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Darcy is a Cover Girl Once Again

Every year I go to Åre, Sweden to participate in the Scandinavian Photo Challenge and coach at the Åre Bike Festival, and it’s always the highlight of my season. Each year I’m welcomed into the most enthusiastic cycling community I’ve ever encountered, by, in my estimation, the friendliest people in the world! The ski village […]

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Darcy’s Early Season Update

After a fun trip and some good riding in California at the Sea Otter Classic, it sure feels good to be back on the Canadian coast. Photographer Dan Barham and I decided to drive down to Cali, why we’re still not sure, and after a 2-day car ride home we both dying to get back […]

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Life at the 2012 Sea Otter Classic

Norco has shifted south for another year at the Sea Otter Classic. Through the expo, racing and dirt jumping action Sea Otter this year is as great as ever. After two days of events the show has been boasting some sneek peeks at what 2013 has to hold and the racers have been tuning up […]

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“The Beginning” with Dan Barham

This video represents the beginning of a couple of things: the start of Spring here on the North Shore, and also my first foray into the world of video. Shot over the course of about four hours one Sunday in March, on classic ‘Shore trail, “Ladies Only” Dan Dan, Sporting some serious style with Darcy […]

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Dry trails, fresh powder, and wobbly legs

Ahhhh, it’s good to be home. Yesterday I got back to the island from visiting my brother in the Middle East and b-lined straight to the Comox Valley (home of Mount Washington and the infamous Cumberland trails) to visit Nana and get my recreation on. Oh my, what a greeting the dear little valley gave […]

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The Darcy Adventures Continue

My January has been pretty standard, so far. I got a job shooting a music video for a Georgian billionaire pop star who’s music has been outlawed in the country because his dad is running for president and the existing government is unhappy about the competition. Pretty standard, really. So yes, I went to Georgia […]

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Surgery Induced Rest

This autumn I officially completed one of the major rights of passage in becoming a professional extreme sports athlete: I had surgery. It’s been a long time coming, but I finally went ahead and got that new ankle I’ve been meaning to get for a few years now. A few new ligaments, a few less […]

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Darcy Travels to the Heights of Bolivia

I’ve been very fortunate to visit some amazing places with my bike, however, all seem to pail in comparison to Bolivia. This spring I visited the Sorata area with rider Mike Hopkins and photographer Nic Teichrob with the goal of exploring the remote regions of the area via bike–and capturing it all on camera. Although […]

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The 2nd Annual See Jane Jump Festival

The second annual See Jane Jump women’s mountain bike festival took place this past weekend at Mt Washington Resort on Vancouver Island BC. Selling out nearly instantly, the weekend festival brought together 60 women from around North America for two days of freeride mountain biking. After each day of world class mountain biking, evening festivities […]

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Darcy Turenne’s 19 Pages of Winter – A Season Update

Norco Factory Team rider Darcy Turenne stopped by the Norco Office yesterday and dropped off a stack of magazines from the past few months. Darcy’s face has been seen around the world in many top publications and we figured that it was worth sharing. Way to go Darcy in waving that Norco flag and getting […]

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