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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

jerusalem-cycling-main

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

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

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

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…

Rides: Imber, Wiltshire – the forbidden village

Imber ride, Wiltshire

Cut off behind army prohibition lines in the stark landscape of Salisbury Plain lies a derelict village redolent of childhood adventures

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

Readers’ Rides: Thoroughly modern Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes ride

Just a small chunk of MK’s 200-mile cycle network with a mix of traffic-free towpaths, bridges and tunnels

Cycling Active June 2013 issue on sale from Wednesday April 24

Cycling Active June 2013

Cycling Active June 2013: Value sports Bikes; 7 tips for riding safer; Get fit in 5 hours; 32 pages of bike reviews and kits tests; Spring events guide; and much, much more

Cycling Active May 2013 issue on sale from Wednesday March 27

Cycling Active May 2013

Cycling Active May 2013 issue: Spring special – clothing, kit & bikes; 35 pages of top tech; geek-free training; heroic hill club; great rides; and much more

What friends are for

What Friends Are For

When Colin Knight’s wife Bev died of cancer his bike buddy Mike Jones knew what would help him deal with his grief. Aged 73 and 60 respectively they started cycle touring

Cycling Active April 2013 issue on sale from February 27

Cycling Active April 2013

Cycling Active April 2013 issue: Work and play bikes from £1050; Fat burning rides that really work; 30 pages of bikes and kit; 19 pages of fitness tips; Rides in the Alps and Pyrenees; plus much more…

Brittany spires: Cycling in North West France

Brittany

Taking a foreign bike trip needn’t mean long-haul flights and logistical burdens. Why not hop across the Channel to Brittany — a region with huge scope for great cycling?

Cycling Active March 2013 issue on sale from January 30

Cycling Active March 2013

Cycling Active March 2013 issue: Great value bikes from £450 tested; 31 pages of bikes and kit; 29 big cycling questions answered; Top tips for safer riding in towns; and much, much more!

7 of the best winter gloves

7 of the best winter gloves

Nothing ruins a ride so quickly as freezing, numb fingers but sweat-soaked palms aren’t exactly an invitation to ride either. So how should you keep your hands happy this winter? Read on…

Cycling Active February 2013 issue on sale from January 2

Cycling Active February 2013 issue

Cycling Active February 2013 issue: Tough road bikes from £900; Make 2013 your best year ever; 33 pages of tests; 18 pages of fitness tips; and much more

Cycling Active December 2012 issue on sale from November 7

Cycling Active December 2012 issue

Cycling Active December 2012 issue: Christmas gift guide for cyclists; Kits for kids; Kona, Trek, Felt, Boardman, Gensis & GT bike tests; Winter clothing; Staying fit in the colder months; and much more

Cycling Active November 2012 issue on sale from October 10

Cycling Active November 2012 issue

Cycling Active magazine November 2012 issue: Free bike hooks; Winter sports bikes from £950; Bike lights; Boost your riding confidence; Awesome autumn, the best time to ride; Beat the bugs and stay healthy; plus much more!

Seven of the best: GPS watches

GPS watches grouptest

If you want to monitor and record your rides via satellite tracking, a GPS watch allows you to do just that, without the expense and technical complexity of a bar-mounted, map-plotting unit