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    I tore my socks now what do I do?

    I was running out to get something from the car after a ride and I snagged a scew on the m,etal thingie on the threshold and tore my socks what do I do now? do I get some with a proteam logos or just manufacturers logo? or get some that have abstract designs or flowers? should I get lowcut or standard? are synthic better than cotton blend? how much is too much to spend on socks? are 'top of the line' really worth the extra expense? so many choices
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    First, I'd say fix the screw on the metal thingie so it doesn't happen again with whatever socks you buy next.

    By the way, someone out there will blame the car for this.

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    Guys, never, ever comment on or make recommendations to girls where clothing is involved.. Mkay?

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    wool - the rest is optional

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    The more amusing looking the better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    wool - the rest is optional
    Going to have to agree with Chipcom on this one. Buy wool.
    If it looks like the $3000 bikes but costs less than a decent helmet, it probably isn't a wise investment.


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    Smartwool socks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
    I snagged a screw on the metal thingie on the threshold and tore my socks what do I do now?
    Darn it!

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    You could die if you wear cotton socks.
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    Heck I wear by bike socks even with my pair of Dockers.. It's popular to wear socks that are barely visible.. But, my bike socks are decorated with real bikes just below my ankles.
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    Girls should wear only nylon bike socks.
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    Only wear nylon cycling socks? Wouldn't riding without shorts and a jersey be uncomfortable?

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    sew them back up
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    Quote Originally Posted by chipcom View Post
    wool - the rest is optional
    Yep ... I get mine inexpensively from Walmart.



    Quote Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
    Girls should wear only nylon bike socks.
    Ouch!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
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    It took 14 responses to get the only correct and survivable answer. Good job!!

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    you are really better off not riding at all until you find just the right sock. I mean ,what if you were to be seen in socks that are sub par.I have been holding off riding until I find some that are covered in profanity-I wish I could find the gosh darn things
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    Bike socks?

    hmm...I have bike shoes, but wear whatever socks I have on....My feet dont tend to get sweaty too often while cycling.

    But, I would go with Wool. They will keep your feet warm, cool, and dry. And they are natural!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machka View Post
    Yep ... I get mine inexpensively from Walmart.

    Or better yet get someone to hand knit you some I have a couple of pairs that were makde to fit perfectly with my MTB winter Sidi"s
    If it looks like the $3000 bikes but costs less than a decent helmet, it probably isn't a wise investment.


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    ummmm...................go buy some socks. Whatever is comfortable. There's lots of fabrics, styles, and lengths to choose from. If you really want to look like a hard-core Fred, buy fuzzy, brown, mid-calf socks and wear sandals.
    "Pain is weakness leaving the body"......yea, right!

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