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Take a look at just some of the things in this month’s issue…

The Struggle steep gradients and scenic vistas – your next epic sportive

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Don’t Let Age Slow You Down Train to stay strong beyond 40

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Nutrition Know How Post-ride pick-me-ups! Pumpkin seed & beetroot salad, and other tasty recipesca116117

Bike Test Five Shimano 105 bikes go head to head

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Big picture Tour de Yorkshire

My toughest day Bernhard Eisel

Five things I’ve learned Dame Sarah Storey — her training magic

Hardware Eight products to use

Software Eight products to wear

N+1 Pinarello K8

Most wanted Enve 2.2 wheels

Great moments Fausto Coppi and Paris-Roubaix

Bike maintenance Wheel adjustment masterclass

Calendar Dates for your ride diary

NEW! Burning Issue This month’s burning Issue is socks

The Struggle Steep gradients and scenic vistas

Tour of Cambridgeshire Britain’s most competitive sportive?

Grouptest: disc brake wheels 

Grouptest: Shimano 105 bikes from Eastway, Merlin, Planet X, Mekk and Canyon

Grouptest: metal machines from Van Nicholas, Hoy and Genesis

Grouptest: socks The all-important cyclist’s statement

Grouptest: gilets The versatile layer tested

Grouptest: cleaning kits What’s best for your pride and joy?

Tech investigates do you really need an aero helmet?

Training + fitness news Who trains the hardest?

May training plan Your homework explained

Your Challenge training plan

Your Epic training plan

Getting faster with age How the right training plan could help

Nutrition Zinc and its health benefits examined

Product focus Protein explained and recovery bars reviewed
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Cycling Active magazine May 2016 issue on sale from March 23rd at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.75