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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 Collect+

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.

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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 01/12/2015 13:59:00

    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 twelve stores in the heart of England: two at Rutland Water (Whitwell and Giant Rutland at Normanton), one at Grafham Water, one at Fineshade Wood, 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.

    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:

    Email us your CV

    Current Vacancies


    Merchandiser, Rutland based

    Competitive salary

    Based at our Manton Head Office, just outside the county town of Oakham, you will be working alongside colleagues in our fast paced Commercial team. The role has responsibility for online merchandising of our full range of cycling related products, providing commercial input to shape the future development of the different product categories, and conducting various routine tasks to support the wider business KPIs of exceeding our sales and margin targets, while still achieving our stock targets.

    You will need to be enthusiastic and positive, commercially engaged, have strong IT skills and a great attention to detail with an aptitude to being analytical, as well as a challenging approach to continually seek out improvements. Whilst a keen interest in cycling would be a distinct advantage, more importantly you will have plenty of drive and energy to be able to make a real contribution to the growth of our business.

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


    Telesales roles in a target driven business!

    (Competitive Salary + Bonuses)

    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 calls. 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, simply email your CV to hr@rutlandcycling.com from whom further details are available.


    Online Marketing Executive

    (Competitive Salary)

    As part of one of the fastest growing companies in the UK cycle industry, this key head office role will give you the opportunity to combine your career with your passion, getting up close and personal with some of the latest and greatest products from the biggest brands in cycling, and sharing your love of all things bike with our rapidly growing online community.

    Working with our Online and Marketing teams in a fast-paced retail environment you will be involved in producing industry-leading content, building targeted campaigns which help our customers to get the most from their riding, and reaching a wider audience by executing our SEO strategy. You’ll also support the wider activities of our Online and Marketing teams, including event planning.

    The ideal candidate will have a flair for writing and the ability to bring our amazing brands and products to life, alongside strong digital marketing skills and a high attention to detail and accuracy. Being results orientated with good analytical skills, you’ll be able to develop an understanding of our customers and the interests of our online community. Comfortable working under pressure and delivering against deadlines as part of an exciting team, you’ll need sound interpersonal skills and a genuine passion for cycling 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.


    Warranty Technician

    Head office based, near Oakham, Rutland | Competitive Salary

    We are looking for a Warranty Technician to join our Customer Service function. Being organized, and able to effectively prioritize tasks, you will be able to offer quick and effective resolutions in order to maintain our GREAT customer service offering. You must be a good communicator, who can adapt their communication style to the audience they are interacting with whether this be a customer, colleague or supplier. A technical knowledge of bikes/cycling is essential to perform this role.

    Based at our Head Office in a rural setting just outside of Oakham, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.30 pm (with the possibility of some weekend working). Key tasks will involve:

    • Consulting on customer and internal warranties.
    • Processing and managing warranties.
    • Performing repairs on bikes, parts and accessories.
    • Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers.
    • Being able to offer technical support to customers and the customer service team.
    • Effectively communicating the progress of a warranty from beginning to end.
    • Effective management and inventory of stock both available and offline.
    • Resolving warranty complaints.

    The skills and experience required to successfully fulfil this role within our Customer Service function are:

    • Organized/ able to prioritize effectively.
    • Technical knowledge of bikes.
    • Deliver fantastic Customer service.
    • Ability to plan.
    • Have a great attention to detail.
    • Be flexible and adapt to the needs of the business.
    • Have the ability to build relationships with customers, colleagues and suppliers.

    In return, we can offer a competitive salary, generous staff discount arrangements and a pleasant working environment, in a business that continues to expand. If you would like to apply, please send a CV and supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com.


