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Cycle Magazine - December / January 2008

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Cycle Magazine - December / January 2008
Cycle Magazine - December / January 2008
In this issue: Into the Freezer – Siberia in winter; Rumble in the Jungle – Indonesia in the 1970s; Brimham Rocks ride; Tickets to Ride – bikes abroad by ferry, train & bus; Christmas Crackers; Get Shorty – Short cranks for all; In the drink – alcohol & cycling; Show Time! – Eurobike & London shows.
Contents Summary: 
  • 1 Cover & Contents
  • 6 News
  • 16 Letters
  • 22 Into the Freezer – Siberia in winter – Rob Liwall
  • 27 Rumble in the Jungle – Indonesia in the 1970s – Ian Hibell
  • 32 Down Your Way – Brimham Rocks ride – Wheel Easy, Harrogate
  • 36 Tickets to Ride – bikes abroad by ferry, train & bus – Ben Searle
  • 44 Christmas Crackers – festive season cycling – Rob Ainsley
  • 47 Get Shorty – Short cranks for all – suggests Mike Burrows
  • 50 Q&A: carbon fibre, cyclepath obstacles, pedal reflectors, bars & stems, spokes & torque, wheel stand
  • 54 In the drink – alcohol & cycling – Dr Douglas Carnall
  • 56 Show Time! – Eurobike & London shows
  • 62 Changing Gears – Endorfin Rohloff geared MTB review – Dan Joyce
  • 64 Gifts for Cyclists – Islabikes Rothan & Cnoc 14, Busch&Müller Lumotec IQ-Fly headlamp, Reelights, Fastboy Fenders, Petzl e+Lite, Crap Cycle Lanes (book), Bike Inn repair DVDs, Timex Ironman iControl Watch, The Cyclists Companion (book)
  • 78 Member Benefits – featuring Fonehouse
  • 80 Contacts – National and Local Groups
  • 82 Travellers Tales: The big one – Semaine Federale – Colin Weaver, An easy Chase – Cannock Chase – Tony & Maureen Johnson

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