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    Socks for bigfoot (size 50)

    I wear a size 50 and have a hard time finding comfortable socks. Usually I get the XL and they stretch enough to fit, but feel a bit tight (especially after longer rides).

    My favorite are a pair of Colnagos that I got on bonktown, Craft is a bit too tight and I have some cheaper ones that are so so.

    Any tips on socks that are large enough?

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    I wear a 50 also...i use Feetures! Light size XL. More than enough room for my skis

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    Quote Originally Posted by RyStan View Post
    I wear a 50 also...i use Feetures! Light size XL. More than enough room for my skis
    Those look nice! Where did you buy them? Shipping seems a bit steep on their website ($6 for $10 socks)

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    I wear a size 49 and have several pairs of Smartwool cycling socks. I get the XLs. The sizes seem to very, but overall they are excellent cycling socks. Other brands I have tried (Adidas, DeFeet) all run small. The SmartWool socks seem to be a bit larger and they stretch a bit more comfortably.

    I have had the best luck ordering them from Sierra Trading Post or finding them in the Bargain bin at an REI, Lands End, or at an outlet mall (lands end). In the winter I use smartwool trekking socks as they are warmer and longer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stickney View Post
    I wear a size 49 and have several pairs of Smartwool cycling socks.
    I forgot to mention that. I do own several pairs of the Smartwools and they are definitely great! A bit to warm for NM summer though

    I ended up finding 3 pairs of the light Feetures on ebay for $24 including shipping, so I'm going to give those a try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Waves77 View Post
    Those look nice! Where did you buy them? Shipping seems a bit steep on their website ($6 for $10 socks)
    I bought my first pair at a running store by my house...when i decided to buy more i bought about 6 pair from some running or sock website, im not exactly sure. You can find a good deal on the overall price of each pair and shipping online

    Ya they're pretty good socks, not too thick not too thick and durable. Ive put a lot of running and cycling miles on them and they're still holding up

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    Thanks for the tips guys! Looking forward to trying the Feetures

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    Update:

    Got the feetures and they fit really great. Look small when you unwrap them, but they stretch without creating discomfort. The whole "perfect toe" thing also works, no discomfort at the seams in front.

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