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2018 Norco Sight C1 29 Bike (discontinued)

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Sight C1 29
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Makes all mountain riding fun again.

The Good:

Super responsive and playful. Still holds its line at speed. Great climber. Amazing components.

The Bad:

A tad stiff in the rocky chunder (but really that's to be expected for a 135mm travel bike).

Overall Review:

I love this bike. It's made my all around riding much more fun. The platform transfers pedal strokes to forward momentum extremely well. This makes the cross hill and uphill sections of your ride more fun. Yes, I've written "more fun" twice now.

The bike still absolutely rips on the downhill. The solid Fox 36 up front helps here but the rear suspension is really solid and supportive as well. It is not as 'plush' as my 160mm Enduro was but I'm not going back to that platform again because those bikes, as versatile as they are, are still a bit of a slog on steep uphills and long xcountry. The Norco Sight will still ride every technical descent I could do on my Enduro and makes getting to those descents a better experience.

The bike comes with 140mm up front and a 67 degree head angle. I think Norco does that on purpose knowing you can easily add a spacer to up the travel to 150mm and change the head angle to 66.5. I'll definitely be doing this upgrade and I expect the bike to be even better when I do.


Product Norco Sight C1 29 Bike
Model Year 2018
Riding Type Trail
Rider Unisex
Sizes and Geometry
M, L, XL View Geometry
Size M L XL
Top Tube Length 601mm 632mm 662mm
Head Tube Angle 67° 67° 67°
Head Tube Length 94mm 94mm 104mm
Seat Tube Angle 74.5° 74.1° 73.7°
Seat Tube Length 435mm 470mm 510mm
Bottom Bracket Height 337mm 337mm 337mm
Chainstay Length 430mm 435mm 440mm
Wheelbase 1159mm 1191mm 1222mm
Standover 790mm 788mm 793mm
Reach 432mm 458mm 480mm
Stack 611mm 611mm 620mm
Wheel Size 29"
Frame Material Carbon Fiber
Frame Material Details Aluminum chainstays
Rear Travel 130mm
Rear Shock FOX Performance Float DPX2
Fork FOX 36 Float Factory, 110mm x 15mm
Fork Travel 140mm
Head Tube Diameter Tapered
Headset FSA No. 42 ACB
Handlebar Race Face Next R Carbon, 800mm width, 20mm rise
Stem Race Face Turbine Basic 35, 50mm length
Grips SDG Stage 1, lock on
Brakes SRAM Guide Ultimate, 180mm rotors
Brake Levers SRAM Guide Ultimate
Drivetrain 1x
Shifters SRAM X01 Eagle 12-speed
Front Derailleur N/A
Rear Derailleur SRAM X01 Eagle 12-speed
Chainguide OneUp S-3, upper guide
Cranks SRAM Decendent Eagle
Chainrings SRAM 32 tooth, narrow/wide
Bottom Bracket SRAM GXP, pressfit 92
Pedals N/A
Chain SRAM PC 12-speed
Cassette SRAM XG-1150 10-50 tooth
Rims e*thirteen TRS Race Carbon, 31mm inner width
Hubs DT Swiss 240, 15mm x 110mm, 12mm x 148mm, XD driver
Spokes DT Competition, stainless steal, butted
Tires Front: e*thirteen TRS Race Sticky Triple Compound 29" x 2.35"
Rear: e*thirteen TRS Dual Compound 29" x 2.35"
Saddle SDG Fly MTN, chromoly rails
Seatpost RockShox Reverb Stealth, trigger style lever, XS/S - 125mm travel, M - 150mm travel, L/XL - 200mm travel
Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm
Seatpost Clamp Norco Design, single bolt
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 12mm x 148mm
Max. Tire Size
Bottle Cage Mounts Yes
Colors Red
Warranty 3-year limited
Weight N/A
Miscellaneous Advanced Ride Technology (A.R.T.) suspension
Integrated chainstay protection
Internal cable routing
Rear brake post mount
Price $7,999
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