2021 Norco Fluid FS 1 27.5

A 27.5″ aluminum frame full suspension trail bike with high-end components, priced at the high end of the Fluid model range. Compare the full range

2021 Norco Fluid FS 1 27.5
MSRP$3,399
SuspensionFull
Travel120mm rear, 130mm front
FrameAluminum
ForkRockShox Pike Select

Wheels27.5″
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetXT, SLX

BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

Fluid FS 1 27.5

25 mph

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The Fluid FS 1 27.5 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Fluid FS 1 27.5 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.


Estimated Spec Level

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The Norco Fluid FS has long been one of the best entry-level suspension bikes on the market, and for 2019 Norco has raised the bar once again.

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Great shape and some sorted kit, but suspension and weight can make it hard work on the trail

  • Excellent frame shape and stiffness
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Geometry

Sizing
XS

4'9" – 5'2"

SM

5'0" – 5'6"

MD

5'4" – 5'9"


Specs
Build
Frame

6061 Alloy Trail, 120mm Travel, 27.5" and 29" Options

BB StandardBSA, 73mm, threaded

ColorBlack / Silver

Fork

RockShox Pike Select, 130mm Travel, 46mm Offset (27.5), 51mm Offset (29)

Rear Shock

RockShox Deluxe Select, 190x42.5mm (27.5), 190x45mm (29)

Bottom Bracket

Shimano Cartridge Bearing, BSA Threaded

Headset

Sealed Bearing, Tapered

Stem

6061 Alloy, 50mm Length, 35mm Clamp

Handlebar

TranzX 6061 Butted Alloy, 780mm, 20mm Rise

Saddle

Fizik Taiga

Seatpost

X-Fusion Manic Dropper, 31.6mm, 125mm (s), 150mm (M), 170mm (L, XL)

Pedals

VP Nylon Flat

Grips

VP Lock-On

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano XT RD-M8100

Crank

Shimano FC-M610, 30T, 170mm (XXS - S), 175mm (M - XL)

Shifters

Shimano SLX SL-M7100-IR I-Spec EV

Cassette

Shimano SLX, 10-51, 12 Speed

Chain

Shimano Deore

Brakes

Shimano BR-MT420, 4 Piston, Organic Pads

Brake Levers

Shimano BR-M420

Wheels
Rims

Stan's Flow D 32H

Front Hub

Shimano HB-MT400-B, 15x110mm Boost, Center Lock

Rear Hub

Shimano FH-MT510-B, 12x148mm Boost, Micro Spline, Center Lock

Tires

Maxxis Dissector 2.4" 3C/EXO/TR

Disk Rotors

Shimano SMRT54 180mm

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