Surface Crew Socks   £9.99

8/10

Comfortable, colourful socks for cruising to work and home again

Weight 57g   Contact  www.surface-clothing.com

by zzgavin   December 11, 2012  

Surface Crew Socks

Surface's stripy Crew Socks socks are colourful and comfortable city cycling socks. There are many sports specific socks on the market and you might wonder if you really need special socks for city cycling. The answer is yes, from wearing these socks.

Surface is the clothing brand from Charge bikes, but no kitchen product names this time.

The Surface Crew Socks are soft, comfortable and foot shaped in the right places for cycling. There are six colours available from a vibrant red and blue or orange and brown to more demure shades of grey.

Feet can take a lot of abuse when cycling. These don't shift about, protect your heel and keep your toes warm too.

They wash well and kept their bright colours too. They are not socks for inside your sidis on a 90 mile sportive, but they're not designed for that, nor are they fancy merino, but then they cost less than merino, a perfect stocking filler present.

Verdict

Comfortable, colourful socks for cruising to work and home again.

road.cc test report

Make and model: Surface Crew Socks

Size tested: Herringbone Charcoal/Cyan -L

Tell us what the product is for, and who it's aimed at. What do the manufacturers say about it? How does that compare to your own feelings about it?

No point in making a sock in black or white, these ones positively jump out of your sock drawer at you.

Tell us some more about the technical aspects of the product?

Top quality blend of cotton, nylon and spandex for ultra comfort and durability. Cotton elasticated sock, with cushioned heel and toe

Rate the product for quality of construction:
 
9/10
Rate the product for performance:
 
8/10
Rate the product for durability:
 
8/10
Rate the product for comfort, if applicable:
 
9/10
Rate the product for value:
 
8/10

Tell us what you particularly liked about the product

Colourful, fun socks to brighten up your day, easy to pair up out of the washing heap too.

Did you enjoy using the product? Yes.

Would you consider buying the product? Yes, just need to decide which colours.

Would you recommend the product to a friend? Absolutely.

Anything further to say about the product in conclusion?

Treat yourself to an early Christmas present and get a pair.

Overall rating: 8/10

About the tester

Age: 40  Height: 193cm  Weight: 70kg

I usually ride: Brompton M3L  My best bike is: Cannondale CAAD10

I've been riding for: Over 20 years  I ride: Most days  I would class myself as: Experienced

I regularly do the following types of riding: road racing, commuting, club rides, sportives, mtb,

 

3 user comments

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Not many sizes left Crying

posted by Lara Dunn [297 posts]
11th December 2012 - 18:33

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I have a pair of these, they are an unusually tight fit i find but very nice, i wore them on a training ride last night with my endura overshoes and they kept my feet just right

posted by russyparkin [578 posts]
12th December 2012 - 16:33

41 Likes

£10?

I buy socks from Morrisons, three pairs for about a fiver. I have used them for walking and cycling. They look just like the black socks Wiggo uses. Wink

posted by fignon [3 posts]
14th December 2012 - 11:50

43 Likes

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