Add a bit of style to your kit with some new cycling socks this summer

As the days start to get longer and warmer, it’s time to get the legs out. Socks are a big part of cycling culture right now, so why not up your sock game this summer with our fine selection of cycling socks.

During the warmer months, you’ll want to ditch the thermal socks for something a bit more lightweight with materials that help keep your feet cool and help prevent sweat and nasty smells after some hard hours in the saddle.

Pongo Pro Classic Cycling Socks

Pongo Pro Classic Cycling Socks

What they say

Our Pro Classic model celebrates simplicity and the quality of our socks. This is the perfect sock for the traditional cyclist looking for something well considered in every aspect of it’s design. The 6″ cuff provides the perfect balance of sophistication and height. The weave is fine, providing a smooth luxurious feel on the foot and ankle. The three dot’s on the rear of the cuff represent our three founding principles. Quality, technicality and construction.

Key specifications

  • Classic 6″ cuff
  • Technical mesh for added breathability
  • Anti twist + compression band
  • Superior needle count for quality and durability
  • Made in Italy

Our verdict

A great looking pair of technical socks that are ideal for warmer rides. The socks are made in Italy using quality materials that will last and feel super comfortable. Check out the full range of Pongo Pro Classic cycling socks for more colours.

Where to buy

Price

£15.00

Price correct at time of publishing.

Rapha Lightweight Cycling Socks

Rapha Lightweight Cycling Socks

What they say

Designed for training and racing in hot and humid conditions, Rapha’s Lightweight Socks have an open mesh construction for the very highest levels of breathability. The socks use a yarn created to feel very soft against the skin and which is also extremely high wicking, improving moisture management further. The footbed also has a soft finish for comfort, while handlocked seams and flatlock stitching throughout ensure the socks won’t chafe, no matter how hard or hot the ride.

Key specifications

  • Open mesh construction
  • High-wicking Tactel yarn
  • Handlocked toe seams
  • Soft footbed
  • Colours match Lightweight capsule collection

Our verdict

Excellent for summer rides in warm weather, the Rapha Lightweight socks are everything you would expect from such a highly regarded company. Comfortable, cool and made from quality fabrics. £12 for Rapha socks is a bargain!

Where to buy

Price

£12.00

From

Rapha

Price correct at time of publishing.

dhb Aeron Lab Cycling Sock

dhb Aeron Lab Cycling Sock

What they say

The Aeron Lab sock is a highly technical and high performance sock designed to keep you cool when riding in warm/hot conditions. The superlight mesh knit construction on the cuff and foot of the Lab socks provide cooling and airflow, and a support band at the mid foot and top of cuff provide excellent support and comfort.

Key specifications

  • Long high performance summer sock
  • Meryl Hyrdrogen yarns for extreme comfort and performance
  • Highly breathable mesh cuff and top foot panels
  • Support band at mid foot and top of cuff
  • 13cm cuff length
  • Reinforced heel and toe

Our verdict

A premium sock from Wiggle’s own brand, dhb. This are a nice looking sock that’s comfortable and made of durable breathable materials. We have a few pairs of these at wevelo and keep going back for more. Top cycling socks!

Where to buy

Price

£15.00

From

Wiggle

Price correct at time of publishing.

Morvelo Series Emblem Cycling Socks

Morvelo Series Emblem Cycling Socks

What they say

Constructed predominantly from a Coolmax® fabric to wick excess moisture away from the skin whilst retaining a high degree of breathability. A lightweight, anti-odour skinlife fabric significantly reduces unpleasant odours and drastically extends the sock’s longevity. A high elastane content allows the sock to fit snugly to the contours of your foot.

Key specifications

  • SkinLife & Coolmax yarns
  • Low-level compression
  • 6” cuff
  • Lightweight top for added breathability
  • Ribbed support band around the arch
  • Made in Portugal

Our verdict

Morvelo makes some great kit and the socks are no exception. Perfect for summer riding and plenty of colours to choose from.

Where to buy

Price from

£10.00

From

ProBikeKit

Price correct at time of publishing.

Castelli Free Kit 13 Cycling Socks

Castelli Free Kit 13 Cycling Socks

What they say

One of the key contact points on the bike, your feet deserve some luxury treatment. With Castelli’s Free Kit 13 socks you get the pro look thanks to their 13cm cuff, and a design that looks cool and classy. Using Meryl Skinlife you can be confident that feet will remain fresh and sweat free thanks to the excellent wicking properties of the yarn while the in-built antimicrobial action also prevents odour build up. For training, racing or leisure riding these high-quality socks will make a huge difference to your foot comfort as you pedal.

Key specifications

  • Material: 85% Polyamide, 15% Elastane
  • Meryl Skinklife base yarn
  • Antimicrobial properties
  • Pro height
  • Midfoot support band

Our verdict

The Castelli’s are lightweight, comfortable and come in great colours. The pattern is subtle and quality is as you would expect from the Italian clothing company. A fantastic all round sock!

Where to buy

Price

£15.00

Price correct at time of publishing.