The mission of the Design & Innovation Award is to shape the bicycle world in a positive way. It also serves as a forum for creativity, visionary ideas as well as the industry’s most innovative products. More than 40 experts from 10 countries joined this year’s event to test, analyze and judge the best and most innovative products of 2016 in Kronplatz/San Vigilio – Dolomites. The Award recognises either outstanding product design and function, or innovation that sets a new standard and inspires future product generations and forward-thinking approaches.

SealSkinz Mid Weight Mid-Length Sock with HydroStop


The SealSkinz waterproof socks have both created and defined their category, becoming essential winter equipment for anyone who rides through the winter. The classic design has been updated with a new Hydrostop cuff, comprising a silicone-free band that ensures that water does not trickle down your leg into the sock. The Sealskinz sock has been extensively tested in the field, and the new Hydrostop technology really works; the legend continues.


Price: € 50 | Weight: 150g |

Find out more about the other winners of the Design & Innovation Award 2016.

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