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    Post your Schwinn Pics Here!

    Schwinn 240-DSX with half the stock parts exchanged for decent ones. The frame is the bomb!
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    Ok, I'll play. My parts bike. 2000 Moab 2. 22.5lbs in the pic. Every bolt is ti or alum except the stem. Handbuilt wheels(AC hub, DB spokes, and VXC up front), 02 Marathon fork(3.28lb..and JUST put back on), 2x9 isis drive Turbines, carbon bars, Eggs, Paul Love levers, XTR RD and pods, WCS foam grips, Karma tires, etc etc etc. The only parts that are original are the seat post clamp(ti bolt tho)and the FD(alum pinch bolt tho).

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    Schwinn 4-banger

    I just finished my ebay build.




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    Here's my Rocket

    Just a bunch of clutter in my garage and my bike. The bike's a bit dusty but I guess that's how it always is. Just updated the rear shock with an Xfusion O2 air (under the Lizard skin) - a fox rip off. So far, a good shock!

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    My bike is bone stock right now. Which isnt so cool, but when funds allow....

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    Here is mine: stock setup ecept for the SR Suntour fork, Mavic 138 Rims laced to Shimano hubs, Aheadset SR headset, stem and saddle. Getting a new Zokes Nitro fork (100mm travel) and sometime down the line next year some deore disc brakes with deore disc rims laced to sun rhyno lite rims. Might even get some Panaracer Fire XC Pro tires with yellow sidewall to brighten the ride up. This is not my main ride. Actually I ride a Kona most of the time. But this is my first "True" full suspension bike - Every other one I have owned was a department store bike.
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    My Schwinn 4 Banger

    Here is my 2002 Schwinn 4 Banger. A very sweet ride indeed. It has recently had a couple of cracks in the frame repaired and a fresh coat of paint. Which explains why there are no decals.
    I would never part with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kyoda
    Here is my 2002 Schwinn 4 Banger. A very sweet ride indeed. It has recently had a couple of cracks in the frame repaired and a fresh coat of paint. Which explains why there are no decals.
    I would never part with it.
    Now that you repaired the cracks on your frame. How does it ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carlos G
    Now that you repaired the cracks on your frame. How does it ride?
    Great!!! A very comfortable ride. It has very active rear suspension and does suffer from some pedal bobbing on climbs. But it certainly makes up for it when the trail turns downward
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    I may in the future try a SPV rear shock and see how that goes. For now I'm just enjoying the ride.

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    Homegrown factory 4 banger team issue converted to straight6.
    Most fun bike I have ever owned.

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    Straight 6

    My LBS has a bunch of these frames NOS so I couldn't resist. This was a Hasa Comp 3.0D a few days ago which is why the odd parts. I will upgrade as $$ allow. The red seat post goes south when my new Truvativ arrives next week.


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    schwinn pic

    here's one schwinn:

    2000 4-banger, marzocchi MXR, XT group, Bontrager valliant rims, EA 50 stem seatpost bars - been dreaming of this for a while

    first time posting a pic, more to come.
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    schwinn pics

    Now I htink I've got it. Here's more pics:

    2000 4-banger custom

    1999 homegrown s-40 custom: Sid dual air rear shock, Manitou Mars, XT group, cheapy rims, Some other no name stuff. Light and strong

    Both built by me (with a little help from my friends).
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    my mesa back in the day and my phantom
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    Don't see many of these on the trails.

    Built in Spring of 2003, 15 hours ride time so far.


    2001 Schwinn Straight 8

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    Straight 6 continued

    Now that I've switched the lame seat post and saddle, here's another shot.


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    Here are my two Schwinns...

    I put my white brothers fork back on my Rocket 88. Got rid of the MX Comp fork. Otherwise no real updates for my main ride. Pacific Bikes did send me a new rear derailler hanger for free and a new upper rocker arm (small fee). They're helping me keep my Schwinn and my Mongoose pro alive for a few more seasons. Not sure what I'll do when they eventually die. I've got 2 spare ICBM headsets (thanks Cane Creek) on standby since they may be hard to find in a few more years.

    My other Schwinn is a roadie Schwinn Fastback. Sadly stuck in my laundry/storage room on a trainer for now. Needs a new headset. Luckily, it's not an ICBM but a IS headset.

    My other bikes are a 2003 Dakar XLT with a White Brothers VT1.3 20mm fork and a 2003 Giant AC 1 with a Z1 FR up front.

    I'd really like to ad a straight six to my stable but few can be found in decent shape these days without spending an arm and a leg. I need those to keep riding.

