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| THE HEARTBEAT OF WOMEN'S SPORT

Sportsister Loves: Velo Sister

October 6, 2016
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We love brands who support women’s sport, especially it they don’t just talk about it, but instead find a practical way to help. Velo Sister™ is an online shop and community for women who love cycling, which sells women-specific cycling themed products and gives a percentage of the profits directly to charities supporting women in cycling.

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Chain Fox Hoody £44.99

Velo Sister is the brain child of Nic Fox, a responsible corporate career woman by-week and enthusiastic pedal pusher at the weekend. She was inspired to create Velo Sister™ after a frustrating and failed attempt to buy a cycling-related t-shirt or hoody, so she created this shop for her fellow bike-loving female friends.

But why? Nic explains,

“Why was I so passionate? What had cycling ever done for me?

Cycling saved my life!

Ok, that’s not entirely true. I’m sure I’d still be breathing if I hadn’t discovered cycling, but I might still be struggling with depression, and my life would be a lot less fun than it is now. Cycling has brought me so much happiness, I want to share it with anyone who’ll listen.”

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Left: Velo Sister Rainbow t-shirt £29.99. Right: Freedom slim fit t-shirt £27.00

Nic signed up for her first triathlon and bought a road bike, cycle-loving friends taught her about the basics, the lingo, the skills and the equipment and soon she was ready to join them on challenges like sportives, time trials, mountain biking and riding at the velodrome. She even joined her cycling club’s committee, taking a role focussed on helping members and attracting more women to the club.

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Above: Woolly Hat £27.00

Nic, it seems, is a force of nature and we love her spirit. All of the clothing is ethically sourced and there are a wide choice of colours, so it’s time to add Velo Sister™ to your favourites bar!

Shop here: velo-sister.myshopify.com

Danielle Sellwood, Sportsister
The Women’s Sports Magazine

 

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