IPMBA News

Brownsville police unveil downtown bike patrol unit

Brownsville police unveil downtown bike patrol unit

by Pamela Cody, Brownsville Herald, December 14, 2016 Officer Laurie Noriega leads the bicycle unit on a demonstration ride, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at police headquarters in Brownsville, Texas. The department officially unveiled the unit whose officers will patrol the downtown area, interact with...
Bike Index: Bike Registration that Works

Bike Index: Bike Registration that Works

by Bernie Hogancamp, PCI #498 Homewood (IL) Police Department (retired) IPMBA President You’ve got a bike that you love, and the last thing you want to contemplate is how much someone might want to steal it from you. ...
Five Ten Impact Clipless VXI, Team Black

Five Ten Impact Clipless VXI, Team Black

by Gary Strang, PCI #1457 London (ON) Police Service IPMBA Membership Coordinator Several months ago, I was on the hunt for a new pair of department-compliant cycling shoes.  I had never owned a pair from the “Five Ten”...
Saloman XA Pro 3D

Saloman XA Pro 3D

by Kurt Buczkowski Tempe (AZ) Police Department When I read that IPMBA had finally recognized the flat pedal as a viable option for training and operations, I was excited to help answer the next natural question:  “What shoes...