Norco Shore 1 Freeride Full Suspension

5/5 (5 Reviews)


Product Description

RockShox Totem fork, 180mm travel and 40mm stanctions - Marzocchi Rocco coil rear shock - WTB hubs with WTB Laser Disc FR rims and DT Swiss Champion spokes - Truvativ Holzfeller OCT hollow arm cranks paired with E-13 SRS chainguide - In Germany: Frame only (incl. rear shock + hub) - 1799


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by TLO a Downhiller from Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Date Reviewed: April 12, 2011

Strengths:    For a bigger bike this rig peddles nice. Good balance in the air. Likes steep technical terrain. Capable climber with 888.

Weaknesses:    Had some problems getting spare parts for this bike, took a few tries to get the correct product from Norco. It was a picking error or wrong object in the box thing.

Bottom Line:   
Great bike for the price

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Favorite Trail:   Heckel & Jekal

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $1.00

Purchased At:   NSMBA Gear Swap

Similar Products Used:   Giant, Banshee

Bike Setup:   2009 Shore 1, 2008 888 with new WC internals. Truvative parts, J7 brakes, Saint rear hub. Telescopic seat post. Set up for big air and fast steep rips.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Corey Pearson a Weekend Warrior from Victoria

Date Reviewed: January 31, 2008

Strengths:    frame is solid, have gone off bigger and bigger drops and it continues to take what I can work up to with ease, its nicely balanced in the air, nimble, and still climbs like a goat when you need it to, (provided you are a bit stronger in the legs)

Weaknesses:    syncros rear hub pawls sheared off, but was replaced with a hadley hub, 150 size makes for a solid rear wheel, hardly any dishing to offset spokes.

Bottom Line:   
this bike was an incredible purchse, I needed a bigger bike for not only my size, but also the way I ride. not many companies produce extra large frames, the xl shore fits my six-six and 250 lb frame perfectly. I have ridden whistler and washington (thanks for the free vps passes to norco) and limited north shore trails, and lloads of locat stuff. it is stable at speed, can be flicked around (sortof) and continues to laugh at everything I throw at it. Norco has improved it again this year and I will definitely continue to buy thier high end products.

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Favorite Trail:   lumpy pants/scratch and sniff/angry pirate

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $4000.00

Purchased At:   Brentwood Cycle

Similar Products Used:   kona stinky, norco shore (earlier model),

Bike Setup:   syncros wheels, stem, bar
e-13 chainguide, new hadley rear hub, kenda rubber, dhx5 rear shock, 66 vf2 fork

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Sam Bosse a Downhiller from Edmundston,NB.Can

Date Reviewed: June 6, 2007

Strengths:    everything.great parts spec!!!The only parts that failed were caused by a bad crash,rear der and bars

Weaknesses:    got to be carfull not to put to much weight on the front end in high g-force turnes.front looses traction easily.must keep weight farther back than my vps team.66 forks are high maintenance.Especially in constant wet riding

Bottom Line:   
awesome bike!! If you love extreme,tightand and steep technical trails youll love this bike, but if you have the guts and technical ability this bike will keep up with any pure dh rig except in wide open terrain.Ill say it once more i love this bike!!

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Favorite Trail:   Anything at Bromont Qc

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1500.00

Purchased At:   traded a highend used xc bike for the shore

Similar Products Used:   2000 custum built norco vps

Bike Setup:   stock except bars and der.2006 model

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by adam mclean a Weekend Warrior from perth western australia

Date Reviewed: August 9, 2006

Strengths:    for my first mtb it feels great.suspension feels great and been holding up fine


Weaknesses:    stoko seat only let down so far, realy uncomfortable after 10 mins riding sitting down

Bottom Line:   
loves air time, great for jumps/drops. Realy pleased with what i got for first ride.think it will last longer than my bmx hopefully.great bike for any one looking to change from bmx to mtb, feels sooo smooth on landings

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Favorite Trail:   geraldton

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $2800.00

Purchased At:   joondalup cycle city

Similar Products Used:   none yet bmxer

Bike Setup:   stock except for custom mud guard

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by David a Downhiller from Melbourne

Date Reviewed: June 21, 2006

Strengths:    everything on this bike is super strong.

Weaknesses:    None at all

Bottom Line:   
I highly recommend this bike for free ride or DH. I do a lot of free-ride,and DH i have clocked over 800 kilometers with it,and have had no problems with it yet i love this bike money well spent.

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Favorite Trail:   narbethong

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Purchased At:   Yarra valley cycle

Similar Products Used:   Norco six

Bike Setup:   syncros everything saint 8 brakes DHX 5.0 888RC2X.

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