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Old 09-03-12, 03:41 PM
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Minor dings and rust = no thanks. $200 if the bike were pristine would be OK.

Concord was a "cousin" to Nishiki, and were typically lower end bikes. Concorde (with an "e") is a totally different bike, high end Dutch brand.

Realize that a lot of "japanese" brand bikes were marketing brands, companies that paid others to make bikes for them. These marketing brands were very common back then, most are long gone. So getting a lot of information on them is difficult. Nishiki and Concord were such brands, along with Lotus, Univega, Centurion, and on and on. Many of these marketing brands had nice bikes. Best to judge them by condition, what tubing was used to make the frame, and the quality of the components and parts.
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