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NSMB.com Takes the Range 2 out for a Gallop

NSMB.com has come out with a review of the 2011 Norco Range 2. As a 6″ travel all Mountain bike the Range 2 comes in at around $3700 CAN and offers the same advantages in pedaling and suspension as it’s higher end brothers the Range 1 and Range SE. Thinking about a new Do-All Mountain […]

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Get the 7mm upgrade – Why Syntace is here to stay

If you have been reading about new technologies being integrated into mountain bikes in recent months, you have likely heard about the Syntace X-12 or another 142mm axle system in some form or another. There seems to be a cloud of mystery surrounding this new product in what it is, how it works and why […]

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The Full Range of Norco in Mountain Bike Action

The April issue of Mountain Bike Action Magazine is on the shelves. This latest issue features the first ever review of the flagship Norco model, the 2011 Range SE. Additionally, this issue is the Freeride/DH buyers guide with mention of the Team DH, DH and Shore 3 models. As a bonus, Norco Factory Team rider […]

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The Ins and Outs of a Norco Phaser

A quick look through the 2011 Phaser lineup. New for 2011, these three bikes are the XC Racing machine that you have been waiting for. The 2011 Norco lineup is bigger than ever with several new models being thrown into the mix. One such bike is the Phaser. Coming in three different pricepoints, the Phaser […]

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The 2011 Norco Range – Versatility Vernacular

For 2011 there are some big changes to the Norco lineup. One of the most exciting bikes for next year is the 2011 Norco Range. With 160mm of travel, a tapered headtube, Syntace rear axle and derailleur hanger system, post mount brakes and the new Advanced Ride Technology (A.R.T.) suspension design, the Range is a […]

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Explaining Advanced Ride Technology – A.R.T.

A.R.T. Overview: Norco’s Advanced Ride Technology (ART) is an optimization of the proven FSR suspension system which delivers a more efficient pedaling and improved square edge bump compliant ride than ever before.  This has been achieved by changing the location of the pivot points to achieve more chain growth and a more rearward axle path.  […]

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The Down-Low on the 2011 Norco Range

You may have heard rumours about the 2011 Range or even seen some photos floating around about the all new bike and the A.R.T (Advanced Ride Technology) suspension system. Well, here is Norco Engineering Manager working with Pinkbike.com to get you all the info about the awesome new bike. What do you think about the […]

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