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Category - News

16
Feb

Omerta

Omertá. The code of silence. A code which was adopted by members of the Mafia to protect criminals. A code which had since been adopted by professional cyclists, also to protect criminals. Riders who used performance enhancing drugs to win races, riders who cheated, riders who had no regard for the fact that they were …

15
Feb

Warrant Issued for Floyd Landis Arrest

An arrest warrant has been issued for US Cyclist Floyd Landis and his former coach/adviser Arnie Baker for the alleged hacking into computers of the Chatenay-Malabry laboratory that conducted the tests on his 2006 samples. The warrant was issued by a French court on 28th January, because Landis failed to appear at a French court …

13
Feb

Russ Downing Looks to Classics…

With two major stage races under his belt already this season, Team Sky’s Russ Downing is relishing the prospect of returning to Europe with some good form. Speaking to us earlier today Russ said he was getting stronger and faster with each race and was looking forward to some European racing, although not the cold …

13
Feb

Eddy Ratti Positive – So negative!

The Italian pro cyclist Eddy Ratti (De Rosa-Stac Plastic) tested positive for EPO after being tested at his home near Codogno, on January 21st this year. All together: “muppet!” It is not ok that the cycling media seem to be just “reporting” Ratti’s positive result. It is not a result, nor just another story – he is a …

11
Feb

Drug Cheats – “If you get free today, you may be identified tomorrow.” The IOC

On the eve of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, there was some astonishing news today that up to thirty athletes had already tested positive for banned substances before the event has started. IOC Director Mark Adams confirmed that the World Ant-Doping Agency (WADA) had notified IOC officials of the findings, “WADA did tell us today …

8
Feb

Is Gene Doping the Next Sports Scandal?

Many reading this will already be aware of the various banned substances that some athletes use to gain the upper hand on their fellow competitors, notably the banned blood booster EPO, various types of steroids, growth hormones and many others. The drug testers and various anti-doping authorities always seem to be chasing the cheat, preparing …

3
Feb

Di Luca Handed 280,000 Euro Doping Fine

Convicted doper Danillo di Luca has been fined 280,000 Euros and banned for two years following his positive test for CERA at last years Giro D’Italia. UCI anti-doping rules, which came into effect in January 2009, state that riders convicted of doping should face financial penalties amounting to a riders’ net annual. Di Luca’s compatriot …

2
Feb

Fastest Man on Earth!

Bike Pure rider, the calm and collected Aussie, Jack Bobridge broke cycling’s sound barrier today at the Australian national Track championships.  Jack won the World U23 time trial championships last September and retained speed over the winter to set this amazing time. He recorded a time of 4 minutes 14.427 in the individual 4,000m pursuit. …

1
Feb

Basic Principals:

We are a growing organization of concerned cyclists, hence we all must act within our core values to protect the entire sport, at all times. We would appreciate if you could help us refine or evolve these vital principals: -Preserve the honesty and honour of the cyclist. -Respect for fellow competitors and the appreciation of …

31
Jan

Vos Takes World Title

What can we say about Marianne Vos! She is a woman who can do it all, yet still only 22. She went to the frozen start line this morning at the World cyclo cross championships outside Tabor, Czech Republic, as defending champion and hot favourite. With her nearest rival Katie Compton (Planet Bike) suffering recent …

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