That's usually deemed to be a negative but in this case it's very much a positive. For the second year on the trot, 'Cycle' was runner-up in the magazines section of the MemCom Awards, a scheme to highlight best practice in membership organisations

CTC mag is second best

‘Cycle’ was Highly Commended, ie second. This year’s winner was the magazine from the National Deaf Children’s Society.

The judges appointed by MemCom, which stands for Membership Marketing & Communications, said ‘Cycle’ was "as good as any quality specialist newsstand magazine."

It has "very high editorial and production standards and a healthy ad base."

The CTC magazine has a circulation of 40,000, making it the second biggest bike mag in the UK. MBUK has a circulation of 44,300.

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