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Do you pay enough attention to cycling socks?

Update:30 Jan 2021

Cycling clothes, riding helmets, riding glasses, riding gloves, lock shoes... Now that riding equipment is becoming more and more popular, riding socks seem to be quite unknown. As the name suggests, cycling socks are of course professional socks designed for cycling sports. Generally speaking, the outer layer of cycling socks needs to be wear-resistant and not deformed, and the inner layer should be able to absorb moisture and wick away sweat.

When riding a bicycle, the feet are easy to sweat, and ordinary socks have poor perspiration performance. The heat and moisture in the soles of the feet are not easy to remove. It will feel the soles of the feet and make the toes feel sticky. It is unhygienic and unhealthy. Comfortable. Long-term contact between the soles of the feet and the pedals requires high air permeability and abrasion resistance of the socks.

Especially during long-distance riding, ordinary sports socks may cause sole pain and sweat accumulation, which are very bad for riding efficiency and physical health. Professional riding socks can reduce the continuous pedaling to the soles of the feet. side effect.

From the design point of view, the cycling socks are thicker on the back of the foot and the toes, and will increase the elasticity on the bottom of the foot, tighten this muscle, and let the sole muscles move for a longer time; from the material point of view, riding The material used in the socks can also keep the feet dry, which will help reduce muscle soreness and improve riding efficiency.

In order to avoid sprains caused by excessive pressure on sports products for a long time, professional cycling socks will generally be strengthened and fixed. They can support and protect the arch, ankle, and Achilles tendon, assist in supporting the Achilles tendon and reduce external friction, and better adapt to riding. surroundings.

High-performance cycling socks can even avoid over-cooling or overheating of the feet, promote the normal adjustment of foot temperature, help balance body temperature, and cleverly use perspiration to create a "microclimate" that makes the skin feel more comfortable.

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