I need some of your expert advise here. I saw this ad on craigslist for a Japanese CONCORD Selecta 12 Freedom Deluxe. I'm a huge newbie to the bike scene and know very little. This looks like a nice bike, but its really old (made in the 80s) and $200 seems like way too much, I could almost get a brand new bike for that much. How much do you think I should offer? Again, it looks like a great bike and it looks like its in good condition....I plan on going to see it today. Thanks guys!
Concords were middle-of-the road bikes: Somewhat better than bike boom gaspipe bikes, but not high-end.
IIRC, their frames were made by Kuwahara, although I'm not familiar with the tubing brand. $200 sounds a bit high to me, but it mostly depends on the bike market where you're at.
Note that there's a European brand from this time called Concorde, which are high-end.
Originally Posted by Scrodzilla
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It does look good. I am also not familiar with that tubing sticker. I would probably shoot for around $150 for something like that in my market if it is cro-moly. About $100 if it's hi-tensile steel. If it is made by Kuwahara, they make nice frames.