Norco Reviews and News


After Otter: Final round of Sea Otter gems

Here we bring you a few more gems from the great consumer tradeshow of the US known as Sea Otter. The pro racing events have dwindled but the cool products being introduced and displayed make the event so worthwhile.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Compare-O Bottom Line: Born on the ‘shore’ Norco Range 7.1 packs proven DH chops in AM package

The burly Norco Range Alloy 7.1 can handle the steepest and gnarliest of trails all while offering one of the best values on the market today.

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Compare-O First Look: Norco Range Alloy 7.1

Available in both carbon and aluminum, the Norco Range offers 160mm of all mountain travel derived straight from the North Shore. The Range Alloy 7.1 may be one of the best value bikes in our tests.

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27.5 All-Mountain/Enduro Bike Round Up

Is 650B/27.5″ THE Ultimate All Mountain Bike Platform? We round-up a few of the latest and greatest from Norco, Scott, Intense and Foes to compare them all side by side.

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KRob’s Outerbike 2013 Bike Demo Reviews – Part 2

Part two of KRob’s Outerbike bike tests. Here he gives us his opinion on the new Norco Sight, Pivot Firebird 27.5, Intense Carbine 275, Devinci Troy, Turner Flux 27.5 and Santa Cruz Heckler 27.5.

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Norco Interbike 2013

Dustan Sept from Norco shows us their 2014 line-up with the Range Carbon, Sight Carbon, Revolver and Fluid.

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Video: Beer Run with the Norco Bigfoot Fat Bike

How does one take a growler home, have fun on the local trails and help mother earth at the same time? Dustan is a resourceful guy so he found a way with the 2014 Norco Bigfoot Fat Bike.

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Review: Norco Range Killer B-Three 650b/27.5 All Mountain Bike

An exceptional bike considering the price, the Norco Range Killer B-Three is a fun, playful yet stable-at-speed downhill performer. But don’t expect to win any uphill sprinting time-trials.

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Video: 2014 Norco Sight Carbon 650b/27.5

Norco showed us a fascinating carbon version of their Norco Sight 650b. The Sight is a 140mm travel bike purposely designed for the 650b/27.5 wheel size.

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Norco Sight Killer B – 650b Round Up

For 2013 Norco actually has two All Mountain 650b bikes. The Sight Killer B has 140mm of travel and the Range has 160mm of travel. Being on the more “trail” oriented end of all mountain, it is no surprise that the Sight is a snappy handler that does well in all aspects of riding. It […]

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2012 Norco Sight 1 Extended Review

By Steve Sheldon and Chris Barker Introduction Back in May, I wrote some initial impressions on the Sight 1 by Norco, but like many short term bike reviews, it’s always a bit tricky to be totally objective when you are in the honeymoon phase, with a shiny new bike under you that is functioning perfectly […]

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Norco Interbike Booth

Dustin Sept shows us the lastest from Norco for 2013 that includes the new 140mm travel Sight and 160mm travel Range Killer B 650B models, the redesigned Fluid 9 29er, the Two50 hydroformed

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Norco Launches 2013 Website

Port Coquitlam, B.C., August 31, 2012 – Norco Bicycles’ complete 2013 lineup is now live at norco.com. The redesigned website showcases the all-new road race platform, the Tactic, and the new Killer B mountain bikes – featuring the much-anticipated 650B wheel size. The full lineup includes more than 175 different models ranging from kids to […]

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A Sneek Peek Into Norco 2013

For 2013 Norco Bicycles has some very exciting new models. Here’s some highlights of what’s new with Norco Bicycles for 2013. 650B wheels are finally here and the Norco Range has made the switch. 160mm of travel, Gravity Tune, and a whole load of fun. The Range falls into the All-Mountain category and shines brightest when the […]

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The Norco Roundup – Re-Designing the Norco Range

Enter 650B – The Correct Wheel for the Bike. When it comes to mountain bike wheel size it is difficult to see the big picture and how it all fits together. The world has been using 26″ wheels for so long that the adoption of 29″ took much longer than expected; and there are still […]

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The Norco Roundup – Conquering Cancer is a National Affair

The Ride to Conquer Cancer is a Huge Success! The Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer Events have come to an incredibly successful close for 2012. The first of the four events kicked off In Toronto before moving on to Vancouver, Calgary and finally Montreal. These events are the four largest charity fundraisers in Canada and […]

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Life on the Dirt Road – Living the #BusLife

We just received these photos and videos from Dirt Norco Race Team rider Jonathan Duncan. It is a behind-the-scenes racer’s look at traveling through Europe from one World Cup event to another and how it is to have a “home” on wheels. Words, photos and video by Jonathan Duncan Life on the world cup circuit […]

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The Norco Roundup – Are You Ready For Your Ride

Are You Ready For Your Ride The Ride to Conquer Cancer is Here Months of training, fundraising and anticipation are coming to close; the 2012 Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer is almost here! The first of four tours starts on June 9th in Toronto Ontario. This will be followed shortly by Vancouver BC, Calgary AB […]

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The Norco Roundup – Jill K from Prototype to Podium

From Prototype to Podium – Jill Kintner’s Slalom Secret An athlete of any sport depends on several things for success to even be a possibility. Fitness, skill and experience play major roles but without the right tools, success may well be a hopeless aspiration. When it comes to mountain biking, one such integral tool is […]

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2012 Norco Sight Review

Norco has been a household name for mountain bikes here in British Columbia, Canada for as long as I can remember. They are a company that is continuously evolving

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Norco Fluid 9.2 29er and Aurum DH

Dustan from Norco shows us their new 2013 model 29er – the Fluid 9, which features 100mm of rear travel and is a less expensive option than either of the other full suspension 29er offerings (the XC Marathon race oriented Revolver and the All Mountain oriented Shinobi). Although the amount of travel is the same […]

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Norco 650b Prototypes – A.R.T. with Gravity Tuning

I got to chat with Norco’s Engineering Manager PJ Hunton about two brand new 650b prototypes. Shown here is the 160mm bike that is NOT the Range 650b. This bike has been completely designed from the ground up as a new model. This is a very early prototype and there are only 5 of these […]

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2012 Norco Revolver 1 Review

Photos by: Dave Mackie Photography The 2012 Norco Revolver 1 after a few months’ worth of testing in one of British Columbia’s wet and wild winters. MTBR.com covered the Norco 2012 Product Launch in Whistler, BC last August, where we introduced all of the company’s bikes that were slated for release over the coming months. […]

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