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Read Cycle Magazine, October/November 2016

Cycle Magazine, October/November 2016
Cycle Magazine, October/November 2016
In this issue: The Welsh Festival of Cycling; Lessons from Leicester - how one city is making space for cycling; Watching Wales - Cycling UK's role in BBC's Extreme Wales with Richard Parks; Behind The Silence - a reflective tour of WW1 battlefields; Surly Wednesday and Singular Puffin fat bikes tested; Pinnacle Chromium 2 650B women's hybrid.
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Reaching nearly 70,000 members Cycling UK's 'Cycle' magazine has the highest circulation of any cycling publication in the United Kingdom. Here's a snapshot of the October / November 2016 issue, so have a flick through. 


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