05/06/2013 04:01 pm ET Updated Jul 06, 2013

Metro Detroit Draws 2-Wheel Makers As Bicycling On The Rise | Detroit Free Press

The slogan "Imported from Detroit" was designed to sell cars, but the concept behind it is now driving another industry on wheels: Bicycle making.

In the past year, the bike business has gained traction in metro Detroit, in part, because people outside the country are seeking products made in the Motor City. Two new companies -- Detroit Bikes and Detroit Bicycle Co. -- even worked Detroit into their names.

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