December 2015 - Norco News

Year in Review: A look back at 2015

Trails were shredded, asphalt was carved, championships were won, and much, much more. Here’s a look back at a few highlights from the year that was: Norco Factory Racing’s Sam Blenkinsop wins the Crankworx World Tour DH Championships. Magnus Manson wins Canadian National Championships in Junior Elite. Harry Heath finishes inside the top 10 at both Windham […]

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Norco Helps Share The Ride in Squamish, BC

Norco elves transformed the Squamish Adventure Centre into Santa’s Workshop last weekend to build bikes for the Share the Ride Foundation. The foundation, run by the popular mountain biking website, raises money to purchase bicycles for underprivileged youth and this was the first of several distribution events from this year’s fundraising efforts. 25 kids from […]

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Search A.Tiagra Featured in’s Best Affordable Bikes of 2016

Bicycling Magazine recently selected the Search A.Tiagra for its 16 for 2016: The Best Affordable Bikes of 2016. At under $1,500 CAD, the Search delivers exceptional value with a double-butted X6 aluminum frame, full-carbon fork and disc brakes. Paired with 35c tires and vibration-dampening ARC Endurance technology, it’s the perfect bike for all day, any road adventure. To read Bicycling Magazine’s […]

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Dirt Rag’s First Impressions: Norco Torrent 7.1

Dirt Rag Magazine recently got their hands on the 2016 Norco Torrent 7.1 and are planning a full review as part of their annual Sub-$3,000 Bike Test. In the meantime, they’ve shared their first impressions of our new 650-plus hardtail. “The 16.7-inch chainstays are one of the reasons this is among the most playful bikes I’ve ridden,” writes Dirt Rag editor Eric McKeegan. “That nimbleness […]

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Road Tested: Canadian Cycling Reviews the Tactic SL Disc Ultegra

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 […]

Read More Reviews the Threshold C Rival has been putting the Threshold C Rival through its paces and recently published a full review of the sleek cyclocross race machine. “…Once you’re out in straighter sections you can really wind it up, with great response when you stamp on the pedals” wrote editor Dave Atkinson who scored the Threshold 9/10 for efficiency of […]

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