Press Release


Grand Rapids, Michigan - 4/1/2011 - Velocity USA is proud to announce it's newest business endeavor, the worlds first bicycle multi-complex, City of Velo: Bicycling Mecca.

After purchasing the land in and around the Dorais Velodrome in urban Detroit, Michigan construction quickly began to build the centerpiece of the facility, the Black Brothers Velodrome Arena. BBVA contains within it a revolutionary new track design and materials, a wind tunnel and will house the nations leading testing and training cycling facility. In addition to this, construction began on 20 miles of indoor and outdoor mountain biking trails, urban/park, polo courts, cyclocross course and crit road course complete with an optional cobblestone sections. City of Velo has also partnered with Detroit to create a commuter friendly cycling experience that has proposed 200 mile network of trails .

John Black, president of Velocity USA, stated 'The market is just ripe for it, many cities in the United States have their niche cycling market but none have transcended that and embraced all facets of the cycling community.' Further explaining that due to the recent Urban Revitalization Act of Michigan, Velocity was able to secure funding from the state to produce the worlds first bicycling multi-complex.

Velocity's City of Velo: Cycling Mecca construction is set to complete by May 1, opening to the public June 1.

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