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Cycle Magazine - June / July 2009

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Cycle Magazine - June / July 2009
Cycle Magazine - June / July 2009
In this issue: Treasured Highland; Together on tour with a disabled partner; The Elan Valley, Mid Wales; Made in Britain: Forever Leather, Brooks saddles; Maps on your Monitor: digital mapping; Making Tracks: with off-road access campaigne; Glide to Work: slow cycling; Cramp on: preventing cram.
Contents Summary: 
  • 1 Cover & Contents
  • 6 News
  • 16 Letters
  • 20 Treasured Highland: mountain-biking the Stevenson Trail in the Cevennes, Dominic Bliss
  • 28 Together on tour with a disabled partner: Peter & Angela Mynors (Pino tandem), Mike & Rhona Copp (hand-cycle & home-made pushbar coupling!)
  • 32 Down Your Way: The Elan Valley, Mid Wales, Ross Jeal
  • 35 Made in Britain: Forever Leather, Brooks saddles, Dan Farrell
  • 38 Maps on your Monitor: digital mapping, Anthony Cartmel
  • 45 Making Tracks: with off-road access campaigner, Colin Palmer
  • 48 Glide to Work: slow cycling, Chris Juden
  • 56 Cramp on: preventing cramp, Joe Beer
  • Cycling Answers: trailer-cycles, chainring replacement, mountain-biker's thumb, raising handlebars, removing levers, shoe weight, one-handed cycling, tourers most versatile
  • 64 Gear up! reviews: Topeak Bikekamper tent, Panaracer rampage 29er tyre, Viewranger phone mapping, Lezyne V10 multi-tool, Ogio Politan backpack, System EX seatpost, Ansmann Digicharger Vario-Pro, Aspiring merino jersey, Bontrager Race-X-Lite wheels Bookshelf: Personal Best – Beryl Burton autobiography, The Legend of Ian Hibell by Nic Henderson, End 2 End 4 Parkinsons by Colin Bycroft Shop Window news: Shimano 12-36 cassette, Tubus Airy, Gocycle, Tschuss cycling mac, Poundland hi-viz vest
  • 70 Member Benefits featuring Cyclecover cycle insurance
  • 75 What's On events calendar CTC Contacts national & local
  • 82 Travellers' Tales: Two Tandems through France Tim Jeffries & family on the European Bike Express Pedalling every yard Andy Rankin fixed-wheel in the Middle East

 

 

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