Cycling Active magazine December 2015 issue on sale from October 7th at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.75. This is the third issue since we re-designed the mag.

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Here’s what’s inside…

Regulars

  • Big picture: London to Paris
  • Event news
  • Your rides
  • Five things I’ve learned: Jens Voigt’s unique world view
  • Hardware: Eight products to use
  • Software: 10 products to wear
  • N+1: Lightweight Urgestalt Weiss
  • Most wanted: Zipp 404 Firestrikes
  • Great moments: Eddy Merckx refuses to accept he’s human 
  • Bike maintenance: How to change an inner tube
  • Calendar: Dates for your ride diary
  • My toughest day: Lizzie Armitstead

Columnists

  • Old School: Simon Warren searches for the elusive ‘float’
  • New School: Brett Lewis enjoys an aggro-free ride in France

Event Rides

  • Fred Whitton Challenge: Jonathan Manning tackles a climber’s dream in the Lakes

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  • Wiltshire Wildcat: Rob Hoyles pounces on Wiltshire’s toughest sportive

Road Tested

  • Bikes of 2016: Brand-new rides from Look, Scott, Colnago, Cannondale and Merida

2016 bikes

  • Grouptest: winter bikes: Five options for serious training during the colder months

winter bikes

  • Grouptest: tubeless wheels: 4 of the best hoops available
  • Grouptest: mini-pumps: 4 get-you-home tyre inflators
  • Grouptest: winter hats: 4 cold-weather head protectors
  • Grouptest: long-fingered gloves: 10 pairs to see you through autumn
  • Tech investigates: Chainline efficiency explained

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Training + Fitness

  • Training + fitness news: Supermarket supplements, calorie counting and pain cave column
  • December training plan: This month’s plans explained

December training plan

  • Your Challenge training plan
  • Your Epic training plan
  • Do you need a bike-fit? Simon Schofield finds out just how useful a bike-fit can be
  • Nutrition: Virgin coconut oil for cyclists, plus two fine recipes
  • Green powders: What’s inside the latest wonder supplement?

Cycling Active magazine December 2015 issue on sale from October 7th at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.75. This is the third issue since we re-designed the mag.

Download a digital edition