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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, Management 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 Store and Deputy Store Managers, 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


    Bike Mechanic, Giant Store Rutland Water

    Competitive basic salary + bonus

    Key to achieving our goal of becoming Britain’s best cycling destination, inspiring more people to own and ride a bike is the after sales support delivered to our customers by qualified mechanics on our full range of bikes from entry level to high end specifications.

    Ideally Cytech qualified (if not, we will provide the necessary training), your mechanical knowledge will be matched by your ability to be a flexible team player who is able to deliver a first class technical service to our customers through high standards and the efficient turnaround of maintenance and repairs work. You will also be called upon to sell parts and accessories at the workshop counter utilising your sales skills.

    Based at the above location, you will be able to enjoy the many benefits of working for a forward looking and expanding Company that recently won the ‘Family Business Award for Retail Excellence’.

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


    Sales Advisor, Grand Arcade and Cambridge Station Stores.

    (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

    (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 based at the Manton Head Office located in a rural setting, just outside Oakham in the east midlands.

    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, 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 any supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com (01572 737624 ext 136)


    Deputy Manager of Cambridge Station store

    Competitive salary + bonus + relocation assistance

    In the key role of Deputy Manager of our busy Cambridge Station store, 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 the role, you will have a strong sales background, ideally gained within the cycle industry, including management of a team of staff, with the ability to deliver on store KPI’s, as well as the achievement of budgeted sales and profit targets. Excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of self-motivation are essential requirements.

    The role provides the ideal stepping stone for those seeking to further their career in an expanding Company that recently received the ‘Family Business Award for Retail Excellence’. To apply, please send a CV and supporting statement to our HR team at hr@rutlandcycling.com (01572 737624 ext.136)


    Parts Category Manager

    Competitive salary + bonus + relocation assistance

    Driven to be the best? Passion for cycling? Parts buying experience? This key role takes ownership of our Parts performance both online and in our growing store network. Here’s your opportunity to make your mark in a dynamic commercial team, within an award-winning, family-owned business enjoying rapid growth across all channels.

    We are looking for someone who can drive growth of Parts sales across all channels. Ideally with a sound track record in category management, you will be first in class when it comes to building strong relations with suppliers, as well as other key players across the business. With line-management responsibilities, and the opportunity to play an influential role in a progressive team, you will relish taking on a key position in an expanding organisation.

    If you think you have what it takes to fulfil this challenging role and would like to forge a career in a Company that is committed to its growth plans and has just won the Family Business Award for Retail Excellence, we would very much like to hear from you.

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


    Telesales

    Competitive salary + bonus

    If you relish the challenge of hitting key sales targets and value the financial reward that comes with it, as well as having boundless drive and energy, this could be the opportunity you have been looking for.

    We are an expanding company opening new stores across the East Midlands to match our strong online growth. As part of our newly created telesales team you will be at the heart of our business, promoting our full range of products from e-bikes to parts and accessories, through inbound and outbound call, as well as ‘live chat’. Working alongside other like-minded people who have a real passion for our products, you will be helping us to drive up sales performance whilst hitting key individual targets.

    If you are highly self-motivated and have the drive and commitment to succeed in a competitive working environment, backed up by a sound telesales track record and excellent inter-personal skills, we would very much like to hear from you.

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


    Online Marketing Executive

    Competitive salary

    In this key head office role, you will be working with our Online and Marketing teams in a fast-paced retail environment, harnessing your keen interest in cycling to produce engaging content, building targeted campaigns and executing our SEO strategy. You’ll also support the wider activities of our Online and Marketing teams, including event planning.

    In order to fulfil the brief, you’ll have strong digital marketing and copywriting skills, along with a high attention to detail and accuracy. Being results orientated, with good analytical skills, you’ll be comfortable working under pressure delivering against deadlines. Sound interpersonal skills are essential, with a genuine passion for cycling ideally being backed up by a good technical knowledge of bikes.

    So, if you would like to connect your career with your passion and be part of a successful, multi award-winning cycle business, working in a busy, friendly environment, we would very much like to hear from you. Simply send your CV with a covering letter to Ian Roddy at hr@rutlandcycling.com from whom a copy of the job description/person specification is available.

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