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DIRT NORCO RACE TEAM ANNOUNCES DIVERSIFIED 2013 ROSTER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DIRT NORCO RACE TEAM ANNOUNCES DIVERSIFIED 2013 ROSTER VANCOUVER, B.C., January 7, 2013 – Norco Bicycles partnered with Ben Reid and Dan Stanbridge of the Dirt Norco Race Team in 2010 and for 2013 the team is expanding to include three additional riders. Casey Brown, George Gannicott and Greg Callaghan will join […]

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Fish heads, Sun and Mud!

With the Xmas and new year holiday this week and some very wet weather in Wales, me and my girlfriend went to Mexico to catch some sun this holiday. We had a great time snorkeling with the locals…. i.e. the turtles and dolphins and some pretty sketchy looking creatures like a sting ray. It was […]

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A Pre-Holiday Man Flu

With the introduction of Norco’s athlete Blog, I would love to make my first post from this weekend something epic…… Heli drop on a bike perhaps…… cliff diving off the cost of south wales…. you know, your average day in the life of an extreme sports athlete……. However if the truth be told, I spent […]

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Life on the Dirt Road – Living the #BusLife

Words, photos and video by Jonathan Duncan Life on the world cup circuit can be quite challenging, especially if you are running your own program. For riders, there is good reason for the frustration of a poor race run, or not qualifying. Most spectators don’t see the months put into training and organizing all of […]

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World Cup Track Commentary

Dan Stanbridge is a fantastic athlete and this video just helps to prove that statement. It is one thing to ride a World Cup DH track but it is a totally different thing to provide commentary on the way down. This is a practice run from the recent world cup in South Africa. Have a […]

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Getting Dirty with the 2012 Norco Aurum

The development of the 2012 Norco Aurum is pretty closely tied to Dirt Magazine through riders Ben Reid, Dan Stanbridge and the newest team addition Duncan Riffle. With the input of Ben and Dan and an arduous development process the result of this partnership is an all new breed of Norco downhill bikes – The […]

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Where do Ben and Dan Spend their Winters?

The UK is not always the best place to train in the winter. It can be very wet, cold and downright miserable. What to Dirt Norco Race Team riders Ben Reid and Dan Stanbridge do to escape this? For a break from the winter depression, the two head to Spain where they are able to […]

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The Dirt Norco Race Team Debuts their 2012 Race Rigs

Original posting from dirt.mpora.com ————————— It was an exciting day at Dirt Norco HQ today as this years Dirt Norco team Aurum downhill bikes arrived ready for the first race in South Africa now only a few weeks away. A big thanks to Dirt, Norco, Sram, Thomson, Schwalbe, Gamut, Kore handlebars and SunRingle for an awesome bike […]

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Gravity Tune Explained by the Dirt Norco Race Team

With the release of the 2012 bike range from Norco, the ‘Aurum’ is the DH rig that the team have been working on with the engineers at Norco. Some more exciting news about the new frame is the addition of ‘Gravity Tune’ as explained here by Ben and Dan. More Mountain Biking Videos original post […]

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