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Following the 2012 World Cup DH

The 2012 World Cup DH circuit is nearly coming to a close. Through 5 rounds, 5 countries and 3 continents the scores are being tallied and the next race will determine the roster on the box. Consistency is key in climbing the scoreboard and ranking high among the competition. While one great result may provide […]

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Relaxed Racing at the Sunshine Coaster

Norco has been attending the Sunshine Coaster for a few years now. From the home of the Coastal Crew is some of the best mountain biking in the world. Being just a short ferry ride from Vancouver a few Norco representatives head over each year to race and support the event. While this may not […]

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Jill Kintner Wins Double Gold at Sea Otter

The 2012 Sea Otter Classic was a whirlwind of activity but the highlight of the four day event was definitely from none other that Team Norco International’s Jill Kintner. After taking the win from Melissa Buhl in the Slalom Jill moved on to repeat the result in the DH. With a 1 second lead over […]

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Kicking off the World Cup Season in Pietermaritzburg

The First world cup came early this year with Pietermaritzburg South Africa hosting the season opener March 15-18th. The 2012 race season showcases some of the stiffest competition ever on the circuit and the South African course is designed to separate the strong from the week. Equipped with stiffer suspension, light-weight parts and dropper posts […]

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Flowing Italian Trails with Flowinger

Flowinger is a German rider that has been with Norco for several years now. He recently up-sized from a Truax to the Aurum and was blown away by the speed, control and acceleration of the DH platform. Here is a video from a trip to Italy that shows just how much fun Flow has been […]

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Heading to South Africa – Olie Burton close-up

Olie’s New Race Rig Norco Independent Rider Olie Burton is a privateer up-and-comer on the World Cup DH track. While Olie is not the biggest name on the circuit his commitment to riding and racing is like no other. Olie is a UK rider that is one to keep an eye out for at next […]

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Introducing World Cup Rider Olie Burton

Olie Burton is a solo competitor on the World Cup circuit. As a privateer he has been making his own way to the races and fighting his way up through the ranks. This coming year he will be riding a Norco Aurum in all his racing endeavors. Olie is still on his own program riding […]

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Tuned for Gravity – The Aurum Reviewed

Decline Magazine has just released their full review of the 2012 Norco Aurum. This is the first ever full review for the all new 2012 platform. With features like A.R.T. Suspension, Gravity Tune, Post-Mount, Tapered Head Tube and more – what is not to like? If you don’t believe us, have a read through the […]

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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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