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 Post subject: Norco Bigfoot
PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 2:26 pm 
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Joined: Thu Aug 28, 2008 11:58 pm
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Location: Toronto, Canada
Hello,

I live in Toronto Canada.
Could you please have a look and let me know about
this bike? I'd like to know what year this was made and any other information.
I bought it a couple of years ago and used it to commute to work but it is
too heavy and shifters are not indexed so I moved to 1999 Kona
firemountain with slick tires. It used to have bike rack at the back for
saddle bags and I put that in my the other bike. Thank you for looking.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 10:26 pm 
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Joined: Sun Jul 20, 2008 4:27 pm
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Location: The Netherlands
Sorry have no info about the bike.

But I like what I'm seeing, that bar is very nice (in my opinion).


Greetings,

Herman


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 10:34 pm 
Section Moderator & South West AEC
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Location: new forest
i would say late 80's, it has some parts on it that i recognise from my 1st bikes back in the day. being a norco i think it would have been made in canada, not the far east.

nice find :D


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:19 am 
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Location: Canberra, Australia
Yay someone else who owns a Norco!

I thought I was the only on on here (and I'm not even from Canada).

Mine is a '98 though so much newer - a agree it looks mid-or even early '80s.

I just had a peek at the Norco website and in their 'History and timeline' section there is a pic from 1984 that has a bike in it that is quite similar to yours - well same handlebars anyway!

You could try sending them an email or registering the serial number with them - you may get lucky.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2008 9:38 pm 
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Location: ManchestOr
Wow, that is retro!!

Silly me thought Norco began with hardcore fat framed alu hardtails! :oops: :lol: thats a proper heritage. :)


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2008 9:43 pm 
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Very cool bike. Mid eighties heritage but I don't know much more.

The guys on MTBR VRC would know alot more about it.

Thanks for sharing! 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 27, 2008 5:55 pm 
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Location: Toronto, Canada
Thank you for the all your input!

I sent an e-mail to Noroco after your suggestion however, I haven't received any reply back yet.

After looking at other bikes in this site, I am thinking to replace existing handle bar with stem adapter http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?category=6000119&subcategory=60001186&brand=&sku=9755&storetype=&estoreid=&pagename=Shop%20by%20Subcat%3A%20ATB%20Stems and a riser bar. Would it be safe to ride after that?
Thank you.


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