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VELECO: Changing The Way You Cycle Forever

A project in Brighton and Hove City, United Kingdom by Johnathan Lewis & Jamie Lloyd

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VELECO is The World's First Fair Trade and Eco-friendly Cyclewear Company. Our Collection is Both Stylish and Affordable...
Backers: 154
Average Pledge Per Backer: £145

Funded: £22,371 of £20,000
Dates: Jun 4th -> Jul 4th (30 days)
Project By: Johnathan Lewis & Jamie Lloyd
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Latest News

Veleco is the World's First Fair-Trade, Eco-Friendly Cyclewear Company

July 3rd - via:
Veleco is a line of stylish and sustainable cyclewear out of England that hopes to expand to be produced in a carbon-neutral factory. (Read More)

Final Sprint on the Tour De Subway

July 2nd - via:
Hi A special hello to our new backers, and welcome back to all our existing supporters. Final Sprint Home With only 47 hours left of our project or 'race' as we like to call it, there isn't much time for your cycling buddies to back our successful... (Read More)

Dj Grandpa's Crib: The Teaspoon Theater

This week DJG dresses in Veleco Cycling wear to go to the movies with Radio Free Albemuth. He plays Kremlin with Jim of Jolly Roger Games while his kids chat with Chatty Kids. He jams to Thulium and reads Baanko before meeting the crowd with Ruth Hedges. (Read More)

You Did It!

June 29th - via:
Hi You did it! You helped us reach our goal of £20,000 with four days to spare! Thank you, we really appreciate your support, and now thanks to you we can now launch our new collection.  Final stages But like any bike race it doesn't stop after... (Read More)

Full Recycled Plastic (Not Metal) Jacket

June 27th - via:
Hi Welcome and thank you to all our new backers. For those of you that have pledged for the Re:Cycle Softshell Cycling Jacket 2.0 (that is made by recycling 12 plastic bottles), here's a video of us taking you through the prototypes of the jacket.... (Read More)

VELECO: Changing The Way You Cycle Forever

June 27th - via:
VELECO needs your help to launch a new range of eco and ethical cyclewear that is good for people and the planet. As our factories require minimum order quantities and we need to buy all the material for the new collection, so we need to raise £20,000 / $31,372. (Read More)

7 days to go...

June 26th - via:
Hi 7 Days & 7 Nights With 7 days to go to the end of our project or 'race' as we like to call it, we're pleased to announce that we've got 60% of the pledges we need! We're at the bottom of the last steep climb and we couldn't have done it with... (Read More)

Thanks for your support

June 18th - via:
Hi Thanks for supporting us, we're now half way into our project and we've seen some great buzz around what we are doing... We've featured on top cycling website, numerous eco / ethical and cycling blogs and had shout outs on Facebook &... (Read More)

Help kickstart the turbines that grind the gears, that make the togs, astride the wheels

June 18th - via:
Another kickstarter campaign worth backing. Veleco CC are a UK cycle clothing business hoping to launch a recycled polyester softshell jacket, urban cycling shorts and a range of carbon neutral t-shirts and hoodies (from a factory that uses wind turbines, no less). (Read More)

Veleco launch exciting Kickstarter project for eco-friendly cyclewear!

June 18th - via:
VELECO, the world’s first Fair Trade and eco-friendly cyclewear company who are based in Brighton, UK have just launched an exciting new Kickstarter project to raise £20,000 in just 30 days. They join a growing trend of eco fashion start-ups and entrepreneurs who are using crowd funding to reach new customers and generate sales. (Read More)

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Urban Cloud Social Network, Escapes from POW Camp (in Canada!), Super Thin Battery

June 15th - via:
Crowdfund Insider received quite a bit in our mailbox this past week. So much in fact, I am considering doing a round two for the mailbox this weekend. So for this edition of the Crowdfunding Mailbox we have quite a mix. (Read More)

Change the way we cycle forever

June 12th - via:
Hi, I'm Co-Founder of the world's first Fair Trade & eco-friendly cyclewear company VELECO. Our aim is provide sweatshop free cyclewear, that is stylish and affordable. (Read More)

Veleco launches Kickstarter to fund new jackets and shorts

June 10th - via:
Discounted eco-friendly cycling gear available with funding of new production run (Read More)

Veleco: Smart Cyclewear

June 10th - via:
Currently running on Kickstarter, Veleco is a collection of t-shirts, classically-styled musette bags and caps made from organic cotton in a sweatshop-free environment. They come in a ton of different designs, and, if Fair Corp's famous Ethletic shoes are anything to go by, are built to last. The campaign is currently at £1500, with 23 days left to run. (Read More)

Help 'Kickstart' Our New Urban Cyclewear Collection

June 10th - via:
We're different to other cyclewear brands as we always pay a fair wage (no sweatshops!), we use natural or recycled materials wherever possible and we pay a Fair Trade premium on every jacket, cap and short made which goes into a health and welfare fund for our workers. (Read More)

Great opportunity to support a new ethical cycling clothing company and get cheap cycling gear in return!

June 8th - via:
Hi everyone, this is my friends kickstarter page and its for his fantastic range of cycling gear. Its all 100% ethical and eco friendly and also looks good. They are based in Brighton and want to expand their range so they need to get some funding together via kickstarter. So its a brilliant thing to support anyway, but to sweeten the deal this isnt money for nothing as with each pledge they will give you some quality cut price clothing. So go to the link, get yourself some cheap cycling gear and support a great start up company..... (Read More)

Tech roundup: Ridley Fenix, Howies, Team Sky, Samsung Galaxy S4 waterproof phone, Fizik pink saddle and more

June 7th - via:
This week's roundup includes Veleco Kickstarter funding, the making of a Fizik saddle, Rapha Team Sky Supporter's flag, Ridley Fenix Ultegra 11-spd, waterproof Galaxy smartphone and Howies clothing (Read More)

Bicycling Outfits That are Organic, Reycled and Fair Trade: What More Could You Want?

December 19th - via:
These could be the most desirable green and environmental cycling clothes ever. Veleco claims to be the world's first fair-trade and eco-friendly cyclewear company. Their bikewear is made of all natural, organic and recycled material. (Read More)

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