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Cycle Magazine - February / March 2008
Cycle Magazine - February / March 2008
In this issue: Low-season highs – French Alps; Sun, sea & singletrack; The Leveller ride; Shoestring Touring – round the world on a budget ; New Year's Revolutions; Gone in 42 seconds; Just the ticket – Cycle-Rail Awards; Fat and happy?; Dawes Super Galaxy review.
Contents Summary: 
  • 1 Cover & Contents
  • 6 News
  • 12 Events
  • 14 Letters
  • 20 Low-season highs – French Alps – Rob Angell
  • 24 Sun, sea & singletrack – Cyprus mountain-biking – Ian Warby
  • 30 Down Your Way – The Leveller ride – S Yorks & N Derbyshire
  • 34 Shoestring Touring – round the world on a budget – Al Humphreys
  • 39 New Year's Revolutions – things to do with CTC – Matt Mallinder
  • 42 Gone in 42 seconds – cycle theft, locks broken – Carlton Reid
  • 48 Just the ticket – Cycle-Rail Awards – Cherry Allan
  • 50 Q&A: spoking and torque, pedal reflectors, gastric bypass, undersized rims, trousers for cycling, when is cycling not cycling, cycle-to-work scheme
  • 54 Fat and happy? – diet advice – Joe Beer
  • 56 Gear up reviews: Bicygnals, Safe-Turn Indicator, Frogglegs cantilever brakes, Sugoi Firewall jacket, BBB Aquashield gloves, CarbOne pump, Ground Effect Baked Beanie, Axiom Journey disc-compatible rack, Corrinne Dennis shorts, MSR Packtowl, Pulsafe eyeshields, Travels with Lucy by Chris Buerki
  • 62 Dawes Super Galaxy review – Chris Juden
  • 68 What's On – events list
  • 78 Member Benefits – Cyclecover Travel insurance
  • 80 Contacts – National & Local
  • 82 Travellers' Tales: Battle of Normandy ride – Cecil Newton, The Antrim Coast – Alex & Christine Wilson

 

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