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Mark | 29/04/2015 13:37:49

Defy Advanced

Giant’s Defy range has been a quiet riot in the world of cycling, long established as a ‘Sportive’ bike it has quietly provided those of us with humbler ambitions than UCI jerseys with an alternative set of wheels to ride bikes. Its inception, utilising longer head tubes, more compliant rear end, and a posture friendly geometry,.... More


Aaron Scott | 22/04/2015 11:44:00

2015 Rutland – Melton International CiCLE Classic Preview

The attention of the cycling racing world will turn to Rutland this weekend with the spotlight falling upon the 2015 staging of the Rutland – Melton International CiCLE Classic. As the event, sponsored by Giant Store Rutland, moves into its 11th year, the 2015 race promises to be one of the most exciting yet, with professional teams.... More


Aaron Scott | 20/04/2015 10:37:00

Bespoked - The UK Handmade Bicycle Show

This weekend I decided to make the long journey down to Bristol to visit the bespoked handmade bicycle show. I haven’t attended this show for a number of years, and decided that it was time to go again. But what makes this show worth the 300 mile round trip? There are certainly no big-name brands, no pro-rider guest.... More


Aaron Scott | 20/04/2015 10:05:00

Video: Brendan Fairclough riding the 2015 Scott Genius 700

One of the most simple pleasures in Mountain Biking is just waking up in the morning, gearing up, and heading out to your local trails. For Brendan Fairclough, that means hopping on his Genius 700 and heading out into the Surrey Hills. This is Mountain Biking. Whether it's that epic singletrack that you look forward to riding.... More


Aaron Scott | 17/04/2015 16:32:00

2015 Scott Genius Platform Review

Let's face it, trails have evolved. No matter what trail you ride, you want a bicycle that can handle anything, and do it well. Whether it's that epic singletrack that you look forward to riding over and over, or that tough uphill that leads to a fun or demanding descent. That was the spirit of the very.... More


Aaron Scott | 17/04/2015 12:34:00

THULE 2015 Raceway Car Rack Review

Choosing a car rack can be a task filled with frustration. They can be expensive and a rack that is a pain to use will soon end up collecting dust, whilst you resign yourself to chucking bikes in the boot. Choosing the right car rack can also be confusing, as the vast array of racks available can.... More


Aaron Scott | 10/04/2015 12:53:00

2015 Specialized Tarmac Review

The Tarmac has been completely redesigned for 2015, and after enlisting the help of McLaren (yes, the F1 guys) the latest edition is truly spectacular. Building on the legendary performance of the Tarmac SL4, the new Tarmac carried Vincenzo Nibali to victory in the 2014 Tour de France and has received rave reviews from both the pros.... More


Sally | 08/04/2015 11:24:00

2015 Genesis Croix de Fer Review

The Genesis Croix de Fer adventure road bike is a head turner. Blending a traditional steel frame with cutting-edge technology, it’s a bike that crosses boundaries and is equally at home on the roads, trails or even exploring the world. If you like your ride with character, take your coffee with cake and would rather be a.... More


Mark | 27/03/2015 09:46:38

Ferry Meadows – Reasons to be Cheerful. One, Two, Three.

This weekend sees our cycle hire service arrive at Ferry Meadows. We’ll be providing our famous fleet of mountain, road, and hybrid bikes along with kid’s bikes and trailers from the Lakeside centre at weekends and through school holidays. Ferry Meadows is arguably Peterborough’s most picturesque cycling destination and a winner of Tripadvisor’s certificate of excellence. The.... More


Aaron Scott | 17/03/2015 11:23:00

2015 Road Demo Day

Building on the success of last years event, Rutland Cycling is proud to announce the 2015 Road Demo Day. The event is COMPLETELY FREE and will be held at both our Grafham and Whitwell stores on the 11th and 12th of April respectively. The biggest names in cycling including Trek, Specialized, Giant, Wilier, Scott, and Frog will.... More


Aaron Scott | 13/03/2015 10:20:00

Rutland Cycling is Official Retail Partner of the Tour of Cambridgeshire

We are proud (and not a little excited!) to announce that Rutland Cycling are Official Retail Partners of the inaugural Tour of Cambridgeshire, taking place on the weekend of 6th and 7th June 2015. The Tour of Cambs is the UK’s first true Gran Fondo event, with closed roads and a UCI World Cycling Tour (UCWT) Time.... More


Aaron Scott | 12/03/2015 10:38:00

2015 Scott Solace Platform Review

The term sportive bike is on the way out and will soon be buried. Partly because manufacturers have never been overly keen on the word and partly because the image of middle-aged men squeezed into Lycra, riding 70 miles for Facebook bragging rights, was not one that appealed to the cycling media mainstream. However, sportive-type bikes.... More


Aaron Scott | 11/03/2015 12:21:00

A Guide to Buying Your First Road Bike

So you’re finally going to take the plunge and get yourself a proper road bike, joining the ever-growing peloton of road cyclists. Excellent decision. The time has never been better to enter into this exciting sport, whether you’re intending on joining a club and enter sportives or simply looking to get a bit a fitter and see.... More


Mark | 10/03/2015 16:44:00

2015 Cube Peloton Race Review

What do you need to look for when buying your first road bike? With a wealth of information out there it is a difficult task to find out exactly what you should be considering when taking your first foray into cycling on tarmac. Let's simplify what you should be looking at: Frame material, groupset, style, and of.... More


Mark | 09/03/2015 12:20:00

Mountain Bike Buying Guide

With every year, choosing your first mountain bike becomes harder and harder as the genre fractures into more and more sub-sectors, offering vast choice and myriad new technologies separating each class of bike into a ride for every situation and terrain. So which do you choose? Will a hardtail not go where a full-suspension bike will go?.... More