2023 Norco Fluid FS A3 Blue/Silver LG

SRAM SX Eagle

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$2,499.00 $2249

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Key Specs

Color: Blue/Silver
Size: LG

SN: NO23029

Norco 6061 Alloy, 130mm Travel, UDH frame

SRAM SX Eagle drivetrain

Tektro HD-745 brakes

RockShox 35 Silver TK Air, 140mm Travel fork

X-Fusion 02 Pro R AV 130mm rear travel

Internal cable routing

SRAM UDH (Universal Derailleur Hanger)

SDG Tellis Dropper, 34.9mm Dropper post

Stan's Flow D, 29", 32H wheelset

Vittoria Mazza 2.4" Trail G2.0 front tire

Vittoria Martello 2.35" Trail G2.0 rear tire

Sealed Bearing, Tapered headset

SRAM DUB BB, BSA Threaded bottom bracket

Description

The 2023 Norco Fluid FS A3 is a mountain bike that promises an exciting off-road riding experience with a well-rounded set of features designed to tackle a variety of trail conditions. At its core, this bike boasts a Norco 6061 Alloy frame with 130mm of travel, featuring the Universal Derailleur Hanger (UDH) system. This frame is the backbone of the bike's performance, offering an excellent balance between strength and weight. With 130mm of travel, it's well-suited for conquering a range of terrain types, making it versatile enough for both technical descents and demanding ascents.

A key feature of the Fluid FS A3 is the SRAM SX Eagle drivetrain. SRAM is a respected name in the cycling industry, known for its reliable and efficient drivetrain components. The SX Eagle groupset offers a wide range of gear ratios, making it ideal for tackling steep climbs and maintaining speed on descents. With the Fluid FS A3's responsive frame, riders can expect smooth and precise shifting, even when navigating technical trail conditions.

Braking on the Fluid FS A3 is managed by the Tektro HD-745 brakes. These disc brakes offer dependable stopping power and control, enhancing rider safety on challenging trails. The use of disc brakes, known for their consistent performance and reliability, instills confidence in riders, allowing them to push their limits with the assurance of reliable stopping power.

The front suspension of the 2023 Norco Fluid FS A3 is taken care of by the RockShox 35 Silver TK Air fork, providing 140mm of travel. The RockShox 35 Silver TK Air is known for its durability and performance, offering excellent impact absorption and a smoother ride. This fork ensures that the bike can handle challenging obstacles and descents comfortably, making it an excellent choice for riders seeking versatility and reliability.

For the rear suspension, the Fluid FS A3 features the X-Fusion 02 Pro R AV shock, providing 130mm of travel. The X-Fusion shock is designed to work in harmony with the RockShox fork, offering a balanced and plush ride that can adapt to various trail conditions. This dual-suspension setup provides riders with a comfortable and controlled ride over rough terrain, enhancing their confidence and performance.

Internal cable routing on the Fluid FS A3 is not just a visual treat; it also contributes to a cleaner and more aerodynamic look while protecting the cables from the elements. This design element not only enhances the bike's aesthetics but also reduces maintenance requirements and improves overall performance.

The Fluid FS A3 also features the SRAM UDH (Universal Derailleur Hanger), a practical addition that simplifies replacement and adjustment of the derailleur in case of mishaps or damage. This system is designed to get riders back on the trail quickly and hassle-free.

Riders will appreciate the SDG Tellis Dropper with a 34.9mm dropper post. Dropper posts have become an essential feature for mountain bikes, allowing riders to adjust their saddle height on the fly. This feature is particularly useful when transitioning from climbing to descending, ensuring the rider's body position is optimized for control and comfort.

The bike's wheelset is the Stan's Flow D, measuring 29 inches in diameter with 32 spokes. Stan's Flow D wheels are known for their strength and durability, making them suitable for challenging trail conditions. The 29-inch size offers advantages in terms of rollover capability, providing better traction and stability on rugged terrain.

The Fluid FS A3 is equipped with Vittoria Mazza 2.4" Trail G2.0 tires at the front and Vittoria Martello 2.35" Trail G2.0 tires at the rear. These tires are chosen for their balance of grip, rolling resistance, and durability, making them suitable for demanding trail riding. The wider front tire provides control and traction, while the slightly narrower rear tire offers speed and maneuverability. This combination creates a solid tire setup for tackling a variety of trail conditions.

The bike features a sealed bearing, tapered headset that enhances precision steering and durability. The tapered design provides improved stiffness and control, enhancing the overall handling of the bike.

The bottom bracket on the Fluid FS A3 is a SRAM DUB BB with a BSA Threaded design. This bottom bracket is reliable and low-maintenance, ensuring that the bike's drivetrain functions smoothly and efficiently.

In summary, the 2023 Norco Fluid FS A3 is a trail-ready mountain bike designed to provide a dynamic and versatile riding experience. With its robust alloy frame, SRAM drivetrain, Tektro brakes, RockShox and X-Fusion suspension, and a host of other features, this bike is well-equipped to tackle a wide range of trail conditions. Whether you're an experienced trail enthusiast or just starting your off-road adventures, the Fluid FS A3 is built to deliver performance and reliability.

Disclaimers

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