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Cycle Magazine - February / March 2010

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Cycle Magazine - February / March 2010
Cycle Magazine - February / March 2010
In this issue: Peak District Trails Winter Warmer day ride; Yorkshire Dales weekend getaway on MTBs; CTC should become a Unified Membership Charity; Made in Britain: House of Orange MTBs; Long, short & tall: bike fitting; Cycling Towns Today; Do it all Bikes.
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1 Cover & Contents
6 News
15 Shop Window - cycle trade news: studded tyres sellout, iPayRoadTax jerseys, Flying Gate
18 Letters
22 CTC & Me: Peter Crofts - the CTC tour leader
24 Cycling Planet: Tailoring my tourer - Chris Bell modifies a Dahon Cadenza folding bike
26 Peak District Trails Winter Warmer day ride – Chris & Amy Juden
32 Yorkshire Dales weekend getaway on MTBs – Julie Rand
36 CTC should become a Unified Membership Charity - debate – David Cox versus Simon Legg
39 Made in Britain: House of Orange MTBs by Jon Sparks
42 Long, short & tall: bike fitting by Mike Burrows
48 Cycling Towns Today - Cycling England demonstration projects assessed by CTC's Right to Ride representatives: Lancaster & Morecombe (Matt Hodges), Brighton & Hove (Becky Reynolds), Bristol (Steve Kinsella)
54 Q&A Cycling Answers: Hubgear conversion, Thinner tyres no faster, Achilles tendon, What size frame?, Falling on ice (legal), Women-specific tourers (lack of)
58 Do it all Bikes - Genesis Vapour cyclo-cross & Ridgeback Voyage tourer reviewed by Dan Joyce
64 Gear Up! reviews: CatEye EL020 solar/hybrid light by Chris Juden, Koolstop Dual brake-blocks by Chris Juden, Chariot Cougar-2 child trailer by Ali & Darrell High, The Hungry Cyclist (book) by Tom Kevill-Davies, ECD saddle by Dan Joyce, Exal LX17 rim by Chris Juden, Minoura seatpost bottle-cage holder by Cass Gilbert, Genetic Epidermis bar wrap by Michael Stenning, Osprey Raptor-14 backpack by Dan Cook, Ana Nichoola Military Ruffle jacket by Debra Rolfe, Skins bib-shorts by Dan Joyce, Wool Buff, Ragley Carnegie handlebar, The Man Who Cycled the World (book) by Mark Beaumont, Touchscreen GPS with OS Maps review of Memory-Map Adventurer versus Garmin Oregon by Chris Juden
72 Member Benefits featuring Cyclecover insurance
77 What's On
80 Contacts national and local
82 Travellers Tales: Northern Lights (unicycling on Svalbard) by Tom Stimson, Down the Volcano (Hawaii) by Dave Drinkwater

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