2018 Norco Optic A3 Womens 27.5

Upper mid-range component level aluminum frame trail bike


2018 Norco Optic A3 Womens 27.5
  • MSRP $2,299
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 130mm
  • Rear Travel 120mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork 
    RockShox Recon
  • Wheels 27.5″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 1 × 11
  • Groupset 

1 × 11 — 11 speed

2018 Norco Optic A3 Womens 27.5
22 mph
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26 mph

The 2018 Optic A3 Womens 27.5 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The 2018 Optic A3 Womens 27.5 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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Estimated spec level of the Optic A3 27.5 compared to other trail bikes. 99 Spokes analyzes the build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more to estimate the overall spec level of each bike.  Learn more »

FrameOptic Aluminum 110mm (29), 120mm (650B)
ForkRockshox Recon Gold RL29 110x15 boost 120mm travel
Rear ShockRockshox Monarch R
Bottom BracketSR Suntour 73mm thread in
HeadsetFSA #57B tapered internal
StemAlloy MTB stem with 4 bolt front clamp
HandlebarNorco 25mm rise 6061 DB alloy 760mm
SaddleWTB Deva Comp
SeatpostJD Trans X post w/125mm max travel
GripsNorco lock on grip
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurSRAM NX 11
ShiftersSRAM NX 11 11 speed
CrankSR Suntour Zeron Boost 30T (29), 32T (650B) cranks w/1X narrow/wide
CassetteSRAM NX 11 11-42T
ChainSRAM 11 speed
Chain Guide
BrakesTektro HD-M285 Hydraulic w/180mm rotor
Brake LeversTektro HD-M285
RimsWTB STP I25, TCS 25mm inner
SpokesStainless steel
Front HubNovatec 110x15 sealed bearing disc hub
Rear HubNovatec 148x12 w 5 sealed bearing
TiresMaxxis Forecaster 2.35
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