Sports Gear Maker SKINS Urges UCI To Save Cycling

PARIS, Oct 19, 2012 (AFP) - The head of a global sportswear manufacturer that provides kit to professional cyclists has urged world cycling to take action to stamp out doping, warning that to do nothing could see the sport collapse. The chairman of Skins, Jaimie Fuller, wrote in an open letter to International Cycling Union (UCI) president Pat McQuaid that the Lance Armstrong doping … [Read more...]

Product Review – SKINS RY400 Compression Clothing

By now you have heard about using clothing compression technology for recovery after strenuous activity, and the benefits that it delivers to your tired muscles. But what you might not know yet is which compression clothing is right for you. To help you narrow your search we are going to introduce you to the SKINS RY400 line of compression clothing. One thing you should know is that … [Read more...]

Bike Pure and SKINS Launch Certification Program For Companies

Cycling’s independent voice for anti-doping, Bike Pure, has announced a new certification program for companies to send a clear message that sponsors will not support, condone or tolerate doping in cycling. “One of the key drivers for cyclists or teams to be attracted to doping is the financial benefit that drug fuelled results may bring. Conversely, companies who tolerate or turn a … [Read more...]

SKINS and USA Cycling Form Apparel Sponsorship

Carlsbad, CA / Colorado Springs, CO – September 23, 2009 – SKINS and USA Cycling jointly announced today the upgrade of their partnership agreement in order to equip the athletes of USA Cycling. Beginning in February 2010, SKINS will provide its full range of competitive cycling apparel to USA Cycling athletes across the disciplines of road, track, mountain and cyclo-cross. The three-year … [Read more...]