The 6 Most Stylish Cycling Socks of 2018

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a die hard road cyclist, these six socks are sure to make you stand out from the crowd.

Henry Phillips

From Issue Six of Gear Patrol Magazine.
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In a small, brightly-colored corner of Instagram, there exists a growing yet peculiar community of cyclists who’ve taken to something they affectionately refer to as #sockdoping. Contrary to what the hashtag would seem to imply, these riders are guilty not of loading up on PEDs, but on… six-inch socks adorned with wild patterns. Here are five pairs that’ll grant you entry to the club.

The Athletic PDX Airport Carpet

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Tenspeed Hero Falling Leaf

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Ornot Vive L’Orange

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Velocio Breton Signature

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Sako7 New York Skyline Sunset

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MAAP Tempo Performance

Buy Now: ~$27

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