    Seasonal Despatch Assistant

    (Competitive Salary)

    Based at our Head Office in Manton, just outside the County town of Oakham, you will need to be a strong team player with a flexible approach to provide assistance primarily to our despatch team but also other warehousing activities:

    Key Skills:

    • Methodical with attention to detail
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Effective communication skills

    Qualities:

    • Effective team worker
    • Motivated, enthusiastic & outgoing
    • Able to remain calm under pressure
    • Flexible working approach

    Whilst ideally you will have previous experience in a similar role, full training will be given in a forward looking and expanding Company, where delivering excellent service and quality cycling products with passion have been the cornerstones of our success so far.

    To apply, please send your CV, together with a supporting statement, to hr@rutlandcycling.com (tel: 01572 737624 ext.136).


    Exciting Store Management Opportunities

    As an expanding Company with 12 stores across the Midlands and our brand new 10,000 sq ft store in Leicester due to open next year, we are looking for great people to join the business.

    As a Store Manager, you will lead from the front in delivering an excellent customer in-store experience, as well as meeting store KPI’s. Whilst sales of bikes and other cycling related products will be important, equally so will be the efficient management of our hire fleet and the speedy turnaround of maintenance and repairs work in our fully equipped workshops.

    To pitch for one of these key managerial roles, you will need to be able to demonstrate a sound cycle retail background, great leadership, a customer first ethos and an ability to think on your feet. In return we can offer a competitive salary and benefits package (including relocation assistance), a modern well equipped store environment, our in-house leadership and management training programme and opportunities to grow in our expanding Company.

    To apply, simply send us your CV with a supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com (tel. 01572 737625 ext. 136).


    Van Driver

    (Part-time 2 days per week)

    We are now recruiting for a part-time van driver to service our Cambridge stores. Working two days per week, with flexibility to meet operational requirements, your primary role will be moving stock between our five Cambridge stores to ensure a fast and efficient service is provided to customers.

    Being a friendly and reliable team focused person, you will need to demonstrate a flexible approach in response to trading conditions, with a real commitment to quality and service. Previous van driving experience would be useful and you will need to have a clean driving licence.

    The role will be based at our Histon store on the outskirts of Cambridge, with travel in and around the Cambridge area. To apply, please send us your CV and any supporting statement to hr@rutlandcycling.com (tel. 01572 737624 ext 136).


    Deputy Manager, Pitsford Water, near Northampton

    (Competitive basic salary + bonus + relocation assistance)

    In this key role you will be assisting the Store Manager to effectively manage and maintain our profitable and sales driven store, located in the scenic setting of Pitsford Water. 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.

    Interested in applying? If so, please send your CV, together with a supporting statement, to hr@rutlandcycling.com


    Deputy Manager, Nottingham

    Competitive basic salary + bonus + relocation assistance

    Following a recent re-launch of the Specialized Concept Store in Nottingham, we have expanded our offering. Not only do we continue to have a separate sales floor dedicated to the Specialized brand but a new first floor area offering the full range of bikes from all the leading suppliers. What better time therefore to be coming on board in the pivotal position of Deputy Manager.

    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.

    Interested in applying? If so, please send your CV, together with a supporting statement, to hr@rutlandcycling.com


    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 early next year.

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


    Seasonal Staff Required - Whitwell store, Pitsford Water Store and Giant Store Rutland Water

    Flexible hours to meet business requirements including weekends, bank holidays & school holidays

    Delivering a first class bike hire, sales and maintenance service to our customers, we are looking to recruit key team members across all in-store functions. Duties will vary depending on the specific role but will include greeting customers and dealing with enquiries, providing an exceptional customer experience. Full training will be given.

    Key Skills:

    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Effective communication skills
    • Numerate
    • Literate

    Qualities:

    • Effective team worker
    • Motivated, enthusiastic & outgoing
    • Able to remain calm under pressure
    • Flexible working approach
    • Cycling experience & interest

    To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@rutlandcycling.com.


    Sales Advisor, Peterborough, Cambridge and Pitsford Stores.

    (Competitive salary + relocation assistance)

    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, Whitwell, Grafham Water Giant Cambridge and Giant Rutland stores

    (Competitive 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.

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

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