Torrent 1 FS

$4999 CAD

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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.


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


Small PartsCompare
  • Frameset


    Torrent FS aluminum 130mm travel 


    DVO Diamond 140mm boost 110x15 

    Rear Shock

    DVO Topaz T3 Air Trunnion shock 

  • Wheels

    Front Hub

    Sram MTH 716 110x15 sealed bearing disc hub 

    Front Hub Skewer

    axle ( comes with fork) 

    Rear Hub

    Sram MTH 746 148x12 Boost sealed w/XD driver 

    Rear Hub Skewer

    Novatech 12mm allen key through axle 


    Stainless Steel Black 


    Spank Oozy Trail 395+ 650B, 35mm inner 

    Front Tire

    Maxxis Minion DHF 650B x 2.8" EXO/TR 

    Rear Tire

    Maxxis Minion DHR 650B x 2.8" EXO/TR 

  • Drivetrain

    Shifter Rear

    Sram NX 11 

    Rear Derailleur

    Sram GX1 X-Horizontal rear 11 speed der  


    Sram XG 1150 10-42T cassette 


    Race Face Aeffect w/steel direct mount 28T ring 

    Bottom Bracket

    Race Face BB for 73mm threaded BB shell  


    Sram PC 11 speed chain 

  • Components

    Seat Post

    JD Trans X post XS 80mm, SM 100mm, M 125mm, L/XL 150mm, 31.6mm 

    Seat Post Clamp

    Norco design alloy nutted clamp  


    SDG Duster RL  


    FSA #57 E ( tapered internal ) 1.5" to 1-1/8" 

    Headset Spacer

    3x10mm / 1x5mm / 1 x 2.5mm 


    Spank Spike Race Stem 50mm length  


    Spank Spike 800mm race bar w/15mm rise 


    SDG Stage 1 lock on grip 

    Front Brake

    Sram Guide R w/180mm rotor 

    Rear Brake

    Sram Guide R w/180mm rotor 

    Chain Tensioner

    One Up S3 FD mount chainguide 

    Brake Levers

    Sram Guide R  

Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Geometry Diagram
Wheel Size Compatibility650B650B650B650B
Front Travel (mm)140mm140mm140mm140mm
Rear Travel (mm)130mm130mm130mm130mm
STSeat Tube Length:405435470510
HAHead Tube Angle:
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
SOHStand Over801785783793
Crank Length170175175175
Stem Length50505050

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