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Road Cycling Blog... News, Opinions, Reviews & More

Road Cycling Blog

Road Cycling Accessories | What to take on your road ride?

Will Crump | 23/07/2021 17:00:00

With some road rides being 10 miles and others being more than 100 miles, it is hard to choose what to take along for your ride. Whilst wanting to stay comfortable and not carry around thousands of accessories but also not wanting to be stranded is quite a hard balance to perfect. In order to be as efficient.... More

Training whilst isolating | Zwift Mont Ventoux Ride Review

Will Crump | 14/07/2021 17:30:00

Written by: Jake Sanders, Sales Advisor at Leicester Hi, I’m Jake and I’m part of the store team over at Rutland Cycling Leicester. I’ve been a road rider for around 3 years now and my bike of choice is a Giant TCR: lightweight, aerodynamic and fast! Unfortunately, this week I was presented with the news that I.... More

A guide to aero wheels

Kathryn Dickinson | 02/07/2021 16:12:00

On the list of potential upgrades for your road bike, a shiny new set of wheels are arguably the best upgrade you can make. Swapping out your wheels can have an immediate impact on performance, with increased aerodynamics, lower rotational mass and a smoother ride. There's a plethora of options out there dependent on your needs, but if.... More

FIRST LOOK | Iconic Speedplay Pedals recieve Wahoo revitalisation

Will Crump | 02/07/2021 10:00:00

How have Wahoo revitalised the Speedplay Pedals? Are you looking for a high performing, dual sided entry and lightweight set of pedals for your new road bike? Wahoo has the answer after they’ve revitalised the classic Speedplay pedals that are designed specifically for Road Cycling and Triathlons. Wahoo have made refinements across the range of Speedplay pedals.... More

Top places in the UK for a Cycling Staycation | Find your adventure

Will Crump | 30/06/2021 17:00:00

With restrictions being eased in the UK and many of us having bought a new bike over the past 18 Months during the lockdowns, we thought we would go out and find some of the best places to ride in the UK for your Cycling holiday! Scenery, Route and level of enjoyment is the trinity concoction that turns.... More

Road Cycling Staycation | Buxton tarmac to Bakewell tarts

Will Crump | 28/05/2021 15:00:00

Find your adventure... With Staycations on the cards for many of us this year, we have decided to find some of the best Road, Mountain, Gravel and Leisure cycling routes and Locations around the UK that provide you with stunning scenery and a sense of freedom! This week, #TeamRutland Ambassador, Lucy Sturgess will be taking us back to.... More

NEW Wahoo ELEMNT Bolt - First look & unboxing

David Hicks | 25/05/2021 13:01:12

Aerodynamic design, simple to use and easy to read are just some of the headlines that the new Wahoo Elemnt Bolt boasts. Trusted by the world’s athletes, the new Elemnt Bolt is a must have accessory when it comes to training for, and performance on, race day. This cycling GPS Computer comes equipped with all the bells.... More

Rutland Cycling offers free 10 day bike insurance with Velolife

Will Crump | 23/04/2021 15:15:00

Free 10 day bike insurance on your new bike! We offer 10 days free cover with all new bikes purchased from Rutland Cycling, provided by our insurance partner VeloLife. You will be covered for the first 10 days of ownership against theft, accidental damage and public liability, so you can purchase with confidence. If you order online,.... More

SS21 - Spring Cycling Clothing Guide | Spruce up your outfit for the Spring

Harry Archer | 15/04/2021 12:23:00

Now that the longer nights are creeping in alongside the weather getting warmer, there is no better time to spruce up your wardrobe with some new Spring and Summer cycling garments. At this point, your Winter clothing has most likely taken a beating from the relentless, poor British weather whilst starting to become uncomfortable in the Spring sun..... More

Specialized Mission Control | Tune your E-bike to suit your ride

Will Crump | 07/04/2021 16:40:00

Specialized Mission Control | "Get more from your Turbo" Imagine having the power to fine tune your ride to suit your personal riding style? With the Specialized Mission Control app you have full control and endless capabilities for enhancing your Specialized electric bike. With the ability to record rides, diagnose your e-bike and customise your settings alongside.... More

Wahoo Elemnt Rival Multisport Watch | One month review

Will Crump | 29/03/2021 14:40:00

What can it do apart from telling the time? Yes... the new Wahoo Elemnt Rival watch can tell the time - in fact it tells the time very well from straight out the box! However, the Rival GPS Watch is capable of so much more when it comes to fitting into your lifestyle, enhancing your training and.... More

Celebrating the women at Rutland Cycling | International Women's Day

David Hicks | 08/03/2021 08:56:28

It’s International Women’s Day! To mark the occasion, we’ve spoken to some of our female riders at Rutland Cycling to give you their handy hints for riding and share their experiences with you. With a wide range of personalities and experiences from avid racers to new riders, we’ve got plenty of stories, tips and tricks to share. Get.... More

Women’s Cycling Guide

Mark | 05/03/2021 17:00:00

What is a Women’s Bike? Written By: Sian Botteley With the wide range of choice available, buying a new bike can seem daunting. But - fear not! This guide is designed to break down the tech jargon, confusing acronyms and ever-changing standards to help find you your perfect womens bike. Read on below to find your.... More

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? During the Winter, our bikes are going to have been abused and battered by the typical British Weather but now that it’s well and truly Summer, it's time to give them a bit of tender loving care before heading out onto the roads! So, why not treat yourself and your.... More