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Earn Rewards Points

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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Women's Vs Unisex Bikes

   Words by Adam

   on 29/08/2013 19:56:00

The Viking Pursuit is a great women’s starter road bike.

Although the number of women cyclists in the UK is actually falling, in recent years there has been an increased focus on women’s cycling from cycling bodies (viz, British Cycling’s Breeze campaign) and bike retailers (Rutland Cycling launched its first women’s cycling month in 2012). Nearly every manufacturer now offers a women specific bike or range, and women can now browse bike selections safe in the knowledge that someone in an office at BikeCorpTM has designed and built a bike that is specifically for them. Women specific design is a good thing. Sometimes.

Man's world?

Firstly, we’d better come clean. There really is no such thing as a ‘male’ or ‘female’ specific frame. They're just bikes that are designed to fit a group of general body measurements. At some point somebody started measuring women exclusively and applied the average measurements to a bicycle frame. But whenever you create an 'average' measurement for women, you simultaneously exclude a significant group of women that don’t fit these measurements, and are therefore not ‘average.’

Frame Geometry

Those experts that examined women's body measurements found that the average woman has long legs with a short torso. Bicycles aimed specifically for women are usually designed with this rule in mind. The length of the frame is shortened to allow a woman with a short torso length to reach the bars with comfort, while the frame height is increased to accommodate a longer leg length.

In reality bodies, men's and women's, come in a variety of differing shapes and sizes. Sometimes they fit this rule, sometimes they don’t. If you are one of many ladies who doesn’t fit the long legged, short torso body type, riding a women specific bike may be an uncomfortable experience and a standard (‘men’s’) bike geometry may be the answer.

Giant Avail 5 - not pink and no flowers


Obviously being a woman means that you would like your bike to be painted pink with butterflies and flowers on it. No? Luckily most bike manufacturers have moved away from painting all women's frames pink, and Merckx offers its women’s bikes with the same paint job as the unisex frame. Handy for men who don't fit the long torso, short leg body type, too.

So what bike do I need?

One easy rule of thumb is to stand in front of a full-length mirror and place a finger on the top of your hip bone. If where your finger rests is around halfway or more from the floor on your overall body length, you may find a women’s frame a comfortable fit.

If you are taller than 6 feet, you may find a unisex frame better as many women specific frames don't go large enough.

Ideally, get yourself correctly fitted for a new bike – Rutland Cycling offers expert advice with bike fitting at its four shops (open every day), and you can try out the various frames available.