Cycling Active June 2013 issue on sale from Wednesday April 24

The June 2013 issue of Cycling Active is on sale from Wednesday, April 24, and it’s jam-packed with cycling product reviews, fitness tips, riding advice and much more. Plus, there’s a Muc-Off expanding microcell bike cleaning sponge FREE with every issue.

In this issue we offer you some tips on riding safer, getting fit with limited time to spare, take a look at some great value sports bikes and present a great selection of articles to inspire you to get out and ride!

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Cycling Active June 2013 issue is on sale from Wednesday April 24 at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £3.99

BIG READS
The seven deadly bins: Stay shiny side up with our guide for winners, not binners
Penny farthing: Laura Laker rides high in London on the original big-wheeler
Road bike test: Trek Madone 2.3 v Moda Echo. Can aluminium beat carbon fibre?
100-mile sportive: We thought it would be quite easy…

TECH
First rides: All-City Space Horse; Whyte Saxon Cross; Dolan FXE; Sensa Umbria
7 of the best: Comfy and affordable saddles
Union 34 clothing Fashion-led biking gear
7 of the best: Bike-friendly cars
Longtermers More miles in spring’s Baltic conditions

FITNESS
Get fit in five hours: Pressed for time? Read on…
The effort gauge: Tune up your top end
My first sportive: The dos and don’ts of a sportive newbie: deputy chief sub editor, Derri Dunn learns the hard way

ESCAPE
Destination: Coffee, cakes, bikes and peaks
Essex Epping Forest: A cycling gem hidden between two bustling motorways
Nottingham: Great Bike Ride sportive route
South Africa: Swapping snow and ice for sunshine and vineyards
Calendar: Tons of great events to get stuck into

REGULARS
Cafe: New stuff, comment, culture, laughs and biking banter
Ride to live: Jean-Cristophe Novelli
Spoken word: Marathon all-nighter in a dusk ‘til dawn mtb race
In depth: Why can’t we all just get along?
Ride mate: If cycling be the food of love, ride on…
Letters Your biking points of view in print
Autumn rides:  Mountain biking