GripGrab Thin Merino Wool sock review

Billed as a winter sock but so far proving comfortable throughout spring, we put these GripGrab toe warmers through their paces

Cycling Weekly Verdict

A comfortable pair of socks that will complement any cyclist’s kit drawer, but may prove a bit too thin in the full depths of winter

Reasons to buy
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    Breathable open mesh zones

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    Great fit

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    Stay hidden under GripGrab overshoes

Reasons to avoid
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    Might be too thin to keep you warm in the full depths of winter

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The GripGrab Thin Merino Wool socks form part of the brand's winter offering but got their first use on a chilly spring morning and have continued to be used late into spring.

The socks were suitably warm for the cold start and thankfully did not overheat as the day got warmer, thanks to the open mesh zones and the natural breathability of merino wool. It is these features that have meant they remain a comfortable choice with summer round the corner, and barring a heatwave they will probably be fine all the way through the warmer months.

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