Zig Zags

127 reviews
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Jet Black
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Cosy socks for winter riding cunningly knitted with a toasty merino wool inner and hard-wearing nylon outer. Slightly thicker than the Foot Soldiers with additional cushioning around your ankles. Mud and chain oil blends in with the laundry-friendly black cuffs.

+Features
  • Designed by us. Made in Aotearoa | New Zealand.
+Tech

  Weight: 80 gm

+Merino-Nylon
Toasty Merino wool knitted sock with nylon plated to the outside for durability. Blended with elastic for stretch.
  • Composition: 42% merino; 24% elastic; 19% lycra; 15% nylon.

+Compare

Lucifers Shindigs Zig Zags Foot Soldiers Toe Rags
Fabric WindFoil™ Merino-Nylon Merino-Nylon Merino-Nylon Merino-Nylon
Warmth Windproof fleece Winter Winter Summer Summer
Style Ankle Calf Ankle Ankle Liner

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+Washing

  • All Ground Effect clothing enjoys a warm 40ºC machine wash. Try to avoid cold-water detergents and those with bleach, 'oxygen whitener' or fabric softener.
    • The cold-water varieties have little enzymes that are super-charged to brave the cold but can damage technical fabrics and cause skin irritation. 
    • Bleach rots natural fibres like merino, strips the dye, attacks laminates of waterproof fabrics and can also cause skin irritation.
    • Sodium Percarbonate (the main ingredient in oxygen whitener) can make colours run.
    • Fabric softener and stuff containing it like wool wash destroys the water repellent finish on waterproof and water resistant fabrics, and can cause colours to run. 
  • As a rule of thumb, a product that is easy on the planet is also easy on your body. Select a mild plant-based soap like EcoverEcostoreEarthwise or Aware.
  • Hand washing is sometimes the only option on tour, but a washing machine rinses more thoroughly and is preferable if you have the choice.
  • Most Ground Effect gear dries super-fast so hanging on the line or drooping over the bedpost is generally the best option. High heat can damage some fabrics so if you do take your threads for a spin, set the device on 'medium' or 'warm' rather than hot. A lap in the dryer is recommended for your rain jacket, after it has dried on the line, as it helps recharge its water repellent finish. 

  • Wash colours separately.

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4.9 Based on 127 reviews
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    CM
    17/09/2020
    Connor M.
    Australia Australia
    Super Comfortable and Durable

    Super comfortable socks that last forever! Wore them during a duathlon in wet and muddy conditions and held out pretty well. Put them through the wash and they came good as new! Highly recommend!

    BW
    17/09/2020
    Barbara W.
    Australia Australia
    Zig zags

    Best socks I have ever purchased. They are so comfortable & great on those really frosty mornings. Bought a pair several years ago and they are still going strong. Really worth the money!

    KW
    11/09/2020
    Keryn W.
    Australia Australia
    Fantastic socks

    I have tried lots of socks that all promised to be the best. I bought the zig zags after buying other ground effect products that had all been fantastic and lived up to my expectations. I initially bought one pair to try, I now have four pairs so I always have one pair ready to go. They are the best MTB socks I have had. They keep my feet comfortable, warm and dry for hours.

    GL
    04/09/2020
    Geoff L.
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Very Well Made

    Suit me not only for cycling but also walking socks.

    MW
    03/09/2020
    Marshall W.
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Work/ride balance

    I keep coming back for more. Wear them to work and ride in the evening.

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