Cycling Weekly’s bumper, 128-page Christmas special issue goes on sale from Thursday, December 15. And, even though we say so ourselves, it’s a real cracker of a Christmas edition.

We rank our riders of 2011, with a complete list of the cyclists who have impressed us during the past twelve months. Who will be number one?

The past year has seem some great new cycling products and innovations hit the bike shops. We take a look back at the most noteworthy kit from 2011 in our Tech Review.

Last month we asked you to vote for your favourite races, events and riders of the year in our annual Cycling Weekly Reader Poll. We also asked you to vote for your hero and villain of 2011, which threw up some interesting answers.

And we have a final catch-up with the subjects of our 2011 Fitness Project, where a set of cyclists set out their aims for the year in January. Did they reach their targets and have their best year in the saddle ever? We find out.

Plus there’s the usual cycling news round-up, star interviews, routes to ride, cyclo-sportive reviews, Dr Hutch and more.

Cycling Weekly 15 December 2011 special 128-page bumper issue on sale from Thursday at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £3.99.

Cycling Weekly December 15 2011 issue: Contents
NEWS

Mark Cavendish gets back to business
Should David Millar ride London 2012?
Chris Froome for Olympic TT
Christmas lists of the stars

FEATURES
CW’s riders of the year
Reader poll rundown
The inaugural Cycling Weekly Sportive

FITNESS
Latest fitness news and views
Project 2011: the results are in

TECH
The year in Tech: month-by-month lowdown on the technological breakthroughs of 2011

RIDES
Training in Yorkshire
Wiggle Dragon Ride sportive

REGULARS
Big interview: Charly Wegelius
Letters
Noticeboard
Results
Dr Hutch
Famous last words: Ashok Sinha

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