Cycling Active December 2014 issue on sale at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents from Wednesday, November 5, priced £4.25.

What’s in Cycling Active December 2014 issue

Cafe
Cycling activism
Ride to live
New stuff
Kaye’s toolbox tips
School cycling club
What’s in a (bike) name?
Space-saving bike storage
Letters

Tested
Boardman hybrid
Raleigh RX Pro
Eddy Merckx EMX1
Cinelli Zydeco
Base layers
Winter bikes tried and tested
Leg-warmers testedMulti bike test
Tech Investigates: Dolan winter bike
Hardtail MTB head to head
Premium raincoats
Longtermers: we bid farewell to our longtermer fleet

Fitness
Leukaemia survivor John Mawhood tells Matt Lamy his incredible story
Fancy a pro Tour de France stage? The Etape du Tour explained
Nail It! and ride confident in the dark
Julian Sayarer ponders the merits of Dutch cycle lanes
Adventure Cross: roadies and mountain bikers unite
Food fight: energy bars on the menu
Proposed new Cycle Superhighways
Cycling, beer and night riding
Family cycling with the Issits

Escape
Polegate — pedalling into the past
York — A flat Ouse cruise
Redbourne — historical landmarks
Hot and sunny Cyprus
Calendar ride news and event listings
Your turn — solicitor Stephen talks cycling and potholes