When you hop on the saddle you know you’re in for a crazy ride, but not without the right socks! Whether you prefer single tracks, rugged riding or long ribbons of road, we stock the perfect socks for every kind of cyclist, so we’ve rounded up the best ones to keep your feet comfortable on your ride.
Cycling shoes are supposed to fit very snug and not have a lot of room for your feet to move around, which is why most cycling socks offer light cushioning (to allow room for the sock in your shoe, but not allow for room to move your foot). If you’re pedaling for miles you’re going to want a sock that’s durable and breathable. All of our cycling socks feature breathable, moisture-wicking fabrics to keep your feet dry, comfortable, and free from sweat. They also offer protection against the elements (especially if you’re riding the trails).
While some of our cycling socks also feature compression for optimum performance, all of them have have padding and blister prevention for comfort, as well as antimicrobial properties to repel bacteria and odor when you're laying down the miles.
Best Cycling Socks
Swiftwick Aspire Four Crew Sock - $16.99
MINIMUM CUSHION AND FIRM COMPRESSION. RESPONSIVE FEEL. Firm compression provides contoured support for running, cycling, triathlon and other endurance sports. ASPIRE has Swiftwick’s widest selection of cuff heights and colors. The FOUR quarter crew sock is the tallest style with our signature double-cuff construction. Our most popular cuff height for cycling and trail running, it is incredibly versatile. Made in the USA.
BENEFITS OF EVERY SWIFTWICK SOCK: CONTOURED COMPRESSION FIT: Contours and supports every hill and valley of your foot. No bunching and no voids. FIBER FIRST MOISTURE WICKING: High-performance fibers are sculpted into breathable designs constructed to move moisture. BLISTER-FREE DRY PERFORMANCE: The outcome of two Swiftwick fundamentals: Contoured Compression Fit and Fiber First Moisture Wicking.
Swiftwick Pursuit Four Crew Sock - $19.99
A beautifully crafted sock with natural Merino Wool to wick moisture. The PURSUIT is ideal for year-round trail running, day hiking or mountain biking. The FOUR quarter crew sock is the tallest style with our signature double-cuff construction. Swiftwick's most popular cuff height for cycling and trail running, it is incredibly versatile.
Worn every weekend around the globe by World champions, Pro athletes, age group athletes and weekend warriors, the Compressport Pro Racing Socks V2.1 offer extreme comfort, improved blood circulation, and biomechanical advantages.
The long awaited fifth length sock, ideal cycling. Featuring extreme durability, optimum compression, odor-reducing properties, a flat toe seam, heat and moisture management as well as air channels in the foot section to keep the right temperature.
Darn Tough Women’s Light Cushion No Show Tab Sock - $16.00 / $11.20
With half the wool yarn weight of cushion socks, the lightweight cushion delivers lightweight performance with the perfect amount of cushioning along the base of your foot. Runners and cyclists love the streamlined performance fit of this sock and the uber comfy 17.2-micron wool construction. True Seamless technology assures a smooth fit and reduces blisters and hot spots. No slipping, no bunching, no bull. Fine gauge Merino Wool makes this a fast drying and breathable "all weather" sock that stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter. And since Merino Wool is naturally antimicrobial this sock repels bacteria and odor when you're putting on the miles.
SockGuy Classic ¾ Crew - $10.95
SockGuy's most popular Classic socks feature off-beat, original designs that appeal to a broad range of athletes, from professionals to weekend warriors to multi-sport enthusiasts who like to have unique socks to match their personality and attitude. Featuring superior softness and comfort that helps eliminate blisters and hot spots, a mesh upper for supreme airflow, and a double-stitched heel and toe for strength and durability.
FITS Light Hiker Quarter Socks - $17.99
All the great features of the FITS Light Hiker but in a lower profile for those that like their socks close to the top of their shoes. The FITS quarter length sock is one of the great all around socks money can buy. Featuring a patented Full Contact Fit® that hugs the contours of your foot and stays put so there are no loose socks to rub you the wrong way, and extra impact-absorbing cushioning in the heel, toe and the arch.