For sale - Schwinn (Yeti) Homegrown Full Suspension 1998

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For sale - Schwinn (Yeti) Homegrown Full Suspension 1998

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Schwinn (Yeti) Homegrown Full Suspension
Yetti frame build 1998. BassBoat Green - Large Frame (21”), no dings or scratches, just missing Schwinn decals.

Specifications:

  • RockShox Rear Shock
  • Wheels / Tires - Mavic 517 SUP, 36 spoke, Rear - DT Hugi Disc Hub, Front – Shimano XT Hub, WTB All Terrain Asaurus (1.95 f/r)
  • Crank – Shimano Deore XT
  • Stem / Headset / Handlebars – Kore, ChrisKing, w/ carbon fiber riser bars and WTB/Yeti Grips
  • Derailleur, Front / Rear – Shimano Deore XT, Saram ESP 9.0 SL (includes extra rear derailleur hanger)
  • Fork – RockShox Judy SL Long Travel
  • Shifters – Saram Gripshifters
  • Brakes, Front / Rear – Shimano Deore V, Hayes Hydraulic Disc
  • Peddles – Yours
  • Seat-Post / Saddle – Yours
  • I custom built this bike in SC, and now live in Florida with no need for the full suspension. A great bike, well maintained, w/ full documentation, very very clean. A one of kind, Yeti made frame. Both front and rear shocks are in top shape, no leaks. Add your favorite seat-post, saddle and peddles, and it is ready to hit the trails.

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    Don't mean to burst your bubble, but that frame was made by Anodizing, Inc., not Yeti. Good luck with the sale.

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    No bubble here, but give with the details. I an not trying to misrepresent it. According to my research it is yeti., but please share your specifics.

    Bud

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    The only Yeti-made FS Homegrowns were the Straight 6/8 from '97 (frame only, depicted in catalog but not listed as model and without price in dealer price list) through '99. Otherwise, the only Yeti-made frames were the Homegrown Factory models during the same period.

    Control Tech made the initial Project Underground (aluminum) frames and 1995 Homegrowns , while Anodizing, Inc. made the 6061 frames (like yours) from '97-'99 and the "N'Lightened" Homegrowns for 2000-2001.

    Schwinn actually provided the forged chainstay yokes used on the Yeti-made Homegrowns (and shared with Yeti ARCs) or the extruded yokes used on the Control Tech and Anodizing, Inc. frames.

    Topkey made the thermoplastic Project Undergrounds as well as the All-Mountain URT Homegrowns with carbon front ends.

    Sources:
    Former Homegrown product manager
    Former Homegrown design engineer
    Former Schwinn sales rep
    Former GM of Yeti (second-hand info)
    Former Schwinn test engineer

    While some of the details I've gotten from conversations with these guys differ a bit on quantities of various models or how many Homegrowns were made by each of the suppliers, they are all in agreement on the breakdown above. I'd certainly be eager to hear what you've found through your research, though.