Cycle Magazine, April / May 2015

In this issue: Bikepacking seatpacks, off-road adventures and bags test, tourer and trekking bike test, parties' pre-election promises for cycling, sighted and blind tandemists go coast-to-coast, off-road cycle-camping in the snow in Wales with no tent.

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Cover 496.21 KB
Contents 254.08 KB
The big picture - Cera Cycloan 457.62 KB
From CTC's Chief Exec - Rebuilding a cycling tradition 203.89 KB
Quick releases - A strategy for cycling; £1M for Big Bike Revival; Justice for Michael 438.34 KB
Quick releases - CTC's summer of cycling 539.85 KB
Quick releases - CTC tourist competition 157.08 KB
Group dynamics - CTC Member Groups organise hundreds of rides every week. What are they like and who goes on them? Groups Coordinator Julie Rand conducted a survey 235.88 KB
Gear up - Gevenalle GX levers; Free Parable Gorilla cage; PDW takeout basket; Café du Cycliste Lucienne jersey; Altura Vortex backpack 484.86 KB
Letters 319.97 KB
CTC & Me - Raymond Briggs 167.63 KB
My bike - The family trike 196.86 KB
Great rides - Across Wales in winter 627.27 KB
Adventure time - Bikepacking is just for macho blokes? Wrong. Cass Gilbert's photos from a family trip in Equador tell a different story 1.44 MB
Pedalling politics - While helping to organise the pre-election 'Big Cycling Debate', CTC's Sam Jones quizzed the UK's 12 main parties on their cycling commitments, in preparation for our Vote Bike campaign 1022.82 KB
Great rides - Coming up roses 582.17 KB
Q&A - Prostate cancer; Which panniers?; Too many speeds; Alcohol & cycling; Handlebar fatigue 604.8 KB
Bike test - Drops or flats? 1.11 MB
Bike test - Kinesis Tripster ATR 266.35 KB
Group test - Bikepacking seatpacks 339.98 KB
Benefits & special offers for CTC members - Member benefits 248.27 KB
Travellers' tales - Châteaux & gâteaux; Ride the Dolomites down 461.35 KB