Slow Roll Bikers Create Moving Detroit Community

September 1, 2014

(photo by Dawn Uhl-Zifilippo)

Detroit is known as the city that put that world on wheels.

Now a group based in Detroit is gaining new acclaim for putting thousands of people on TWO wheels. It’s called Slow Roll – a flock of bicyclists who cruise through various parts of the city in a parade that often stretches for miles.

It started in Detroit but it’s being copied as far away as Berlin and even featured in national advertisements. You can view the Apple ad here.

WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter talked about Slow Roll with one of the event’s co-founders -- Mike MacKool…

Here's the entire interview with Mike MacKool...

Here's the Apple ad video: