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Category - News

13
Apr

Bike Pure Affiliate Sponsors for 2015

We are delighted to announce some new and established sponsors for 2015. We are pleased to confirm the continued involvement and support of USA based cycling retailer Aspire Velotech, The Sufferfest, DeFeet and Token Products. Newly confirmed sponsor for 2015 is leading whole-food nutrition company Juice Plus+ who are the world leader in nutrition and …

2
Apr

Bike Pure Launch Free Ethics Publication

Bike Pure today launch it’s publication titled “Rebuilding Ethics in Cycle Sport: A Guide for Riders, Parents and Coaches”. The 44 page full colour brochure is aimed at educating both riders, coaches and parents of cyclists on the importance of sporting ethics, integrity, sportsmanship and anti-doping. The guide contains constructive points and actions that can …

15
Mar

CIRC Anti-Doping Report Published

The UCI’s Cycling Independent Reform Commission (“CIRC”) has released it’s much anticipated report into doping in cycling. The Report called upon testimonies from current and former riders and team personal and was compiled by former Swiss state prosecutor Dr. Dick Marty, anti-doping expert Professor Ulrich Haas and Peter Nicholson, a criminal investigator. Within it’s 228 …

1
Jan

2015 WADA Code Comes into Effect

The 1st of January 2015 sees the introduction and implementation of the new World Anti-Doping Agency Anti-Doping Code. The Code, along with the Prohibited List is implemented and maintained by WADA to harmonize anti-doping efforts around the world across all sports. The new 2015 Code sees the fight against doping and cheating in sport intensity …

27
Nov

Fifth Positive Test at Team Astana Raises Questions

The name of Astana’s current head doctor, Dr Joost De Maeseneer has emerged on occasions over the last number of years, most notably in Tyler Hamilton’s autobiography

12
Nov

Junior Tour of Ireland Trust Fund Established

The Junior Tour of Ireland is a race with deep routes in the development of young cycling talent, not only in Ireland but across Europe. A highly renowned event on the Irish cycling calendar each summer, the race has found itself struggling to acquire sustained financial backing over the last number of years and next …

13
Oct

Apollo Cycling Team Rockets Youth Development

There are few things more gratifying than seeing a young cyclist perched on a bike, face etched with customary smile and a mask of sheer enjoyment on their face. Yet behind every young cyclist or group of young riders is a network of trusting and passionate people and parents who go out of their way …

3
Oct

Paniagua Launched at 10% Discount

Today we launched a project that has been in the planning for more than a year. We have started to produce a new carbon frame set, fork and seat post which is available to purchase at our online store. The package is titled ‘Paniagua’, derived from the Spanish term ‘pan y ague’ which translates to …

11
Sep

Bike Pure Launch Cycle Tours Initiative

Today sees the launch of Bike Pure Cycle Tours, a project aimed at promoting the positive aspects of cycling to provide a platform whereby cyclists of all abilities can engage in the cultural aspects of cycle sport at some of the greatest cycling events that exist today. Bike Pure Tours allows us to engage with …

1
Sep

Anti-Doping News Update

Confirming what many thought would occur, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have banned the use of xenon and argon gas, thought to be beneficial in the production of naturally occurring EPO in the body to increase performance. Rumours had been circulating for some years that argon and xenon gas were being used in professional sport. …

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