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Cycling Active October 2015 issue

Cycling Active magazine October 2015 issue on sale from September 09 at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.75. This is the first issue since we re-designed the mag.

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What inside this issue…

Regulars

Big Picture: RideLondon 100

Event News

Your Rides

5 Things I’ve Learned: Sir Chris Hoy offers his pearls of wisdom

Hardware: 11 products to use

Software: 12 products to wear

N+1: Pinarello Dogma F8

Most Wanted: Oakley Jawbreaker

Great Moments: Les West wins the 1965 Milk Race

Bike Maintenance: How to clean your bike… properly!

Calendar: Dates for your ride diary

My Toughest Day: Marianne Vos

Columnists

Old School: How Simon Warren became addicted to cycling

New School: Why newcomer Brett Lewis is a slave to Strava

Event Rides

Ride of the Fallen Leaves:   Michael Hutchinson takes on 2,159 metres of climbing in the Lakes

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Box Hill Original: Surrey’s most popular sportive route offers a real challenge

 Road-Tested

Grouptest: £2.5k aero bikes: Fuji Transonic 2.1, Specialized Venge Elite and the Cervélo S2

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Grouptest: £1.5k endurance bikes: Cannondale, Trek, Scott, Fuji and Specialized slug it out

Grouptest: Aero wheels: 7 of the best hoops fight it out

Grouptest: Helmets: 10 different lids assessed

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 Tech Investigates: Is it time to ditch the compact chainset, asks Henry Robertshaw

Grouptest: Long-sleeved shirts:  Which is right for Autumn riding?

Grouptest: Cycle computers: Bar-mounted tech reviewed

Training + Fitness

Training + Fitness News:  Heart rate insight, soft drink ban, and new Pain Cave column

October Training Plan: This month’s plans explained

Your Challenge training plan

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Your Epic training plan

Beat the big hills:Hill-climbing philosophy and technique explained

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Nutrition: Nitrates explained plus two great beetroot recipes

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Caffeine: Can it make you faster? Plus five caffeine gels on test

Interview: Behind-the-scenes with top Tour team chef

Cycling Active magazine October 2015 issue on sale from September 09 at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.75.

Digital Edition
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