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Norco Optic C3

Norco Optic Carbon 2020




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At a glance

The 2020 Norco Optic C3 is an Trail Carbon mountain bike. It sports 29" wheels, is priced at $3,599 USD and a SRAM drivetrain. The bike is part of Norco's Optic Carbon range of mountain bikes.

Using Norco’s holistic approach to fit, geometry and suspension kinematics, the Optic FS 3’s playfully aggressive personality is complemented by 125mm of rear travel via a full-custom RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate DH rear shock, and a 140mm Pike Select Plus fork. Adding to its high-speed trail performance, the Optic FS 3 features SRAM NX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain with NX DUB crank. Shimano MT420 4-piston 180mm brakes control the speed, and the light weight, robust wheels feature Stans Flow S1 rims on sealed bearing Boost hubs.

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  • Frame
    Carbon Front Triangle/Aluminum Rear, 125mm Travel
  • Shock
    RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate DH
  • Hubs
    Front: Novatec, 15x110mm Boost
    Rear: Novatec, 12x148mm Boost
  • Wheels
    Stans Flow S1 29"
  • Wheel Size
  • Spokes
    Sapim Sprint DB
  • Tires
    Front: Schwalbe Magic Mary Super G/TL, 29" x 2.35", Addix Soft
    Rear: Schwalbe Hans Dampf Snakeskin/TL 29" x 2.35", Addix Soft
  • Chain
    SRAM NX Eagle
  • Crank
    SRAM NX Eagle B148 DUB, 30T
  • Bottom Bracket
    SRAM BB DUB PressFit
  • Rear Derailleur
    SRAM NX Eagle
  • Shifters
    SRAM NX Eagle
  • Cassette
    SRAM PG 1230 Eagle, 11-50T
  • Brakeset
    Front: Shimano BR-M420, Hydraulic, 180mm
    Rear: Shimano BR-M420, Hydraulic, 180mm
  • Handlebar
    TranzX 6061 DB Alloy, 780mm
  • Saddle
    Fizik Taiga
  • Seatpost
    X-Fusion Manic, 31.6mm, dropper
  • Stem
    Norco 6061 Alloy 45mm reach, 35mm clamp


Q: How much is a 2020 Norco Optic C3?

A 2020 Norco Optic C3 is typically priced around $3,599 USD when new. Be sure to shop around for the best price, and also look to the used market for a great deal.

Q: What size wheels does the 2020 Norco Optic C3 have?

The 2020 Norco Optic C3 has 29" wheels.

Q: What size 2020 Norco Optic C3 should I get?

After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Norco Optic C3 size for your height. Remember that these sizes are a general guide and bike sizes can vary between riders and bikes. The best way to find your size is to go for a test ride.

Rider Height (cm)Rider Height (in)Frame Size
148cm - 158cm4'10" - 5'2"XS
158cm - 168cm5'2" - 5'6"S
168cm - 178cm5'6" - 5' 10"M
178cm - 185cm5'10" - 6'1"L
185cm - 193cm6'1" - 6'4"XL
193cm - 198cm6'4" - 6'6"XXL


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