About Us

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OUR STORY

In 1992 DeFeet knitted the Aireator sock backwards from conventional cycling sock construction. At that time, cycling socks were single use, white, and had little to no stretch, knitted with a soft destructible outer layer and an inner lining of nylon. 

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MADE IN THE USA

We prioritize a local supply chain. Our USA merino wool comes from the Rocky Mountains, and our performance polyester is recycled locally from plastic water bottles. 

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GIVING

DeFeet offers support to the cycling community and local community through sponsorship, donations, and collaboration. 

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BLOG

Blog stories feature all things cycling and DeFeet.

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DeFeet films

VIDEOS

Our video library includes technical sock and accessory breakdowns, and must-see short films on our dark history as bottle runners.

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Yarn & Stripe magazine

YARN & STRIPE

The Yarn & Stripe Magazine tells the stories of our history, our supply chain, and the thought and design behind some of our products.

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