2001 Homegrown Factory

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Srgntppprs
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2001 Homegrown Factory

I’ve been working on a build for 11 years, and I was hoping to understand some history that I haven’t been able to clarify. 2001, Factory black ano: manufactured / welded / dipped / assembled at Anodizing, Inc. In Portland, Oregon? Or frame made in Portland bike assembled in Colorado? I assume the former, but wanted to see if anyone out there knows.

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Bryan 

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You're correct on the frame fabrication. I believe they did the finishing in-house (hence the name) but that is speculation on my part, and I know there was a fair amount of re-work on some models, particularly the gold. I don't know where that was handled. I don't know about final assembly though. Sorry for the slow reply.

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I have recently purchased a used 2001 HG Factory - Black ano, with IS disc tabs, and I noticed that the seat tube had a sticker Omnium Cycle Works.  I've seen a post on MTBR with a similar question, but I wasn't sure if this was ever answered on this forum - so here it goes - for 2001 was Anodizing Inc. the only manufacturer for HG frames?  Or was Omnium also responsible for some of the production?  Does anyone know?