Socks

Gore C3 Optiline Mid Socks - Red/Black

£12.99

Why to buy: You'll have fresh feet from the first to last pedal stroke with these Gore socks thanks to their lightweight, breathable design. Throw in a perfectly-contoured snug fit to stop bunching, fewer seams to prevent chafing and a stylish design that will compliment any cycling outfit and you've just found your new go-to riding sock.



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An often overlooked bit of kit, cycling-specific socks are not to be shunned. Yes, you could wear any socks you want, but these cycling-specific socks from Gore are made from a lightweight, breathable fabric to ensure your feet keep as cool and dry as possible as you pedal hard - far more than regular sports socks.

Most high-performing cycling socks nowadays are made from man-made fabrics like Polyester. This pair from Gore is no exception. The material is a quick-drying, lightweight fabric that stops your feet from getting sweaty and keeps them fresh by preventing a build-up of moisture that often leads to blistering too.

For durability, Gore have included harder-wearing areas on the toe and heel area and they've also created the sock with fewer seams to prevent chafing.

These Dot Mid Socks with their chic chevron design will compliment any cycling outfit and we think they'll become your go-to riding sock.

Size Guide

SM

MD

EU/Asia

34-36

37-39

US

3-4.5

5-6.5

Tech Spec

  • 95% Polyamide / 5% Elastane
  • Machine was cold
  • Toe and heel protection
  • Sock height from ankle: 17 cm / 6.7 inches

Who's Behind It?

When Bill Lee Gore founded Gore in 1958, it all started with a father-son experiment in their basement insulating electrical wires. It evolved over the years until they became recognised experts at making 'microporous' plastics - materials that let certain liquids and gases through in certain directions.

Sounding familiar yet? It should - this was where Gore-Tex came from. Like hoovers, velcro and sellotape, Gore-Tex has become a household name - today it's synonymous with waterproof kit that keeps you totally dry from the rain whilst remaining breathable and unsweaty.

But all waterproofs are not alike, and Gore-Tex remain ahead of the field for waterproofing technology, making waterproof gear like the ground-breaking, gob-smacking ShakeDry, that still keeps them ahead of the pack.

And now it's more than just practical and brilliant - recent years have seen them begin to create ranges that look every bit as awesome as they work - understatedly cool and flattering.

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