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Family Cycling Blog

Setting the record straight | Debunking common E-bike Myths

Will Crump | 14/01/2021 09:45:00

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

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

Top 10 Cycling Resolutions for 2021

Will Crump | 01/01/2021 13:14:00

Top 10 Cycling Resolutions for 2021 - With the longest year in history finally at an end - it’s time to kickstart the new year with some traditional new year's resolutions that we all *try* to stick too. This year, why not prioritize your cycling needs and set yourself some fun, realistic but also challenging Cycling resolutions.... More

Bikebiz Awards 2020: Best Omnichannel Retailer Winners

Will Crump | 18/12/2020 15:18:00

BikeBiz Awards 2020: Best Omnichannel Retailer Winners! Rutland Cycling have won the BikeBiz Award for the Best Omnichannel Retailer 2020. The national award recognises all aspects of the company’s performance, from business growth, bike and product stock, workshop & repair services, customer service, delivery, packaging, staff training and knowledge across Rutland’s 14 stores and website operations. Including.... More

Rutland Cycling donates £6,000 to FareShare East Midlands

Will Crump | 08/12/2020 12:24:00

Rutland Cycling are donating £6,000 to FareShare East Midlands which will provide 24,000 meals to the local community. For the month of November Rutland Cycling pledged to donate 50% of all hire revenue across their 14 shops to FareShare East Midlands, part of the UK’s national network of charitable food redistributors, which provides food where needed to.... More

Rutland Cycling Sponsor Uppingham Community College Fire Relief Sportive

Tom Worsfold | 18/09/2020 12:11:09

Local, family owned Rutland Cycling are delighted to be supporting the UCC Fire Relief Sportive which is being organised by WildDog Events on Sunday, 18th October to help raise funds following the devastating fire at the college on 26th August. Rutland Cycling are supporting the event with sponsorship, goody bags for participants and a pop-up mechanical workshop.... More

Fix Your Bike Voucher Scheme

David Hicks | 28/07/2020 15:45:10

We’re pleased to be registered under the UK government’s Fix Your Bike Voucher scheme, which means that you can redeem one of the new £50 vouchers towards the cost of repairing your bike at any Rutland Cycling store. What is the Fix Your Bike Voucher Scheme? The Fix My Bike voucher scheme has been set.... More

Big Bike Bash at Rutland Cycling Leicester

David Hicks | 25/07/2019 15:07:38

Join us for a Big Bike Bash at our new Rutland Cycling Leicester store as we help kick off the RideLeicester festival! On the weekend of Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August we'd like to welcome you to our latest store at Everards Meadows, opposite Fosse Park, for two days of bicycle-based fun. With activities on.... More

Rutland Cycling opens the bike shop of the future in Milton Keynes

David Hicks | 12/06/2019 11:59:04

Rutland Cycling’s new multi-brand bike store, located in the city centre at the re-developed Lloyds Court shopping mall, has opened its doors. The new bike shop, open now, is one of the UK’s largest independent cycle stores, with 15,000 sq ft of retail space and the latest in immersive, experiential shopping. Customers visiting the store will discover.... More

Spotlight on Rutland Cycling Peterborough Store

Kathryn Dickinson | 03/12/2018 11:43:18

Visit Rutland Cycling’s bike shop in Peterborough for a selection of bikes to buy or hire and explore Ferry Meadows in the heart of Nene park! Our store is located at Orton Meadows, just off Oundle Road by the entrance to Ferry Meadows Country park. About the store Rutland Cycling Peterborough was one of our first.... More

Kid’s Bike Guide

Mark | 07/11/2018 14:04:00

What is a Kids bike? Kids bikes are designed to make learning to ride a bicycle easier and more enjoyable. We all remember what it’s like to learn how to ride a bike and it’s an important part of finding freedom as you grow up. Whatever their age, it is important to choose the right bike.... More

Giant ARX Children’s Range Guide

Kathryn Dickinson | 31/10/2018 16:32:08

When it comes to children’s bikes, most are constructed with heavy frames and components but Giant chose to buck this trend. Their brand new ARX 2019 kids bikes are constructed to be lighter and quicker for your little ones! Read our guide on teaching kids to ride a bike > Read our guide on family days out >.... More

10 tips from parents for teaching kids to ride a bike

David Hicks | 16/07/2018 14:07:52

This content originally appeared here. From the practical to incredibly innovative, our trusted Frog parents bring to you their tried and tested parenting hacks to help you teach your child to ride a bike! As the saying goes, parents always know best, which is why Frog turned the tables and asked their parenting community for their top.... More

Summer Cycling Clothing Guide

Harry Archer | 21/06/2018 15:26:03

Everyone loves riding in the sunshine, it’s what makes all that hard work on the turbo during winter worth while. The late nights, warm conditions and chance to top-up the tan ensures that the number of cyclists out and about drastically increases this time of year. Heading out to the road or trails in summer rarely fails to.... More

Bike Health Week : Tips To Keep You Rolling

Harry Archer | 12/06/2018 16:33:34

Each year, June sees the beginning of the UK-wide, annual initiative known as 'Bike Week'. Bike Week provides a fantastic opportunity to promote the advantages of cycling to both mental and physical health within the UK, showing how cycling can easily become a part of everyday life. Since its conception way back in 1923, Bike Week has been.... More