Issue 143

Issue 143

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What’s the hardest climb in England? Cyclist Issue 143 has the answer, although quick clue: it’s in the Lake District and has been slipping bike wheels and burning out car clutches since Roman times. But that’s just the beginning, because this month we’ve got a Big Ride up some seriously steep roads in Spain’s Asturias region; an expert inquisition into sleep and how you can do it better; the bum-numbing but always stunning 300km Istria 300 sportive around Croatia; interviews with Team GB’s fastest tandem riders; a lookback at the first women’s World Champion; reviews of the as raced by Tadej Pogačar Colnago V4Rs, Landrace Tupelo, Spoon Customs Izoard RR and the brand new Factor O2 VAM; a deep dive into the essential cycling foods to keep in your cupboards; and a behind the scenes look at the Tour de France 2023. Phew-ee, and that’s not even an exhaustive list...