The Chpt. /// Winter Sock are technical socks suitible for spring autumn and winter. The upper part of the sock features both marino wool and silk for warmth and comfort while the sole using a ceramic fibre for a compact fit and greater wear.
The Chpt. /// Winter Sock by David Millar
As odd as it may seem, wool socks were only recently reintroduced into the professional peloton. Their reappearance may have gone unnoticed, as they came in team colours, making them almost indistinguishable from the standard-issue socks, yet their increased performance in cold conditions was very noticeable, making them a favourite three-season sock for many racers (probably not a good idea to wear them in the height of summer).
The upper part is constructed with a mix of merino wool and silk for softness, and the footbed is made of the ceramic material I've always liked (I'm still not sure what it does, but it does it well). While the socks are
In 2015, the Chpt3 project provided the newly-retired David Millar, and designer Richard Pearce, with the opportunity to work alongside long-time sponsors to create something truly different and exclusive. A collaboration with Castelli launched the brand; a collection of lovingly designed cycling garments that fuse the latest material technology with a sartorial elegance opposed to the billboard stylings of the peloton. The result is the ultimate in both performance cyclewear and coffee-stop chic.
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