The Norco Torrent 1 HT 29″ is a hardtail all-mountain bike that gives you a mix of classic design and modern innovation. The steel frame offers a great riding experience and excellent compliance for riding a rugged 29″ hardtail. Norco have built the Torrent with a longer reach, slacker head tube angle and steeper seat post angle for a more forward weight distribution within a longer wheelbase. This ensures you’ll have powerful pedalling, increased climbing traction, as well as unreal grip and control when descending so that you can attack with confidence.
Norco’s next generation Gravity Tune ensures that your body is in optimal position with equal weight distribution. Allowing you to make the most of the RockShox Lyric Ultimate RC2 fork with 150mm travel and ride at your best. The Torrent is equipped with the reliable 1×12 speed SRAM GX Eagle Groupset for crisp shifting the is capable on any trail. Pair that with the reliable SRAM Code R Hydraulic Disc Brakes and you’ll have faultless performance all-day on the trails.
The Torrent rolls on aggressive Maxxis Assegai tyres and e*thirteen Lg1 tubeless compatible rims for an awesome balance between speed and control on the dirt. Everything on the Torrent was hand picked by Norco to maxmimise the benefits of the steel frame and take this bike to the next level. The Norco Torrent S1 HT Mountain Bike does the basics so well that this bike really is a standout, taking the the simple steel frame/hardtail combination to a truly elite level with it high level spec.
Progressive Design: The Torrent uses Norco’s holistic approach to fit and geometry to create the ultimate all-mountain hardtail experience. The unique combination of our next generation Gravity Tune, longer reach, slacker head tube angle and steep seat tube angle provides a more forward weight distribution within a longer wheelbase. This allows more powerful pedalling, increased climbing traction and added grip and control when descending so you can confidently attack the rowdiest trails.
Equipped To Descend: To support riders through the lunacy that the Torrent inspires, each bike is equipped with 4-piston Hydraulic Disc Brakes, shorter seat tubes, long-stroke dropper posts and aggressive knobby 29er tyres.
4130DB Chromoly Steel Frame: Steel is tough, compliant and has been around for ages- so we really know how to make it tough as we want it to be- which is great when you’ve fully committed to a burly line that you’re fairly confident can pull it off.