Torrent 1 FS Framekit

$1999 CAD

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    Torrent 1 FS Framekit

Overview

The Torrent FS is designed with aggressive all-mountain geometry, 130mm A.R.T. suspension and trail-taming 2.8” wide tires, the Torrent devours everything in its path. Conquer gnarly root sections, float over rock gardens and claw up steep, loose technical climbs with ease. Fun and aggressive with traction in spades, the Torrent FS takes all-mountain riding to a whole new level.

Modern mountain bike trails take us all over the mountain – our bikes and bodies are ready. Up or down, mountain biking means doing it all.

Technology

Advanced Ride Technology
Advanced Ride Technology

More than a single suspension platform, A.R.T. (or Advanced Ride Technology ) is a system that we optimize for each intended use. Norco's engineering team st... [read more]rategically manipulates pivot locations to precision-tune suspension kinematics, ensuring that every full suspension bike will excel in the environment it was designed for.


Advanced Ride Technology is also featured on:

Gravity Tune
Gravity Tune

Traditional frame designs disregard rear-center lengths when changing size, leading to sub-optimal riding positions for some riders. Gravity Tune fixes the f... [read more]ront-centre/rear-centre ratio across all frame sizes, effectively optimizing geometry and rider weight distribution for every bike in the line.


Gravity Tune is also featured on:

Advanced Ride Technology

Advanced Ride Technology

Gravity Tune

Gravity Tune

Specifications

Small Parts
Frame

Torrent FS aluminum 130mm travel 

Rear Shock

DVO Topaz T3 Air Trunnion shock 

Seatpost Clamp

Norco design alloy nutted clamp  

Rear Axle

Novatech 12mm allen key through axle 

Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Geometry

Geometry Diagram
SMLXL
Wheel Size Compatibility650B650B650B650B
Front Travel (mm)140mm140mm140mm140mm
Rear Travel (mm)130mm130mm130mm130mm
STSeat Tube Length:405435470510
HAHead Tube Angle:67.067.067.067.0
ESASeat Tube Angle (effective):74.974.474.073.6
TTHHorizontal Top Tube:567598630661
HTHead Tube Length:9494104114
FLFork length (axle to crown)551551551551
BBRBottom Bracket Rise/Drop:-20-20-20-20
BBHBottom Bracket Height:341341341341
WBWheel Base:1131116211951227
RCRear Centre:425430435440
FCFront Centre706732761788
Reach406432456480
Reach+----
Stack597597606615
Stack+----
SOHStand Over801785783793
Crank Length170175175175
Stem Length50505050

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