Thunderdrome bike races kick off with a bang

Spray-painted signs directed race fans and competitors today to Detroit's northeast side vintage velodrome for Thunderdrome, an inaugural bike racing event. Organizers estimate more than 200 spectators showed up at Dorais Park and surrounded the banked racetrack to cheer on 100 racers who competed with geared road and mountain bikes, fixed gear bikes, power scooters, pit bikes and mopeds. MORE...
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