Back To School With Bic

Bic offers plenty of back to school items, including their Velocity mechanical pencils and Gelocity pens.

About Bic

BIC is a family-owned company listed on the Paris Stock Exchange and a world leader in stationery, lighters, and shavers.
For more than 60 years, BIC has honored the tradition of providing high-quality, simple, inventive and reliable choices for everyone, everywhere, every time.
BIC® products provide easy answers for everyday needs. In creating its first product, the BIC® Cristal®ballpoint pen, BIC chose to go straight to what’s essential: create something for everyone to use that is simple, yet reliable, and provides a solution for something that we all do. This vision is at the heart of every brand decision BIC makes.

Bic Velocity Mechanical Pencils

Velocity Pencil features a sliding sleeve over the tip to prevent lead from breaking, a top advance lead mechanism, and a sleek barrel. Smooth opaque rubber grip provides comfort and control while writing. Mechanical pencil has a high-quality eraser, conical retractable lead and three tough leads. Eraser end with a cap keeps eraser clean. Refillable. It has a 0.9mm lead.

Bic Gelocity Pens

BIC Gelocity retractable gel ink rollerball pens provide a smooth, crisp finish when writing at work or at home. With great comfort and control, these rollerball gel ink pens are an ideal choice for all your writing tasks.

  • BIC Gelocity pens feature a dimpled grip for extreme writing comfort.  The extra-wide, nonslip rubber grip is wide and contoured to help reduce cramps and other hand aches.
  • Gelocity gel ink pens feature a gel ink that offers smooth lines and intense color.  Innovative gel ink goes on the page with a fluid, effortless stroke and dries in a hurry to prevent smearing.
  • Convenient clip gives you easy access.  Simply attach it to your pocket, binder or travel bag for use whenever you need it.
  • BIC Gelocity retractable gel ink pens are refillable for continued use.

My Thoughts

Let’s start with the pencils. We really like these pencils, especially for my youngest son. They have a bulkier barrel, making it easier for him to grip. He has fine motor issues, so this is important. The lead writes very smooth, and doesn’t need to be pushed down as often as some other brands. The eraser is larger than others, making it last longer. We love that they come with extra lead and erasers to replace as needed. This is convenient because we don’t have to go looking for them at the store.
The pens are very nice, and I love how they write. I am very picky when it comes to pens, so it’s hard to find one that suits me well. The Bic Gelocity pen is amazing. It glides on paper, and doesn’t skip or go in and out. It has a comfortable grip, making it easy to hold onto. Overall, I am happy with these pens and pencils, and we will definitely be using them often!

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