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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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3 ways to upgrade your road ride

   Words by Aaron Scott

   on 16/06/2014 10:47:00

Now you've owned your beloved steed for a year or so, you must be starting to get eager to tinker? Upgrading any bike is fun, especially when it's your own. Once you have trawled through numerous cycle websites and spoken to many friends as well as the staff in your local store, one question probably still remains: what do I upgrade first, or at all?

Road bikes are relatively straightforward in terms of tweaking and upgrading when you compare them to a full suspension mountain bike, for example. No suspension units to upgrade or service, no disc brakes to bleed or maintain...however, choosing the right upgrades at first is crucial to any bike.

You could spend thousands on upgrading your bike, but I strongly believe that the following are the improvements that will give you the most noticeable rewards on the road:

  1. Pedals/Shoes
  2. Wheels
  3. Chain set

In that order!

Upgrade your shoes


If you do not already have what we call clip-less pedals, it could well be the single best purchase you will ever make for your road bike. Clip-less pedals are known by a variety of names such as SPD, Clip in's, Look and so on, but they all have one function in mind. Very simply, they are attaching your feet to the pedals via specific style shoes. The pedals will come with cleats, which then attach to the sole of the shoes, enabling you to clip in and out of the pedals. This will noticably increase your pedalling efficiency and power without training any harder!

On a typical pedal stroke with flat pedals you can only apply power by pushing down on the pedal for approximately 25% of the crank rotation. With the use of clip-less pedals, the entire rotation of the cranks can be transformed into power output, because not only do you push down on the pedals, you also pull up, due to being attached to them.

Upgrade to Clipless Pedals >
Upgrade your Wheels


Wheels can certainly be a pricey upgrade, but only if you want them to be. Great quality wheel sets start at around the £200 mark and, depending on the price and quality of your original bike purchase, they're usually a worthwhile investment.

Beneficial upgrades on wheel sets compared to a standard set would be:

1. Cartridge bearings – smoother and last longer than ball bearing set ups
2. Spokes - stiffer, stronger and generally with a lacing pattern
3. Rims and hubs - lighter and machined
4. Hub material – mostly carbon to reduce weight

What you are ultimately trying to achieve by upgrading your wheel set is to reduce weight. By fitting lighter, faster rolling wheels, you will accelerate faster and maintain speed better. Exactly what you want from a road bike.

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Upgrade your Chainset


When looking to upgrade a chain set, or crank/crank set as some refer to them, your aim is to improve your pedalling efficiency and save a bit of weight. A cheap chain set will weigh a tonne compared to something around the £200 mark and the more expensive models will also be much stiffer. This will increase the power through the rear wheel, rather than losing it in the flex created from the chain set/bottom bracket area.

Most of the newer style chain sets actually fit into your bike completely differently from older, cheaper models. Due to advancements in engineering and some clever thinking, what once was technically a 3 piece set up (left arm, crank arm and bottom bracket) is now much changed. The shaft that runs through the the frame is actually part of one of the arms. The other arm now attaches directly to this shaft, doing away with the need for a bottom bracket and axle. The bearing system is now simplified to two cups that screw into the frame. All this results in a much stiffer set up as well as simplifying compatibility.

Upgrade your Chainset >

While these three enhancements will give the most immediate improvement to your ride, the possibilities for tinkering are almost limitless. A great excuse if you're struggling to upgrade your legs.

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