I couldn’t figure out what all of the hub-bub was all about when it came to wool socks. “Who would pay $25 for a scratchy pair of socks, anyway?!” I thought… This was, in case you hadn’t guess, before I started cycling.
I’ve almost worn holes in the first pair I bought and I always have three pair in the rotation.
Wool socks, while hardly necessary for a full life, are one of those items that are only unnecessary until you’ve owned a pair. Once that box has been opened, there’s no closing it.
I hadn’t lived until I bought my first pair, Specialized Merino wool, winter thickness.
It’s been five years since the last time I had truly cold feet. Merino wool socks are not scratchy and they are warm. If you spend any time on a bike in temps at or below freezing, you have my word, you haven’t lived until you’ve cycled in wool socks.
$25 is a steal for that level of comfort.