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Aaron Scott| 30/09/2015 14:13:00

Getting Layered – 15 Essential Winter Layers

Sun is so last season and we're now getting excited about layering up for the first time in ages. There's something special about those frosty starts on the daily commute, or misty ascents in the peaks, and we're all geared up to fully embrace the worst of the winter weather. The number of layers out there is.... More


Aaron Scott| 24/09/2015 12:17:00

Autumn Cycling Essentials 15 Key Pieces

Want to get ready for autumn but don’t know where to start? Thought so. That’s why we’ve pulled together fifteen essentials that are guaranteed to help you as the dark nights draw in, but won’t require you to break the bank, or your marriage, to afford them. Simply click on the buttons below the product description to.... More


markcraddock| 17/09/2015 12:08:00

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 the same thrill as riding a bike, but anything that removes the.... More


Aaron Scott| 24/06/2015 10:04:00

Gordon Ramsey Food and Training Video - Specialized 5 minutes Campaign

The new S-Works Venge is here! Born in their “Win Tunnel”, every tube shape, trailing edge, and design cue of the Venge was made to be faster than ever before. Specialized claim that the new S-Works Venge ViAS with Roval CLX 64, S-Works Turbo tyres, S-Works Evade GC Skinsuit, S-Works 6 shoes, and the S-Works Evade helmet.... More


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


Sally| 22/01/2015 08:49:00

5 Ways to Love Your Bike this Winter

Want to know how to nurture your bike through the winter?  Read on for our top tips on winter bike maintenance. Your bike will love you for it. Rain, mud and salty roads can spell bad news for your trusty steed, accelerating wear and tear. The last thing you need when you’re out riding in the cold and.... More


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


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


Mark| 09/07/2014 15:39:55

The Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross Challenge

3 Peaks Blog Our staff rider Lee wigginton is currently in training to participate in the renowned 3 peaks Cyclo-Cross challenge. The event takes place on the last week of September and is held on the three peaks of Yorkshire Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent. Described by many as ‘The hardest cyclo-cross race in the world’, The 3 peaks.... More


Mark| 09/07/2014 13:36:00

Rutland Cycling’s Guide To Getting The Most Out Of Your Bike

Getting the most out of your new bike Hopefully you’re out enjoying the great British summer on your new bike! Here are our top tips to help you get the most out of your shiny new steed, including advice on clothing, nutrition and maintenance.   1.Eat and drink plenty.... More


Mark| 19/06/2014 13:29:23

Carbon vs. Steel

Carbon fibre is high-tech, modern, and clearly the best option for any bike right? …or is it? In this blog we take a look at these two awesome materials and the real benefits – and drawbacks – of both.   First let’s take a look at carbon: Summary pros: Carbon is ideal for performance and speed. .... More


Adam| 15/05/2014 10:26:00

A Buyer's Guide To Car Racks

Need help choosing the best car rack for transporting your bike? We take a look at the four main types and assess the pros and cons, so you can select the best option to suit your needs. Wouldn't it be great to live at the bottom of an awesome mountain trail, or have the pick of the.... More


Adam| 01/04/2014 13:54:28

5 Awesome Car Racks To Take Your Bike Anywhere This Summer

It’s that time of year when people start getting out and about. The clocks have changed and it’s no longer a race back to the car against a setting sun. You’ve got all the time in the world for pedalling through the great outdoors with the the family before heading back to the car to load up.... More


Adam| 13/03/2014 13:52:00

Psychology of Expeditions, Mental Health & Happiness – Sarah Outen

Preparation for a big expedition can be daunting and complex according to its shape and goals of the final project. For my London2London:Via the World expedition that complexity is mind-boggling at times, and it takes support and effort from a number of people to make it happen. The linked nature of the expedition, where one phase leads.... More


Adam| 31/01/2014 14:36:00

Rutland Cycling and Flora Pro-Activ Ride to Beat Cholesterol

This January saw Rutland Cycling partner with Flora Pro-Activ in a bid to reduce the smallest counties cholesterol levels. The program saw residents, selected on the basis of high cholesterol levels, take part in a series of activities to measure the effect of gentle and fun activities on reducing cholesterol and developing a happier and healthier lifestyle..... More