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    i'm speechless...

    i honestly didn't think it could happen, but someone actually ... i dont know, i'm beyond speechless....

    http://cgi.ebay.com/SCHWINN-HOMEGROW...item3cac1f0174
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    Quote Originally Posted by shwinn8
    i honestly didn't think it could happen, but someone actually ... i dont know, i'm beyond speechless....

    http://cgi.ebay.com/SCHWINN-HOMEGROW...item3cac1f0174
    You are surprised that someone would list a peice of crap on ebay with a poor description?

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    It's hilarious how mis-informed most people are about Homegrowns and when and where they were built.
    Actually, it's kinda sad.

    That bike is nothing more than a repainted, redecaled, mis 90's S-series.

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    you gotta laugh at some of the questions and responses down the bottom...

    I'm suprised the seller didnt have "yeti made" plastered all over the listing.

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    I'm one of the contributors to the comments on the bottom. The one about "it isn't a Yeti, it isn't a Homegrown" came from me. Normally I let stuff like that go, but this ad was SO wrong that I had to tell the guy, mostly since he asked for feedback in his ad. He thanked me for the info, so he seems decent enough, just not informed at all. I just looked at the new ad, and he still has some "interesting" comments about it.

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    ^^ Homegrown Straight8's were made..unless you ment pre1998 then you are correct sir


    " the bike wasn't designed for downhill, it's a cross country(xc) . in my humble in it's current set up as a "dh/freeride" bike, it's unsafe and shouldn't be sold in that configuration. "

    ^ that was me....



    " The 1999 XT Model came with a long travel fork" < any truth to that?
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    I don't expect people to be experts like we are, but some minor effort could help. I once was at our local trail with my Banger. Some guy rides up, stops at the trailhead. "That bike's kind of overkill for this trail, isn't it?" "A 4-inch bike is overkill? What are you talking about." "Oh, I thought that was a downhill bike." Never seen a downhill bike, I guess...

    Shwinn, good call. I also thought the bike was unsafe but failed to mention that. A 90mm head tube with a huge-ass downhill fork...yeah, that'll end up like this. Be warned, this might be tough to watch for some:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGkPPyDtWJc

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    lol... i was getting on a chairlift at deer vally and i was caught off guard when the girl said, " i didn't know they made a homegrown like that"... totally threw me for a loop, and she had a huge ring on her finger
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    Believe me, I understand your sentiment.

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    ...gdgh
    '11 Jedi
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    the guy's new ebay post is better looking
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