Maybe Santa left you something shiny with 2 wheels under the tree? Ever wonder where it came from? I knew in general terms that most frames, if not complete bikes, along with everything else these days, seem to come from the Far East. This article breaks it down by company.
The article where the link came from (an ad may appear on the Salon site) also provides some interesting food for thought about bikes and society in general. It would be interesting to see how much of Trek's $2 million spent on bike-friendly infrastructure advocacy goes toward mountain biking.