2015 Sea Otter Classic

The Norco Revolver in 29, now in development with Norco Factory Racing.

The Norco Revolver in 29, now in development with Norco Factory Racing (click to enlarge).​

With plenty of accolades under their belts for new trail and downhill offerings, Norco is focusing on cross-country race bikes, adding a full-suspension version of its Revolver.

Currently in development with its pro team, there is no production date set as Norco takes its time to carefully implement the feedback of its athletes. Prototypes of the full-suspension Revolver have been under its riders for nearly a year now in "white bike" version. Now with a snappy new paint job, we think they must be getting close to full production.

The new Revolver is likely to come in 29er and 27.5 wheel sizes, as we spied both at their Sea Otter Classic booth this week. The team build includes Stan's wheels, Kenda tires, SRAM XX1 shifting, and Avid XX brakes. On the 29er, the RockShox RS1 handles bumps in the front, and the RockShox SID World Cup does the honors on the 27.5. RockShox Monarch provides the rear suspension.

For more information visit www.norco.com.

This article is part of Mtbr's coverage of the 2015 Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California. For more from Sea Otter CLICK HERE.