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Our Customer Rewards scheme allows you to earn points every time you shop with us. The points you earn can be used to spend on products both online and in store. You can spend your points as soon as they're on your account, so you won't have to wait around for your savings.

Signing up to the Customer Rewards scheme is free, and the points you earn can be used both online and in store. You can spend your points as soon as they're on your account, so you won't have to wait around for your savings. Rewards Points are valid for 12 months from purchase date.

Any bike purchased using 0% finance and/or Cyclescheme (or other employee salary-sacrifice scheme) is excluded from this offer.

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30 Day Test Ride

All the convenience of buying online, without the risk
When you buy a new bike at full RRP from, you can now benefit from the added reassurance of our Rutland 30-day test ride. Once your new bike arrives, you can ride it as your own for 30 days, and we're confident you'll love it! However, if it's not right for you, we'll exchange it for another model. (There's a nominal charge of £10 for us to collect your bike - just make sure you keep the box your bike arrived in.)

On which bikes is the 30-day test ride available?
The Rutland 30-day test ride is available on all full price, non-discounted bikes available for home delivery on It is not available on discounted or special offer bikes, click and collect bikes, bikes bought on finance, bikes bought through Cyclescheme, or bikes bought in store. This offer is only available on bikes delivered to mainland UK addresses.

How does the test ride work?
Your 30-day test ride starts from the date your bike is delivered. You must notify us by email within 30 calendar days of delivery that you intend to return the bike within this scheme. This offer applies to all bikes purchased on or after 14th August 2014. To ensure you remain eligible, we would ask that you adopt a 'fair usage' attitude during the test ride period, and make sure there is no damage to the bike outside of the minimal wear you would expect from a bike ridden for 30 days or a few rides. Please note that any damage to the bike, including damage from incorrect assembly, will invalidate the test ride.

How many times can I use the 30-day test ride?
We will allow up to two exchanges within this scheme.

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Furthermore, if you find yourself busy on the day of delivery, Interlink will off you rescheduling options, both the night before and on the day, so you can select an alternative delivery date, deliver to a nominated neighbour, leave the parcel in a safe place, collect your parcel from your local Interlink depot, or upgrade to delivery before 1200.

This service is available on most items, but does exclude bikes. If you require a 1 hour delivery slot for your bike delivery then please call our customer service team who can book this service for you over the phone.

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Price is important to everyone these days, so we regularly price check our competitors to make sure we have the best offers for you — but if you see the same product cheaper from one of our listed competitors, then get in touch and we'll do our very best to match the price.

Please note that we can only price match identical items (including size and colour), which are in stock and available for immediate delivery. Comparison price includes all delivery charges.

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Simply order your items, select Click & Collect and pick up your item at a time that's convenient for you - our stores are open 7 days a week. Best of all, the service is completely free.

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Cycling in Winter | Our top tips to ensure winter cycling isn't a chore!

   Words by Adam

   on 29/08/2013 18:10:00

Cycling in winter needn't feel like a chore. Once your bike's ready, and you're properly kitted out, the darkness and cold air are no longer a problem but part of the joy. Here are our pre, mid and post riding tips to ensure you're smiling whilst cycling in winter.

Pre ride

One of the hardest parts of cycling in winter is the motivation to actually get in the saddle. It's way too easy to sit in front of the fire watching television when it's cold and wet outside!

I find it helps to have my gear accessible without too  much effort. I always make sure my bib-tights, jersey, jacket, overshoes, socks, shoes, gloves and helmet are placed together so that when I get that sudden urge to pull the bike out, I can do so before a glimpse at the wintry weather defers me.

When struggling for motivation I often refer to the famous quote from John F Kennedy - "Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride"

Make sure you have prepared plenty of liquids for your ride. I tend to take 1 bottle of water and 1 water bottle filled with an energy drink - I personally opt for the SIS energy products, but there are a number of top cycling energy products available. An energy bar or energy gel can be advantageous, especially if you're planning a long ride as they'll help ensure your energy levels are topped up.

Mid Ride

It is important that you program your brain for winter riding; this simply means looking further ahead and planning your position on the path or road, aiming your front wheel at dry patches or grippy sections, avoiding white painted road markings, manhole covers and those dreaded potholes as these can be slippery when wet and/or icy.

More potholes appear in winter and when filled with rain water and snow can hide all manner of detritus, as well as their depth. At best you might just get a shock as you hit one, at worst you can get a puncture from the impact or even be thrown from your bike.

Potholes like these can be easily covered by rain and snow

It's fair to say it's all in the mind. As long as you're warm and have decent lights, winter riding is great fun. Some people will change their routes to spend more time off-road purely for the enjoyment of sliding about in the winter weather.

Post ride

I always find it helps my motivation if I record my ride time, average speed and calories burnt using my bike GPS as soon as I get out of the saddle. Most bike computers will record these metrics. I always try to better these statistics each time I go out, almost like a little solo competition to push me further and entice me out on the bike.

If you have just got back from a lengthy ride it is recommended you try and intake some protein and carbohydrates. This doesn't have to be anything too difficult to prepare. I find a banana and a glass of milk or an SIS REGO recovery drink work a treat. It's sometimes easy to overlook the value of a snack after riding but when you think of the amount of calories burnt during a ride it really is important to keep your body properly nourished. I can burn anything up to 1000 calories in a 1 hour ride.

The REGO recovery drink from SIS makes a great post ride drink.


  • When it's icy, use only your rear brake, with gentle, progressive application, and you'll have no problems.
  • If your bike slides and starts going sideways, don't panic, make small corrections rather than sudden over steering that'll set you up in a weave, and you'll be fine.
  • Being warm is the key to staying focused and enjoying your time in the saddle. It's worth noting though, that if you're warm when you set off you're probably wearing too many layers for more than 30 minutes in the saddle.
  • In the winter months when it's not as warm, it's natural to not feel as thirsty. It is vital that you keep topping up your fluid intake as you would in summer to prevent  becoming tired and dehydrated.
  • Once you've got in from your winter ride, why not enjoy a well deserved cup of tea and reflect on how cycling in winter isn't actually all that bad!

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