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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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Dirt’s Maiden Voyage in the Vampire Deluxe

original story from dirt.mpora.com Dirt Norco World Cup rider Duncan Riffle begins his race diary with a trip to Fort Will aboard Thundertruck MKII aka Vampire Deluxe. Last week marked the official start to our 2012 season together. South Africa World Cup done and dusted, Santa Cruz Enduro, Sea Otter and the first Pro GRT […]

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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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Pietermaritzburg DH Results are in

The early start to the 2012 World Cup season kicked off in Pietermaritzburg South Africa this weekend and had the greatest number of Norco DH racers ever on a World Cup track. The SA course is more varied than anywhere else with some steep techy bits, massive tables and a lung-busting pedaling section. This is […]

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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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Duncan Riffle Joins Dirt Norco Race Team

Norco Bicycles is extremely excited to welcome a third racer to the Dirt Norco Race Team. Norco has been working with Ben Reid and Dan Stanbridge for the past two seasons and have developed the Norco Aurum through this Partnership. Having a third member on this team will only strenghen this relationship. Duncan brings a […]

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