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aprado10 jamessmurthwaite's article
Jun 26, 2019 at 7:16
Jun 26, 2019
Martin Maes Tests Positive for Masking Agent at EWS Rotorua & Tasmania, Receives 90 Day ‘Non-Intentional’ Suspension
yeah meant to say WADA. Elite level athletic competition,especially individual type events, which of course include bike racing, places both governing bodies and athletes in tough positions. As is obvious with cycling, many athletes will find and utilize very meticulous and organized means to gain a competitive edge. At the same time, governing bodies exist to codify what is fair and what is not. This decision in my mind shows that this athlete was in the right and the governing body responsible for the decision was in the wrong. What’s the alternative from the perspective of the athlete???? Hey doc, even though that med is clinically indicated, don’t give it to me. That’s not a choice any athlete should have to make.
aprado10 jamessmurthwaite's article
Jun 26, 2019 at 5:09
Jun 26, 2019
Martin Maes Tests Positive for Masking Agent at EWS Rotorua & Tasmania, Receives 90 Day ‘Non-Intentional’ Suspension
As a medical doctor, this is dumb. Probenecid is a drug used to treat Gout, and as mentioned to help boost an antibiotic to prevent infection. “Because the original use of Probenecid by athletes was in amounts that far exceed therapeutic doses (normally 1 gm per day), it was extremely easy to detect. Because of ease of detection due to the unusually large size of doses, Probenecid is no longer used by dishonest athletes. Probenecid no longer can be used as a weapon for cheating. As soon as it became a substance on the banned drug list (believed to have been in 1987) it ceased to be used by athletes for cheating because of its very ease of detection.” After this and Richie Rude/ Jared Graves scenario, it seems pretty clear that the UCI isn’t interested in punishing cheating athletes. From a medical standpoint, to punish an athlete for such inconsequential “substances”, is more shameful than being the athlete who took the “substance”.
aprado10 danielsapp's article
Dec 28, 2018 at 15:19
Dec 28, 2018
Pinkbike Poll: How Many Days Did You Ride This Year?
In medical school, married with 2 kids... once a week is pushing it but I’m just happy to live in a place 15 min from good trails
aprado10 mikekazimer's article
Jul 6, 2018 at 16:13
Jul 6, 2018
Pinkbike Poll: What Injuries Have You Received While Mountain Biking?
As a doc... thank you mountain biking. Keeping me employed
aprado10 StefanProductions's article
Jun 19, 2018 at 13:52
Jun 19, 2018
Video: Yoann Barelli Rides Commencal's New Meta 29
Kinda felt the same way...His "In the Know" vid looks like he is absolutely flying. End of the day he is faster than any of us will ever come close to hahahahaha
aprado10 bartmoore's article
Apr 13, 2018 at 12:04
Apr 13, 2018
Striking Contrast Between Frenetic Summer & Dark Winter Rides - Video
"Riding forces your mind to be present, to shed the worries and stresses it brings on itself. It takes your brain into a state of flow it is the perfect manifestation of mindfulness. We all know what that feels like - leaving the house grumpy or frustrated, stressed and tired, and as soon as we get on the trails, take that first pedal, it all drips away with the sweat and the rain. Leaving us focused and renewed." Perfect sentiment and exactly why I ride
aprado10 pinkbikeaudience's article
Mar 23, 2018 at 18:48
Mar 23, 2018
Enter the EWS Chile Fantasy Contest to Win Prizes From Yeti
Mens 1. Rude 2. Hill 3. Maes WOmens 1. Ravanel 2.Courdurier 3. Gehrig
aprado10 mikekazimer's article
Mar 23, 2018 at 18:31
Mar 23, 2018
Enduro Bikes Galore, Including a Prototype GT - EWS Chile 2018
Yeti turquoise and orange>>>>>> turquoise and yellow
aprado10 EnduroWorldSeries's article
Dec 21, 2017 at 22:16
Dec 21, 2017
Full 2017 EWS Season Recap - Video
Man to think the last few years Rude was just as dominant in the men's as Ravanel was this year in women's and he barely broke the top ten. Loved watching Sam Hill pull it together in his his first full year! 2018 can't come soon enough
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Oct 25, 2017 at 16:10
Oct 25, 2017
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