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    Norcos.

    What do people think of Norcos?

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    GREAT bikes!

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    i wanted one... but i had to settle for a hardrock pro
    Trance music is okay...
    Drum & Bass is way better

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    Me likey.

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    I had a sasquatch, I think it was a 99 or a 00 and I broke the frame right by the drop out, I admit I hit two three foot drops at high speeds but I think that the frame should have taken it. Norco did replace the frame with a year old but new norco nitro frame but the tube diameters were all differnet and ended up costing me big $$$ should have just sold the frame.
    Ride It Like It Was Stolen

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    I have an '05 A-Line and I like it a lot.
    People on pinkbike dont seem to like Norcos.

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    Norco's seem to be more popular in canada, whereas Specialized and Kona are more popular in the states.

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    norco rock!
    Bansheeeee!

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    In general Norcos (the duallies) tend to weight more and be a little more awkward. Good bikes, but they are "worth" the price.

    The biggest bonus, the frames are DAMN tough

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    Hmm, thats odd, how come I cant find any Norco User Reviews at MTBR?

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    Look under frames instead of bikes

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    Who? ....i'm Canadian? What frame?

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    Norco EXC 2.0 FS

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    i dont really like thier bikes for some reason. Just the way the look bugs me. And the price of them down here is a little to much for way they are. For example. I dont think that the bigfoor should be $1000. I think it should be closer to $800.

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    Ah Norco, you've come a long way baby...

    I remember them from back in tha day - bad paintjobs, crap components. Then came the 90's, and they stepped up. Now they might not be a household name, but the build and design is solid and they don't look like **** anymore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maelstrom
    The biggest bonus, the frames are DAMN tough
    Would you say they are tougher than Kona?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    Would you say they are tougher than Kona?
    -that would depend on which frames you mean (I have no idea...)
    You want tough? YOU CAN'T HANDLE TOUGH!
    Or well, ride it uphill.
    http://www.balfa.co.uk/balfa/balfa_minuteman.php3
    I thought the frame was over 7lbs? 6 pound feather -check those skinny steel tubes.
    I want one....bad. I missed a local used Minuteman frame for 300 last year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WannaGetGood
    i dont really like thier bikes for some reason. Just the way the look bugs me. And the price of them down here is a little to much for way they are. For example. I dont think that the bigfoor should be $1000. I think it should be closer to $800.
    It's at my LBS for 929. How is it not worth that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff williams

    ha ha MinUUUte Man.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    ha ha MinUUUte Man.......
    KoNA-NANANA-NA!
    I like Konas.

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    You got it wrong. It's NEENER NEENER NEENER.
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    Glad to see they've gone to tubes and away from the big monocoque on the VPS series. That big hollow seemed to amplify every creak and groan. If your buddy had one, it sounded like you were riding in a herd of old rocking chairs.

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    I love mine, the only complaint I have is the narrow tire clearance in the rear, but that was fixed the next year. I cant complain at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    Would you say they are tougher than Kona?
    Speaking strictly on the dh/fr arena as I know diddly about xc bikes, I would place them equal. But all things equal, the fsr that norco uses does look better on paper

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    better on paper, I wonder how about in real life? I still cant find any reviews about Norco EXC 2.0 FS.

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