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Clicking Russian roulette

The picture above illustrates the front line in combating doping in sport. It is not a new compound of blood booster, but a visual depiction of the Internet. For the last ten years, anyone who wants to purchase performance enhancing drugs (PED), can. Online pharmacies offer medications without a prescription or a doctor’s review. The …


Q and A with Professor Andrea Petroczi.

Q and A with Professor Andrea Petroczi
Kingston University,


African Continental Cycling Centre Teams up with Bike Pure

It has often been said that the physical attributes that make many of the African nations successful long distance runners would be directly transferable to cycling. All that is lacking is the opportunity and structured training to bring it to fruition. The African Continental Cycling Centre based in the city of Potchefstroom South Africa wishes …


Lene Byberg (Specialized Factory Racing)

BikePure caught up with the Norwegian Professional mountain biker after an amazing last few years on the world cup circuit. She is one of those rare athletes who has been to the Olympics, representing her country in both the road and mountain bike. Lene rides with Specialized Factory racing for the last fours seasons and …


Bikepure GP

BikePure CT will promote 2 cyclo cross races to fill in the gap in the calendar in December. Saturday 11th and the 28th of December. We hope to attract everyone with a cross bike to race as the venue is 1 hour from Belfast and Dublin and we will have a good, fast course. 2 …


Cheats out, you’re not welcome or worthy to ride among honourable riders.

  If anyone has 1.3 million euros to spare; there are eleven young professional riders, plus team mechanics, drivers,masseurs all looking for new work . Doping has driven another sponsor from supporting pro cycling. Liberty Seguros is the Spanish arm of an American insurance company who has decided not to fulfill initial agreements to back …


Fusion Media at ‘An Evening with the Downings’

We recently teamed up with Fusion Media to produce the Dean Downing limited edition print. One such print was signed by Dean himself as part of the Charity Evening with the Downings event in England at the weekend, raising money for good causes. Fusion Media have supported the Downings with web and media assistance throughout …


Doping list

In the efforts to improve sport’s future, the combined anti-doping community must be reinforced with informative, educated journalism. It is the journalists of the world who control much of the information we receive and therefore can lead opinion and highlight faults or conduct that would lead our sport into further disrepute. The difference between articles …