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Cycling Active June 2014 issue on sale now


Cycling Active June 2014: Carbon sportive bikes from £1.3k; 21 pages of fitness; Best bike rucksacks; Tour de France ride in Yorkshire; How to train smarter; plus much more!

Cycling Active May 2014 issue on sale now

Cycling Active May 2014 issue

Cycling Active May 2014: Best British bikes from £799; 20 pages of fitness tips; 32 pages of top tech; How to smash your sportive challenge; Put the fun back into your commute; plus much more!

Ford Tourneo Connect: classy bike lugger

Ford Tourneo Connect

We take a look at Ford’s new Tourneo Connect to see how it copes with lugging a bike or two

Cycling Active April 2014 issue on sale now

Cycling Active April 2014 issue

Cycling Active April 2014: Fast road bikes from £500 to £1500; lose weight this weekend; 17 pages of fitness tips; 33 pages of product reviews; and much more

Cycling Active March 2014 issue on sale now

Cycling Active March 2014

Cycling Active March 2014 issue: Campagnolo vs Shimano bike test; B’Twin, KTM, Mekk bike tests; Winter gloves, track pumps, bike lock grouptests; 10 tips for biking beginners; 30 pages of reviews; 22 pages of fitness advice; and much more

Jerusalem: Cycling in the historic city


What better way to end a week cycling around the amazing and beautiful attractions of Israel than with a stopover in Jerusalem, to see the sights of this most revered of religious cities?

Nail it: Climbing technique

Nail it: Climbing

Nail it! Correct cycling technique and some grit will get you all the way to the top of steep hills

Cycling Active February 2014 issue on sale now

Cycling Active February 2014 issue

Cycling Active February 2014 issue: Road bikes from £600; front lights review; 23 ways to love winter biking; 35 pages of product reviews; 100-mile training plan; winterise your bike; plus much more

The Pedaller: Cycling around Portmeirion in North Wales

The Pedaller

Portmeirion in north Wales was the setting for late-Sixties TV show The Prisoner, in which a British agent leaves his job and — in very mysterious circumstances ­— finds himself stripped of identity and under perpetual surveillance in a strange seaside community. CA’s freelance am-dram luvvie Matt Lamy pays a visit and slips straight into character — in the lead role, naturally

De Rosa Merak Evolution Athena: First Ride

De Rosa Merak Evolution Athena

With a reputation for style, flair and invention, Italy’s engineers have plenty of reasons to be proud. Can De Rosa give them another one?

Cycling Active November 2013 issue on sale now

Cycling Active November 2013

Cycling Active magazine November 2013 issue: Great looking hybrids from £850; 22 pages of fitness tips; 27 ages of bike and product reviews; 22 magical gains – little fixes that transform your riding; Essential tips from daily riders; plus much more

Cycling Active is Magazine of the Year!

Cycling Active at IPC Media Awards 2013

Cycling Active scoops Magazine of the Year at the IPC Media Editorial Awards, with Matt Lamy winning Writer of the Year

Cycling Active October 2013 issue on sale now

Cycling Active October 2013

Cycling Active October 2013: Great value carbon road bikes from £850; Bike lights; 32 pages of tech; ‘I lost 9 stone on y bike’; Plan a big ride before summer’s out; plus much more

BH G6 8.1: First ride

BH G6 8.1

What are the pros and cons of a thoroughbred race bike? Matt Levett finds out when he rides the BH G6 8.1

Frog joins Pudsey

Frog Pudsey bike

Frog children’s bikes have teamed up with BBC Children in Need to launch a limited edition of ‘Pudsey’ Bear models

Cycling Active September 2013 issue on sale now

CA September 2013

Cycling Active magazine September 2013 issue on sale now: the latest bike and product reviews, real life tales, fitness advice and the best places to ride

7 of the best summer cycling reads

Summer cycling books

If you’re not actually riding bikes, you could be reading about them — we review a selection of books covering everything from adventure touring to aerodynamic efficiency

Ride With Brad (and GB’s Olympic heroines)

Bradley Wiggins, Giro d'Italia 2013

Places available on Ride With Brad sportive on August 11 in Lancashire, where you can roll with Bradley Wiggins, Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell and Dani King

Cycling Active August 2013 issue on sale now

Cycling Active August 2013 issue

Cycling Active August 2013 issue: Ultimate guide to pedals; 20 pages of fitness tips; 26 pages of bike reviews and product tests; All-day pedalling advice; plus much more…

Win a Team GB jersey signed by Sir Chris Hoy

GB jersey signed by Sir Chris Hoy

Win a Great Britain London 2012 Olympic team jersey signed by Sir Chris Hoy

Cycling Active Summer 2013 issue on sale from June 19

Cycling Active Summer 2013 issue

FREE Family Cycling magazine with the Summer 2013 issue of Cycling Active; plus: Sir Chris Hoy; Davina McCall; 29 pages of product reviews; 14 pages of fitness tips; Summer sportives to ride; and much more

Cycling Weekly Lakeland Monster Miles

Cycling Weekly Lakeland Monster Miles

New adventure cross event taking in 44- and 62-mile routes around the Lake District on Sunday, October 6 2013

7 of the best crash hats

7 of the best crash hats

When you just want to stay safe on the daily commute, full-on roadie lids can seem like overkill. Here’s seven quirky crash-hats that will protect your head without screaming ‘speed freak’

Rides: The Scottish Highlands, a Speyside story

Speyside ride

Janet Coulson explores a friendly corner of the Cairngorms that is bristling with great riding and superb scenery — not to mention some fine whisky in the form of the Speyside Malts

Cycling Active July 2013 on sale from May 22

Cycling Active July 2013 issue

Cycling Active magazine July 2013 issue: Get ready for summer with our round-up of fair weather tyres, sunglasses and bibshorts; 30 pages of products; London to Brighton guide; rides, routes and places to visit this summer; and a whole load more goodness