2017 Tactic 105

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  • Tactic 105
    Tactic 105

Overview

The Tactic is a race-proven speed machine with a 910g high-modulus carbon frame and hydraulic disc brakes, 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 SL Disc delivers the perfect balance of sprint-ready responsiveness and vibration damping compliance. You already have your strategy, execute with your Tactic.

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.

Technology

Power Chassis
Power Chassis

Norco’s Power Chassis Design is the ultra-efficient power transfer system that anchors all of our performance road bikes and gives them their responsivenes... [read more]s and explosive acceleration. The Power Chassis is a complete pedaling platform designed to convert energy from a rider’s whole body into forward momentum.


Power Chassis is also featured on:

ARC Race
ARC Race

Seat stays are slender and feature a less pronounced bow shape that still delivers effective road vibration dampening. Chain stays are broad and extremely st... [read more]iff to deliver maximum pedaling efficiency, and they are engineered to be slightly shorter to deliver a highly responsive ride experience.


ARC Race is also featured on:

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. Though the process is labour-intensive, the result is worth the effort: optimal ride characteristics, performance and comfort for riders of all sizes.


Size-Scaled Tubing is also featured on:

Smoothcore
Smoothcore

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 ... [read more]complicated, high-stress areas like the head tube and bottom bracket junctions. At the heart of SmoothCore is our innovative mandrel system.


Smoothcore is also featured on:

Armorlite
Armorlite

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 qu... [read more]ality ArmorLite resin produces an exceptionally strong bond that enhances frame strength, prevents damage and increases impact resistance. ArmorLite resin is so efficient that less of it is required.


Armorlite is also featured on:

Gizmo
Gizmo

The fully proprietary GIZMO system features two-piece GIZMO plugs that create a tight seal, blocking water and debris from entering the frame. GIZMO plugs pi... [read more]nch and hold cables firmly in place, preventing any rattling at entry and exit points. They also enable the rider to pull cables taught so that they can be prevented from rattling around inside the frame.


Gizmo is also featured on:

Power Chassis

Power Chassis

ARC Race

ARC Race

Size-Scaled Tubing

Size-Scaled Tubing

Smoothcore

Smoothcore

Armorlite

Armorlite

Gizmo

Gizmo

Specifications

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Frameset

Frame

Tactic Mid-Modulus Carbon 

Fork

Tactic Mid-Modulus Carbon 

Components

Seat Post

Norco Composite 27.2mm - UD Carbon Stealth 

Seat Post Clamp

CNC Alloy 31.8mm - Black 

Shifter Casing

N/A 

Saddle

Norco Race Saddle - Black 

Headset

Angular Sealed Cartridge Bearings - Tapered 

Headset Spacer

N/A 

Top Cap

N/A 

Stem

Norco - Black Stealth 

Handlebar

Zipp Service Course 80 

Grips

Norco Super Tacky w/Shock Proof Gel - Black 

Front Brake

Shimano 105 BR-5810 Direct Mount Caliper 

Chain Tensioner

N/A 

Rear Brake

Shimano 105 BR-5810 Direct Mount Caliper 

Brake Levers

Shimano 105 ST-5800 - Black 

Brake Cable Casing

N/A 

Brake Rotors

N/A 

Wheels

Front Hub

Fulcrum Racing Sport 

Front Hub Skewer

Fulcrum QR 

Rear Hub

Fulcrum Racing Sport 

Rear Hub Skewer

Fulcrum QR 

Spokes/Nipples

Fulcrum Racing Sport 

Rims

Fulcrum Racing Sport 

Tires

Clement Strada LGG 700x25c - Folding 

Drivetrain

Shifter Front

Shimano 105 ST-5800 11spd - Black 

Shifter Rear

Shimano 105 ST-5800 11spd - Black 

Front Derailleur

Shimano 105 FD-5800 11spd - Black 

Rear Derailleur

Shimano 105 RD-5800-SS 11spd - Black 

Cassette

Shimano 105 CS-5800 11-28T 11 speed 

Crankset

Shimano 105 FC-5800 52/36T - Black 

Bottom Bracket

Shimano SM-BB71 Pressfit BB86 

Chain

Shimano 105 CN-HG601 11speed 

Specifications subject to change without notice.

Geometry

Geometry Diagram
 
 
48 50.5 53 55.5 58 60.5
 
 
48 50.5 53 55.5 58 60.5
Wheel_Size
Wheel Size
700c 700c 700c 700c 700c 700c
 
Front Travel (mm)
- - - - - -
 
Rear Travel (mm)
- - - - - -
ST
Seat tube length (centre to top)
445 470 500 530 560 590
HA
Head tube angle
71.5 72.5 72.75 73 73.25 73.5
ESA
Effective seat tube angle
74.5 74 73.75 73.5 73.25 73
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
TTH
Theoretical (horz) top tube length
515 530 545 560 577.5 595
HT
Head tube length
110 120 135 150 170 190
FL
Fork length (axle to crown)
372 372 372 372 372 372
BBR
Bottom bracket rise/drop
-70 -70 -70 -70 -70 -70
BBH
Bottom bracket height
270 270 270 270 270 270
WB
Wheelbase
967 969 980 992 1005 1017
RC
Rear Centre (chainstay length)
405 405 405 407.5 407.5 407.5
FC
Front Centre
573 574 585 595 608 620
 
Reach
373 379 387 395 404 413
 
Stack
514 527 542 557 577 597
SOH
Stand over height
719 741 760 780 800 821
 
Crank Length
170 170 172.5 172.5 175 175
 
Bar Width
420 420 440 440 460 460
 
Stem Length
90 90 100 100 110 110