Cycling has been the preferred means of transportation for many people, and we’ve had our share of experience printing custom clothes for cyclers both for pleasure and those who are competing in tours or races. Cycling events have been especially popular with individuals, groups, and charities who are racing money for good causes. Being experts at charity t shirt printing, Garment Printing revels at the chance to bring our experience with printing for cycling shirts and shorts together with our goodwill initiatives.
In July we were the proud sponsors of the group from Tour de Europe who cycled 5,000 kilometres from London to Istanbul raising money for Cancer Research UK. Using the Tour de Europe’s colours of blue and yellow, we embroidered four logos (including the Garment Printing logo) onto polo shirts for their team for their excursion. Embroidery allowed us to guarantee that the logos would look professional on the team’s shirts and would withstand the sometimes rigid journey. By the end of July, the team was proud to have raised over £3,500 for Cancer Research UK and we were glad to have been with them every step of the way.
In August, we became the official provider of custom clothes for Thomas Eggar LLP’s Team Inspire as they cycled more than 160 miles from Newbury back up to London to raise funds for The Prince’s Trust. We donated personalised sports kits for Team Inspire to wear during the cycle event, which they called Tour d’ Thomas Eggar. The tour was just one of the law firm’s fundraising events in line with The Prince’s Trust’s Million Makers challenge which hopes to earn enough donations to help disadvantaged young people get the support they need to improve their lives and seek better futures. Despite the fact that we do a lot of charity t shirt printing, we make sure that quality is never sacrificed. The cycling shirts we donated to Team Inspire were exceptionally done and mad use of a special sublimation printing technique which is best for printing onto polyester sports clothing. The process is called “sublimation” because when the dye is transferred onto the polyester, it foregoes the liquid phase and goes straight from solid to gas instead. This is great for designs with a lot of details.
With the Tour of Britain coming up this month (15th to 22nd September), we hope that any cycler or team of cyclers who are looking to participate will know that they can always count on Garment Printing to provide them with high quality cycling clothes that still allow mobility and comfort. If you or your team is cycling for charity, be sure to mention this to us so that we can provide you with our special charity printing prices and packages to help out your cause.