As long as I’ve known Tyler he’s always had some sort of wild color scheme going on his bike, so I expected nothing less when he said he was going to be building up one of the new Pennsylvania made Deluxe PA Model frames. That said, I was pretty taken aback when he sent me a pic of his new build. Gone were the bright colors and splatter paint that myself and anyone else who knows Tyler have grown so accustomed to. Instead, his new ride boast all the color and setup characteristics of what I would consider to be a classic trails bike build. I might even say that I’m a tad bit jealous of it! There’s no telling how long his bike will remain looking this pristine, so I figured now would be a better time than ever to catch up with him to find out more about his current setup.
I may be a little bit biased, but in my opinion as far as BMX bikes go, trail riders have the best looking setups. For the most part you won’t find any of those quirky parts and color schemes that are often popular with our brethren who ride street and park exclusively. What you will find are bikes that tend to have a classic look and parts selection that just screams go fast and pull the fuck up. Jackson Allen’s latest FBM Steadfast build definitely fits that mold, and with the help of our friend Brian Barnhart we caught up with him to find out more about his current ride.