We must have admit we are mixed about crowdfunding. There are lots 0f ideas out there - some good, some bad and some that never quite pull it off. However now and again somebody comes up with a concept that is so simple that it's a blinder. One of those is the Townie Syndicate Lever+ (no connection to any other Syndicates
Our latest project the Routier short sleeve jersey has taken over a year from initial concept to becoming a reality. The tourist routiers were the independent riders in the Tour de France that competed with no support and with the odds stacked against them. We thought this name which gives a nod to cycling’s heritage was a strong choice for our
We are pleased to announce that we are the UK dealer for Davanti Bikewear. Davanti are a Dutch designed high end cycling clothing company that has a cult following in Belgium and the Netherlands. (We discovered them when we were browsing in a bike shop in Brugge). The brand has been established a couple of years and has built up a reputation
When I started Velotastic one of the hardest things I had was not selling to customers but getting businesses to sell to me. I originally imported parts from contacts I had on the continent, but one of the problems I had was the consistency of supply so I decided to contact some of the leading UK wholesalers to try and source
I frequently get asked if I can supply custom clothing. One of the stumbling blocks I've come up against is that many manufacturers require minimum quantities to make it viable for them to manufacture. This can be a drawback for individuals and smaller clubs are looking for a few items and don't want to carry any stock. Recently I was in that situation. I was
For the past few years I've been heading over to Belgium for a weeks riding. Instead of heading for Oudenaarde and it's classic climbs I've been staying just north of Brugge on the edge of the polder. This low lying land that sits just behind Belgium's 42 km coastline is often overlooked by cyclists who just pass through it heading south.