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Power to the People?

Power to the people? Maybe not. Team Sky today released an amount of rider information relating the last 15km of Stage 10 of this years Tour de France. Stage 10 saw Froome put considerable distance between himself and his leading rivals. After coming under an increasing amount of scrutiny from several sections of the cycling …


New Bike Pure Cycling Kit Now Available

Our new team Short Sleeve Cycling Jersey and Bib Shorts are now available.  Produced exclusively by Champion Systems, our new kit features leading supporters, The Sufferfest, Juice Plus+, Studio 55, Champion Systems, Bottlesport, Token Cycling Products and DeFeet. Designed by Studio 55, we have opted for a more modern design with clean lines and …


Cortisone Use and Abuse in Cycling

We spoke with Cycling Ireland Doctor, Dr Conor McGrane to get his thoughts on cortisone and it’s relation to cycle sport. Lars Boom is the latest of many cyclists who have shown a low level of cortisone in their blood before a major race. While this is allowed by WADA it is seen as a sign of …


Join Graeme Obree and Sir Chris Hoy at the Flying Scotsman Sportive

It’s not often you get the chance to ride alongside cycling legends, but you can do just that if you enter the Flying Scotsman Sportive. Former World Hour record holder and World Champion Graeme Obree is joined by track legend and fellow Scot Sir Chris Hoy for the ride. The event takes place on Sunday …


New Review Section

We are pleased to announce a new ‘Review’ section on our website. We shall be offering honest, impartial fact based product reviews of cycling related products. Products will be tried and tested by our experienced team of cyclists to provide you with the best feedback and information. Why is Bike Pure doing reviews? There are …


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 …

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