Search XR-S Frame/Fork

$1299 CAD

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  • Search XR-S Frame/Fork
    Search XR-S Frame/Fork


The Search XR is simultaneously non-conformist yet familiar, pushing the limits of what you’d expect from a drop bar bike. With tire clearance up to 700 x 45c (or 650B x 2.1”), rack, fender and bottle mounts, and a strong, lightweight steel frame, the Search XR is an all-new breed of adventurer that takes you off the beaten path and allows you to ride every road and trail your heart desires. Explore singletrack, bomb down fire roads, tackle a gravel grinder or load up for a bikepacking trip – better yet, check “all of the above”. We designed the Search XR for all the adventures you can imagine, and for those you have yet to dream up.
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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.


Small Parts

Search Reynolds 725 Chromoly 


Cartridge Bearing 

Headset Spacers

2x10mm / 1x5mm Alloy w/Norco logo 

Seatpost Clamp

Alloy 29.8mm 


Search SL High-Modulus Carbon 

Front Axle

Norco Tooled Thru-Axle 

Rear Axle

Norco Tooled Thru-Axle 

Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Geometry Diagram
Wheel Size Compatibility26"/650B26"/650B650B/700C650B/700C650B/700C650B/700C650B/700C
Front Travel (mm)-------
Rear Travel (mm)-------
STSeat Tube Length:410435460490520550580
HAHead Tube Angle:70.7571.0071.0071.5071.7572.0072.25
ESASeat Tube Angle (effective):74.0073.7574.2573.7573.2573.0072.75
TTHHorizontal Top Tube:500515530548565583600
HTHead Tube Length:100120110125145165185
FLFork length (axle to crown)380380395395395395395
BBRBottom Bracket Rise/Drop:-57-57-75-73-73-70-70
BBHBottom Bracket Height:273273277279.5279.5282282
WBWheel Base:98099110141023103310501062
RCRear Centre:420420430430430432.5432.5
FCFront Centre567578595604614627639
SOHStand Over701720746767789813836
Crank Length165170170172.5172.5175175
Stem Length809090100100110110

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Norco Search XR earns 9.2/10 points in Cycling Tips Review Rating

April 06, 2018

Cycling Tips recently put both the carbon and steel Norco Search XR models through their paces, providing an in-depth comparison of frame materials and extensive test rides on the dry and dusty trails of Australia. Cycling Tips acknowledged Norco’s extensive history and strength in the off-road bike segment, and was impressed by the Search XR’s […]

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Norco Search XR earns 4/5 stars from BikeRadar

April 05, 2018

With adventure gravel bikes on the rise among drop bar cyclists, BikeRadar recently ride tested the Norco Search XR. Calling it a “gravel rig to do it all”, the bike was celebrated for its versatility, comfort, speed and gorgeous fade paint.     Read on for some of the test riders’ opinions and impressions: “With […]

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Norco Search XR makes it on Bike Radar’s List of “Top 5 Gravel Bikes of 2018”

February 23, 2018

BikeRadar recently put together their list of the top 5 gravel bikes on the market, and the Norco Search XR earned itself a spot. When compiling their top 5, editors had one strict condition: “each bike has to be able to handle the full range of gravel, from smooth dirt roads to gnarly, bombed-out trails, […]

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