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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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Testing...Specialized Myka 26 Hardtail Mountain Bike | Product Review

   Words by Adam

   on 29/08/2013 19:22:00

♥♥♥♥ 4/5

With wheel size debates continuing to dominate the cycling press, staff rider Sally test rides the 2013 Specialized Myka 26" Hardtail Mountain Bike on a lap around Rutland Water. At less than £350, she finds this entry-level, Women's specific Mountain Bike offers a lot of bike for your money.

Specialized Myka Ladies Hardtail Mountain Bike - 2013

Specialized have added the 29 inch wheel to the Myka range but it’s refreshing to see the tried and tested 26 inch wheel size continuing to have a presence in the range of Specialized’s female specific mountain bikes.

Continuing with well-established technology, the entry-level Myka model comes equipped with alloy V-brakes that help in keeping not only the cost but also the weight down. The Myka comes complete with a fully butted, A1 premium aluminium frame that benefits from a women's recreational XC geometry.

The Women's specific frame, paired with the Women's BodyGeometry Riva saddle that comes as standard on the entire Myka range, meant that I finished my lap of the water without the usual aches and pains that can accompany off-road riding.

The Specialized Myka comes with a short travel Suntour suspension fork that helped take the edge off the hits. The fork was more than enough to cope with the off-road riding Rutland Water throws at you, but might struggle to cope with rougher, more mountainous terrain.

Although the Myka sits firmly in the Specialized mountain bike range, this bike is just as at home cycling around country lanes and well surfaced bridle-paths. The low profile sport tyres help keep the rolling resistance down without sacrificing grip when cornering and again suited the Rutland Water route perfectly, despite the amount of snow that had fallen in Rutland over the previous week.

Despite the snow, the Myka handled particularly well. Here it is before its trip round the lake.


It's evident that Specialized have done a lot of research for their range of Women Specific bikes, making the Myka a really comfortable option at an appealing price point. I would say that although the Suntour fork is ideal for cycling down canal paths and bridleways, I feel a longer-travel 100mm front fork would make off-road experiences more enjoyable.

Overall I think the Myka is a real winner from the folks at Specialized and with the entry level model coming in at less than £350, you certainly get a lot of bike for your money.

Would you like to test the Specialized Myka for yourself?

This bike is available to hire at both our Whitwell and Grafham stores. Call 01572 332032 to book a test ride today.

If you decide you like the bike and would like to purchase we will even discount the price of hire off the bike when purchasing.

Note: We only have a limited number of Myka's available on the hire fleet at both Whitwell and Grafham. It may be worth contacting the store prior to your visit to ensure that the bike isn't already hired out.

Other bikes in the Myka range

Specialized Myka Disc 26 Hardtail Mountain Bike - RRP £399.99
Specialized Myka Sport Disc 29er Hardtail Mountain Bike - RRP £499.99
Specialized Myka Elite Disc 29er Hardtail Mountain Bike - RRP £599.99