Norco Search Ultegra/105 review

Canadian mountain bike brand’s take on an all-road machine

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
£2,100.00 RRP

Our review

Superb on road comfort and handling but you won't want to venture too deep into the rough stuff
Buy if, You'll be spending most of the time on tarmac with the occasional off-piste excursion
Pros: Exemplary road manners, powerful and well modulated braking
Cons: You need to set up tubeless to realise its off-road capability, rather harsh front end
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Product Specifications


Name Search Ultegra/105 (15)
Brand Norco

Available Sizes 51cm 53cm 56cm 58cm 61cm
Saddle Fizik Ardea VS
Wheelbase (cm) 102.5
Top Tube (cm) 57.5
Standover Height (cm) 82.5
Seat Tube (cm) 54
Chainstays (cm) 42
Bottom Bracket Height (cm) 27.5
Wheelset Alex ATD470, 15mm Maxle thru-axle front, 12mm rear
Weight (kg) 9.06
Trail 5.5
Stem Norco 110mm
Shifters Shimano ST-RS785
Seatpost Norco UD carbon 27.2mm
Seat Angle 73
Rear Wheel Weight 2070
Bottom Bracket Shimano press-fit
Rear Tyre Continental Contact 28mm
Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra
Headset Type Cane Creek 10
Head Angle 72.5
Handlebar Ritchey WCS Evocurve aluminium
Front Wheel Weight 1590
Front Tyre Continental Contact 28mm
Frame Material Carbon fibre
Fork Offset 5
Fork Carbon fibre
Cranks Shimano 105, 50/34, 175mm
Chain Shimano
Cassette Shimano Ultegra 11-32T
Brakes Shimano BR-RS785, 160mm rotors
Frame size tested 58cm