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    Here's an update of my Straight Six

    New forks (Manitou Splice), cranks (Race Face Ride XC) and bash ring (Race Face RRB4)
    Seat post (BBB something), stem (Race Face Evolve), Tyres (Maxxis Holy Rollers)
    Next up, new wheelset and 9spd conversion.

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    I'm so jealous

    Quote Originally Posted by monochrome
    New forks (Manitou Splice), cranks (Race Face Ride XC) and bash ring (Race Face RRB4)
    Seat post (BBB something), stem (Race Face Evolve), Tyres (Maxxis Holy Rollers)
    Next up, new wheelset and 9spd conversion.

    Really wish I had a straight six.

    REEK

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    '99 Homegrown Factory - my race bike
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    here is my 2001 rocket 88 stage 3 with a lot of up grades i bought a stage 2 and traded the frame and fork for the stage 3. later i added wheels xt hubs on mavic 219 rims, hayes disc brakes, not in this pic is my manitou black super air 100/120

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    Here's one of my Undergrounds (aluminum '94) set up as a SS gearing is 32X17. I'll see if I can find pics of my blue thermoplastic frames.
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    Blue Project Underground

    Ugh, crappy pic not sure why it's so fuzzy. Here's one of the blue ones.
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    My first Underground

    This is the only pic I have of the older (to me ) PU. This one was lacking most of the decals. Similar build to the other one, SS with 32X18 gearing and a Surly fork instead of a Kona P2. These are sweet riding bikes that I have ridden a lot of miles on with no issues as of yet. If you can find one at a reasonable price grab it, they only made around 200 or so frames.
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    Rocket 88 Stage 2

    Here's my Schwinn, just got it last week. Since I have very little money, it will take a few months to build it up, but it will be done. I'll just ride my jamis till then
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    Check with Cane Creek

    Quote Originally Posted by satlaga
    Here's my Schwinn, just got it last week. Since I have very little money, it will take a few months to build it up, but it will be done. I'll just ride my jamis till then
    If you need a new ICBM headset or bearings, check with Cane Creek. They're the only ones that actually makes new ones for the 2001 Schwinns. Talk about a limited market share. I can't imagine that they sell too many of them since the ICBM was used 1 year by one manufacturer on a few models.

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    [IMG] try this one more time
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    Hey, I got the same set but...

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    [IMG] try this one more time
    My Fastback is gold/red and my Rocket is black/red. Sweet!

    REEK

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    Went from bone stock to a lot better.

    Avids, new shifters, speed dials. New drivetrain. I like! Moab DS3, before pics above.
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    Nothing better than bass boat blue

    Quote Originally Posted by mtbdee
    Ugh, crappy pic not sure why it's so fuzzy. Here's one of the blue ones.
    ...........

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    Couple of Schwinns from '99 and 2001

    Her'e's my brace of Schwinns.
    The 4-Banger was a great deal from Supergo.1999 model sold in May 2000 for $999 Much better with the 2003 Z1SLs now
    The Rocket 3 was a steal from Costco - yes Costco - when Schwinn were having thier problems in 2001. Just couldn't walk past this one at $570
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    my 4-banger (transferred into a straight 6)

    here is my beloved 4-banger:





    and after a succesful downhill from the Tremalzo (at Lake Garda in Italy):



    regards
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    additional information

    see the pictures above!

    it is a 4-Banger, but equipped with a longer 2" shock. thus it has 140mm of travel! it is no more like a straight 6! the 140mm RockShox Pike Team is excellent with the bike! it is equipped with XT-parts, a Tune King MK front hub, magura brakes and 17 titanium bolts! more pics and information on my homepage (on German only)!

    regards from munich!
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    Here's a pic of my mesa. It went from stock to much better.

    Carbon bar, Oury grips, Easton Stem, Manatiou fork, Raceface crank, Deore frt der, STX-RC rear der, Deore Hubs with Alex rims.

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    Nice Fork!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Kyoda
    Here is my 2002 Schwinn 4 Banger. A very sweet ride indeed. It has recently had a couple of cracks in the frame repaired and a fresh coat of paint. Which explains why there are no decals.
    I would never part with it.
    Wanna see what your fork looks like with up to date stickers??/
    I got the same fork
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    Schwinn straight 6 update

    Here's my straight 6 with a few component updates. Been running a White Bros FR150 for a few years now and love the set up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbdee
    Ugh, crappy pic not sure why it's so fuzzy. Here's one of the blue ones.
    Beautiful!!! I always wanted one of these!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phat Tire
    Schwinn 240-DSX with half the stock parts exchanged for decent ones. The frame is the bomb!
    dude, your bike really sucks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steveorocks
    dude, your bike really sucks
    post your bike so we can tell you your bike sucks as much as the owner.

