Cycling Weekly’s special seasonal 128-page issue goes on sale from Thursday celebrating Britain’s greatest cycling season ever, packed with articles and photos looking back at a historic year.

Our countdown of the 50 British Riders of the Year concludes in the magazine as the top 10 is revealed. Who will be number one?

We also present the results of the 2012 reader poll which gives you a chance to vote for your favourites riders and races of the year – and your biggest villain.

Our tech team line up the very best products of 2012, from complete bikes to rear lights. And CW photographer Andy Jones presents his favourite shots of the year, plus there’s the usual round-up of fitness advice, product reviews, news, interviews, rides, Dr Hutch and much more.

Cycling Weekly December 20 issue is on sale from Thursday at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £3.99. 

Cycling Weekly December 20 2012 contents list


Tour de France 2014 start in Yorkshire

Bradley Wiggins wins BBC SPOTY

Plan your super cycling Christmas


That was 2012

Riders of the year

Reader poll results

Andy Jones’s pics of the year

Behind the scenes at the Tour


Cube and Cervelo first ride tests

The Tech team name their favourite products of 2012


Fitness news and views

Winter riding challenge


Steven Burke in Lancashire



Doctor Hutch

Famous last words: Greg Henderson