Search XR-S Frame/Fork

$1199 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 Size650B650B700c700c700c700c700c
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 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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Bicycling Magazine Impressed by Norco Search XR in Recent Review

February 21, 2018

Bicycling Magazine’s recent ride test and review of the Norco Search XR Force 1 fully assessed the bike’s diverse capabilities on variable terrain, including double-track mountain bike trails and sketchy gravel roads. Calling it a “bike that will have you looking for adventure at every turn”, test riders were impressed by the its durable components, unique […]

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Norco Search XR makes it on the cover of Road Bike Action Magazine

January 29, 2018

With adventure gravel bikes on the rise, Road Bike Action (RBA) Magazine recently reviewed the Norco Search XR adventure bike. The bike was celebrated for its design, performance and versatile capabilities, earning the coveted RBA cover page of the magazine’s March 2018 issue. Read on for test riders’ opinions and impressions: “Canadian character and purpose […]

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