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    Twitter Stunned as Porn Pedallers Cyclist Club Loses British Cycling Affiliation

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    Shortly after the severance of Porn Pedallers’ affiliation was announced, British Cycling stated that they are now working with the club in an attempt to try and resolve this issue.

    The UK-based Porn Pedallers Cycling Club, which is comprised of people working in the adult film industry and whose goal is to raise money for an HIV charity called the Terrance Higgins Trust, has recently announced that British Cycling, the national governing body for cycle sport in the country, revoked the club’s affiliation because they apparently figured out what the PPCC acronym actually stands for.

    According to Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) regulation, which was cited by British Cycling as the reason for this move, “no pornographic bis products or any other products that might damage the image of the UCI or the sport of cycling in general shall be associated directly or indirectly with a licence-holder”.

    ​This development quickly evoked a wave of outrage on social media as people took stock of the situation.

    ​Some, however, seemed to support the move made by British Cycling.

    ​As road.cc website points out, UK, British Cycling, has little room to manoeuvre in this case as the regulation in question is laid down by UCI.
    However, British Cycling said in a statement that it is now working with Porn Pedallers in an attempt to try and resolve this issue.

    "We try to support everyone who actively encourages others to take up cycling, and we appreciate the efforts of everyone who contributes to our sport. As such, we are talking with the club and offering constructive advice on what it will take for them to meet with regulations," the organisation said.

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