Aero cycling socks really do exist and Cycology have just launched some very cool looking designs

Cycology aero socks
(Image credit: Cycology)

Tiny aero gains and losses are much more likely to be of a concern to our roadie comrades, though of course, we off-road riders like going faster for free too. While regularly scraping clods of mud from your ankles is much more likely to be of aero benefit than a smooth pair of erect socks, this new range from Cyclology could adorn your ankles with some very cool looking artwork.

The nine sock aero collection are typical of Cycology's style and printed onto two part, mid length socks. The section encapsulating the foot is designed for comfort and breathability, while the upper section aims to be light yet compressive and to stay upright. A reflective and reinforced seam runs down the back of the upper section.

The aero socks come in one size only, while jerseys and technical t-shirts are available to match.

Here's our pick of the best looking designs...

Cycology Rocknroll aero socks

'Rocknroll' (Image credit: Cycology)

Cycology Wisdom aero socks

'Wisdom' (Image credit: Cycology)

Cycology Life Behind Bars aero socks

'Life Behind Bars' (Image credit: Cycology)

Cycology Secret Garden socks

'Secret Garden' (Image credit: Cycology)

Cycology Bike Graffiti socks

'Bike Graffiti' (Image credit: Cycology)

The new aero socks are available now from Cycologyclothing.com (opens in new tab) in the US, UK, EU and Australia, costing $25.95 / £20.00 / €24.90 / AU$25.95 a pair.

If you fancy some more sock suggestions, you might want to check out our guide to the best cycling socks.

Richard Owen
Editor, Bike Perfect

Richard has worked as print and internet journalist for 22 years. He's the editor of the Bikeperfect.com team, having previous been editor of What Mountain Bike magazine and written for Bikeradar.com, MBUK.com, Off-Road.cc, Mountain Biking UK, Cycling Plus, as well as many other magazines and websites. Rich has been riding mountain bikes for over 30 years and mostly likes hitting flowy yet technical trails that point downhill. A jack of many trades, Rich has competed in cross-country, enduro and long distance MTB races, not to mention also now adding gravel to his riding repertoire. A resident of North Devon, he can mostly be found pedaling furiously around his local trails, or slightly further afield in the Quantocks, the Mendips or Exmoor. 


Current rides: Canyon Spectral:ON, Jamis Faultline A1, Vitus Substance VR

Height: 176cm

Weight: 70kg