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Cycle Magazine - August / September 2008

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Cycle Magazine - August / September 2008
Cycle Magazine - August / September 2008
In this issue: Icelandic High – family tour; First time tourers; Hertfordshire hills; Travelling Light – minimising luggage; Tour de Force – Mark Beaumont round the world record ride; Coach Class; Pilates; Scott Sub 20 – Town and country.
Contents Summary: 
  • 1 Cover & Contents
  • 6 News: Cycling towns named, Bike to Work package
  • 14 Event News: Cycle2008, York Rally, Phil & Friends
  • 16 Letters
  • 22 Icelandic High – family tour – Bjoern Backe
  • 29 First time tourers – family rides on Peak District rail trails – Jane Almond
  • 35 Down Your Way – Hertfordshire hills – Forty-Plus CC
  • 38 Travelling Light – minimising luggage – Chris Juden
  • 45 Tour de Force – Mark Beaumont round the world record ride – Rob Ainsley
  • 48 Coach Class – bikes by National Express bus – Dominic Bliss
  • 54 Health – Pilates – Joe Beer & Lindsey Jackson
  • 56 Q&A: Cycle lane priority, Clipless pedals, Small chainrings, Heartrate, Long-reach brakes
  • 60 Scott Sub 20 – Town and country – bike review – Dan Joyce
  • 62 Gear up reviews: Tektro CR520 cantilever brakes, Tacx carbon assembly paste, Lidl shoes, Cassini historical maps, Jetboil stove, Optimum glow guards, Osprey Talon 22 daypack
  • 68 What’s On
  • 78 Member Benefits
  • 80 CTC Contacts
  • 82 Travellers’ Tales: Beijing by bike – Stephen Hobbs, The Vätternrundan – Sweden – Jon Asbridge

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