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    moe of everything

    Here's an update of my 4-banger, converted to straight-6. Upfront a Marzocchi Marathon S 120 and a Rockshox pro deluxe piggy-back out back. Like a whole new bike!
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    So the Artnshel shock worked..

    Quote Originally Posted by joemamad
    Here's an update of my 4-banger, converted to straight-6. Upfront a Marzocchi Marathon S 120 and a Rockshox pro deluxe piggy-back out back. Like a whole new bike!

    where did you end up getting the spring? What rate did you get?

    I played with the spring length on my straight six for a bit. The original spring I had was about a 1/2 inch too long and steepened my head angle too much. Any problems with your set up?

    Have fun.

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    This shock works great, and what a deal $62 total! I actually got this spring form my lbs for $30. It's a Mountain speed by Eibach spring 600 bls x 50 mm in a cool blue color. A replacement for a fox shock. The spring is a little long and steepened the head tube angle, but I'm also running a longer fork than before too. on climbs the front end wants to wander a bit,but it's not too bad, the major difference is stand-over height, and saddle height. I could always lock down the Marathon to climb (ETA) but I rarely do. At first I had the spring preloaded a lot so that the spring would not hit the bottom of the seat tube, but the shock would top out harshly and not acheive full travel. Then I started fooling around with rotating the spring so the seat tube would be between the coils of the spring and I could use way less preload. That was the ticket! I may have to grind down the bottom of the seat tube to further adjust the preload, though.

    Thanks for your help in spring selection and your further interest. We'll keep these old dogs rolling! (just bought a 15" frame for spare parts)
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    more travel?

    Anyone ever tried to get more travel out of a straight 6, or is the travel limited by clearances and so on?

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    Just got my bike.

    Here is my straight 6, I just got it in the mail on thursday. I have already been for 3 rides, and I love it.


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    What the heck

    I don't have this bike anymore, but I loved it while I did. It was a lot of fun.
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    Good job! my homie

    here she is used for light duty only
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    My Schwinn

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    Wow, that's nice!
    nice nice nice!

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    Before I sell it...

    Figured I should post a pic before she's gone. About to be sold...time to move on. The pic is a few years old but you get the point. 2000 custom 4Banger, SID Dual Air, Marzocchi Bomber Z1 X-Fly, XT drivetrain, XTR ders and shifters, Sun Rims RhynoLite with King hubs, Magura Louise brakes, some Azonic, Cane Creek, Salsa and WTB here and there.

    It's been a good ride. Good times were had.
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    Nice Bike!
    It's great to see all of these Schwinns.

    My picture all the way above got lost,
    so here are some newer ones:

    My Schwinny (4 Banger converted to Straight 6):




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    My 1999 Homegrown Factory Team

    Got it in '98 as a frameset - and it's still going strong... at 22lb :-)
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    Wow, that's gorgeous! But why does it need to be plugged in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailBurner
    Wow, that's gorgeous! But why does it need to be plugged in?
    It's charging...; - )

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    New photos




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    Here is my 2006 Mesa GSD, bought it a few days ago


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    currently for sale if your interested

    heres oldie for you!! ive been waiting to convert it to a SS for the last few years, but its finally time to admit that its sitting around second to my other rides... blackspire rings, xtr cassette, hope hubs, mavic 121 ceramic, king headset, intense locking grip, xt der's &shifter.

    cant figure out how to load a pic, but if your interested... (let me know how to load pics, i cant figure it out. server interupted message)
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MESE%3AIT&rd=1

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    finally figured it out

    took it for one last ride today.... boxed it up and shipping out tomorrow. starting to regret selling the old ride. I should have just kept the frame and mounted the memory of my first squishy on the wall....
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    2001 moab

    here it is...
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    Here is my 1998 Mesa GS which I just converted to single speed.




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    my 2001 homegrown Pro








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    this bike is somewhere between 1995 - 2000 its a mesa that was never taken off road so my brother slapped ugly tires in it and used it strictly for street riding i plan on upping it or buying a thread 1 how do i post pics?

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    Homegrown Sweetspot

    Discovered a couple days ago that I had enough left over parts laying around to bring my old frame back to life. Built it Monday and tool it out for a spin Wednesday, nice to get out on a old friend




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    My Fiance's Schwinn

    She didn't want to get a new bike, so I went crazy and almost entirely rebuilt her old one.

