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Cycle Magazine - June / July 2008

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Cycle Magazine - June / July 2008
Cycle Magazine - June / July 2008
In this issue: Great days out 10 UK day-rides; Desert Highway – Death Valley, California; Nine Glens of Antrim; Route masters – urban route finding; Sounds of Cyclingl; Snack facts; Miles better – four sportive bikes reviewed.
Contents Summary: 
  • 1 Cover & Contents
  • 6 News: CTC phone numbers, disability projects, climate change bill, dangerous driving down, Arriva trains reduce bike spaces, CTC volunteers of the year, Devon dirt ride, Lothians CTC hut, A75 uderpass
  • 14 Event news: family bike week, Cambridge campaign conference, AGM & dinner in Belfast
  • 16 Letters
  • 22 Great days out 10 UK day-rides
  • 28 Desert Highway – Death Valley, California – Dan Farrell
  • 35 Down Your Way – Nine Glens of Antrim – CTC Northern Ireland
  • 39 Route masters – urban route finding – Simon Nuttall
  • 43 Sounds of Cycling – 10 cycling-related audio tracks – Dave Horton
  • 46 Snack facts – what to eat when cycling – Joe Beer
  • 48 Q&A: alarm locks, smaller & rear tyres puncture more, hydraulic hose repair, passing distance, short reach levers, lightweight low gear bike
  • Gear up reviews: Deore XT, Sram i-Motion 9-speed hub, CTC Guide to Family Cycling (book), Specialized top mount extra brake levers, Steripen classic, Paris-Brest-Paris (DVD), Velo-re recycled tyre belt
  • 58 Miles better – four sportive bikes reviewed: Thorn Audax, Pearson Audax Pro, Cannondale Synapse 105C, Van Nicholas Zephyr – Chris Juden
  • 68 What's On
  • 78 Member benefits
  • 80 CTC Contacts
  • 82 Travellers' Tales: Channel hopping – Cherbourg coast – Matt Dunlop, North riding – Yorkshire – Adrian Thompson

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