Whether you're into World Cup downhill runs, endless park days or after-work shuttle laps, the Norco Aurum LE 2014 Mountain Bike delivers unbelievable performance in any gravity-oriented environment. A purpose-built DH race bike, it is designed to be fast and controlled over the steepest, most technical terrain imaginable. The Aurum - Latin for ''gold'' - earned its name by turning the most challenging terrain features into advantages over other riders. Throw a leg over one and you'll be converted, too. Upgraded from 2013 Revised geometry with lower BB , 1/2 deg slacker HA, longer TT for each frame size, Schwalbe Magic Mary tires with light weight (tubeless ready) super gravity casing, SDG I Fly light weight I beam saddle and post Revised cable guides on seatstay yoke for rear brake and rear derailleur, Shimano Saint/Zee direct mount hanger.
1: Custom hydroformed aluminum frame: tubes are manipulated into precise, structurally superior shapes with strategic curves and tapers for added strength, weight savings and flowing lines. 2: World Cup DH Race geometry: a 63 degrees head tube angle, 348mm (13.7'') BB height and long wheelbase deliver unmatched stability at high speeds.3: Gravity Tune: optimal body position and weight distribution across all frame sizes means maximum traction and control for riders of all sizes. 4: A.R.T. suspension: optimized for DH racing to deliver supremely confident high-speed descending, predictable braking through any terrain, square-edge bump compliance and bottomless feel.5: Holloform Linkarm: maximizes rear-end stiffness for superior tracking and response through the gnarliest Terrain; ensures stiction-free shock stroke.