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All Bikes Hand Checked & Assembled Before Shipping Free tracked delivery 90 day Returns 30-Day Test Ride Option Customer Care: 0330 555 0080 0% Finance

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, 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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Finance your purchase

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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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    Rutland Cycling wins Family Business Award

       Words by Aaron Scott

       on 01/12/2015 14:27:00

    Rutland Cycling wins Family Business Award

    Local family business Rutland Cycling, has won the Retail Excellence award at the Family Business Awards. The Rutland-based cycle shop, who this year opened its fifth shop at Peterborough, was announced winner of the headline award at a prestigious black tie ceremony and dinner at Leicester’s Athena in front of 300 guests from 44 finalists, independent judges and sponsors.

    We’ve been recognised for all the hard work put in, in every part of the business, to deliver the highest standard of retail experience in our region. It’s also great to be recognised as a leader beyond the bike industry, across all retail sectors. These awards recognise the customer experience in-store and online, recent projects and future plans and aspirations. We’ve all done so much in these areas in the last 12 months – opening a new store, introducing new brands, launching click and collect, expanding our popular rides and events programme – we really deserve this! We’re incredibly proud of our people and the way they go the extra mile every single day to deliver ‘the Rutland Difference.’

    David Middlemiss, Managing Director

    All finalists had to present to, and be interviewed by, a panel of experienced business leaders, including directors of Speedo, Boots Opticians and PwC, in a truly independent process.

    Rutland Cycling wins Family Business Award

    Now led by the second generation of the Archer family, Rutland Cycling began life in 1981 as a simple cycle hire cabin on the shores of newly-created Rutland Water. The business now incorporates Britain’s biggest bike shop at Whitwell, a Giant brand store at Normanton, and three more cycle shops at Grafham Water, Fineshade Wood and Peterborough, as well as sister company the RockBlok. In addition to its retail stores, Rutland has also built a successful online presence through its website,

    Now in their sixth year, the Family Business Awards are run by third generation family business The Wilson Organisation and are the Midlands’ only independent, not-for-profit initiative to recognise and celebrate the work, achievements, innovation, operations, growth and performance of family businesses.

    The Retail Excellence award was an exceptionally hard-fought category, so Rutland should feel rightly proud of their achievement. They are highly worthy winners.

    Charlotte Perkins, MD of The Wilson Organisation

    Rutland Cycling Director Sally Middlemiss was also highly commended in the Director of the Year (under 40) award.

    Rutland Cycling wins Family Business Award

    The Family Business Awards Info

    The Family Business Awards are organised by their founder and lead sponsor The Wilson Organisation, based in Nottingham, which provides innovative insurance and financial solutions to businesses and individuals both regionally and nationally. For more information, visit:, or Tel: 0115 942 0111.

    For the complete list of finalists and profiles of the judges for 2015, visit Since their launch in 2010, the awards have raised in the region of £20,000 for charities supporting young people and enterprise.

    Rutland Cycling wins Family Business Award

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