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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

Cycling Active October 2012 issue on sale from September 12

Cycling Active October 2012 issue

Cycling Active October 2012 issue: Do-it-all £500 hybrids; Bike upgrades from a fiver; 34 pages of kit & bikes; Meet the Trotts; Hang on to your summer fitness & much more!

Ride Greece: Messin’ in Messenia

Greece

Riding through one of the most unspoilt and breathtaking landscapes in the Peloponnese region of Greece, an area with 4,500 years of history and amazing natural backdrop

7 of the best road shoes

7 of the best road shoes

You work hard pushing your pedals round, so you don’t want any of that energy wasted because of flimsy soles. Militate against that risk by investing in a pair of securely-fitting, rigid road shoes

Cycling Active September 2012 issue on sale from August 15

Cycling Active Sept 2012

Cycling Active September 2012 issue: Road bikes tested from £975; 35 pages of bikes & kit; 18 pages of fitness tips; Ride to work & lose weight; plus much more!

Cycling Active August 2012 issue on sale NOW!

Cycling Active August 2012

Cycling Active August 2012 issue: Sports bikes from £300-£900; Summer tyres; Cycling sunglasses; Cannondale 29er; MTB skills; Grass roots racing; Spice up your commute; and much, much more!

Five months to Istanbul – part three

Five months to Istanbul

Peter Baker concludes his epic bike journey from London to Istanbul – despite a nasty encounter with a stinging insect and an extended visit to hospital

Cycling Active Summer 2012 issue on sale now!

Cycling Active Summer 2012 issue

Cycling Active Summer 2012 issue: Touring bikes big test; summer clothing round-up; Tour de France challenge ride; Eddie the Eagle rides the Olympic road race circuit; GPS systems for bike; and much more!

Cycling Active July 2012 issue on sale now!

Cycling Active July 2012 cover

Cycling Active July 2012 issue: £950 sportive bikes; 33 pages of bikes and kit reviewed; Best of hills – road or hybrid?; 7 of the best pedals; 15 pages of fitness tips; riding skills; and much more!

Cycling Active June 2012 issue on sale now!

Cycling Active June 2012 issue

Cycling Active June 2012 issue: Bikes tested from £899; 32 pages of bikes & kit; 17 pages of riding tips; How I lost 9 stone commuting by bike and much more

7 of the best: Recessed cleat shoes

7 of the best shoes

Do you want the efficiency of clipless pedalling without feeling like a penguin in tap shoes every time you step off the bike? Read on…

Cycling Active May 2012 issue on sale now!

Cycling Active May 2012 issue

Cycling Active May 2012 issue: Carbon bikes tested from £1299; 31 pages of kit; What to wear this spring; Britain’s floating bike shop & more!

Pre-ride bike check: Easy as ABC

Easy as ABC bike checks

Two-minute pre-ride checks, essential for every cyclist that could save you time and maintenance problems in the future

Boardman Hybrid Pro: First ride £999.99

Boardman Hybrid Pro

Does Boardman’s new Hybrid combine the speed of a road bike with the comfort of a mountain bike, or is it just an unhappy compromise?

Scott Sportster 10: First ride

Scott Sportster

How does this hybrid Scott Sportster fare with peaty trails and stony bridleways of the Peak District?

Cycling Active March 2012 issue on sale from Feb 1

Cycling Active March 2012 issue

Cycling Active March 2012 issue on sale from February 1: £1k bike test; 29 pages of bikes & kit; Ride 100 miles on 4 weeks’ training; Budget GPS systems; MTB shoes; fitness advice and much more!

7 of the best: Front lights

7 of the best front lights

It’s easy to get a bit down in the dumps when it gets dark, but our selection of front lights ought to leave you beaming

Cycling Active February 2012 issue on sale from Jan 4

Cycling Active February 2012 issue

Cycling Active February 2012 issue on sale from January 4, packed with bike and product reviews, tips and advice, great places to ride and much more

Moda Rubato first ride

Moda Rubato

Spend £1,000 on the Moda Rubato and be prepared to be blown away by its fantastic ride thanks mainly to a brilliant frame and wicked wheels

Bike fit guide: More than just saddle height

Bike fit article 2011

We head into deepest Surrey and the relaxing rural retreat of WyndyMilla Bespoke Cycling as they show us the right way to do bike fittings

Jumbo jet to tea clipper: Gatwick to Greenwich ride

Gatwick to Greenwich

This ride takes off from Gatwick and heads straight into Greenwich on National Cycle Network route 21, touching down beside the Cutty Sark

Cycling Active January 2012 issue on sale from Dec 7

Cycling Active January 2012 issue

Cycling Active January 2012 issue on sale from December 7 – Festive fun in the latest issue of Britain’s brightest bike mag

7 of the best: mini pumps

7 of the best mini pumps

Small enough to pop in your back pocket, yet powerful enough to get you close to 100psi, the mini-pump has its work cut out. We sort the hot ticket items from those blowing hot air

Dawes Nomad: First Ride

Dawes Nomad

Marrying a traditional Reynolds touring frame with the latest Shimano Alfine 11-speed hub could have resulted in an ugly beast, but we think Dawes has brought out the best for the Nomad

Cycling Active December 2011 issue on sale from Nov 9

Cycling Active December 2011 issue

Cycling Active December 2011 issue on sale from November 9 – we help you get ready for winter with our cold weather survival guide, plus much more…