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Free, tracked UK delivery on orders over £10

We offer free, tracked UK delivery on orders over £10, with delivery starting from £1.99 for orders below this value. We also have a selection of premium shipping options available including timed slots, Saturday delivery and DPD Pick-up

All of our bicycles are fully built by our experienced and certified mechanics prior to delivery; all you will need to do is turn the handlebars and fit some pedals.

Bicycles are shipped from a different warehouse to other items and so may arrive in advance of any other items you have ordered.

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90-Day UK Returns for all items

We want you to be 100% satisfied with your shopping experience at Rutland Cycling, so we offer a 90-day exchange or refund on any unused item (within the UK).

We've chosen to offer products at the very lowest prices, rather than provide a free returns service. If you do need to return an item, we provide printable postage labels and collection services at a small cost for all items - including bicycles.

See our full Returns policy.

30 Day Test Ride

All the convenience of buying online, without the risk
When you buy a new bike at full RRP from rutlandcycling.com, 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 rutlandcycling.com. 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 many times can I use the 30-day test ride?
We will allow up to two exchanges within this scheme.

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At Rutland Cycling, we offer Finance on orders over £250, with 0% finance up to 36 months available on selected bikes, including some sale bikes. Visit the product page to see which finance products are available.

You can apply for Finance online or in store. To apply online, add your selected items to your basket, then checkout as normal. Select Finance as your payment method, fill in the application form, then complete your order.

See our Finance page for more information.

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    Careers at Rutland Cycling

       Words by Aaron Scott

       on 05/12/2018 16:49:00

    Careers at Rutland Cycling

    Rutland Cycling is one of the UK's leading independent cycle retailers. We're much more than your average bike shop, and our people play a key role in making our company stand out from the crowd. We are incredibly proud of our team, who deliver excellent service to our customers every day of the week.

    We currently operate a number of stores in the heart of England: two at Rutland Water (Whitwell and Giant Rutland at Normanton), one at Grafham Water, one at Peterborough, five stores in Cambridge, one at Pitsford Water in Northamptonshire, and our new Specialized Concept Store in Nottingham. We also operate a thriving e-commerce business. Our head office, warehouse, and distribution centre are based in Manton, Rutland.

    What's good about working for us…

    We are keen to reward our staff for the passion and enthusiasm they put into what they do.

    • We offer 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) plus up to 5 extra days to recognise loyal service
    • We offer a company pension scheme where we’ll match your contributions (subject to eligibility criteria)
    • We offer a ride to work scheme
    • We offer childcare vouchers
    • We offer generous discounts on all our products, as well as free bike hire at our destination stores such as Rutland Water and Grafham water
    • Quarterly financial awards recognising those staff who have shown outstanding performance in relation to our GREAT customer service standards, whether they be based in one of our retail stores or at our Manton Head Office

    How we will support you

    Our Stores based and Head Office staff are supported by:

    • Half yearly appraisals and a personal development plan review
    • Development days
    • Bespoke training for specialist roles
    • Opportunities to get involved in business-wide projects
    • Opportunities for promotion in an expanding company that recently received the award of Best Family Business for Retail Excellence

    Our developmental goal

    People are at the heart of our business, so we want to give them the best development opportunities in the UK cycling industry. We provide specialist Cytech training for our Workshop teams, in-depth product knowledge courses for our Sales staff as well as enhancing our Manager’s leadership skills through our Coaching & Leadership programme.

    Find out more about Rutland Cycling >

    Current Vacancies

    We are currently recruiting to a number of positions across our store and Head Office teams:

    Send us your CV

    If you feel you have the skills and attitude to further improve our award-winning team, please send us your CV:


    Sales and Workshop roles - New Rutland Cycling store, Milton Keynes

    Do you relish the opportunity of a role in the UK’s largest specialist cycle store? If so, our spectacular brand-new store in central Milton Keynes could be the next key milestone on your CV! Covering an area of some 14,000 square feet, the store showcases all the leading brands in cycling, including an industry-leading electric bike department, and will be our biggest retail outlet to date. With a unique commitment to store and online growth, this is your chance to be part of a team driven to inspire more people to own and ride a bike.

