Cycling Active

Nigel Wynn

Cycling Active is the magazine for active people who love riding bikes. If you have just bought your first proper bike and just want to know more about riding, kit and the fabulous world of cycling out there, Cycling Active is the place to go for reviews, tips and advice. Come along for the ride.

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Road bikes: Light vs Aero

So, what’s your dream bike? It’s got to be a carbon frame, naturally. Steel is real, aluminium is great, but carbon means glamour, and bragging rights. It can’t be any…

Tyre-test

Racing road tyres

Warm, sunny days and dry tarmac are best enjoyed with speedy summer tyres. Louise Mahé has been putting in the miles for this month’s seven of the best

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Bike cleaning kits

Before you step into that hard-earned hot shower, spare a thought for your bike. We’ve uncovered seven of the best bike cleaning kits to keep your steed clean, well oiled…

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How to adjust your headset

Headsets can be a pain to adjust and can completely change how your bike feels and handles. Too tight and you feel like your fighting your bike, too loose and…

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Which pedal system is best for you?

We take a quick look at some of the more popular pedal-cleat systems on the market, which include; Look Keo, Shimano SPD and SL, Speedplay and Time Xpresso

Chain-off

How to put your chain back on

Having your chain come off mid-ride is a bit of a nuisance, and getting it back on, for the fingers of clumsy folk, can be a fairly hairy procedure. Here’s…

Donhou Bicycles

Donhou Bicycles Custom Build

When CA staffer Chris Catchpole started dreaming of his perfect bike, but couldn’t find a pleasing reality, the next step seemed obvious. Build it from scratch