The June 2013 issue of Cycling Active is on sale from Wednesday, April 24, and it’s jam-packed with cycling product reviews, fitness tips, riding advice and much more. Plus, there’s a Muc-Off expanding microcell bike cleaning sponge FREE with every issue.

In this issue we offer you some tips on riding safer, getting fit with limited time to spare, take a look at some great value sports bikes and present a great selection of articles to inspire you to get out and ride!

Cycling Active June 2013 issue is on sale from Wednesday April 24 at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £3.99

BIG READS
The seven deadly bins: Stay shiny side up with our guide for winners, not binners
Penny farthing: Laura Laker rides high in London on the original big-wheeler
Road bike test: Trek Madone 2.3 v Moda Echo. Can aluminium beat carbon fibre?
100-mile sportive: We thought it would be quite easy…

TECH
First rides: All-City Space Horse; Whyte Saxon Cross; Dolan FXE; Sensa Umbria
7 of the best: Comfy and affordable saddles
Union 34 clothing Fashion-led biking gear
7 of the best: Bike-friendly cars
Longtermers More miles in spring’s Baltic conditions

FITNESS
Get fit in five hours: Pressed for time? Read on…
The effort gauge: Tune up your top end
My first sportive: The dos and don’ts of a sportive newbie: deputy chief sub editor, Derri Dunn learns the hard way

ESCAPE
Destination: Coffee, cakes, bikes and peaks
Essex Epping Forest: A cycling gem hidden between two bustling motorways
Nottingham: Great Bike Ride sportive route
South Africa: Swapping snow and ice for sunshine and vineyards
Calendar: Tons of great events to get stuck into

REGULARS
Cafe: New stuff, comment, culture, laughs and biking banter
Ride to live: Jean-Cristophe Novelli
Spoken word: Marathon all-nighter in a dusk ‘til dawn mtb race
In depth: Why can’t we all just get along?
Ride mate: If cycling be the food of love, ride on…
Letters Your biking points of view in print
Autumn rides:  Mountain biking