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Womens Cycling Blog

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

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

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

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

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

Stretches for Cyclists

David Hicks | 30/06/2020 17:08:18

For us as cyclists, stretching is one of those things that we know we probably should do but rarely follow through with. The good news is that including a simple stretching routine as part of your post-ride routine is easy to do and will have a number of benefits for you - from less muscle soreness, to better.... More

#TeamRutland | Lucy's La Marmotte Gran Fondo Sportive Race Report

David Hicks | 29/07/2019 14:13:20

Article by Lucy Sturgess. Lucy is a #TeamRutland Ambassador and writes for Love-Velo.cc. Find out more about Lucy > I’m not a rider well known for my climbing ability, however never one to say no to a challenge I signed myself up to La Marmotte Gran Fondo sportive. It’s a ride of 175km and taking in.... 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

Review: Liv Enviliv Advanced Pro 1 Disc

David Hicks | 03/06/2019 16:43:54

Article by Lucy Sturgess. Lucy is a #TeamRutland Ambassador and writes for Love-Velo.cc. Find out more about Lucy > For 2019 Lucy moved from the Liv Langma to the more aero orientated Enviliv. Find out how she got on with the switch below. .... More

Ortlieb Saddle Bag 2019 Review

Kathryn Dickinson | 01/04/2019 11:16:04

Renowned for their high-quality cycle luggage, Ortlieb are the market leaders in their industry and it's easy to see why. With a 5 year guarantee and a 10 year promise on spare parts, you will be hard-pressed to find another company matching their level of customer satisfaction. The Ortlieb Saddle Bag. Perhaps not the first product that.... More

Spring Cycling Guide

Kathryn Dickinson | 28/02/2019 10:01:43

Can you hear that? It's the sound of cranks turning and wheels spinning in the sunshine. Spring is on the way. It's been a long, dark, and cold winter but we are almost out of it. With the changing of the clocks comes longer days and this means one thing to us cyclists, post-work spins. This article was.... More

Trek Emonda 2019 Range Review

Harry Archer | 29/01/2019 16:24:00

Four years after its first appearance, The Trek Emonda range has established itself as the go-to ride for racers. The lightest production bike on the market, The Emonda is meticulously designed to be as lightweight as possible without sacrificing stiffness. Last year we saw the introduction of disc brake, wider tyre clearance and.... More

#TeamRutland 2019 Goals

Kathryn Dickinson | 27/12/2018 15:23:04

With only a few days left of 2018 we caught up with our #TeamRutland ambassadors to find out what they're plans are for riding in the new year! Michelle > Archie > Lucy > Josh > Malcolm > Michelle The big goal: For the first half of 2019 I'm aiming.... More