2017 Norco Revolver 9.2 FS


The 2017 Norco Revolver 9.2 FS is (without doubt) the most beautiful full-suspension cross-country 29er I have ever owned. Thankfully, its ride is equally (if not more) impressive!


Detailed below are a few changes I have made to improve handling, increase comfort, and shed a few grams.

Stock build @ 11.3kg (as per website): AUD4,999 from Bicycle Central on Mulgrave

FRAME: high modulus carbon

FORK: RockShox Sid RL 100mm

SHOCK: RockShock Monarch RL 100mm

SEATPOST: Norco Alloy 31.6mm

HANDLEBAR: Norco Lite 720mm Alloy Flatbar

STEM: Norco 70mm Alloy

GRIPS: Norco Lock-on

BRAKES: SRAM Level TL

ROTORS: 180F / 160R

WHEELSET: DT Swiss X1900 Spline TR (15x100/12x142)

TYRES: Maxxis Ikon 29x2.2 TR EXO

REAR SHIFTER: SRAM GX 11sp

REAR DERAILLEUR: SRAM GX 11sp

CASSETTE: SRAM XG1150 11sp (10/42)

CRANKSET: RaceFace Aeffect SL (32T)

CHAIN: SRAM PC-1110 11sp

Re-build @ 10.35kg: incl. frameskin, crank boots, pedal washers and Garmin stem mount

HANDLEBAR: 3T Team Stealth 720mm Carbon Flatbar

STEM: Zipp Service Course 75mm Alloy (+/-17deg.)

GRIPS: Ritchey Foam

BRAKES: SRAM Guide RSC

ROTORS: 170F / 160R

WHEELSET: American Classic Race (15x100/12x142)

TYRES: Schwalbe Racing Ralph EVO Snakeskin Pacestar 29x2.25" (F&R)

REAR SHIFTER: SRAM XX1 11sp

REAR DERAILLEUR: SRAM XX1 11sp

CASSETTE: SRAM XG1195 11sp (10/42)

CRANKSET: SRAM XX1 (32T)

CHAIN: SRAM PC-XX1 Hollowpin 11sp

Additional (ride) items added to bike include:

Specialized EMT cage & tool @ 123g

2xCO2 cannisters, pump nozzle & frame attachment @ 243g

Crank Bros. Candy 1 pedals @ 277g


Over the coming months a further few minor tweaks will occur in preparation for my trip to Poland to race the Sudety MTB Challenge in July (2017).


Stay-tuned for more details.



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