IPMBA News

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...
Tack for the Technician

Tack for the Technician

by Mitch Trujillo, PCI #244T/EMSCI #248T Boulder (CO) Police Department Of all the pieces of equipment on the shop floor, hardware seems to garner more attention than soft goods.  Maybe it is “shiny object syndrome”. ...
Police get bikes donated by BMW of Ridgefield

Police get bikes donated by BMW of Ridgefield

By Macklin K. Reid, The Ridgefield Press, October 28, 2016 Photo:  Showing off the police department’s new bikes on Oct. 17 were, from left, Officer George Romero, Sean Dowd of Ridgefield Bicycle Company, Ed McGill of BMW of Ridgefield,...
Dunmore Police New Patrol Bikes

Dunmore Police New Patrol Bikes

By Jayne Ann Bugda, PAHomepage.com, October 27, 2016 DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) Several police will be patrolling their community on two-wheels instead of four, now that they have some brand new bikes. Local businesses, including Toyota of Scranton, donated...