Norco 2012 Aurum 2

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Norco 2012 Aurum 2

5 Reviews for 2012 Aurum 2

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 Superb out of the box dh rig. It's my first dh rig so can't really talk about pro's and cons. What I do know is I rode it for three days straight at Fort William and we both survived. Nice video review on YouTube by marwickbrosmedia if you're tempted by this bike.
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 Bought the Aurum 2 after setting out to buy a second hand DH bike. All the bikes I looked at were getting up around the £1800 mark, so after reading the reviews on the Aurum 2 I bought my first ever new bike.
The Aurum 2 has lived upto my expectations, it's super fast, corners really well and the rear suspension with a relatively low cost shock is Simply awesome! Deals with the rough stuff really well and when you make adjustments you can actually feel the effect.
Bottom line, this bike is loads better than me.....
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 I have one , best bike i've ridden , i put a DSP Dueler shock on it and a boxxer WC now it's perfect !
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 bought 2013 aurum 1 and its a blast.never feeling like i'm out of control,big hits,soft hit,takes it and asks for more.great bike.
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 I just bought the Aurum LE frame and built it up. This bike is just plain fast. Low BB gives you a low center of gravity and corners like a dream.
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Norco 2012 Aurum 2 (MSRP $3550) — A purpose-built World Cup level downhill bike, the AURUM is designed for riders that want to go downhill fast. It’s built for the lift and shuttle access-obsessed, featuring eight inches (200mm) of A.R.T. suspension and Gravity TUNE geometry for the perfect fit in any size. From World Cup races to downhill parks and shuttle runs, the AURUM is mind-blowingly quick, stunningly nimble and astonishingly precise. Designed to capture the gold it was named after, this is the bike you want if you describe your riding style as ‘fast.’

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Release Date 2012
Price $3,550
Travel 200mm
Rear Shock X Fusion Vector RC
Fork Rockshox Boxxer RC Race Coil
Headset FSA
Cassette SRAM PG-950 9 speed cassette 11-28T
Crankarms FSA Gap Mega Exo DH single 36T 83 mm shell
Chainguide E.13 chainguide
Pedals Alloy low profile flat MTB pedal
Chain KMC Z-99 9 speed chain
Rear Derailleur Sram X-7 short cage
Shifter Pods Sram X7 9 speed
Handlebar Norco 6061 alloy double butted 760 mm
Stem Black Spire zero degree direct mount
Grips Norco lock on grips
Brakes Avid Elixir 5 front disc brake, 200 mm rotor
Hubs Alloy sealed bearing 20 mm, Alloy sealed bearing 157 x 12 mm, Syntace axle
Spokes Black stainless spokes
Rim Sun Inferno 29 rim
Tires Kenda Nevagal 26 x 2.50 with Stick E rubber and CAP casing
Seat WTB Silverado Comp
Seatpost Norco two bolt seattpost


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