Norco Factory Team Kicking Off the 2023 Season at Windrock Nationals

Mar 17, 2023
by Norco Bicycles  
Norco Factory Team 2023 hero shot

Press Release: Norco

The Norco Factory Team will descend upon Tennessee’s Windrock Bike Park next week for its 2023 competition debut at the opening round of USA Cycling’s National DH Series.

The week’s festivities will mark World Cup Champion Gracey Hemstreet’s official Elite competition debut, Mark Wallace’s first event flying the Norco colours, and the start of what everyone’s saying is gonna be Lucas Cruz’s best season yet!

The DH race schedule starts with track walk and course inspection on Thursday, March 23, followed by two days of practice and seeding runs before Sunday’s final.

The week will also see the debut of the 2023 Team Kits, fresh off the NF presses!

The Norco Factory Team will be racing the 2023 UCI Downhill World Cup, World Championships, Canadian Championships and Crankworx Whistler with support from:

• Norco Bikes
• SRAM/RockShox
• Maxxis
• Deity
• Crankbrothers
• SPY+
• HANDUP
• Maxima Racing Oils
• NF


Lucas Cruz detail shot
Gracey Hemstreet detail shot
Mark Wallace detail shot

Norco Factory Team 2023 alt



29 Comments

  • 31 4
 We're absolutely certain this team exists??
  • 3 1
 Too soon!?
  • 5 0
 Could be a build up to an April Fool's day prank...
  • 20 1
 Kits R Siick
  • 3 1
 Straight FAX
  • 12 0
 That's one hell of a trio! Stoked to see Norco pull together the all Canadian DH team
  • 11 0
 I was thinking there might be more WC racers than usual at Windrock this year due to the late season.
  • 12 1
 Yeah go get em! I like the new green.
  • 1 0
 Last time I saw Mark Wallace he was in green.....in a gondola at Fort William..
  • 11 0
 Canadians on a Canadian bike wearing Canadian gear... seems aboot right!
  • 4 0
 oh yah eh
  • 2 0
 Damn straight there bud
  • 2 0
 smokes, lets go
  • 2 0
 I'll be there watching ! Here we go!
  • 2 0
 Lucas needs a cooler hat; he also seems to be missing his gloves
  • 1 0
 If Gracey ever cuts her hair it'll be SPY's fault.
  • 7 0
 What does the Standard & Poor's 500 Index ETF have to do with anything?
  • 1 0
 Sharky looks like he had a Sparky ;P
  • 1 0
 the press baah..... they go fast thats all that matters
  • 1 3
 A sign of things to come this season. No more "look at the time". Merely "look at the shoes and gloves". Close, but not quite the same for me.
  • 4 0
 I can't even see the gloves that Lucas has on
  • 7 0
 @benzito: those are our invisible gloves
  • 2 0
 @HandupGloves: Love it, I have to get myself a pair of those "drive thru" golf gloves. If you sold pants in the same pattern, I could channel my inner John Daly!
  • 1 0
 @HandupGloves: Like mine when I lose em.
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