2001 Homegrown 21 inch built or frame only, any version

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jared
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2001 Homegrown 21 inch built or frame only, any version

I had my 2001 Homegrown Comp stolen out of my garage, in broad daylight, awhile back. I see this guy with my bike 4 years later, it had been painted beige, but I recognized all the after market parts that I had outfitted it with. Turns out, he got it after it had been seized by the cops in a raid. They put it up for auction where he got it for "dirt cheap" he said. He then says he wants 500 bucks for me to get "MY" bike back. The Cops won't do anything even though I have all the paperwork, literature, Photos of me on the bike, and I even have the leftover bit of plastic from when I added the chain stay protector to enter for forensics file (the ends will match up no doubt). Now I can't find the guy to try and buy it back. I just want my rosebud back, or maybe her cousin.

Sincerely,
Sleepless in my garage

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That's a raw deal.

Jeff
94 Underground aluminum cracked frame
2- 97 Underground composite
97- Homegrown Factory
99- Homegrown Pro
01- Homegrown Factory Limited

Scuffy
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You say any version? I have a '97 Homegrown Factory Suspension 21" frame in Bass Boat Blue (paint very good to excellent condition) with no decals listed on this site. You can contact me at

jared
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By "any version" I was referring to pro, factory, factory limited or comp hardtail 2001. Thanks anyways

80sbike
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I just spotted this and I remembered seeing your post.

Rose bud's cousin is in Fort Collins: https://fortcollins.craigslist.org/bik/6009832814.html

jared
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Thanks for the heads up! Will let you know if it works out.

jared
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thanks again for the heads up. She should be in my arms in a few weeks. Ill post photos once I dress her up. I'm thinking of utilizing those disk break brackets and Ive always wanted some Chris King hubs.

80sbike
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Nice! I am glad that worked out. It is like I performed a little community service.

Now if someone can help me locate and secure a 1997 21" Factory Hardtail in bass boat blue, the good karma I put out there will have gone full circle. Smile

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I will keep my eyes out for a 97 21" BBB. I was lucky enough to find a 19" one locally. They really sparkle in the sun.

Jeff
94 Underground aluminum cracked frame
2- 97 Underground composite
97- Homegrown Factory
99- Homegrown Pro
01- Homegrown Factory Limited

80sbike
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Haha! Thanks Jeff! That is a nice looking bike! Did it come like that or did you build it up? Can I ask what you paid for it?

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I bought the whole bike but only used the frame for this build. All the parts I took off the frame were not original, but the frame was in great shape with only a few spots on the seat stays that needed a touch up. I don't remember exactly what I paid for it, but it was around $500. Currently I have a little over $2000 in the build counting what I paid for it. NOS period correct parts aren't cheap. I currently have changed the tires to Specialized Fat Boys and am using it as a hybrid.

Jeff
94 Underground aluminum cracked frame
2- 97 Underground composite
97- Homegrown Factory
99- Homegrown Pro
01- Homegrown Factory Limited

80sbike
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Well, it is a gorgeous bike. You did right by it.