Special Orders

How our Special Orders Can Help You

As a small business we can’t stock everything, we neither have the finance nor the space to do so. Our Special Orders service can order in products that may not be stocked normally on our shelves. From replacement parts to helmets in specific colours and sizes, you can use our special orders system to help you achieve your project.

If you can’t find the product online, we also have a dedicated Special Orders Request system that can help track down the product or part you need and order it for you.

Special Orders, backorders and preorders

You may notice sometimes the words “backorders” and “preorders” being used – for example on an invoice. For the purposes of our site, we consider them one and the same as a “special order”.

How our Special Orders System Works

Special Order products can be found and purchased online through the Mr Cycling World website only.

Special Orders - Step 1


Search the Mr Cycling World website to find the special order product you want. If you can’t find it, please use the Special Orders Request system to see if we can assist.

Special Orders - Step 2


Once you’ve chosen your products, you can purchase them online.

An estimated processing time may be displayed in the checkout, this allows time for us to order the product for you, for them to process it and ship it, for us to receive it, process it and ship it to you.

Special Orders - Step 3


You will be notified when your order has been shipped. For specific lead time information check the product page.

Important info

  • All special orders are subject to our general terms and conditions.
  • We do not accept return requests for change of mind for special orders – please choose wisely.
  • Delivery times for special orders are much longer than standard items, please be patient and allow the magic to happen in the background – we’re as keen to get the products to your door as you are!

Frequently Asked Questions

You will know if a product is a Special Order if you see the Special Orders information on the product page.

This information is then repeated and may be seen in the checkout system prior to payment, at the order confirmation page after payment, in the order confirmation email and in the tax invoice included inside the parcel at delivery.

Special Orders are not stocked in our warehouse in Adelaide, they are stocked with our Australian-wide supply channels. After you have placed your order you need to allow time for us to order the product for you, for the supplier to process it and ship it, for us to receive it, process it and ship it to you. All of that takes time.

As outlined above there are a number of steps involved in processed a Special Order. It is possible to expedite some of these processes, however an additional fee may apply.

Let us know of your urgency and that you’re willing to pay for the costs, and we’ll definitely see what we can do for you.

Priority means your order goes to the front of the queue, ahead of others that did not choose the priority option.

No, it is not dropshipping.

No. All Special Order products are stocked domestically, within our Australian supply network.

No, once an order is confirmed it is final.

If you’ve changed your changed your mind or decided the Special Order is not for you then no – once an order is confirmed it is final.

Whilst we do our best to estimate shipping times, including taking into account current circumstances to the best of our ability, please note however that they are estimates not guarantees.

“Special Orders allows us to assist our customers in finding the right product for their project. More choice, more options!”