Schwinn Homegrown Model Identifier Forums The Shop For Sale/Trade 1998 Schwinn HomeGrown frame for sale – 19″ – originally bass boat blue with silver (1998 factory xt)

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    azcanc
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    Hello all, title says it all –

    HOMEGROWN factory XT (Originally – Bass Boat Blue w/ Bass Boat Silver)

    Hello all, title says it all –

    HOMEGROWN factory XT (Originally – Bass Boat Blue w/ Bass Boat Silver)

    Frame size                    19”                   

    Top tube                        23.1

    Stand over Height           29.9

    Head Angle                   71.5

    Seat angle                     73

    Chain stay                     16.7

    Head Tube Length          110mm            

    BB Height                     11.7                 

    Offset                            41.9mm

    Wheelbase                    41.8

     

    Schwinn Ride tuned Design Butted 6061aluminum, Epicenter Seat Stays, extruded chain stay yoke, forged dropouts, and replaceable derailleur hanger, double water bottle mounts.

     

    1998 and 1999 had cables on top of top tube, earlier models had the cable routing off to the right side of top tube.

     

    Has rear disk mount holes, will include rear disk bracket.

     

    Painted gun metal grey with new stickers and a small ding in the top tube – have picture (included are two mounts for what appear to be disk brakes; still have package)

     

    Long story short – i recived in trade and frame is two small; from original owner. let me know. thx

    $150.00

    aaron (704.807.456ZERO)

    charlotte, NC 28227

     

    #2657
    azcanc
    Participant

    thx. regards.

    #2658
    bikeric
    Participant

    Not trying to insult or be rude.  The chainstay yoke appears to be the machined style, not forged.  The Factory version is made of 7000 series aluminum, and not 6061.  The Factory seat-stays are radically tapered down to a small diameter at drop-outs.  Not certain of this, but none of my Factory frames have re-inforcement at headtube/downtube jucntion.  Not sure of this either, but I have not seen a Factory version hardtail of that generation with disc mounts.  Maybe the original owner was mistaken in his description to you?  Anyone else please comment.  I am not the expert.

    #2659
    john
    Keymaster

    My ’98 Factory XT does not have a disc mount, has a forged yoke, and no gusset. I don’t have a picture of the chainstays and this is a poor shot of the BB yoke, but you get the idea.

     

    The disc mount is not called out in the catalog specs while the forged yoke is mentioned. It seems more like a ’99 Elite or Pro based on the specs in the catalogs and the frame itself. The Pro was a toned-down bassboat blue, so perhaps that is the source of the confusion.

    There’s certainly been some inconsistencies in the Homegrown lineup, so it would be interesting to hear the backstory on the frame before passing final judgment. Either way, it’s still a sweet frame that looks to be in good shape.

    #2865
    moab1
    Participant

    That is correct the frame is a Homegrown Pro 99 model….

    #3087
    bassboatblue
    Participant

    Hi, I was wondering if she is still available?

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