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UCI Publish Licence Commission’s Decision on Astana

The UCI have today released details of the reasoning behind the license commissions decision to allow Team Astana to retain their World Tour licence for 2015. After five positive doping controls within Astana over recent months, the UCI License Commission announced last month that the team would retain it’s license. The decision provoked uproar within …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …

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