The January 2016 issue of Cycling Active magazine is on sale now at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.75.

This is the fourth issue since we re-designed the mag, and we think it is getting better and better.

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

Etape du Dales the popular route of the annual Dave Rayner Fund ride

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Grouptest: £1200-£1600 cyclo-cross bikes from Raleigh, Ridley, Vitus and Specialized
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Grouptest: £1000-£1300 aluminium road bikes from Specialized, Pinnacle and Vitus
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Grouptest: winter tights Seven longs put to the CA test
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Training zones Everything you need to know about efort levels and intensity
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Plus:

Big picture Flanders

Five things I’ve learned Team Sky’s Fran Millar

Hardware seven products to use

Software nine products to wear

N+1 Trek Madone

Most wanted Fizik Aliante saddle

Great moments Lucien van Impe, Tour de France 1973

Bike maintenance The rear derailleur explained

My toughest day Maurice Burton

Event rides: Spring Onion Surrey Hills season-opener

Grouptest: waterproofs 10 tried and teste

Grouptest: saddlebags Packs that house your essentials

Tech investigates The world of carbon-fibre

Training + fitness news Maple syrup could be the sweet answer to nutritional goodness

February training plan Your next instalment explained

Nutrition The why, when and how of honey

Product focus Energy drinks. The importance of carbohydrate

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Cycling Active magazine January 2016 issue on sale from December 12th at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.75.