    As such, we are looking to recruit a full new team with positions available for Sales Advisors and Workshop Technicians. To meet these challenging and exciting opportunities, we are looking for highly self-motivated individuals with a proven retail track record, along with a real passion for cycling. Excellent leadership and motivational skills, as well as lots of drive and energy, are key attributes to making your mark in a company that is establishing itself as an employer of choice in the cycling industry.

    In return we can offer competitive salaries and benefits packages (including assistance with relocation), a brand-new and well-equipped store environment, our in-house leadership and management training programme, as well as the opportunity to continue to develop yourself in a thriving and forward-looking company that is committed to growth.

    If you would like to forge a career in a Company that has just won the 2018 Family Business Award for Retail Excellence, we would love to hear from you. To apply, simply send us your CV with a supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com (01572 737624 ext.136).


    Sales & Workshop Roles - New Rutland Cycling store at Fosse Park, Leicester

    Do you relish the opportunity of a role in one of the UK’s largest specialist cycle stores? If so, our spectacular brand-new store located at Fosse Park in Leicester could be the next key milestone on your CV! Covering an area of some 10,000 square feet, the store showcases all the leading brands in cycling, including an industry-leading electric bike department. With a unique commitment to store and online growth, this is your chance to be part of a team driven to inspire more people to own and ride a bike.

    Having already appointed to the key store managerial roles, we are now looking to bring on board Sales Advisors and Workshop Technicians in order to complete the new store team. To meet these challenging and exciting opportunities, we are looking for highly self-motivated individuals with a proven retail track record, along with a real passion for cycling. In addition, you will have lots of drive and energy in order to make your mark in a company that is establishing itself as an employer of choice in the cycling industry.

    In return we can offer competitive salaries and benefits packages, a brand-new and well-equipped store environment, as well as the opportunity to continue to develop yourself in a thriving and forward-looking company that is committed to growth.

    If you would like to forge a career in a Company that won the 2018 Family Business Award for Retail Excellence, we would love to hear from you. To apply, simply send us your CV with a supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com


    Sales Advisor, Cambridge stores, Whitwell, Normanton, Peterborough, Nottingham and Pitsford.

    (Competitive salary + bonus)

    Based at one of the above locations, and involved in sales of all cycling related products, you will need to be a strong team player, with a real commitment to providing the best customer service. Possessing excellent communication skills and a passion for cycling, you will have a sound track record having already established yourself in a front line sales role, ideally within the leisure industry.

    Possessing excellent communication skills and a passion for cycling, you will have a sound track record having already established yourself in a front line sales role, ideally within the leisure industry.

    Key Skills

    • Sound Sale Skills
    • Excellent Customer Service Skills
    • Numerate and Literate
    • Effective Communication Skills
    • IT Skills to Operate Store's Systems

    Qualities

    • Effective Team Worker
    • Motivated, Enthusiastic, and Outgoing
    • Able to Remain Calm Under Pressure
    • Flexible Working Approach
    • Cycling Experience and Interest

    This role involves working weekends, bank holidays and school holidays during peak trading periods and provides the ideal opportunity to build your career with an expanding Company, where delivering excellent service and quality cycling products with passion have been the cornerstones of our success so far.

    Interested in applying? If so, please send your CV, together with a supporting statement, to hr@rutlandcycling.com (tel:01572 737624 ext.36).


    Bike Mechanic, Manton Head Office, Peterborough, Whitwell, Cambridge and Grafham stores

    (Competitive salary)

    In response to continuing growth in online sales for our full range of bikes, we are looking to recruit a full-time mechanic to work alongside our dedicated team at one of the above locations.

    We are looking for a team player with a ‘can do’ approach, underpinned by a strong work ethic. If you possess these qualities and have a sound technical background (Cytech training will be provided), as well as experience of a similar role within the bike industry, we would like to hear from you. You will also have a genuine interest in cycling.

    Whilst working hours are currently from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday in Manton and 08:30 am to 18:00 pm in stores, the role will involve working weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis. In response to your drive and commitment, we are able to offer a competitive salary, generous staff discount and career development opportunities in a company that is continuing to expand across the east midlands, with the opening of our brand new 10,000 sq ft. Leicester store taking place next year.

