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Eric Testroete

Eric makes his living as a full-time Youtuber, mountain biking with his wife Yuka across Canada and the USA. Eric has lots of advice on traveling, including van life, producing content while on the road, and places to ride. Plus we’ve collected all of his NOBL BCPOV Bike Checks!

DISCOVER BCPOV’s Bike Checks!

Eric has had several bikes built to NOBL Wheels. We’re featuring some of his bike checks below!

BCPOV 2020 Forbidden Bike Check

Frame: Forbidden Druid
Bars: OneUp Components Carbon
Pedal: OneUp Components Composite
Fork: RockShx Lyrik Ultimate Boost Fork
Cranks: RaceFace Turbine Cinch
Stem: RaceFace Unisex’s Stem Turbine-R
Saddle: Tioga Spider Outland Hollow
Grip: Odi Rouge
Cassette: SRAM X01-Speed 10-42T
Wheels: NOBL TR37
Tires: Maxxis Minion DHF, e*thirteen LG1 Race A/T

BCPOV 2019 Norco Range Bike Check

Frame: 2019 Norco Rance 29″ Wheels, Shock: SR Suntour Edge Rear Shock, Fork: SR Suntour Durolux Fork, Saddle: Tioga Spyder Outland Hollow Saddle,
Dropper Post: 9.8 Lever, Wheels: NOBL TR38, Hubs: Industry Nine 101, Tire: WTB Vigilante, Pedals: Crank Brothers, Drivetrain: SRAM, Chain Ring: XT Cranks 32 Tooth

Q & A with Eric

Any advice on van-life?
Just do it! Waking up at the trailhead for a ride is a mountain bikers dream, isn’t it? And having cold drinks waiting for you at the end of the ride is just the cherry on top! Just get a van you can stand up in!

What is it like producing content on the road?
The biggest obstacle is finding a solid internet connection to upload videos. So that means a lot of time spent at libraries, coffee shops and having an unlimited data plan on your phone.

Eric and Yuka from BCPOV with Van

Where are your favorite rides?

It’s hard to choose a favorite.. It’s always hard to beat those trails in BC. But some highlights have been Oaxaca, Mexico for its amazing food and big elevation. Moab and Sedona for their surreal terrain. And there’s a little place called Blue Lake in Northern California that has some unbelievable trails amongst the redwoods.

BCPOV Norco Range

Evil Wreckoning BCPOV Bike Check

Frame: Evil Wreckoning 29er 160mm travel front and back,
Saddle: Tioga Spyder Outland Hallow Saddle, Dropper: Bike Yoke Revive
Chain Ring: Absolute Black Oval, Cassette: SRAM x01 11-Speed 10-42T,
Wheels: NOBL 29″ TR33, Tires: Schwalbe Magic Mary,
Fork: FOX Racing Shox 36 Float 29 160, Shock: 2018 Fox Float X2 Factory
Grip: ODI Rogue, Stem: RaceFace Atlas 35 No Rise,
Brakes: Shimano Saint Disc Brake Set, Pedals: Time Atac MX8,
Rotor: Shimano XT SM-RT86, Cranks: Raceface Sixc Carbon

Pick Up Your BCPOV Wheelset Now

TR33 - Trail Wheelset

This lightweight wheelset is ready for XC races and all-day excursions.

TR37 Enduro All Mountain

Versatile, precise and controlled. This is our take on the ultimate modern trail rim.

TR38 Enduro/DH Wheelset

Built to be pushed to the limits, the TR38 conquers the wildest terrain.

BCPOV Visits NOBL

While making the 2020 Forbidden release video BCPOV visited NOBL.

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