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Archives - July 2011

31
Jul

Should all drugs be treated with the same sanction?

Kazakh rider Valentin Iglinskiy has landed himself in hot water with the news that he was arrested by French police for speeding and a reported positive roadside test for cocaine. This week London Olympic chief , Seb Coe lumped all positive drug returns together. Recreational, and performance-enhancing doping all get same sanction? Lord Coe said …

25
Jul

A Cleaner Tour?

So the three week festival of cycling that is the Tour de France is over for another year and we’re left feeling slightly empty as we all return to our normal routines!

17
Jul

Belgium Trials team

Honor in competition covers all aspects of cycle sport. BikePure are delighted to have a new team from Belgium who are trying to grow the youth end of trials sport. We caught up with their Director Marc Coen.  www.ILoveTrialBikeForGirls.be  What got you into biking? Charlotte: My dad was into MTB-ing and when I was 6 …

10
Jul

Costa wins Tour De France eighth stage.

BikePure has had blue wristbands upon the podium in all disciplines of cyclesport. It is a beautiful thing for our sport to see the best athletes in the world win clean. We were all delighted by the performance by Rui Costa winning today’s stage of the Tour De France. In what was a tough year …

7
Jul

Coaches Required to Assist Anti-Doping Study

If you are a UK based coach and wish to play an active role in anti-doping then why not get involved in a new anti-doping education study being undertaken by Laurie Patterson, a Phd student at Leeds Metropolitan University, England. The overall aim of the study is to assess the link between real-life coaches and …

7
Jul

Scandal or Joy? Depends who you read

After a stunning first few stages of this year’s Tour de France, the reason why the race is the greatest in the world is everywhere. Where exactly, I’m not sure. The Giro is harder, (so much so in recent years the peloton has started referring it as ‘THAT Italian race”). A Paris Roubaix victory emits …