    To apply, please send a CV and a supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com (01572 737624 ext 136)


    Retail Administrator, New Milton Keynes Store

    Competitive salary + team bonus

    Do you relish the opportunity of working in the UK’s largest specialist cycle store? If so, this important role in our spectacular brand-new store in central Milton Keynes could be just the challenge you are looking for. Covering an area of some 14,000 square feet, the store showcases all the leading brands in cycling, including an industry-leading electric bike department, and will be our biggest retail outlet to date.

    As Retail Administrator you will be responsible for organising transfers, web picks, goods in/out, ordering, customer orders and work orders, as well as maintaining stock. You will also be responsible for ensuring all health and safety processes are adhered to across the store and will provide back up on the tills, as necessary.

    The position offers plenty of variety and you will need to demonstrate an ability to prioritise often conflicting tasks, as well as sound IT skills in operating our stores computer systems. You will also have lots of drive and energy to deliver excellent service to our customers. Experience in a similar front line retail administrative role is preferred, as is a genuine interest in cycling.

    To apply, please send a CV and a supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com (01572 737624 ext 136)


    Sales & Workshop Roles, Newport Pagnell

    Competitive salary + bonus + relocation assistance

    In this modern, well equipped Giant store in a High Street location we are looking to recruit Sales Advisors and Bike Mechanics. To meet these challenging and exciting opportunities, we are looking for highly self-motivated individuals with a proven retail track record, along with a real passion for cycling, all of which are key attributes to making your mark in a company that is establishing itself as an employer of choice in the cycling industry.

    In return we can offer competitive salaries and benefits packages (including assistance with relocation), a pleasant working environment, as well as the opportunity to continue to develop yourself in a thriving and forward-looking company that is committed to growth.

    If you would like to forge a career in a Company that recently received the Family Business Award for Retail Excellence, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a CV and a supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com (01572 737624 ext 136)


    Store Managerial Roles, Sales and Workshop, Various Locations

    Are you looking for that next step on the ladder or are simply ready for a fresh challenge? If so, we are currently recruiting to key customer facing positions across the East Midlands.

    We are looking to recruit to store managerial roles, along with sales and workshop opportunities.

    Naturally we are looking to bring on board those with a strong retail track record, with a real passion for cycling. Excellent communications and customer care skills are also essential, as well as lots of drive and energy, in order to make your mark in a company that is establishing itself as an employer of choice in the cycling industry.In return we can offer a competitive salary and benefits package (including relocation assistance), modern well-equipped stores, as well as opportunities to grow as we continue to do so.

    To apply, please send a CV and a supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com (01572 737624 ext 136)


    IT Systems Administrator, Head Office

    In this key role for the business you will be working with end users, IT support as well as 3rd party suppliers and will have overall responsibility for the administration and support of the IT systems for our on-line, head-office and store functions.

    To meet this challenging but rewarding brief you will be experienced in working with users to analyse system issues, providing suggestions and system changes and working to create logical solutions, both on the front-line resolving issues as well as being involved in the design of system and process changes, testing and release of business software.

    You will be highly organized, being able to effectively prioritize tasks and will have good communication skills.

    In return, we can offer a competitive salary and pleasant working environment in an award-winning, family-owned business enjoying rapid growth both in our retail stores and online.

    To apply, please send a CV and a supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com (01572 737624 ext 136)


    Deputy Manager, Nottingham & Giant Cambridge stores

    In the key role of Deputy Manager, you will be assisting the Store Manager to effectively manage and maintain a profitable and sales driven store. Working closely with all team members, you will be responsible for delivering excellent customer care both in the workshop and on the sales floor.

    To fulfil this role, you will have a strong retail sales background. Whilst this may not have been gained in the bike industry, ideally you will have cycle specific mechanical knowledge. You will also have an ability to deliver on store KPI’s, as well as the achievement of budgeted sales and profit targets. Sound interpersonal skills and a high level of self-motivation are essential attributes.

    The role provides the ideal stepping stone to managing your own store, as we continue to grow the business.

    To apply, please send a CV and a supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com.

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