Kirkland wool blend trail socks from Costco

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Larry Winget
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Kirkland wool blend trail socks from Costco


Currently $12 or $13 per pack of 4 pairs. 70% wool, 29% nylon, 1% elastine. They are a little thicker than standard athletic socks (as opposed to super thin cycling socks), but not by much. There are two pairs of blue heather and two of the black heather per package. The blue is pretty much just denim cuff color and does not stand out at all.

They are nice and toasty and size L actually fits my size 13 feet, and they are tall enough for most boots. Also made in 'Merica. Can't speak for durability yet, but honestly for the price who gives fuck?

If you have a Costco hookup and don't have an aversion to wool or live in the tropics it's kind of a no-brainer atmo.

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 23:31
VT regularbike
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Those sound nice I only have super thin wool socks and heavy wool socks. Past few days have had me wanting something in between but I only have Sam's Club access through my parents membership and I haven't seen abutting that fits the bill

Miguel wrote:
i mean as long as we're spending money, lets just set the wallet on fire ok

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 23:57
jimmythefly
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I will get U some next time I go if you like. We got a membership and so far visit maybe once every 2 or 3 weeks.

deadforkinglast wrote:
But honestly, I have no idea how I am going to follow through on that plan and I already have a pretty rad bike. I think I just like fucking with my bikes.

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 00:05
Sandbagbear
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classic seth

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 00:06
Larry Winget
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(Reply to #4)

Sandbagbear wrote:
classic seth

<3 I figured this would probably be of more interest to Tarck than a glowing review of my new reverb pedal (Catalinbread Talisman - It's fucking awesome. Go buy one.)

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Thu, 12/15/2016 - 00:09
VT regularbike
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(Reply to #5)

jimmythefly wrote:
I will get U some next time I go if you like. We got a membership and so far visit maybe once every 2 or 3 weeks.

Heck yeah I'm good for the dough. 1 pack is plenty. Size 11 feet

Miguel wrote:
i mean as long as we're spending money, lets just set the wallet on fire ok

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 00:35
LADY GAGA
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(Reply to #6)

Larry Winget wrote:
Sandbagbear wrote:
classic seth

<3 I figured this would probably be of more interest to Tarck than a glowing review of my new reverb pedal (Catalinbread Talisman - It's fucking awesome. Go buy one.)

but what sox are best for stomping pedals?

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 06:47
Larry Winget
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Any socks are fine for that as long as you are wearing shoes like a civilized person.

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Thu, 12/15/2016 - 09:53
capn_pants
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I love these socks. I wear them year round.

Wanna hold hands?

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 10:24
lbthomps
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(Reply to #9)

capn_pants wrote:
I love these socks. I wear them year round.

I too love these socks but they are too warm for me except in winter

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:48
Wintage Townie
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(Reply to #10)

VT regularbike wrote:
jimmythefly wrote:
I will get U some next time I go if you like. We got a membership and so far visit maybe once every 2 or 3 weeks.

Heck yeah I'm good for the dough. 1 pack is plenty. Size 11 feet

I want in on the Seattle sock group buy.

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Thu, 12/15/2016 - 18:37
Andrew_Squirrel
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I have also heard many Seattle cyclists say they love these for the price. A few said they didn't fit in their clipless cycling shoes very well so they only used them for hiking/platform pedal shoes.

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 20:43
jimmythefly
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SOCKS FOR ERREBODY!!!!!

deadforkinglast wrote:
But honestly, I have no idea how I am going to follow through on that plan and I already have a pretty rad bike. I think I just like fucking with my bikes.

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 23:22
tjayk
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Prolly gonna make my coworker buy me some now.. Glad I brought back that wedge of cheese for her - favors for days.

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 09:49
Goddamnit Gunther
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These are the only socks I wear.

A+ 100%

Endpoint wrote:
turdly buttways

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 11:56
Wintage Townie
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This thread convinced us to get a CostCo card. There's a 100% satisfaction guarantee, so I could potentially use it for 364 days and get my $55 back, right?

Sneaky Viking wrote:
when you look back at your life sometimes you see a set of hands on your keyboard and a set of paws, but sometimes there's only a set of paws and that's when Tarckbear was typing for you.

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 15:07
Goddamnit Gunther
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As far as longevity goes the heels are always the first to go which is nice because I just keep wearing them anyway. All the holy ones I have are pretty damn old too.

I don't find them to be too hot in the summer and they're good to wear multiple days in a row

Endpoint wrote:
turdly buttways

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 15:22
crabbi
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(Reply to #17)

Goddamnit Gunther wrote:
As far as longevity goes the heels are always the first to go which is nice because I just keep wearing them anyway. All the holy ones I have are pretty damn old too.

I don't find them to be too hot in the summer and they're good to wear multiple days in a row

this is my one thing i cannot do. maybe LT. Dan got to me when i was a kid, but i have to wear clean socks everyday.

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Fri, 12/16/2016 - 16:26
Wintage Townie
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(Reply to #18)

Goddamnit Gunther wrote:
As far as longevity goes the heels are always the first to go

I am convinced that this has to do with your gait, because I wear the balls of my feet out, first. In fact, I can't ever remember wearing out a heel on a sock.

Sneaky Viking wrote:
when you look back at your life sometimes you see a set of hands on your keyboard and a set of paws, but sometimes there's only a set of paws and that's when Tarckbear was typing for you.

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 21:00
yummygooey

I've had the same 4 pack of these for 4-5 years. Love 'em for winter socks in clipless or Vans, and as nighttime socks during summer camping trips. They're too warm for me to wear them for a day at the office, but they're pretty good cycling socks below 50 deg F for me. V durable in my experience.

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 10:36
jeffro
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(Reply to #20)

Wintage Townie wrote:
Goddamnit Gunther wrote:
As far as longevity goes the heels are always the first to go

I am convinced that this has to do with your gait, because I wear the balls of my feet out, first. In fact, I can't ever remember wearing out a heel on a sock.

I fire the big toe on my right foot through a sock long before the ball or heel wear out.

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 12:33
eric_ssucks
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I like smartwool much better. These are my least favorite woolies in the drawer, but they are durable and cheap.

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 12:47
ShartAttack
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(Reply to #22)

eric_ssucks wrote:
I like smartwool much better. These are my least favorite woolies in the drawer, but they are durable and cheap.

This is my feeling. I like Darn Tough or Woolie Boolies better but they are more $$$. Since moving to Texas the Costco socks are too warm to wear outside for the most part so I've been using them as slippers.

Former RAGBRAI enthusiast

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 23:53
Larry Winget
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Yeah, so these get pilly as fuck if you care about such things.

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Wed, 03/08/2017 - 01:18
spaghetti
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I'm going to need you to record a video review and post it to the Official Kirkland Signautre Fanpage - https://www.facebook.com/Official-Kirkland-Signautre-Fanpage-1381448021893983/?fref=ts

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 09:40