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Archives - April 2011


Cyclists of the world TOGETHER.

Club cyclists around the world  have joined with BikePure over the last 4 years. In over 90 countries, cyclists gather together under the BikePure banner both to support the professional cyclists who have taken the commitment to ride clean and raise their developing riders with a ethos of honour. All champions evolve in amateur clubs …


South African – Cape Epic MTB Race

After 28 hours 44 minutes and 44 seconds, Switzerland’s Christoph Sauser partnered with local hero and current World espoir XC world champion, Burry Stander, to romp home to victory in this years Cape Epic. The event is a legendary 7 day race through the South African bush, athletes battling the heat, wildlife and some of …


Second Chance?

Patrik Sinkewitz used testosterone prior to the 2007 Tour de France in order to cheat his fellow riders. Thankfully, he was caught in an out of competition test and fired by his T-Mobile Team.  The German Cycling Union handed him a two year sanction which was later reduced to a one year doping suspension because he …


Dangers of Stanozolol

Stanozolol is a synthetic anabolic steroid derived from testosterone and was developed by Winthrop Laboratories in the early 1960s. It is known by the the market name of Winstrol. Despite being relatively easily detected in urine tests, it is still the most commonly used steroid in sports cheating because of the availablility of the drug …