Search A 105 Hydro

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The versatile Search Aluminum blends all-road capability and long-distance comfort in a sleek, affordable package. A premium aluminum frame with Endurance geometry, vibration-damping ARC Endurance design and clearance for up to a 35c tire provide smooth, confident handling over a variety of terrain. Wherever your path leads – and whatever it is made of – Search it out and ride it.

Paved roads do not confine us. We pedal beyond to seek out adventure along the most challenging routes – whatever they are made of. We ride to escape the familiar.


Road Disc Brakes
Road Disc Brakes

Norco Bicycle Designer Terry Brown explains why disc brakes on road bikes are the future. They offer the rider better control, modulation and lever feedback,... [read more] resulting in a more confident ride.

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Flip Dropout
Flip Dropout

The proprietary Flip Dropout features a sturdy Flip chip that provides added versatility when required. Engaged, the Flip chip offers an additional mounting ... [read more]point for fenders or racks; this mounting point is on a different plane for maximum compatibility. Retracted, the Flip chip remains hidden and out of the way.

Flip Dropout is also featured on:

ARC Endurance
ARC Endurance

Applied Road Compliance (ARC) technology optimizes the vertical compliance to lateral rigidity ratio for race and endurance applications. ARC Endurace seat s... [read more]tays are slender and feature a very pronounced bow shape that makes them extremely effective at dampening road vibrations. Chain stays are broad and stiff to ensure optimal pedaling efficiency, and they are engineered to be slightly longer to deliver a more stable ride experience.

ARC Endurance is also featured on:


Our GIZMO internal cable routing system keeps out water and debris, prevents any rattling, and allows for easy setup and maintenance.

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Gizmo is also featured on:

Road Disc Brakes

Road Disc Brakes

Flip Dropout

Flip Dropout

ARC Endurance

ARC Endurance




Small PartsCompare
  • Frameset


    Search X6 Double Butted Aluminum 


    Search Carbon 

  • Wheels

    Front Hub

    Alloy 15x100mm Thru-Axle 28h - Black 

    Front Hub Skewer

    Norco Tooled Thru-Axle 

    Rear Hub

    Alloy 10x135mm 28h - Black 

    Rear Hub Skewer

    Bolted skewer 


    Black Stainless w/Brass Nipple 


    WTB SX19 - Black 

    Front Tire

    Clement Strada USH 32c - Folding 

    Rear Tire

    Clement Strada USH 32c - Folding 

  • Drivetrain

    Shifter Front

    Shimano SL-RS505 2spd w/Hydraulic Disc Brakes 

    Shifter Rear

    Shimano SL-RS505 11spd w/Hydraulic Disc Brakes 

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano 105 FD-5801 11spd 

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano 105 RD-5800-GS 11spd 


    Shimano 105 CS-5800 11spd 11-32T 


    Shimano FC-RS510 50/34T - Black 

    Bottom Bracket

    Shimano HollowTech II 


    KMC X11 

  • Components

    Seat Post

    Norco SL Composite 27.2mm - UD Carbon 

    Seat Post Clamp

    Alloy 31.8mm - Black 


    Norco SL Race w/Chromo Rails - Black 


    Angular Sealed Cartridge Bearings - Tapered 

    Headset Spacer

    2x10mm / 1x5mm Alloy w/Norco logo 


    Norco SL Alloy - Black 


    Norco Flare - Black 


    Norco Super Griptacular w/Gel - Black 

    Front Brake

    Shimano BR-RS785 Hydraulic Disc w/160mm rotor 

    Rear Brake

    Shimano BR-RS505 Hydraulic Disc w/160mm rotor 

    Brake Levers

    Shimano SL-RS505 Hydraulic Disc Brakes 

Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Geometry Diagram
Wheel Size Compatibility700c700c700c700c700c700c700c
Front Travel (mm)-------
Rear Travel (mm)-------
STSeat Tube Length:425450480510540570595
HAHead Tube Angle:70.7571.2572.0072.2572.5072.7573.00
ESASeat Tube Angle (effective):74.7574.2573.5073.2573.0072.7572.50
TTHHorizontal Top Tube:510525542.5560577.5595612.5
HTHead Tube Length:115130147.5170192.5215237.5
FLFork length (axle to crown)385385385385385385385
BBRBottom Bracket Rise/Drop:-72.5-72.5-70-70-67.5-67.5-70
BBHBottom Bracket Height:272.5272.5275275277.5277.5275
WBWheel Base:996100210061019103310451050
RCRear Centre:425425425425425425425
FCFront Centre582588592604617629640
SOHStand Over720738760788814837857.2
Crank Length170170172.5172.5175175175
Stem Length9090100100110110110

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February 07, 2018

Peloton Magazine recently ride tested the Norco Search XR adventure bike and fully assessed the bike’s capabilities on a variety of terrain. Calling it a “multi-surface weapon, designed from the ground up for adventure”, test riders loved the bike’s stable ride feel, exceptional design and variable capabilities. Read on for Peloton’s take on what sets […]

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The 2016 Norco Search Ultegra scored high marks in VeloNews Magazine’s annual Buyer’s Guide, earning the top spot in the Gravel category. Editors gathered for ten days in sunny Murrieta, California for what they described as “the most extensive test event in VeloNews history.” Bikes were tested by almost the entire VeloNews staff along with around 30 local […]

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