Pearl Izumi Izumi Shorts Shorts

2.33/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $39.99


Product Description

Wear the Pearl Izumi Liner under any of your favorite baggie shorts and experience the comfort offered by their stretchy, Minerale enhanced MTB 3D chamois. This low profile, 'compression style' liner features Pearl's stretch mesh fabric for first-class moisture management and muscle support.


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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:2
Submitted by bottecchia a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: April 5, 2006

Strengths:    The shorts are made with good quality
except the new pad.


Weaknesses:    PRT pad

Bottom Line:   
The new pad is terrible I too want the old PRT pad.
This new pad seems to rub in the wrong places and makes riding a dread.

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Bike Setup:   Trek 5200 Dura Ace 7800


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Grogers a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: June 2, 2002

Strengths:    Fit, style and lycra material is top rate.
Legendary durability.


Weaknesses:    PRT pad is a disaster for booty comfort. I'll have to scour the bike shops for the older style Pearl Izumi shorts, or find another brand.

Bottom Line:   
Pearl Izumi use to be the only short I would wear, but they switched to the crappiest pad I've had the displeasure of using the PRT torture device. What a shame that they changed a nearly perfect product into this travesty. Gauranteed, that on long rides the edges of the PRT pad and/or the stiching is going to rub your cheeks raw. I guess their marketing people didn't learn anything from the "New Coke" debacle.


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by robert a Racer

Date Reviewed: March 30, 2002

Strengths:    You can machine wash them to death.

Weaknesses:    Padding is questionable unless you have alot of fat on your butt.

Bottom Line:   
I once heard a long time bike shop owner state that pearl izumi bike shorts were the best ever.I bought pair and did not think they were a big deal.Comparing them to my old giordanas the fit was less than glovelike and my butt got sore after a couple of hours of riding

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Similar Products Used:   giordana pro coolmax shorts




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Opinions On Pearl Izumi Shorts?

I've had pretty good luck with PI gear in the past, and picked up two pairs of their Elite In-R-Cool shorts this spring, expecting the very same degree of quality. They're definitely snug, and maybe borderline small for their size in every dimension, but they're not constricting in any way. Within ... Read More »

Pearl Izumi Quest Shorts

Hi All, I am very new to the cycling world but have become much more active in the sport recently. I bought a pair of size M and L(due to indecision) Pearl Izumi Quest shorts. I was wondering how padded cycling shorts should fit. My waist is 33" and the Mediums seems to fit up to the naval without ... Read More »

Anyone? Pearl Izumi P.R.O. In-R-Cool Shorts

before I lay down some moola I was wondering if anyone was riding in these? Pros/Cons please. There are no reviews on them yet. Any other really good shorts worth looking at, let me know. This is one area I don't mind spending a little money in. :) TIA.Read More »

Pearl Izumi in-r-cool bib shorts on sale at zappos

Couldn't resist giving the PRO's a try with the free next day shipping and free return shipping. PRO's for $108 [url=http://www.zappos.com/pearl-izumi-p-r-o-in-r-cool-bib-short-black-black]Pearl Izumi P.R.O. In-R-Cool® Bib Short Black/Black - Zappos.com Free Shipping BOTH Ways[/url] Elite fo ... Read More »

Pearl Izumi Attack Bib Shorts

Howdy, I've been thinking about going the bib short route after many seasons in shorts. I am hesitant about dropping big bucks on a pair of bib shorts, in case I end up not liking them, but am willing to take the plunge if I can get a decent pair for $100 or less. I have two pair of PI Elite sh ... Read More »

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