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Archives - March 2011


David De Backer (Team Senqu–Ryder Eyewear) Interview

Yolande Pretorius, One of BikePure’s Ambassadors met recently with David De Backer, a massive young talent  from Pietermaritzburg – Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa. With a passion for mountain biking, we  know he is entering a profession of increasing honesty and honour. You have a passion for mountain biking, where did your passion for this sport come …


New Start

Katie Compton,  the American queen of off-road, landed a fantastic deal for the 2011 season with the Dutch Rabobank-Giant off road team. Rabobank has long been associated with the support of road cycling in recent years and has backed a squad of young emerging riders from Holland. With the increased support of Giant and Shimano, …


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The day I became world champion

There are over 6 billion of us in the world. A whole lot of us have bicycles. Just one is the fastest over 4000m: It made his dad sooooooooo proud. ..and the rest of us can just be proud that Jack Bobridge did it himself. ALL him! Fair play to Jessy Sargent in Second and …


Sarah Kent’s World Track Championship Diary

Sarah is representing Australia at the 2011 World Track Championships and will be blogging throughout the duration of the event. Here’s Sarah first installment: It’s the morning of Day 1 of racing here at the World Track Championships in Apeldoorn, Holland. It’s a frosty and chilly morning at 2 degrees and the vibe within the …


Bike Pure Supports Save the Children (Japan)

BikePure ambassador Thomas Van Bracht will be selling BikePure bands at the Santini store trackside to raise funds for the victims of the Japanese tragedy.


Sarah Kent Relishing World Track Championships

Sarah Kent forms part of the dominant Australian Track team for this weeks World Track Championships in Holland. Sarah is a long standing role model for our organisation and was part of the world championship winning pursuit team of 2010 and also had successes in the Track World Cup events recently. We had a chat …


Jay Thomson (Bissell Pro Cycling)

We recently met up with Jay Thomson, an inspirational and aggressive rider from South Africa who has already shown his worth in the Merco Classic Stage Race, the traditional season opener in the USA. You were born in Krugersdorp, where exactly is it? Yes, I was born in Krugersdorp and that is a smaller town …


Rohan Dennis Interview

We caught up with talented Australian pro Rohan Dennis as he prepared in Europe for the forthcoming World Track Championships. Having recently posted the second fastest Individual Pursuit time in history Dennis begins the 2010 season with the Rabobank U23 Development squad. How do you train specifically for the Individual and team pursuits? Can you …


Passport Lives on as Pellizotti Receives Two Year Ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport today produced a verdict after a five day hearing which protected the very existence of the of the UCI Biological Passport. Italy’s Franco Pellizotti’s blood profiles looked suspicious to the panel of Biological Passport experts. After receiving warnings Pellizotti continued to provide suspect returns to his passport profile. The …

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