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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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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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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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Podiums for Norco Athletes at the Sea Otter Classic

Norco athletes raced to the forefront at the Sea Otter Classic, earning podium finishes and hardware with brilliant performances throughout the weekend. Read below for a recap of the action, which wrapped up Sunday in Monterey, California. Jill Kintner enjoyed a perfect weekend, taking the victory in the Downhill race by more than 4 seconds […]

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Athlete Feature: Haley Smith of Norco Factory Team

Get to know Canadian XC racer Haley Smith as she talks about her journey through overcoming change, fear, and the balancing act of competition. Haley is in her fifth season with the Norco Factory Team, which will be competing for the first time on the full UCI World Cup Circuit, and has her sights set […]

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Crankworx Rotorua Wrap-Up

The first stop on the Crankworx World Tour wrapped up Sunday, after an action-packed nine days during which the weather in Rotorua wreaked havoc on the schedule. Here’s a look at the results from Norco Independent Riders Jill Kintner and Adrien Loron, as well as the Norco Factory Racing team. JILL KINTNER Jill came away […]

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Sam Blenkinsop and Joe Smith Crack Top 20 at EWS Round 1

Amid challenging conditions, Norco Factory Racing had solid top-20 finishes from Sam Blenkinsop and Joe Smith in the opening round of the Enduro World Series in Rotorua on Sunday. The rain that started falling during stage 1 created a slick, rutted course that most of the unseeded riders, with earlier start times, were able to […]

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NORCO TEAM UPDATE: CRANKWORX ROTORUA PREVIEW

Starting this Saturday March 25th, Norco athletes will compete at the first stop on the Crankworx World Tour in Rotorua, New Zealand. Read on for a brief recap of 2016, and cheer on Jill Kintner, Adrien Loron, and the members of the Norco Factory Racing team as they fight for King and Queen of Crankworx. […]

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TEAM UPDATE: BEAR MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL (CANADA CUP #1)

Norco Factory Team kicked off its season at the first Canada Cup event at Bear Mountain last weekend. Haley Smith finished 4th in a strong Elite Women’s field, behind Canadian Olympians Catharine Pendrel and Emily Batty and National Champion Erin Huck. In the Elite Men’s category, Norco Factory Team’s Quinton and Peter Disera earned top-10 […]

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