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UCI Cleaning the house???

I guess CowPat & Verdruggem decided it was time to "clean house", flog off all the evidence....

Smells like a fire-sale to me :eek:
 
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I'm no apologist, but implying that finding a beater piece of medical equipment that may sell on the cheap doesn't mean anything. Anyone who cares can look up the product and find that the MSRP was $107k and is now $240k. There's enough real smoking guns that resorting to making sh*t up isn't necessary.
 
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UCI bought a portable one, which makes far more sense. Corroborated by Mr Micky Ashenden.

What I don't understand is: the world's biggest races (eg: Giro) are not that far from Swizerland (relatively safe transporting distance), yet they refuse to bring the equipment to do onsite sample testing, instead having to store and send samples all the way to Switzerland.... le sigh. Why buy a portable device in the first place?

And why not have a bunch of portable devices and test onsite everywhere?
 
Dear Wiggo said:
UCI bought a portable one, which makes far more sense. Corroborated by Mr Micky Ashenden.

What I don't understand is: the world's biggest races (eg: Giro) are not that far from Swizerland (relatively safe transporting distance), yet they refuse to bring the equipment to do onsite sample testing, instead having to store and send samples all the way to Switzerland.... le sigh. Why buy a portable device in the first place?

And why not have a bunch of portable devices and test onsite everywhere?

Would that comply with the Code?
 
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Would that comply with the Code?

I am not sure.

There are protocols established for pre-blood test standardised tests to be run to calibrate (?) / prove the machine works - these are done in the lab and could as easily be done in the field. You basically run known samples through the machine.

Given JV's insistence that values as recent as 2012 Giro are being skewed due to handling errors, it would seem testing onsite would be more effective and cost efficient.