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Norco Torrent Review: A Hardtail That Isn’t Afraid

The Norco Torrent is a brand new model for 2016, and is Norco’s first ever 650B Plus trail mountain bike. Designed from the ground up with Trail geometry, 45mm rims, and 3” tires, the Torrent is an aggressive hardtail mountain bike with a quick but stable manner that will have riders whooping with joy on flowing […]

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Singletrack to Success

Creating a Mountain Bike Destination, One Trail at a Time Looking for a way to promote community wellness, get youth back on the land, and promote tourism in the area by creating a worldclass trail system, the Carcross Tagish First Nation (CTFN) created the Singletrack to Success (S2S) Project in 2006. Few people held out any […]

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South Chilcotin September Summer Classic

By: Pat Mulrooney, Norco rep The season’s first snow dusted the high peaks last week and the leaves began changing colour so it was time for a late summer South Chilcotin alpine traverse. Like clockwork I start dreaming about this place when the season transition takes place. The cool temps and the slightly damp hero dirt call out to me like […]

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Norco Factory Racing Recap from World Cup #4

By: Norco Factory Racing Team Manager, Todd Schumlick After 2 weeks of practice, testing, and training in Morzine, France, the team was all looking forward to round 4 of the UCI World Cup downhill series. Making our way to Lenzerheide, we were all once again amazed by the country side and how fortunate we are […]

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NORCO FACTORY TEAM RECAP FROM CANADA CUP #1: MONT-TREMBLANT

The Norco Factory Team kicked off the Canadian calendar this weekend in Mont Tremblant with the first Canada Cup of the season. Mont Tremblant has been a fixture on the Canadian circuit for 20+ years now, and is always a fun venue and a fun course. The organizers deviated from tradition this year and completely […]

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O-CUPS AND DATE BARS: Haley Smith

A lot has happened since I last updated the old interweb – and, happily, most of it has been fun! Since I last wrote, I raced the Sea Otter Classic, finished school for the semester, adopted a kitten, and raced (and won!) the first O-Cup of the year. It’s been a great few weeks at […]

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Sea Otter Classic – 25th Anniversary Edition

The Sea Otter Classic is always a great time, and the 25th edition was no exception. Sunshine, a Bicycling Magazine Editor’s Choice award, and great performances from all the Norco athletes present made for an eventful four days! Here are a couple photos of the highlights from this year’s event. Great scenery on the drive […]

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Mountain Biking Australia tests the Norco Fluid 7.1

In a recent issue of Australian publication Mountain Biking Magazine, the editorial team put a 27.5″ wheeled 2014 Norco Fluid 7.1 to the test. Through a rigorous gauntlet of tests this both value and performance conscious bike was hailed for being a fantastic all round trail mountain bike. Have a read through the article for […]

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