Bike Pure and Bio Racer have teamed up with three time Tour de France winner and former World Champion Greg Lemond to auction off a specially commissioned signed Bike Pure jersey for charity.
Bio Racer produced only two copies of the jersey, complete with World Championship bands on the sleeves and Greg Lemond’s name on the reverse. Bike Pure presented one set of the clothing to Lemond when they met in July and we are giving you the chance to get hold of the only remaining signed jersey.
Lemond is a cycling legend, with three Tour de France titles and a World Championship victory to his name throughout a prestigious career. Lemond is an avid anti-doping campaigner and a strong supporter of the Bike Pure organization. Bike Pure’s Myles McCorry said, â€œBike Pure are very excited to have such a rare cycling jersey up for grabs and money raised will go to a worthwhile cause.”
“We are honored to have Greg Lemond’s support as we effectively have shared principles in our outlook on anti-doping. We applaud Greg’s honesty and virtue toward a more secure future for out sport.” McCorry added.
Speaking to Bike Pure this week, Greg lemond added, “I am proud to partner with Bike Pure and believe in their strong code of ethics. I hope that more cycling sponsors adopt Bike Pureâ€™s important commitment to protecting the lives and integrity of our sport.”
Onimpex, Bio Racer’s UK distributor produce the Bike Pure range of clothing and also endorse Bike Pure’s philosophy, “Bioracer produces clothing for some of the greatest riders in the peloton but it is a huge pleasure and an honour to produce this special jersey for Greg Lemond, on of the legends of the Tour de France.”
“Like Bioracer and Bike Pure, Greg’s commitment to racing to win but racing clean is known throughout the world and this unique jersey is the perfect symbol of commitment to honest athleticism. ”
The jersey is up for charity auction on Ebay and will end at 21:09 (GMT) on Sunday 29th August 2010. Please view it here.