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Old 09-22-20, 03:40 PM
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Medici Gran Turismo custom?

Hi all, just scooped this Medici Gran Turismo that is in incredible shape with a phil wood wheel set. It looks like most most of the Gran Turismo examples I could find online dont come with canti studs, the double downtube water bottle mounts or rack studs on the fork. Does anyone know why this one might? or have seen other Medici's Gran Turismo's with similar configurations?







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That is a great looking machine. Looks like a serious touring rig
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uncommon, but not unprecedented.
Especially if one visited and ordered from them direct.
Looks decent.
Great color
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White or yellow bar tape.
apply something to protect that drive side chainstay.

Schrader valves?!?
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old post... I know, but the GT with canti's is quite a site! I just put a Fork on mine with canti's but man rear cantis would be so nice!!!
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Originally Posted by somepetalhead
old post... I know, but the GT with canti's is quite a site! I just put a Fork on mine with canti's but man rear cantis would be so nice!!!
post pics , always nice to see a Medici ! They are underrated but very nice bikes. I sold my “too small for me” Pro Strada earlier this year . Not to worry , I’m building a “right sized “ replacement now. Joe
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Originally Posted by Kabuki12
post pics , always nice to see a Medici ! They are underrated but very nice bikes. I sold my “too small for me” Pro Strada earlier this year . Not to worry , I’m building a “right sized “ replacement now. Joe
The only person to make money on a Medici was Ray Dobbins, his went overseas to France. Who often applaud scoundrels.
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I think I broke even on mine! Not counting the hours of cleaning and maintenance, but I got to enjoy it for a few years .
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Mike Howard, of Medici, was able to verify Medici's at one time, he confirmed this one below was 1980. A wonderful bike. Had 2 water bottle boss sets on the down tube, but not mantis, nor a front fork rack boss. Very nice riding bike, commuted on it for years, sold it when I no longer commuted. GT's originally came with painted to match Blumel fenders and Silca pump.


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VRJAKE, Nice bike , thanks for posting. Too bad it no longer worked for you. Joe
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Somebody knew what he wanted, and got it. He had good taste and a practical mind, imo.
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post pics , always nice to see a Medici ! They are underrated but very nice bikes. I sold my “too small for me” Pro Strada earlier this year . Not to worry , I’m building a “right sized “ replacement now. Joe
Tossing some components on it this week I'll get some pics up here. Its a Pink silver and Black 52 super low seriel number 00230 fenders and a silca pump would be golden!
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just Curious... how much did you sell the Medici GT for?
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Finally got the last bit of 7800 to Tie it in... however I would love to make it a 1x10, anybody know if that is a possibility.
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