Tactic 105

$3299 CAD

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The Tactic is a race-proven speed machine purposefully designed for carving up asphalt and dominating the race circuit. Engineered for performance with aggressive race geometry, an ultra-stiff Power Chassis and slender ARC Race stays, the Tactic delivers the perfect balance of sprint-ready responsiveness and vibration damping compliance. Choose the Tactic with integrated direct mount caliper brakes or, for complete control in all conditions, the SL Disc with hydraulic disc brakes and dual thru-axles. You already have your strategy, execute with your Tactic.
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Race performance means zero compromise. Every effort is directed towards gaining an edge over your opponents or your own personal best. Define your victory and own it.


Power Chassis
Power Chassis

The Power Chassis is a complete pedaling platform designed to convert energy from a rider's whole body into forward momentum. A tapered head tube, an oversiz... [read more]ed hydroformed down tube, an oversized super-stiff bottom bracket shell, and an especially broad set of chain stays, conduct energy directly from cranks through to the back wheel where they are converted into forward thrust.

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ARC Race
ARC Race

Applied Road Compliance (ARC) technology optimizes the vertical compliance to lateral rigidity ratio for race and endurance applications. ARC Race seat stays... [read more] are slender and feature a less pronounced bow shape that still delivers effective road vibration dampening. Chain stays are broad and extremely stiff to deliver maximum pedaling efficiency, and they are engineered to be slightly shorter to deliver a highly responsive ride experience.

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Size-Scaled Tubing
Size-Scaled Tubing

By increasing tube profile dimensions in proportion with frame size, Norco engineers are able to calibrate frame stiffness to the weight of the prospective r... [read more]ider. This ensures that a heavier rider on an extra large frame will experience the same ride characteristics as a lighter rider on a small frame.

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Norco's SmoothCore process enables us to maintain precision control over all of the inner surfaces of our carbon frames, which is particularly critical at co... [read more]mplicated, high-stress areas like the head tube and bottom bracket junctions. At the heart of SmoothCore is our innovative mandrel system.

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Norco's carbon frames are manufactured with only the highest quality materials, right down to the resin we use to hold everything together. Our superior qual... [read more]ity ArmorLite resin produces an exceptionally strong bond that enhances frame strength and increases impact resistance.

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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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Power Chassis

Power Chassis

ARC Race

ARC Race

Size-Scaled Tubing

Size-Scaled Tubing








Small PartsCompare
  • Frameset


    Tactic Carbon 


    Tactic Carbon 

  • Wheels

    Front Hub

    Alloy Sealed Bearing 24h - Black 

    Front Hub Skewer

    Alloy QR 

    Rear Hub

    Alloy Sealed Bearing 28h - Black 

    Rear Hub Skewer

    Alloy QR 


    Sapim Race Double Butted - Black w/Black Alloy Nipples 


    Alex CX30 30mm Depth Aero - Black 

    Front Tire

    Clement Strada LGG 700x25c - Folding 

    Rear Tire

    Clement Strada LGG 700x25c - Folding 

  • Drivetrain

    Shifter Front

    Shimano 105 ST-5800 2spd - Black 

    Shifter Rear

    Shimano 105 ST-5800 11spd - Black 

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano 105 FD-5801 2spd - Black 

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano 105 RD-5800-SS 11spd - Black 


    Shimano 105 CS-5800 11-28T 11 speed 


    Shimano 105 FC-5800 52/36T - Black 

    Bottom Bracket

    Enduro ACB Pressfit BB86 


    KMC X11 

  • Components

    Seat Post

    Norco Composite 27.2mm - UD Carbon Stealth 

    Seat Post Clamp

    CNC 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 


    Zipp Service Course 80 


    Norco Super Griptacular w/Gel - Black 

    Front Brake

    Shimano 105 BR-5810 Direct Mount Caliper 

    Rear Brake

    Shimano 105 BR-5810 Direct Mount Caliper 

    Brake Levers

    Shimano 105 ST-5800 - Black 

Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Geometry Diagram
Wheel Size Compatibility700c700c700c700c700c700c
Front Travel (mm)------
Rear Travel (mm)------
STSeat Tube Length:445470500530560590
HAHead Tube Angle:71.5072.5072.7573.0073.2573.50
ESASeat Tube Angle (effective):74.5074.0073.7573.5073.2573.00
TTHHorizontal Top Tube:515530545560577.5595
HTHead Tube Length:110120135150170190
FLFork length (axle to crown)372372372372372372
BBRBottom Bracket Rise/Drop:-70-70-70-70-70-70
BBHBottom Bracket Height:270270270270270270
WBWheel Base:96796998099210051017
RCRear Centre:405405405407.5407.5407.5
FCFront Centre573574585595608620
SOHStand Over719741760780800821
Crank Length170170172.5172.5175175
Stem Length9090100100110110

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February 20, 2017

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Norco Tactic Ultegra Featured in Pedal Magazine Buyer’s Guide

April 18, 2016

The latest issue of Canada’s Pedal Magazine features a terrific review of the sleek road race machine in the 2016 Buyer’s Guide. The 2016 Tactic features a totally redesigned mid-modulus carbon frame that is lighter, stiffer and more aerodynamic than its predecessor. An ultra-stiff oversized Power Chassis and slender ARC Race stays deliver the perfect balance […]

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Road Tested: Canadian Cycling Reviews the Tactic SL Disc Ultegra

December 09, 2015

The December/January issue of Canadian Cycling Magazine features an in-depth review of the Tactic SL Disc Ultegra RS685 race bike built with hydraulic disc brakes and a redesigned high-modulus carbon frame that is lighter, stiffer and more aerodynamic for 2016. Canadian Cycling editor Matthew Pioro praised the Tactic’s responsiveness, writing: “The frame definitely has some snap. It was great for […]

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