    Upgraded the fork to threadless, disc brakes, and numerous other things.

    Can anyone answer me this: are the Hayes MX ones really better than the MX twos? I've seen a review on them stating this, and they're more expensive.
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    My schwinns

    Hey

    I post here to show you my SCHWINN I'm really in love with, but also to try to get some help/hope?

    I broke my STRAIGHT 6 early in may

    And I ride my 4 BANGER (new one, I'll post pics soon) each week end

    My trouble is that each time I ride "him" and have some gap/jump to cross I'm afraid NOT FOR ME but FOR HIM!!!!!


    It's really disturbing

    So each week I'm looking for some frame , rearshock or front triangle but it's quite hard to find, harder I guess for me in EUROPE

    If any of you get contact/ parts PLS LMK

    THX a lot

    And enjoy

    R.I.P




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    Wow, over here we did not get to see those colors. The blue 4-banger frame is way cool and that polished straight-6 too! I too check out E-bay every day for parts and pieces.

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    Cool-blue Rhythm

    Guess it's my turn. Here is my (unknown model year) Moab Elite. Cro-Mo frame and all. This is my second Schwinn hardtail. I found this on eBay while keeping an eye our for my prior one (a 1995 Moab 3) that was stolen one morning while at work.

    This is actually my third Schwinn. I still have (and use) my first one. A 1970 vintage, Suburban 10-speed that was bought new. So what if that one only get used for grocery shopping.
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    Here's my steel moab homegrown. Just built up with a surly rigid fork and all deore other bits. Can anyone tell me what year it might be from? I haven't seen many other steel homegrown moabs, and was told it's probably from the mid 90's. Thanks.




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    Hey Alex, I see you made your way over here. Just wanted to give you a heads up, your bike is a Moab, not a Homegrown. Looks like the previous owner just put that Homegrown sticker on there. No biggy, just wanted to point that out. If you had a Homegrown, you'd know it. Good looking rigid, nice little change from the norm.

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    Thank you sir!

    Someone told me "homegrown" just indicated being made in the US. What's a real homegrown?



    --Alex "total noob"

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    This:


    I miss it.

    It's just frustrating sometimes being an Athena...

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    Check out this thread. It explains things a little bit.

    Moab / Homegrown

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    Another Homie

    1997 Homegrown Bassboat Blue, still under a rebuilding stage.
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    Straight 6



    I love this bike. Put on a banana seat on it and it makes for very sweet downhill riding.

    But I just had my xc bike stolen so I might have to sell this beast so that I can buy something more middle ground.

    SO SAD!!!!!

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    I believe that Moab is a 98...wow, this is the first time I have looked at this thread, and it brings back alot of cool memories...My first "real" mtb was a 96 Mesa GSX with a RS quadra 5 that was 2 sizes to big. I got that bike in 98 and I fell in love with all of the bikes in the 98 catalog. I still think about looking for a bass boat painted homegrown to build up......

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    I gots the fever...

    I've been riding the hell out of my Moab, So I somehow justified picking up another bike while in Denver for thanksgiving.


    So far I love it: (is this a homegrown? )








    Probably gonna ditch the bar ends..... and gotta get some clipless shoes.....

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    My 1997 Homegrown Straight 6!

    I usually post on the Giant boards, but have recently had time to take pics of my old Schwinn. I have had her for almost 10 years which is forever in the mtn bike world. I have gone through atleast 4 XC bikes in that time. Over the years, I have made some modifications. In 1998 I replaced the 4 inch RockShox DHO(that was the only commercially available DH fork of the day in 1997) with at Boxxer (6in). Back in 2002 I scored a Pro-deluxe pull shock (2.75 instead of the Coupe Deluxe 2.0) off of a destroyed Yeti DH-8 and it totally works. The travel is somewhere between 6 and 7 inches, if I had to guess. I had to dial the trunion mount all the way down on the shock for it to fit. This pushed the swing arm all of the way down and raised the BB to15 inches. So, I built a 24in rim for the rear and the BB is now at a respectable 14 inches. Almost all of the stickers have come off, but the finish is still sparkly (Bass Boat Blue). I have raced it all over the Southeast and I always get comments about how old it is. I occasionally see riders younger than the bike and they don't believe me. I hope to have it for many years to come.

