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    Quote Originally Posted by blizzard_mk View Post
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    I'm loving my 2013 Sight 2. Really well balanced suspension and geometry. Reasonably light at about 27.5lbs.
    27.5lbs?
    Really?
    I just picked up a demo 2014 Carbon sight 7.1 and weighed it in the shop on their scales - 12.8kg [28.16 lbs] less pedals!
    Even considering Norco have swapped the tyres from Onza Ibex at 1.95lbs each to maxxis Ardents at 1.57lbs it still makes the $5000.00 carbon bike 27.39lbs.
    Not calling BS on you bud but I would get your scales checked

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffgre_6163 View Post
    27.5lbs?
    Really?
    I just picked up a demo 2014 Carbon sight 7.1 and weighed it in the shop on their scales - 12.8kg [28.16 lbs] less pedals!
    Even considering Norco have swapped the tyres from Onza Ibex at 1.95lbs each to maxxis Ardents at 1.57lbs it still makes the $5000.00 carbon bike 27.39lbs.
    Not calling BS on you bud but I would get your scales checked
    The scale I was using may not be the most accurate, but that weight is in the right ballpark. That was with stan's flow wheels, the stock Conti x-king 2.2 tires set up tubeless, and xt cranks with a 34T wolf tooth chainring (no guide or derailleur). Keep in mind that you are also comparing 26" to 27.5".

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    Quote Originally Posted by blizzard_mk View Post
    The scale I was using may not be the most accurate, but that weight is in the right ballpark. That was with stan's flow wheels, the stock Conti x-king 2.2 tires set up tubeless, and xt cranks with a 34T wolf tooth chainring (no guide or derailleur). Keep in mind that you are also comparing 26" to 27.5".
    Fair enough - points well made and taken.
    I get frustrated at riders who buy their bike and then they magically seem to drop 4lbs when it rolls out the door of the shop.

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    I have a large 2014 Fluid 9.2 with all my goodies on it, stans hoops with hope hubs and rotors, hope brakes, raceface turbine cranks and carbon seat-post, truvativ carbon bars, hope stem, all X9 shifters and derailluers, weighs in at 30 lbs. I don't think thats bad for 120 mil travel ali 29er.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffgre_6163 View Post
    27.5lbs?
    I just picked up a demo 2014 Carbon sight 7.1 ...
    Do tell. How did it ride?
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    Who Rides A Norco?

    Here's my new ride - it's a Range 7.1 with a few bling bits. Still waiting on more appropriate wider tyres and rims to show but it came in at 12.2kg as pictured (with 2.25 Racing Ralph's).

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    That's a super nice Range. Love the build, a DBAir CS or Float-X would finish it off!

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    I ride a Norco : )
    2014 Sight 7.1 carbon.
    With a few mods she comes in at 11.85kg [26.07lbs] without pedals

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    Sub-12kg AM bikes were the realm of high $$$ Ibis Mojo builds only a few years ago..
    26" faithful.

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    Have a Norco Shore with lots of upgrades (about 40.5lbs) and a 2014 Carbon Range 7.2 on order for Feb 2014 (a lot less pounds .

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    Hello
    I am writing from Italy
    I have been riding a customized range sixfiftyb which currently sits at less than 12,8 kg
    The best bike i have ever had
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    Hello, I'm from Indonesia.
    My ride Norco Truax


    I love my bike

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    More Mods...

    Updated a few more bits on my Range 7.1; now running Derby rims and a DB Air shock. Also giving the Formula 35 fork a try.
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    Sweet setup, that shock is magic on that frame and you are going to love the wheels!

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    Who Rides A Norco?

    Quote Originally Posted by JHwick View Post
    Updated a few more bits on my Range 7.1; now running Derby rims and a DB Air shock. Also giving the Formula 35 fork a try.
    That shock clears the frame? Nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by v0n View Post
    That shock clears the frame? Nice
    Yep, the DB clears but only when oriented as shown.
    Also makes it a tight fit for drink bottles and I can only fit a small one in my large frame - used to be able to fit a full size bottle with a regular shock.

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    Who Rides A Norco?

    Quote Originally Posted by JHwick View Post
    Yep, the DB clears but only when oriented as shown.
    Also makes it a tight fit for drink bottles and I can only fit a small one in my large frame - used to be able to fit a full size bottle with a regular shock.
    Noice. I wish the xs frame could fit that(

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    Who Rides A Norco?

    Been waiting a while for this one...
    Came in at 12.3kg / 27.12lbs as pictured (with pedals, fender and bottle cage).
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    here a few pics of our Norco's my wife 2013 fluid & my sight killer b 2013........im open to suggestion for setup being as tho im a big guy ' just kinda wingin it .........hahahahahaha
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    Ride hard everytime....or take up hiking...........lol

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    Who Rides A Norco?

    Quote Originally Posted by DABIGSEAT View Post
    here a few pics of our Norco's my wife 2013 fluid & my sight killer b 2013........im open to suggestion for setup being as tho im a big guy ' just kinda wingin it .........hahahahahaha
    Dang,

    The way you are holding that bike makes it look feathery light!

    Rock on man,

    Bryan
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    Who rides A Norco?

    Ive been riding my norco sight C7.2 for about 3 months now.
    Biggest upgrade
    RS Pike 150mm
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    Spike 50mm stem
    Answer pro taper dh carbon bars, cut to 750mm
    Shimano xt rear cassette
    Love the bike! Weighes in at 28.51Lbs with pedals. Just waiting for reverb stealth next week
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    My low budget fun bike. I will update the suspension with avalanche cartridge in the evolution fork, and avalanche rebuild in the ctd evolution shock as soon as the option is available, to be ready for the snows departure. 26 t small ring, and a rf bash are the only changes from stock. I plan on testing tubeless this winter seeing how many months it will hold air without riding.
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    Hey guys, Ive got a 2014 sight c7.2. Anyone know what type of chain guide fits this bike? I drop my chain most of the time over rough trails. Ive replaced the front derailleur with sram xo 2/10. But havent ridden on it yet. Im hoping this will remedy my problem. Comparing with the x7 with the xo, seems like the x7's cage is bent? Causing drops?

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    Im using the e-thirteen trs system (bash guard & chain tensioner).... work well havent dropped a chain,but when riding in dirty conditions was dealing with a bit of chain suck in granny gear(small front ring) moved to 1x ...problem solved....hoped my 2 cents helps
    Ride hard everytime....or take up hiking...........lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by DABIGSEAT View Post
    Im using the e-thirteen trs system (bash guard & chain tensioner).... work well havent dropped a chain,but when riding in dirty conditions was dealing with a bit of chain suck in granny gear(small front ring) moved to 1x ...problem solved....hoped my 2 cents helps
    which e thirteen is that dabigseat? is that the ISCG 05? cuz i tried a truvativ ISCG , but didnt fit over the carbon bottom bracket. Ive ridden the new xo fron derailleur today. its better then the x7, but still jumps from the big chain ring to the small when im going over rough trails down hill. and at one point i got chain suck. so im hoping to buy a chain guide thatll fix it.

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