Norco Sight VLT A2 900 Wh Review

  • 6799 €
  • Aluminium
  • Shimano EP8
  • 160 mm
  • 900 WH
  • 150 mm
  • 2024
  • 29"
It's beefy, it's long, it feels a bit raw. Actually, you'd almost need to throw a flannel shirt over the Sight VLT A2 to highlight its Canadian roots even more.
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Shimano motors remain at the top of the engine popularity alongside Bosch motors. No wonder, as evidenced by EP8. The well-rounded motor control and the harmonious power output characterise the character of the Shimano motor. Fans of XXL tours will be happy with the Sight VLT A2 due to ist excellent range.

At a glance

The most importanten ratings of the Sight VLT A2 900 Wh in comparison to the competitor bikes of following categorie: (7000) .

Rough descents take away some of the fear thanks to the average chassis. The mid-range brakes from Shimano do their job but could be a bit firmer. The power of the four pistons setup is only average. The drivetrain and components have a subordinate but not to be neglected importance when it comes to EMTB. Even the bike brand product managers know this and don't aim too high with mostly average components. The 64° angle low head tube angle gives the Sight VLT A2 increased stability at higher speeds. The bottom bracket is high, which costs handling points. This tends to make the rider stand on the bike. On other EMTBs it feels better integrated.

Value for money

If you are keen on value for money, this is your chart. It shows you at a glance how much bike you get for 6799 €.

Conclusion


Expirience with the Norco Sight VLT A2 900 Wh

The developers of Norco have created a solid all-rounder with the Sight VLT A2. Even though the E-Mountainbike reveals a weak flank with a mediocre chassis and an average brake system, it remains thanks to an amazing range, a good motor and a good geometry:Genetiv a widely applicable vehicle. With 5 years of warranty, nothing stands in the way of a long-term relationship.
Ludwig Döhl - emtb-test.com
Norco Sight VLT A2 900 Wh Review
Ludwig Döhl
Bike enthusiast and founder of emtb-test.com

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technical Details

Je steiler der Winkel des Sitzrohrs ist, desto effizienter können Sie in die Pedale treten.

SIZE XXS XS S M L XL XXL
Sizing of Manufacturer
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S
M
L
XL
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Wheelsize
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29
29
29
29
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Stack
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616
625
634
643
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Reach
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-
425
455
485
515
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Top Tube Length
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567
596
624
652
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Seat Tube Length
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395
415
440
455
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Seat Tube Angle
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77
77,3
77,7
78
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Head Tube Length
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100
110
120
130
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Head Tube Angle
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64
64
64
64
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Bottom Bracket Drop
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25
25
25
25
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Bottom Bracket Height (absolut)
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350
350
350
350
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Chainstay Length
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462
462
462
462
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Wheelbase
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1224
1258
1292
1327
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Standover Height
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700
703
720
731
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  • Motor Shimano EP8
  • Display SC-EM800
  • Battery 900
  • Frame Aluminum, 150mm Travel, UDH, Hangerless Interface Compatible, Ride Aligned™
  • Frame Material Aluminium
  • Fork RockShox 35 Gold, 160mm Travel, 44mm Offset, 1.8 Tapered, E-Rated
  • Spring Unit air
  • Remote-Lockout yes
  • Damper RockShox Super Deluxe Select+, RT DebonAir 2, MegNeg Air Can, Custom Tune, 210x55mm
  • Gearrange 510%
  • Drivetrain 12
  • Gear Lever Shimano Deore SL-M6100-R
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore RD-M6100
  • Crank Shimano, 34T, Narrow Wide, 165mm
  • Cassette Shimano Deore CS-M6100-12, 10-51T, 12 Speed
  • Chain Shimano Deore CN-M6100
  • Brake Set Shimano BR MT420, 4 Piston, Metallic Pads
  • Brake Rotors 203/203
  • Rims Stan's Flow D, 32H, 29"
  • Front Hub Shimano HB-MT410, 15x110mm Boost, Center Lock
  • Rear Hub Shimano FH-MT510, 12x148mm Boost, Micro Spline, Center Lock
  • Tires Front Maxxis Assegai 2.5" 3C MaxxGrip/DD/TR/WT
  • Tires Rear Maxxis Disector 2.4" WT 3C MaxxTerra/DD/TR
  • Saddle WTB Volt 250 Sport
  • Seat Post TranzX YS105 Dropper, 34.9mm, 125mm (S), 150mm (M), 170mm (L), 200mm (XL)
  • Stem Alloy 40mm Length, 35mm Clamp
  • Handle Bar Butted 6061 Alloy, 800mm, 25mm Rise
  • Handle Bar Width 800
  • Head Set FSA No.55R Sealed Bearing
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