OK, been thinking of a new bike. I currently have a Cannondale Caffine, 26". Would consider $2000 for a new 29er but I am really turned off by the made in Tiawan or China. It seems we are getting ripped off. I know Cannondale had te move to be competitive but it seems the frame prices would drop since they moved thier frame building over there. I went through the Bedford factory years ago and was impressed and Cannondale bragged about their frame building there.
Of course I ride something made in Tiawan or China, Surly Crosscheck, but the frame & fork only cost me $400. I think Trek and Cannondale should sell for less but I guess thier profit margins are going up really nice.
Lets list Made in USA frames. I believe I will be looking at a Gunnar.