Cycling Active July 2014 issue is on sale now at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.25.

Cafe
What makes a cyclist? The 10 commandments
Ride to live
Road safety — one pedal forward, two pedals back
Behind the scenes: Adventure X diary
Ricky Hatton talks bikes and boxing
Toolbox tips and Chris Hoy on respect

Tested
Trek Madone 2.1
Canyon Ultimate CF SL 9.0
Dawes Clubman
7 of the best summer tyres
Multi bike test: £1k racey aluminum rides from KTM, Genesis, Pinnacle, Ghost and Sensa
15 of the best bibshorts
Bike head-to-head with Scott and Cannondale
3 of the best stiff-soled road shoes
Fancy a bespoke steel machine? Find out more about custom frames
Longtermers: Living with the CA fleet

Fitness
Help me to climb! How one reader’s weight could be holding him back
Fit Q&A: How you could go quicker uphill
Food fight — focus on gels
Riding with the professionals: meet Madison-Genesis
Prepare for your 100-miler with our latest training plan
Super foods: what’s in season for summer?
Nail it! Relax and perfect your cornering

Escape
Flanders — beer, frites, mayonnaise… and cycling
Charles Dickens ride — A Trail of Two Cities
Yorkshire and Tour de France territory
Beauly and the Scottish Highlands
World ride — Indian escape
Calendar ride news and event listings
Your turn — embracing the commute

Cycling Active July 2014 issue is on sale now at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.25.