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NEW to Rutland Cycling | Prologo Saddles Range Guide

Will Crump | 05/03/2021 09:25:00

Prologo Saddles Range Guide: New to Rutland Cycling are a plethora of High performance, Ergonomic and aesthetically sleek Prologo Saddles that will enhance your cycling experience with blissful comfort. By using top-class and innovative design, Prologo are at the forefront of developing a lightweight, quality and comfortable saddle for the world's athletes. With different saddles designed for.... More

Top 8 Upgrades for your Road Bike | Level up your ride

Will Crump | 01/03/2021 16:00:00

What are the best road bike upgrades? With the Summer fast approaching, it is time for a lot of us to either put our Winter bikes away or take our road bike off of the Turbo. During the Winter, our bikes are going to have been abused and battered by the typical British Weather. So why not.... More

Bicycle Maintenance | How to clean your Drivetrain

Will Crump | 24/02/2021 17:15:00

Your in-depth guide on how to clean your drivetrain! Maintaining your drivetrain can seem like the most strenuous and off putting task due to the sheer amount of moving parts that make up your drivetrain. Your drivetrain are the key components that transfer power from your cranks to your rear wheel as well as housing your gears..... More

Bicycle Maintenance | How to service your bike

Will Crump | 22/02/2021 17:35:00

How to keep your bike feeling new all year round. Every year or 6,000 miles (depending on what comes first), it is worth dissembling your bike and giving it a good annual overhaul to ensure that it continues to feel like new. Throughout the year, your bike is going to be ridden in different weather conditions, over.... More

Bicycle Maintenance | Key tools for servicing your bike at home

Will Crump | 19/02/2021 11:50:00

Vital tools for when it comes to maintaining your bike. There is nothing more frustrating than needing to repair or upkeep your bike and not having the correct tools for the jobs. Most essential maintenance that needs performing on a bike can be done with a small range of quality tools as well as a few bike.... More

Bicycle Maintenance | How to clean your bike

Will Crump | 17/02/2021 13:00:00

How to clean your bike after a mucky session What else could possibly hype you up, in the morning, for a ride more than the gratification of jumping onto a bike that is in a spotless and pristine condition? This dream can be your reality with a few genius products, top tips and your effort and dedication.... More

Bicycle Maintenance | Essential checks to complete before starting a ride

Will Crump | 15/02/2021 11:42:00

In an ideal world, your bike would feel exactly the same as it did on the previous rides and when it was new… if only that was the case. Bicycle maintenance is often regarded as being a chore, an inconvenience or a waste of time. However, the more time you spend caring for your new bicycle, the longer.... More

How Cycling has a positive impact on your Mental Health

Will Crump | 12/02/2021 09:00:00

For 2021, Rutland Cycling will be working closely with four local Mind charities close to our store locations, supporting fundraising, sponsorship, volunteering and to help raise awareness of the work and support offered by the local Mind charities across our store areas. Research by Mind shows that one in four us will experience a mental health problem.... More

Top 8 Essential MTB Upgrades | Level up your ride

Will Crump | 09/02/2021 11:30:00

Perfect Mountain Bike upgrades to max out your ride! With spring practically on our doorsteps, and our Mountain bikes having taken a beating from the endless lockdown winter rides - don’t you agree that it is time we treat ourselves to some upgraded componentry? New Parts day is always an exciting time for any cycling enthusiast.... More

Rutland Cycling Wins Two Awards At Mercury Business Awards 2020

Will Crump | 28/01/2021 09:30:00

Rutland Cycling Wins Two Local Awards Local independent bike retailer, Rutland Cycling, with two stores on the shores of Rutland water and a further 12 stores across central England, has won Best Independent Retailer and Large Business of the Year in the Mercury Business Awards 2020. Karen Archer, CEO, said: “We entered the awards to highlight.... More

Specialized Allez Range Guide 2021 - Which model is for you?

Kathryn Dickinson | 27/01/2021 09:26:00

Specialized Allez - Which Model to buy in 2021? Redefining the term entry level is the classic, well-loved Aluminium road racer - the Specialized Allez range! Equipped with a range of high performing componentry alongside a lightweight, stiff and reliable frame, the Allez range is no stranger to being a modern day, tarmac tearing, all rounder road.... More

FIRST LOOK: Specialized S-WORKS Ares Road Shoe Review

Will Crump | 21/01/2021 17:00:00

Specialized S-WORKS Ares road cycling shoes Combine comfort, with a stiff, lightweight carbon outsole alongside decades worth of Body Geometry refinements and developments and you’re met with Specialized’s latest high performance race shoe - “the S-works Ares”! The Ares joins Specialized’s latest run of innovative, fast-family S-works shoes - parallel to the previously loved EXOS and S-WORKS.... More

Setting the record straight: Debunking common E-bike Myths

Will Crump | 14/01/2021 08:45:00

Debunking common Misconceptions and Myths with Electric bikes We’ve all heard the myths and common misconceptions around Electric bikes whether we are out on the trails at Cannock or just leisurely cycling around town. At Rutland Cycling, we’ve been at the forefront of the Electric bike movement and seen the refinements and developments that these machines have.... More

NEW: Giant Terrago 2021 - Range guide

Will Crump | 06/01/2021 17:01:00

A model breakdown of the 2021 Giant Terrago For 2021, Giant have released an all new XC Hardtail capable of tackling contrasting terrain at full speed! Welcome to the Giant Terrago range - a collection of lightweight, confidence inspiring and terrain tearing Cross country mountain bikes that won’t break the bank. Using Giant’s innovative ALUXX Aluminium frame.... More

Coronavirus and cycling: What you need to know

David Hicks | 05/01/2021 16:52:00

Cycling is one of the most inspiring and accessible sports available, providing ultimate freedom and the ability to explore from your door. With lockdown returning in England for the foreseeable future, taking to a bike can help relieve stress, lift your mood, help you concentrate, and boost your fitness, as well as being fantastic for the environment..... More