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Editor’s Choice Award Goes to the Norco Aurum

Article from singletracks.com The 2013 model year is quickly winding down, and all the companies at Interbike 2013 were displaying the latest and greatest products about to hit showroom floors for 2014. A couple of weeks ago we announced the Top MTB Gear of 2013, as rated by you, our members, in the mountain bike gear […]

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First Thoughts on the Aurum 1 – Singletracks.com

Just a few weeks back, Norco was nice enough to send over a big bike box. Low and behold, inside that wondrous package of reinforced cardboard was a bike with one of the sexiest paint jobs on the planet: the Norco Aurum 1! I wasn’t sure if Norco was sending over the BoXXer or the […]

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NSMB’s First Take on the Dorado Equipped Aurum

2013 Norco Aurum 1 Dorado Testing Norco’s Sleek DH Racer Words by Morgan Taylor Photos by Morgan Taylor March 25th, 2013 Norco did it right for the 2012 model year when they introduced a DH bike that both looked fast and went fast by modern standards. For 2013 the platform sees minor revisions and an […]

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A Snowy Start on the Aurum

Post by George Gannicott Took the new steed out today and absolutely loved it! I didn’t realize it but that was the first time I had ridden a DH bike since I snapped by Collar Bone way back in August!! It was certainly worth the wait though. I only headed down to my local tracks […]

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Striking Gold with the Aurum – A Dirt Rag Review

Words by DirtRag/Jon Pratt From my first run at our local gravity park, the Aurum just felt right. I always struggle with sizing; I’m 5’10″ and often fit right in between a medium and a large frame size. This time I chose to run a slightly bigger frame and went with a large, where I’ve […]

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At Home with Mike Hopkins

Mike Hopkins is one of the busiest athletes in cycling. still though he keeps a level head and has fun in his travels around the world. One of Mike’s recent projects was the short video called Loam Factory. If you didn’t catch it have a watch; it is worth your time. This new video is […]

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The Aurum Finally Slows Down

The Aurum is fast and the only way to really get a good look at it is to slow things down, way down. Here is a video of the Aurum in action from Germany. The Slo-Mo button was found in this edit but that finally gives a good look at the blue menace as it […]

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Whistler Mountain Bike Praises the Aurum

In 2012 Norco released a completely new DH bike called the Aurum. Totally new, almost radical in thought compared to what they had released in the past. I like to call it the start of the P.J. years. (Lead engineer). This new model has very, very little in common with any previous DH bike that […]

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