Medici bicycles in Southern California was a “spin off” from Masi USA. Bill Recht of Long Island, NY, was the original owner and also was involved with Masi. Gian Simonetti and Mike Howard left Masi to build thisbrand. Later the brand morphed into “Simonetti”.

Updated 1.13.2015

A series of messages in the Classic Rendezvous that describe (and debate) the origins of Medici and Mario Confente HERE

1980 Catalog HERE
1984 Catalog (PDF) HERE

Tony Brown's Medici model Pro Strada bicycle

Ben Butler's Medici Pista