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Cycle Magazine - April / May 2008

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Cycle Magazine - April / May 2008
Cycle Magazine - April / May 2008
In this issue: The cycling forecast – touring the Faroes; Cambrian mountain biking – Trans-Cambrian Way ; Cotswolds; Happy Families – extract from CTC Guide to Family Cycling; AGM Agenda & Annual Report; Should Cyclists Fly?; Fifty-Quid Bikes; Carbon Cycle; Excess baggage.
Contents Summary: 

1 Cover & Contents

6 News
13 Pedal for the Planet – Roger Geffen explains why CTC needs a climate change policy
14 Event News: DATC, York Cycle Show, Five miles to Fabulous, Marin Rough Ride
16 Letters
22 The cycling forecast – touring the Faroes – Pete Marshall
28 Cambrian mountain biking – Trans-Cambrian Way – Jeremy Atkinson
35 Down Your Way – Cotswolds – Cheltenham CTC
38 Happy Families – extract from CTC Guide to Family Cycling – Dan Joyce
43 AGM Agenda
AP Annual Report – year ending 30th September 2007
46 Should Cyclists Fly? – Chris Juden – Richard George
48 Fifty-Quid Bikes – BSO or secondhand hack, can a bike this cheap be any good? – Chris Juden
57 Carbon Cycle – fibre-reinforced composites in cycle construction – Mike Burrows
60 Excess baggage? – reducing body fat – Joe Beer
62 Q&A: chainsets and chains, dropout shape, slipping bars, unsafe loads, chainset for touring, bicycle in Scottish law, S&S frame couplings, children's brakes
67 Gear up: DHB Ladies Amberley waterproof jacket, Revolution Adventure rack pack, Basta Pilot Steady LED headlamp, TwinSix Argyle jersey, BBB BCP 13W cyclometer, DHB Marsden bar-bag
72 What's On – events list
82 Member Benefits – featuring CS healthcare
84 Contacts – National & Local
85 Travellers' Tales: Trans Europe Express – Garry Wiseman & Catherine Greenwood, Sea to Sea – Pat & Eddie Stephenson

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