The Summer issue of Cycling Active out now

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

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

Event Rides

Manchester to London A 220-mile route from Rapha that’s worthy of the label ‘epic’


Tour o’ the Borders The stunning closed-road sportive in the undiscovered Scottish Borders

New Forest 100 A flat century ride in the national park

Road Tested

Grouptest Aero bikes


Grouptest Women’s-specific endurance bikes


Grouptest Summer tyres with our unique CA watt test

Grouptest lightweight jerseys Seven summer jerseys tested

Grouptest bottle cages Simple yet essential

Grouptest track pumpsStress-free floor pumps

Tech investigates Do you need to worry about wheel weight limits?

Training + Fitness

Riding in the heat Maximise your cycling performance in warmer temperatures

Fitness topic of the month Should you stretch?

Training session How to taper


Nutrition focus Glutamine

Body fat scales How do they measure up to a caliper test?

Burning issue World champion’s bands when you’re not a champ — right or wrong?


Big picture La Marmotte

This month Hot stuff

Software 10 products to wear

Hardware 11 products to use

Five things I’ve learned Marcus Leach and his weight loss success

N+1 Cipo NK 1K

Your Ride Gent-Wevelgem

Most wanted Specialized Sub 6

Great moments Tom Simpson, Isle of Man

Bike maintenance Adjusting your disc brakes

Calendar Dates for your ride diary


Old School Simon Warren battles with his weight

New School Brett Lewis cashes in his BPs (Brownie Points) for PBs

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Cycling Active magazine Summer 2016 issue on sale from June 15th at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.75