2018 Norco Fluid FS1 27.5

2018 Norco Fluid FS1 27.5
  • $1,999 MSRP
  • Full suspension
  • 130mm front, 120mm rear travel
  • Aluminum frame
  • RockShox Recon
    fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 11 drivetrain
  • Shimano SLX
    groupset
  • Dropper post

Norco’s 2018 Fluid FS1 27.5 is a mid-range component level aluminum frame trail bike.

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Build
FrameAluminum
ForkRockShox Recon RL Silver Solo Air
Rear ShockRockShox Monarch RL HVI
Bottom BracketSamox, external, 73mm threaded
HeadsetFSA #57B, zero-stack
StemNorco Alloy
HandlebarNorco 6061, 760mm width, 25mm rise
SaddleWTB Volt
SeatpostJD Trans X stealth post, remote lever, S - 80mm travel, M - 100mm, L/XL - 125mm travel
PedalsVP aluminum MTB flat pedal
GripsNorco Gator grip
Components
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurShimano SLX M7000 shadow plus, 11-speed
ShiftersShimano SLX M7000, 11-speed, I-Spec
CrankSamox, boost spacing
CassetteSunrace CSMS8, 11-46 tooth, 11-speed
ChainKMC X11-1, 11-speed
Chain Guide
BrakesShimano Alivio M-365, 180mm front / 160mm rear rotors
Brake LeversShimano Alivio M-365
Wheels
RimsWTB I29, 29mm inner width, tubeless ready
SpokesStainless steel black
Front HubJoytech, 15mm x 110mm, 10mm x 135mm quick release
Rear HubJoytech, 15mm x 110mm, 10mm x 135mm quick release
TiresMaxxis Forecaster 27.5" x 2.35" EXO folding bead, dual compound, tubeless ready
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2018 Norco Fluid FS1 27.5
22 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Fluid FS1 27.5 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Fluid FS1 27.5 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

Geometry

Oh snap! This frame was drawn from the actual bike geometry measurements. Roll over the table below to highlight frame dimensions.

Size
Stack 570577611
Reach 392412425
Stack/Reach Ratio1.451.401.44
Top Tube Length 550572615
Seat Tube Length 380405440
Seat Tube Angle74.574.572.7
Head Tube Length 100107100
Head Tube Angle68.568.567.5
BB Drop 232339
BB Height 332332316
Chainstay Length 425425430
Wheelbase 1,0791,1011,142
Standover Height 749735773
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
  • $1,999 MSRP
  • Full suspension
  • 130mm front, 120mm rear travel
  • Aluminum frame
  • RockShox Recon
    fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 11 drivetrain
  • Shimano SLX
    groupset
  • Dropper post
Gearing
1 × 11 — 11 speed
2018 Norco Fluid FS1 27.5
22 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Fluid FS1 27.5 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Fluid FS1 27.5 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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