SKYPE: Andy Layhe - Bike Pure info at bikepure.org

Category - News

3
Mar

Thomas Dekker Suspended for Two Years

Dutch rider Thomas Dekker has been suspended for two years for using DynEPO following his out of competition test on Christmas Eve 2007. Dekker didn’t initially test positive for EPO at that time yet data collected by the UCI over a period of time under the biological passport scheme highlighted abnormalities in his results with …

2
Mar

Jay Thomson Takes Stage 2 Tour de Langkawi

South Africa’s Jay Thomson claimed one of the best victories of his career to date earlier today when he sprinted to win Stage 2 of the Tour de Langkawi from Kuala Terengganu to Chukai. Jay has been part of Bike Pure since we met him at the 2009 Tour of Ireland and is a strong …

1
Mar

Marianne Vos Interview

It’s hard to believe that Marianne Vos is just 22 years of age. In 2006 she became the youngest ever World Cyclo cross champion, aged just 18, then added to her rainbow jersey collection a year later with victory in the World Road Race Championships. Add to that the World title she took on the …

1
Mar

Le Tour de Langkawi: Bike Pure Role model wins stage 1

Team Jayco-Skins rider Michael Matthews took the honors in stage 1 of the Tour of Langkawi earlier today. The young Aussie rider, who claimed 3rd place in the U23 road race and Time trial events at the Australian Championships used his effective sprint to take the leaders yellow jersey. It’s an extraordinary moment for Bike …

26
Feb

Passport results

Pat McQuaid revealed today that the UCI is continuing its analysis of riders’ blood values as part of the biological passport programme and has again pinpointed a “small number” of athletes with abnormal readings.  The readings are blood results collected over a period to gain a ‘normal value’ of hematocrit for an athlete during rest and racing …

25
Feb

Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) 2010

KUALA LUMPUR – THE final list of 20 teams to contest the 15th edition of Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) 2010 from March 1 to 7 has been confirmed with American team Kelly Benefit Services completing the line-up yesterday.  The line-up for LTdL 2010 is led by one ProTour team, Footon-Servetto from Spain, two Professional …

22
Feb

Human Growth Hormone Test a Major Ant-Doping Breakthrough

There was a major breakthrough in the fight against doping today when UK Anti-Doping chiefs announced the first sanction of an athlete using human growth hormone (HgH). Rugby player Terry Newton was given a two year ban after his out of competition blood sample collected in November 2009 was found to contain the banned substance. …

22
Feb

Bizhub invests in the future.

Over a period spanning 13 years the Team bizhub (formally Konica Minolta) cycling team has become an institution in South African Cycling. They have shaped the future careers of countless young riders and developed many Champions. Part of the team design is that they recruit and support riders, even in the junior ranks to encourage clean …

21
Feb

Keys ideas from BikePure research.

A few of our ambassadors got together for some idea sharing.  Below are a few of their recommendations:   A focus on root causes of doping rather than just symptoms. Striving for lasting systemic and institutional change. Employment of a combination of tactics such as policy advocacy  and  refining the doping ban structure to increase …

17
Feb

Jan Left Alone

If there was ever a fall from grace that would encourage riders to race clean, it is that of Jan Ullrich. The once talented cyclist, was the first German and one of the youngest riders in history to win the Tour de France in 1997 at just 24 years old. Obviously he had natural ability. …

Page 36 of 39