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School’s Out: Andrew L’Esperance

Schools out…forever! I am finished my degree and I am really happy about it. It is exciting to finish up something that I started five years ago. I have acquired skills, knowledge and experience that will help me throughout my life. They even gave me a ring to wear on my little finger of my […]

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Sea Otters and Paris Ancasters: An Evan McNeely Blog

Sea Otters and Paris Ancasters By Evan McNeely I had a post titled “The Classic Sea Otter Classic” sitting in my drafts for all of last week. I never got around to finishing it because I was busy littering the exam halls with broken mechanical pencil lead. It is hard to find a point in finishing it […]

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Sea Otter Classic – H&R Block’s Adam de Vos Second in Circuit Race

After a successful stint in Redlands that saw Adam de Vos take home a 5th on GC, the team made their way northwest to Monterey, California for the world famous Sea Otter Classic. Held on the Laguna Seca Raceway, the field of over 100 would cover 3 different races over a 4-day period. The criterium […]

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Sea Otter Classic – 25th Anniversary Edition

The Sea Otter Classic is always a great time, and the 25th edition was no exception. Sunshine, a Bicycling Magazine Editor’s Choice award, and great performances from all the Norco athletes present made for an eventful four days! Here are a couple photos of the highlights from this year’s event. Great scenery on the drive […]

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Norco Factory Team Update

This past weekend, Norco Factory XC Team athletes were dispersed across North America doing several different things. At home or abroad, racing mountain bikes or road, here is what we have been up to.   Evan McNeely – US Cup #3 Bonelli Park The first race of the year is always a bit of a […]

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Haley Smith’s Blog: PanAm Champs – Cota, Colombia

PanAm Champs – Cota, Colombia Well, things sure are wild south of the equator. This past week was my first trip to the Southern Hemisphere, and it was quite the experience. After a brief altitude camp with the National Team in Big Bear, California, we packed up and headed out to Bogota, Colombia. Words can’t […]

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Norco Factory Racing: Meet the Team

Introducing: Sam Blenkinsop  “I started DH in my home town and I had friends that were racing and they told me to come to a race and from then on loved it. The thing I most  love about DH would have to be the speed, every year it seems to get faster and faster. One […]

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Norco Factory Team Season Opener – US Cup: Bonelli Park

I’M STILL PARCHED. – Haley Hunter Smith Saturday, March 14, 2015: XC Race: 12th (Full results) Sunday, March 15, 2015: Short Track: 8th (Full results) The 2015 race season is officially underway. Which is pretty bizarre, considering it’s only March 16th. Us Canadians are used to a much later start to the calendar (seeing as […]

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Behind the Scenes at the 1st Norco Factory Racing Team Camp

Welcoming the Team to Norco HQ by Jonathan Duncan – Western Events & Team Coordinator DAY 1 As I waited for the call from our receptionist, I thought back to the whirlwind of meetings and activities leading up to this day. Six months ago I was fortunate enough to sit down with Todd Schumlick of […]

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