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Aaron Scott | 05/08/2015 14:48:00

10 of Our Favourite Road Bikes Under £1000

With our summer bike sale in full swing, you can now find a road bike with a quality specification for well under the £1000 price point. We’ve rounded up our favourite bikes from £349 to £999 to showcase a range of bikes that now fall within your £1000 budget. From our pick of bikes you can expect.... More

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Aaron Scott | 16/06/2015 12:22:00

Training Talk: A Professional Triathlete’s Nutrition

In the first instalment of our look into nutrition in the world of cycling, we have a brief chat with professional British Triathlete Mark Buckingham, who is gearing up for an assault on the qualifying standard for the 2016 Olympic Games. Mark has enjoyed a strong start to the 2015 ITU World Triathlon series and recently finished.... More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Mark | 16/02/2015 22:14:00

Training for a Sportive – Part One

For beginners and experienced riders alike, targeting a spring sportive is a fantastic way to keep you motivated during the winter months. Whether you're riding your first sportive, or considering an epic challenge like The Fred Whitton, you will need the right gear for the day. There’s nothing worse than being that person who arrives an hour.... More

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Mark | 29/01/2015 15:28:00

How to Survive the Cold on your Bike – Part 2

Whether you ride on the trails, on country roads, or ride to and from the office each day, winter cycling can take its toll. But if you keep on riding through the winter, the increased exposure to sunlight (yes, even on grey days) will also boost your vitamin D levels and give you the natural high.... More

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Sally | 22/01/2015 14:38:00

How to Survive the Cold on Your Bike – Part 1

Winter Riding Tip #1 – Dress properly If winter turbo sessions don’t quite cut it for you, here are our top tips for training in the colder weather.I’m not a masochist. I don’t enjoy my fingers and feet going so numb that pedalling and changing gears becomes difficult, and I don’t view winter riding as essential.... More

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Mark | 31/12/2014 14:58:00

Guide to Returning a product under the WEEE Regulations

What is WEEE? Well, it is now UK law that all electrical items must be separated from normal waste and recycled. Old electrical equipment can be recycled, but it must be marked with a crossed-out wheeled bin symbol. Please do not throw any electrical equipment (including those marked with the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol) in your bin..... More

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Mark | 23/12/2014 19:28:00

Disc Brakes or Cantilevers: Which are Better?

It’s an increasingly common question: are the new disc brakes appearing on 2015 road and cyclocross bikes better than traditional cantilever or calliper brakes? Wiggy and Adam took two Specialized Crux Elites, one with hydraulic discs and one with cantilevers, to a muddy Rutland field and tested them head to head. “I have always found cyclocross.... More

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markcraddock | 10/12/2014 15:30:00

Guide to Turbo Trainers – Find the Best Turbo for You

For some, the thought of a turbo trainer fills them with dread, but it’s a great way to sneak in some quick interval training or settle down for a calorie burning plod when it is sheeting it down outside. Let’s be honest, it’s not exactly like riding a bike and it probably isn’t why you got into cycling..... More

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Mark | 30/10/2014 09:59:00

Q&A: Are Cheap Bike Lights Any Good?

Recently, online marketplaces like eBay have become awash with “bargain” bicycle lights with fantastic Lumen outputs. They will melt the scenery with an output to rival a solar flare without melting your bank balance – right?  We took a closer look and found all is not what it seems. The old adage, ‘you get what you pay.... More

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Mark | 23/10/2014 09:43:39

Our Top 5 Winter Bikes

With winter in full swing and the roads and trails taking on a wetter and darker side it can sometimes be hard to keep those pedals turning. Here at Rutland Cycling we’ve asked our cycling mad staff who think nothing of a wet and cold ride into work or a filthy day in the woods to pick out their top.... More

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Mark | 10/10/2014 13:51:00

Top 5 Maintenance Tips for your Bike This Winter

As we are all aware, thanks largely to the likes of the Daily Mail and Daily Express, the big freeze is only just around the corner. This is bad news for your trusty steed as the rain and salt on the roads can all exacerbate the wear and tear on your bike. So, what can you do.... More

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