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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.

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30 Day Test Ride

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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 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.

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       Words by Aaron Scott

       on 16/07/2014 11:16:40

    4 James Heraty 24hr Solo 4 [1600x1200]


    Winter is fast approaching and with it everything the cyclist fears. Icy surfaces, the possibility of endless rain, the corrosion process being one you can actually sit and watch happen to your bike. Dark, the endless Dark.

    It’s a constant challenge for the cyclist to keep going all year and even the most ardent cyclist will be lying if they said that they hadn’t peek through the curtains on winter’s day and thought “stuff that”.

    A big part of keeping going all year round is equipment. The right kit will make sure that you only have to draw on will power to get out and get going. The more equipment that is available the less excuses are available.

    Lights are arguably one of the most important bits of kit. If you can’t even see where you’re going then it’s going to be a bad time on the bike. Here’s a selection of great lights to get you out there in the wild winter hinterland.



    If you’re commuting in the city then there’s a good chance you’ll be able to see where you’re going anyway. Street lights are plentiful and there’s always lots of car light. But it easy not to be seen amongst the bustle. It’s not necessarily about seeing but all about being seen.

    Lights like the Lezyne Zecto, Lezyne Femto, and Exposure Flash and Flare do a decent job of broadcasting your presence to other road users. Either a constant beam or a pulsing strobe catches the attention of pedestrians and motorists alike and help keep journeys incident free.

    Lezyne Zecto Drive 2014 Light Set              Lezyne Femto Drive 2014 Rear Bike Light - Various Colours              Exposure Flash, Flare Lights and Charger

    The suburbs

    The Centre of town is one thing but those leafy suburbs can be a dark place at night with Lime trees growing around streetlights. On these roads motorists usually expect it to be quiet and don’t always drive with the caution that they should. For the suburbs you need something with a bit more kick.

    The Exposure Joystick has long been a stalwart of the Exposure range. It’s output punches above its weight and has mount for helmet and bars, the CNC body keeps the weather out too. The Lezyne Mini Drive also gets the CNC treatment and a spare battery pack. Both can be charged by USB port for added ease of use.


    Exposure Joystick Mk.8 Front Bike Light      lezyne-mini-drive-xl-2014-front-light-black-2

    On The Road

    It’s dark and there’s no lights but even on an early winters morning or evening there’s no better place to be on a road bike than the quite country lanes. Lights like the Exposure Race do an excellent job of illuminating the tarmac, keeping you out of any potholes and making sure you don’t pedal through any road kill.

    Featuring a ‘fuel’ gauge so you know exactly how long you’ve got left, the famous Exposure CNC body keeps the electronics from mixing with water. Programmable light settings mean you can tone down the output when under street lights to keep the battery running longer.


    Out in the fields

    water splash


    Lighting up the tarmac is one thing, lighting an uneven surface like a bridleway track or footpaths through the countryside is another. Exposure’s MaXx-D kicks out 1600 lumens to light the way. Uneven spots in riding surfaces are picked out allowing you to plan your route well ahead of any evasive action needed to be taken. The fuel gauge and programmable lighting keeps you burning for longer alongside Intelligent Thermal Management which monitors the thermal output of the LEDs to prevent overheating and therefore burning less efficiently.

    Exposure MakXx-D Mk.6 Front Bike Light




    Downhill is one of cycling’s most demanding disciplines and you can turn that up a notch in the pitch black. You need to see everything that’s coming and see it fast. The father of them all is the Six Pack. Scares wild life and lets you see absolutely everything. The 2000 lumen beam is so strong that I’ve actually seen it knock things over when turned on, sort of. Featuring all the technology that you expect from Exposure the Six Pack is the ultimate in bike lights.



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