2017 Torrent FS+ A7.1 Framekit

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  • Torrent FS+ A7.1 Framekit
    Torrent FS+ A7.1 Framekit

Overview

A brand new model for 2017, the Torrent FS+ is our first ever 650B Plus full suspension bike. Designed from the ground up 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.

Technology

Advanced Ride Technology
Advanced Ride Technology

Advanced Ride Technology, or A.R.T., is the direct link between engineering and experience. More than a single suspension platform, A.R.T. is a system that w... [read more]e optimize for each intended use. Norco’s engineering team strategically manipulates pivot locations to precision-tune suspension kinematics, ensuring that every full suspension bike will excel in the environment it was designed for. For downhill applications, we increase rearward axle path for a more controlled ride over gnarly, unpredictable terrain. For cross-country we increase pedaling efficiency and small bump compliance for a faster, smoother ride.


Advanced Ride Technology is also featured on:

Gravity Tune
Gravity Tune

A simple solution to a complex problem, Gravity Tune fixes the front-centre/rear-centre ratio across all frame sizes, effectively optimizing geometry for eve... [read more]ry bike in the line. As a result, weight is always optimally distributed – regardless of rider height. Available only on Norco Bikes, Gravity Tune means equal ride characteristics and unrivalled control for all.


Gravity Tune is also featured on:

Advanced Ride Technology

Advanced Ride Technology

Gravity Tune

Gravity Tune

Specifications

Frame - Tech SpecsDetailed Specs
Frame

Torrent aluminum 130mm travel 

Rear Shock

DVO Topaz T3 air w/external reservoir and trunnion mount 

Specifications subject to change without notice.

Geometry

Geometry Diagram
 
 
S M L XL
 
 
S M L XL
Wheel_Size
Wheel Size
650B 650B 650B 650B
 
Front Travel (mm)
140 140 140 140
 
Rear Travel (mm)
130 130 130 130
ST
Seat tube length (centre to top)
405 435 470 510
HA
Head tube angle
67 67 67 67
ESA
Effective seat tube angle
74.9 74.4 74 73.6
N/A N/A N/A N/A
TTH
Theoretical (horz) top tube length
567 598 630 661
HT
Head tube length
94 94 104 114
FL
Fork length (axle to crown)
551 551 551 551
BBR
Bottom bracket rise/drop
-20 -20 -20 -20
BBH
Bottom bracket height
341 341 341 341
WB
Wheelbase
1131 1162 1195 1227
RC
Rear Centre (chainstay length)
425 430 435 440
FC
Front Centre
706 732 761 788
 
Reach
406 432 456 480
 
Stack
597 597 606 615
SOH
Stand over height
800.5 785.0 783.4 793.3
 
Crank Length
170 175 175 175
 
Bar Width
780 780 780 780
 
Stem Length
50 50 50 50