24 March 2015

In Living Colors

Back when I was racing, we had to wear white socks.  I don't remember whether that was a UCI, or merely a USCF (now USA Cycling), rule. But wearing any other color under your Detto Pietro cleated shoes got you disqualified from a race.

In the early days of mountain biking, riders wore black socks in defiance of that tradition.

I wonder what they--or the UCI or USCF--would make of this:

From Biking Toronto


  1. The white socks rule is what gives rules a bad name...

  2. Coline--I agree. Don't you just love the fashion sense of the woman in the photo?