    Yes those are the original Hope C2 brakes, 185mm in the front and 140mm in the back.
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    My Rocket Pro

    This is the stock photo, but I have since added a GPS and carbon fiber handlebars. I need to take a glamour photo of it.
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    '05 Mesa Schwinn Mesa GSD

    I got this bike for a steal on ebay a few months ago to serve as my winter ride. The geometry fit me so well and was so comfortable I decided to go with some upgrades. The major ones so far have been the Rock Shox Revelation Fork (Awesome by the way),XT front and rear Derailleurs, and Avid Juicy 7's. I installed the bashguard for extra clearance. My third chainring kept getting caught on things here in the rocky, rooty New England terrain.....here's the pics.
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    My old Early 90's schwinn



    This bike took it all for about 10 years with no problems at all. Too bad they dont make them like this any more. These are the last few pictures of it before retierment

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    I don't think disc brakes would have helped in that situation in the first pic!

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    No need for brakes that is at the bottom of a fairly large extreemely loose sand down hill. Takes a good bit of practice to make it down and the creek is the reward. Before fourwheelers found the trail you could jump the creek but now its either ride a 6' sewer pipe (not really an option), or put the bike on the back and give it a ride as you wade across.

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    2001 Homegrown Pro. This was the last model year and one of the last ones I could find anywhere in the US after Schwinn was bought by Pacific.

    I rode the crap out of it for four yrs after buying a new bike a year or so ago. Just in the last couple months I've resurrected the Schwinn for winter riding / cross racing. I just put 1.5" tires and disc brakes on it. What an awesome bike. I'm really glad I'm riding it again. I'm seriously considering putting some cash into a good wheelset and Fox fork to really get this bike in prime condition for some serious riding again.
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    RIP quality Schwinns

    Nice to see all the sweet Schwinns still around. I knew about the Homegrowns being very quick and light but not how cool the longer travel stuff was! Anyway, here's my 2001 Homegrown Comp. Stock here but I put some carbon risers on it. Always torn between this one and my Bianchi Denali (steel, Marz MXR...) For everyone that has experience with the Homegrown/Marzocchi combo, check my other thread. I was thinking about switching off the Judy Race for my Bianchi's 2002 MXR Air. The Judy is smoother, but heavier and flexier too.

    A lilttle difficult run action for the NoVA folks... I really need to take some pics of the great trailage down here in the Shenandoah Valley. Sorry for the poor pics I'll get better




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    Quote Originally Posted by shwinn8
    This bike kicks a$$

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    Using my oldest as a Commuter and touring bike. It as been really sweet getting this thing back in action over the last year or so. I even hit some easy going doubletrack on it during some of my commutes.

    I have quite a few more photos of it here:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/soreyes/tags/schwinn/

    and specs:
    scott at-3 pro handlebars
    stock alloy cable through stem
    tange threaded headset
    stock fork
    alivio levers/shifters
    stock shimano cantilevers with eagle claw pads
    stock suntour front derailleur
    suntour xc pro cranks and rings
    stx rc rear derailleur
    front wheel - velocity deep v / suntour xc hub
    back wheel - alivio hub araya rim
    planet bike hybrid width fenders
    panaracer 1.5 road tires
    axiom typhoon waterproof panniers
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    One of my Schwinns.....
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    I picked this up for 20 bucks a few weeks ago!

    1995 Schwinn - almost like new old stock. Everything is original on it and barely used - maybe someone rode it around the street or something but that's about it.




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    Quote Originally Posted by MMcG
    I picked this up for 20 bucks a few weeks ago!

    1995 Schwinn - almost like new old stock. Everything is original on it and barely used - maybe someone rode it around the street or something but that's about it.



    I had that exact bike just a different color. It had a ton of miles on it and treated me real well. I think I paid $500 new in 95 or 96. Good find for $20.00 enjoy!

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    rebuilt homegrown

    my 01 homegrown comp has recently been upgraded for the ages:

    2006 Reba SL (100mm dual air w/ spring assist) with remote ($280)
    FSA Afterburner Megaexo cranks ($50!)
    Time ATAC Alium clipless pedals
    IRC Trailbear tires.... heavier but well worth it!
    Bianchi alloy seatpost with Selle Italia Flite saddle
    new XT integrated shifters and 2-piston disc brakes
    new cables and housing all around
    mavic 317 disc rims triple laced to xt centerloc hubs
    Performance brand carbon bars (nice, actually)
    new SRAM chain
    I'm keeping my trusty old cassette, m952 rear mech and lx front... dammit!









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    Homegrown Limited








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    Here is my 1998 Straight 8. Some upgrades here and there, and she's still taking everything i throw at her.
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    Bought new in 1994. Last one left in the Schwinn warehouse.
    I still love to ride this bike and do so regularly.
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