Steve Shrubsall on a Brompton by  Chris Catchpole

Winter came and went in a whirlwind of credit card payments and highly calorific seasonal sustenance. And when the dust had finally settled, a plump and poverty-stricken soul emerged from…

7 of the best bike locks

If you’re going to leave your bike unattended, even for a moment, you need one of these — a tough, thief-foiling bike lock


To celebrate over 50 years of racing and innovation by the British bike maker, Moulton has produced a one-off track machine. Already knows as legendary makers of small-wheel bicycles, the brand has made…


I feel a kick under the sole of my left foot and it calls to mind Ayrton Senna. Legend has it that the great Formula 1 driver knew from the slightest…

Donhou Bicycles

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


Cycling Active June 2014: Carbon sportive bikes from £1.3k; 21 pages of fitness; Best bike rucksacks; Tour de France ride in Yorkshire; How to train smarter; plus much more!

Cycling Active May 2014 issue

Cycling Active May 2014: Best British bikes from £799; 20 pages of fitness tips; 32 pages of top tech; How to smash your sportive challenge; Put the fun back into…

Cycling Active April 2014 issue

Cycling Active April 2014: Fast road bikes from £500 to £1500; lose weight this weekend; 17 pages of fitness tips; 33 pages of product reviews; and much more

Cycling Active March 2014 issue on sale now

Cycling Active March 2014 issue: Campagnolo vs Shimano bike test; B'Twin, KTM, Mekk bike tests; Winter gloves, track pumps, bike lock grouptests; 10 tips for biking beginners; 30 pages of…


What better way to end a week cycling around the amazing and beautiful attractions of Israel than with a stopover in Jerusalem, to see the sights of this most revered…

Nail it: Climbing

Nail it! Correct cycling technique and some grit will get you all the way to the top of steep hills

Cycling Active February 2014 issue on sale now

Cycling Active February 2014 issue: Road bikes from £600; front lights review; 23 ways to love winter biking; 35 pages of product reviews; 100-mile training plan; winterise your bike; plus

Leith Hill Octopus ride

Andy Lulham undertakes the challenge of traversing all eight of arduous ascents of Leith Hill in Surrey