Norco Optic C2
2019 Pinkbike Mountain Bike of the Year - “Take a heaping scoop of modern geometry, add 29” wheels and 125mm of well-managed rear travel, then blend in a generous amount of fun. That's the recipe that created the winner of Pinkbike's Mountain Bike of the Year award – the Norco Optic.”
Using Norco's holistic approach to fit, geometry and suspension kinematics, the Optic C2’s playfully aggressive personality is complemented by 125mm of rear travel via a full-custom RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate DH rear shock, and a 140mm Pike Select fork.
To add to its high-speed trail performance, the Optic C2 features SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain with GX DUB crank. Shimano MT520 4-piston 180mm brakes control speed, and the light weight, robust wheels feature Stans Flow S1 rims on DT Swiss 350 Boost hubs.
The 2020 Optic uses Norco's Ride Aligned™ design system which matches each individual bike to the human who rides it, creating a customized platform that is both stable and balanced, allowing the rider to push harder. Using individual rider metrics, precise suspension kinematics, and proprietary app technology, you’ll align with your ride experience like never before.
FULLY CUSTOM SUSPENSION
We created the Optic’s suspension design around a very specific shock, with spring and damper characteristics that would help define its ride. Unfortunately, that shock didn't exist, so we asked RockShox to build us a fully customized Super Deluxe Ultimate DH rear shock with everything we were looking for, and they delivered! We liked it so much, in fact, that we put it on every Optic in the line!
HIGH SPEED BY DESIGN
By relaxing the Optic's head angle for stability, we fine-tuned the handling with reduced-offset forks and short 45mm stems – providing even more high-speed precision and predictability for a more aggressive trail riding.
EQUIPPED TO DESCEND
To bolster the Optic's descending prowess, each bike is equipped with 4-piston 180mm disc brakes, shorter seat tubes, long-stroke dropper posts and aggressive knobby tires.
METRICS ARE THE METHOD
To customize your Ride Aligned™ experience, we tie every aspect of the system together with the Ride Aligned™ Bike Setup Guide.The app-based assistant helps tune your precise fit and optimise your suspension setup based on your unique body makeup, the way you ride, and the types of trails you expect to encounter. It’s simple to use, but incredibly precise, making the most of every detail we’ve engineered into the Ride Aligned™ design. Get the most out of your ride with the Ride Aligned™ Bike Setup Guide.
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