Cycling Active September 2012 issueThe latest issue of Cycling Active magazine goes on sale from Wednesday, August 15. As ever, it’s packed with product reviews, fitness advice, inspiration features, rides and much more.

Cycling Active September 2012 issue on sale at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £3.99

BIG READS
Rain macs: Seven essential shower-proof shells
Big bike test: Raleigh, Forme, Ribble and Charge
Mentors: Meet three riders and their inspiration
Latitude Festival: Paul Weller, beers and bikes

TECH
First Rides: A new folder and the latest Dedacciai
Italian hybrids: Style meets function
Track pumps: Seven of the best from the floor

FITNESS
MTB skills: All about how to pump and grind
Lose weight now! How commuting by bike can help shed the pounds
Skills: Stopping – not as simple as you’d think…

ESCAPE!
Oxford: A lunchtime ride from the Shutt HQ
Doncaster: Maria heads to the former mining area
Norfolk: Traditional British seaside by bike
Hertfordshire: A 12-mile tour of beauty
Belgium: Cobbles, climbs and Chimay

REGULARS
Cafe: We won the Tour! Comment, news, products and more
Ride to live: Dr Tim Smith talks bikes this month
Letters: You tell us what’s on your mind
Calendar: Great cycling events to enter