The Valence Carbon delivers refined, long-distance comfort in a sleek package. It offers unrivaled vibration dampening while maintaining a stiff pedaling platform for punchy accelerations and a highly responsive ride feel – rewarding the riders who like to get up out of the saddle. Endurance geometry means confidence-inspiring stability and control at high speeds.
Lightweight carbon frame designed to strike the optimal balance of both pedaling performance and ride comfort. Fatiguing vibrations are dampening by the curved and ovalized seat stays, bent chain stays, thinned seat tube, top tube, and optimized fork blade design.
By increasing tube profile dimensions in proportion with frame size, Norco engineers are able to calibrate frame stiffness to the weight of the prospective rider. This ensures that a heavier rider on an extra large frame will experience the same ride characteristics as a lighter rider on a small frame. in tight corners.
A slightly upright riding position ensures comfort on long rides. The head angle and rear center length make for stable handling characteristics.
Proven Shimano drivetrains with 50/34 chainrings and 11-32T cassettes provide a wide gear range; the 28c tires provide a great balance of comfort and rolling efficiency.
Our GIZMO internal cable routing system keeps out water and debris, prevents any rattling, and allows for easy setup and maintenance.
Lightweight road-specific caliper brakes provide the power and control to make your ride faster- and more fun!!