Norco Bicycles Sponsors Sam Blenkinsop, Harry Heath, Jack Iles and Magnus Manson on Norco Factory Racing Team VANCOUVER, B.C., November 26, 2014 – Norco Bicycles is thrilled to announce the creation of an all-new World Cup downhill race team in partnership with Todd Schumlick/PerformX: Norco Factory Racing. The team consists of Sam Blenkinsop, Harry Heath, […]

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Double Gold in the Ontario Cyclocross Championships

  Ontario Provincial Cyclocross Championships                  By Andrew L’Esperance  Hardwood Hills for a bike race, in November? Sort of weird, I have only ever raced my mountain bike here when it was dusty and 30 degrees. This weekend I got to experience a Hardwood Hills in 5 degrees, wet and slippery conditions and on a […]

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2014 Cyclocross Canadian National Championships

Words by Andrew L’Esperance This was my second year racing cyclocross nationals as an elite, after waving my U23 status in 2013 to go for the elite overall title. This year I travelled with Andrew L’Esperance to Winnipeg with the ambition of riding away with a red-and-white jersey aboard the newly released Norco Threshold cross […]

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Surviving Cyclocross’ ‘Holy Week’ in New England

“Holy Week”, as it is described by local CX racers, refers to the back to back weekends of New England’s biggest cyclocross races of the year: The Rapha Supercross Gloucester and the KMC Providence Cyclocross Festival. Since New England is, quite literally, the hub of Cyclocross in North America, Holy Week is a big deal. […]

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Jay Hoots Opens New Sunnyside Bike Park In Toronto Ontario

Words by Jay Hoots Photos by Marc Landry/RidingFeelsGood.com 2014 has been a crazy awesome busy year for myself, my build crew and the countless Volunteers, Business folk, Municipal staff and Politicians that work tirelessly to get Bike Parks and Trails in their communities.  Ask anyone who has been involved with the process and you will […]

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