Wool socks have become a winter staple for us, and we love the stylized fashion of longer cuffs, which are the two main reasons we love Giordana's Merino Wool Socks work not only for our cycling shoes, but our casual shoes, running shoes, even dress shoes. The five-inch cuff helps with both warmth and versatility. As we've written before, wool doesn't have to be scratchy. Merino wool is soft and comfy. But in terms of overall use, durability and ease of care, 100% Merino isn't desirable. These socks are 57% Merino, 40% Polymide, and 3% Spandex. These socks will not stretch out with use and they go great with the rest of your
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I'm looking to try some Merino wool for a base layer instead of the synthetic stuff I have been using. Where are some good places to get some deals on it? I've searched around a little bit and it seems like Serra Trading Post has some decent deals. Anyone have any other recommendations?
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Any of you folks wear merino wool cycling clothing? I just picked up an Icebreaker base layer at a thrift store and have fallen in love with the material. What I want to know is, how many of you guys wear Merino, and what/when do you wear it; i.e. summer and winter, brands, etc.
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I'm about to get a few clothing items in preparation for the cool weather that is on the horizon. I do enjoy my cold winter riding so long as I'm dressed for it.
I have a few synthetic base layers which are pretty nice but was thinking about taking the plunge with a few merino wool pieces. I was ... Read More »
When I visited Australia last year, I was bummed the Merino Wool clothing store in the Adelaide airport was closed before our flight to Melbourne departed. A month earlier I read in the Fatbike forum here of an Aussie rider doing an epic solo ride in the north, and mentioned Merino wool clothing. ... Read More »
So I have a [URL="http://www.icebreaker.com/site/icebreaker_man_icebreakergt200_gt_ls_chase_zip.html"]200 weight Icebreaker Chase top[/URL] (Thumbloops are the shiz) and love it. I wore it for days in a row in Moab. It breaths, it doesn't itch, it keeps you comfortable in a wide range of temps, it ... Read More »