2018 Norco Fluid FS3 27.5

2018 Norco Fluid FS3 27.5
  • $1,649 MSRP
  • Full suspension
  • 130mm front, 120mm rear travel
  • Aluminum frame
  • RockShox Recon
    fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 10 drivetrain
  • Shimano Deore
    groupset

Norco’s 2018 Fluid FS3 27.5 is a mid-range component level aluminum frame trail bike.

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Build
FrameAluminum
ForkRockShox Recon RL Silver Solo, 110mm boost spacing
Rear ShockRockShox Monarch R HVI
Bottom BracketSR Suntour, external, threaded 73mm
HeadsetFSA #57B, zero-stack
StemNorco Alloy
HandlebarNorco 6061, 760mm width, 25mm rise
SaddleWTB Volt Sport Trail
SeatpostNorco 6061, 350mm length
PedalsWellgo resin body MTB pedal, alloy black cage
GripsNorco Gator grip
Components
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore M6000 shadow plus SGS, 10-speed
ShiftersShimano Deore SLM-6000, 10-speed
CrankSR Suntour Zeron, boost spacing
CassetteSunrace CSMS2 Black, 11-42 tooth, 10-speed
ChainKMC X10, 10-speed
Chain Guide
BrakesTektro HD-M285, 180mm front / 160mm rear rotors
Brake LeversTektro HD-M285
Wheels
RimsWTB I25, 25mm inner width, tubeless ready
SpokesStainless steel black
Front HubAlloy, sealed bearings, 15mm x 110mm front | Joytech rear
Rear HubAlloy, sealed bearings, 15mm x 110mm front | Joytech rear
TiresWTB Vigalante 27.5" x 2.3" | WTB Beeline 27.5" x 2.2"
Gearing
1 × 10 — 10 speed
2018 Norco Fluid FS3 27.5
22 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Fluid FS3 27.5 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The 2018 Fluid FS3 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
  • $1,649 MSRP
  • Full suspension
  • 130mm front, 120mm rear travel
  • Aluminum frame
  • RockShox Recon
    fork
  • 27.5″ Aluminum wheels
  • 1 × 10 drivetrain
  • Shimano Deore
    groupset
Gearing
1 × 10 — 10 speed
2018 Norco Fluid FS3 27.5
22 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Fluid FS3 27.5 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The 2018 Fluid FS3 27.5 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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