2022 Norco Optic C3

C$5,099.00
Article code 0640422954
The Optic C3 is an aggressive short-travel sled that rips on descents and can get back to the top without a gondola.

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The Optic C3 is an aggressive short-travel sled that rips on descents and can get back to the top without a gondola.

The Optic C3 sharpens your view on high speed trails.

The precision suspension kinematics and custom DH spec shock creates 125mm of rear travel, matched with a gravity-eating 140mm fork for the control you need to keep your mind on the trail ahead.

REASONS IT'S RAD

  • Fast never felt this fun.
  • Designed to work so you can play.
  • Components selected with speed on the brain.
  • Matching each Optic to the human who rides it.

SPECS

Frameset

  • FRAME - Carbon Front Triangle, Aluminum Rear, 125mm Travel, Ride Aligned™
  • FORK - RockShox Pike Select RC, DebonAir, 140mm Travel, 42mm Offset
  • REAR SHOCK - RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate DH Custom RC, 190x45mm

Drivetrain

  • REAR SHIFTER - Shimano SLX SL-M7100-IR I-Spec EV
  • REAR DERAILLEUR - Shimano XT RD-M8100
  • CRANKSET - Praxis Cadet M30, 32T, 170mm
  • BOTTOM BRACKET - Praxis M30 PF92
  • CHAIN TENSIONER - GW 1x Flip Guide
  • CASSETTE - Shimano SLX, 10-51T, 12 Speed
  • CHAIN - Shimano Deore

Brakes

  • FRONT BRAKE - Shimano BR-MT420, 4 Piston, Organic Pads
  • FRONT BRAKE ROTOR - TRP 180mm
  • REAR BRAKE - TRP Slate EVO, 4 Piston, Resin Pads
  • REAR BRAKE ROTOR - TRP 180mm
  • BRAKE LEVERS - TRP Slate EVO

Components

  • HANDLEBAR - Butted 6061 Alloy, 780mm, 20mm Rise
  • STEM - 6061 Alloy, 45mm Length, 35mm Clamp
  • SEATPOST - X-Fusion Manic Dropper, 31.6mm, 125mm (S), 150mm (M,L), 170mm (XL)
  • HEADSET - FSA Internal Sealed Bearing
  • HEADSET SPACER - 1x10mm/2 x 5mm- Black
  • SADDLE - Fizik Alpaca Terra, Wingflex
  • GRIPS - DMR Deathgrip
  • SEATPOST CLAMP - Norco Alloy Nutted Clamp

Wheels

  • FRONT HUB - Bear Pawls Sealed Bearing, 15x110mm Boost, 6 Bolt
  • REAR HUB - Bear Pawls Sealed Bearing, 12x148mm Boost, Micro Spline, 6 Bolt
  • RIMS - Stan's Flow S1 29", 32H
  • FRONT TIRE - Vittoria Mazza 2.4" Trail G2.0
  • REAR TIRE - Vittoria Martello 2.35" Trail G2.0
  • REAR HUB SKEWER - 148mm x 12mm TA
  • FRONT HUB SKEWER - Rock ShoxMaxle Stealth, 15x110mm
  • SPOKES/NIPPLES - Sapim Sprint DB Stainless
  • VALVES - Stan's Universal 35mm Presta Valve Stem
  • SEALANT - Stan's - 200ml
  • RIM TAPE - Stan's Rim Tape 55m x 30mm (Fits Flow rims)

Geometry

  S M L XL
Wheel Size 29" 29" 29" 29"
Travel (mm front/mm rear)
140/125
Reach 420 450 480 510
Stack 611 620 629 638
Head Tube Angle
65
Fork Offset
42
Seat Tube Length 395 415 445 485
Effective Seat Tube Angle
76
Rear Centre Length 425 430 435 440
Bottom Bracket Drop
38
Bottom Bracket Height
337
Horizontal Top Tube 572 605 637 669
Wheelbase 1157 1196 1235 1275
Standover 664 680 698 719
Head Tube Length 100 110 120 130
Trail
129
Recommended Seatpost Drop 125 150
170
Maximum Post Insertion 205 220 240 250
Stem Length
45
Crank Length
170
Tire Size
2.35" – 2.6"
Water Bottle Compatible
1 x 750 mL