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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

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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 £389, with 0% finance up to 24 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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Riding...the London to Brighton for the first time (part 1).

   Words by Aaron Scott

   on 29/08/2013 18:58:00

New guest blogger Matt Nash tells us how Britain's magical 'summer of cycling' inspired him to take up road cycling. Just seven weeks later, he's ready to ride the London to Brighton 54-miler taking place on Sunday.

"Like a lot of people I’d imagine, being full of the Olympic spirit inspired me to want to go and emulate my new found cycling heroes in some way. It’s no secret that cycling in the UK is on the up in a very big way after the efforts of Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky in the Tour de France, followed hot on its heels by the Olympics. I was blown away by going to see the men’s and women’s Olympic road races in Dorking and then experienced the crescendo of noise in Kingston a few days later seeing Wiggo cruise over Kingston Bridge on his Gold Medal winning time trial run. What I don’t advise however, is when you’re feeling full of Olympic euphoria mixing it with 11 pints of beer. You can get yourself into all sorts of situations. The particular scenario I got myself into was the London to Brighton cycle ride on the 16th September, having drunkenly applied online on the night of the men’s Olympic road race. I had given myself seven weeks to prepare for a 54-mile ride, which is a reasonable ask, but there’s one key ingredient you need: a bike.

In my youth, I’d had either a Raleigh or an Apollo mountain bike that I could throw around and it would be reliable enough for getting me from A to B. I was always cycling to get somewhere but this would be the first time that I’d be cycling with a specific purpose and distance in mind. I purchased a Viking Tre Valle road bike. It’s the first time I purchased a road bike and by all reviews and accounts this was a solid entry level bike which would aid me on my self-introduction to road cycling.

The bike arrived boxed up and semi assembled. The front wheel, handle bars, saddle and pedals would all need attaching with the tools provided, and the tyres would need inflating. Thankfully this was all very straightforward but there were little things that I took for granted that baffled the heck out of me.

For starters I didn’t realise that there were two different types of valves you could get on a tyre. A traditional Schrader valve (like you’d find on a car tyre) or a Presta valve like the one on my road wheels. There I was, the first night with my bike wondering why when pumping up my tyres with my football pump there was as much air escaping as there was going in! With all the exertion of using my sub-standard pump I blistered my thumb! Then came the conundrum of changing gears…  I’d worked out that the small switches on the inside of the handlebars moved the gears down, but I had to watch a YouTube Video to learn that you push the brake levers inwards to move the gears up the chain. Crikey, times have changed since my Raleigh Mantis.

Now, which way round does this go...?

So, having not ridden a bike since I can’t remember when, I’d left myself seven weeks to train for a 54-mile ride. Fortunately I didn’t need YouTube to learn how to ride it, because thankfully the old saying is still true “It’s just like riding a bike… You never forget…”

No, not that one.

“Up the creek without a paddle?” Yeah, that’s more like it."

Tune in next week to find out how Matt got on in the London to Brighton bike ride this weekend!

Support Matt via his JustGiving page.

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