"There’s a story behind these socks. They are the best socks I have ever owned. I had numerous pairs back in the day, one of those random promotional gifts from a sponsor. Contrary to most random promotional gifts these puppies became my best friend. I saved freshly wrapped pairs and every time I had to open a new packet I did it grudgingly, knowing my collection was shrinking. I tried to get more off the sponsor, but they had changed supplier. I was heartbroken."
"When it came to the subject of Chpt./// socks I told Steve Smith of Castelli, “I have the best socks in the world, but I don’t know where they are from.” So the search began. Steve and I gave our email correspondence the subject title: TBSITW (The Best Socks In The World). I couriered one of my last pairs to Italy to be studied by Laura in R&D at Castelli. Laura ultimately tracked them down to a factory in Northern Italy but the factory was no longer in business. So we had to start over and re-engineer the best sock in the world."
"The height is quite high; this is how I like them. They will lose a little bit of this height after their first wash, but minimal."
"The pattern is a code, or key, to the data we used to create the pattern on the base layer. Each colour and line refers to an element – time, km/h, watts, distance, cadence, BPM. The best thing about them is you can wear them off the bike. I wanted socks I could wear with a suit if I wanted; these I can."
Chpt./// Size Guide
Delivery & Returns
For last order dates and information on our extended Christmas Returns, see our Christmas Ordering page.
- Express 24hr Tracked + Signed @ £7.00 (Delivered within 1-2 business days)
- First Class Delivery @ £5.00 (Delivered within 2-3 business days).
- Economy Delivery @ £3.50 (Delivered within 3-5 business days).
All Standard deliveries are made Monday - Saturday, Courier deliveries are Monday - Friday.
European Tracked Orders @ £12.50 (Delivered within 3-7 business days)
All Non-European Tracked Orders @ £17.50 (Delivered within 3-7 business days)
If you change your mind about an off the shelf, non-customised item, we offer a very simple no quibble returns policy.
Please make sure;
You contact us within 14 days of receiving your order.
They are returned to us within 30 days of receiving your request to return.
They are returned to us in perfect condition.
The packaging must be intact as we would love to sell the item again
Full details can be found on our returns page