Re: [CR]Nishiki


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From: "bikenut" <bikenut@gte.net>
To: <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <20010705.001954.-448437.3.richardsachs@juno.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Nishiki
Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2001 21:42:17 -0700


......wasn't it West Coast Cycle? Also, I have a pair of Nishiki 'ONP' Pro's -late 70's nice traditional Italian copycats understated paint and graphics with fairly thin Tange tubing. Nice riding too!

Matt Gorski Belmont Shore, Ca
> nishiki was a concocted brand name of
> Western States Imports.
> there was no 'nishiki' factory...
> similar to takara, shogun, maruishi (i think), centurion,
> and currently torelli, quatro assi, specialized, etc.
> that is: these are brands made up by importers,
> marketers, and the like.
> e-RICHIE
> http://www.richardsachs.com
>
> On Thu, 5 Jul 2001 00:03:07 EDT OROBOYZ@aol.com writes:
> > In a message dated 7/4/01 8:16:50 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > CYCLETRUCK@aol.com writes:
> >
> > << And why, BTW, is there no Nishiki page at the CR site? >>
> >
> > Geez... I am put on the spot here.. Frankly, just as with Trek,
> > those bikes
> > barely make my pulse rise. Just my warped perspective I guess! I
> > know others
> > like them so I guess I will have to do something.. Send me pictures!
> > BTW I wonder if Nishiki ever existed as such in Japan? Or was it
> > like Takara
> > and just a fig newton of some marketer's imagination?
> >
> > Dale Brown
> > Greensboro, North Carolina
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