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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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1 Hour Delivery Slots

Choose our Interlink Predict Priority service and avoid the hassle of waiting around all day for your delivery. Interlink will notify you of your one-hour delivery window by SMS and email, and you can track the progress of your delivery on a real-time map, all the way down to a final 15-minute time slot.

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.

Interlink Predict Priority is a premium delivery option. Additional charges apply.

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Price Match Promise

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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Free Click & Collect

Our Click & Collect service offers all the benefits of shopping online, combined with an award-winning retail experience in one of our stores.

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.

Don't live near our stores? Use our Collect+ service to collect your package from one of the (many) locations near you.

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Rutland-Melton International CiCLE Classic. A Rouleur’s Race?

   Words by Adam

   on 10/03/2014 16:03:22

On the 27th of April the Rutland-Melton International CiCLE Classic will snake its way around 179km of Rutland Countryside. Starting in Oakham the course breezes past our Rutland Giant shop, takes in five ‘Bergs' whilst passing in and around Owston, challenging riders with less than smooth riding surface and eventually terminates at Melton Mowbray. The race which is our first year as co-sponsor has gathered a growing following and this year a record number of spectators will line the country lanes and tracks to watch riders from thirty four teams vie for first place.

The race has been billed as ‘Britain’s Belgian Classic’ thanks to the punchy climbs and a route that takes in farm tracks and gravel alongside smooth(ish) Tarmac. The race is anything but dull; its route delivers a tactical headache for teams and individual riders alike. It’s not a climber’s race, nor a sprinter’s. It’s a Rouleur’s.

With an emphasis on cycle racing disciplines much greater now, riders seem be targeting sprinting, TT riding or climbing as ‘their’ speciality. To be a Rouleur means to be a Jack of all trades, a chancer who can turn their hand to anything whilst relying on grit and guile to make up the shortfall, to take advantage of an opportunity that suddenly passes their way when a rival falls. Canny, acting on impulse and capable without a sprint train or being protected on hills, they are dogs that get their day… or two. Cancellara, Sagan, Gilbert and Voigt are all in the Rouleur hall of fame.

So who is going to win? The race is in its tenth edition this year and has attracted a growing interest from riders from warmer climes such is its increased standing in the racing calendar. Continental riders have began to covert the prize and let’s be honest, if there’s one cycling nation that the world would like to take down a peg it’s Great Britain. The history books are written in favor of home riders however with five out of the nine races having British winners. Scott Gamble, Robin Sharman and Malcolm Elliot have seen off all others to the finish line with Ian Wilkinson doing it twice! Can he do it for a third? As the first winner, Gamble said;

“It’s one of these open, hard to predict races. Once on the off-road sections, it’s the luck of the draw. You need good form and no bad luck.”

…and if there’s any animal that embodies the tough, rolling, hardy Rouleur with eyes on the finishing line and a gruffly whispered prayer from a grimaced face then surely it’s the Bulldog.



For the weekend of the event Rutland Cycling is hosting a series of very special rides. The Four sportives will be running on the 26th for differing abilities will be organised in association with ITP events. More information and entry can be found here