Today my singlespeed steel Deluxe bike turns 10.

This has pretty much all of the original parts on it from 10 years ago. I have gone through a few chains, freewheels, tires, chains, brake pads, and I think I had to put a new rim on the rear about 7 years ago, but my memory is a little fuzzy going back that far.

Syncros stem with the heavily sought after aluminum top cap (thanks Jane).

Oh yeah… went through a few grips too, might be time for another pair.

XTR V Brakes, Mavic Ceramic coated rims and Tioga Factory DH 2.30 tires.

Added power boost for the rear brakes via a Shimano Carbon V Brake Booster (modified with a hole to access the V brake cable anchor bolt).

XTR cranks with a 5 arm singlespeed conversion kit.

Salsa Ti front quick release skewer.

Old Paul singlespeed droupouts and Phil Wood singlespeed hubs, still smooth as can be.

She’s a little bit beat up, but after 10 years of hard riding…. not too bad.

Happy Birthday! XOXO – Tyler.

p.s. Happy St. Patricks Day too.