Steve Shrubsall on a Brompton by  Chris Catchpole

Brompton: the perfect commuting machine?

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

Bike locks: a buyer’s guide

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


Moulton track bike is mini ‘Old faithful’

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…


The changing face of bike mechanics

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

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


Cycling Active June 2014 issue on sale now

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 issue on sale now

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 issue on sale now

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 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…


Jerusalem: Cycling in the historic city

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…