Pearl Izumi Reviews and News


Ultimate winter apparel for truly arctic rides

Dressing for wintertime rides is tricky business. The right outfit for that long chilly descent may be too toasty when the trail turns back uphill. Here’s a round-up of apparel that will keep you warm on truly arctic days.

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Ultimate winter apparel for freezing rides

Unless you live in a perpetually warm locale, dressing for wintertime rides can be tricky business. The right outfit for that long chilly descent may be too toasty when the trail turns back uphill. Here’s a round-up of gear that’s worked great for us on freezing rides.

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Pearl Izumi MTB WxB vs. Gore Power Trail rain shorts shootout

For the year-round cyclist sometimes it’s the small things that make life more enjoyable. Here’s an inside look at the cycling accessory you didn’t know you needed, but shouldn’t live without.

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Ultimate winter apparel for cold weather rides

Here’s our round-up of the Ultimate Head-to-Toe Cold Weather Kit, with cold being defined as roughly 32-39 degrees. Stay tuned for round-ups on kit suitable for freezing and arctic rides.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Ultimate cold weather gear and apparel

Don’t let Old Man Winter or Jack Frost take a nip out of your gift getter’s winter riding season. Instead help outfit them with gear and apparel that will make the next snow day a great day on the bike.

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Hit List: This week’s best MTB components, gear and apparel

This week’s Mtbr Hit List includes 2.35 Michelin tires, Pearl Izumi X-Project shoes, the MRP Stage fork, Bontrager’s Foray shorts, grips and gloves from Ergon, a Bell helmet, and one very cool tool.

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Review: Pearl Izumi MTB WRX Jacket, Elevate Shorts, WxB MTB Shoe Cover

Colorado-based apparel maker is better known for its road apparel, but it’s upping its game in the fat tire arena as well.

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News: Pearl Izumi releases fat bike bandolier

Device aims to end plight of riders getting stranded on the side of the trail pumping for hours on end.

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Cold weather jackets

Help the cyclist on your shopping list keep Old Man Winter at bay with these weather-beating tops from Bontrager, Bellwether, Shimano, Pearl Izumi, Rapha, Hincapie, Pactimo and Sugoi.

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Factory Tour: Inside Pearl Izumi’s New HQ Building

Best Christmas present you can give a company? How about a brand new 55,000-square foot state-of-the art building complete with a fitness room, locker room, showers, and expansive indoor bike storage.

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Just In: Pearl Izumi X Project 1.0 Mountain Bike Shoe

It’s been a long time in development, but we finally have a production version of the much-ballyhooed Pearl Izumi X Project mountain bike shoes in our hands. Read on to hear about our initial impressions and what they really weigh.

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Interbike 2013: Pearl Izumi

For 2014 Pearl Izumi is finally releasing their X Project shoes, along with the new Alp-X Enduro shoe. They have a few new apparel items, including the MTB Bariier wind jacket, and Journey jersey and shorts, and new colors for the Launch shorts.

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Pearl Izumi X Project Shoe Launch

Pearl Izumi flew Brian Mullin and I to Laguna Beach this fall to experience their new products.  The highlight of which was the new X Project line of shoes.  This is the first time in their history to hold a bike

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Pearl Izumi X Project Shoes

Pearl Izumi new X Project mountain biking shoe were designed from a clean slate, which allowed them to look at biking shoes in a different manner, and design features into them that makes sense for off road functionality.

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Best Mountain Bike Gifts: Shoes

Welcome to the Mtbr Holiday Gift Guide! In this economy, money is tight so you will want to be sure that you spend wisely. Our suggestions below are designed to save you time and let you know everything you need to about the different products on the market vying for your hard earned cash. Below […]

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Pearl Izumi X-Alp Elite Review

The shoes are a pretty sweet, and are comfortable, excellent for the hike-a-bike forays, and are bombproof, durable, and they really protect the feet. They have a lot of features that have been incorporated into them for incredible on and off the bike performance, and there is a reason Brian Lopes was dominating at Crankworx […]

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2011 Pearl Izumi Apparel

I have been riding with selections of Pearl Izumi’s 2011 mountain biking apparel, including the Veer and Rev jerseys, the Launch Kicker and Launch Plaid shorts, and the Launch gloves since early spring. I have found them to be comfortable, durable and feature laden, and their use of high-tech materials is at the forefront of […]

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Pearl Izumi Appoints OutsidePR as Agency of Record

Pearl Izumi Appoints OutsidePR as Agency of Record Louisville, Colorado – January 31, 2011– Pearl iZumi, a worldwide leading maker of run and bike apparel and shoes, today announced that it has hired San Francisco-based OutsidePR to serve as its outside public relations firm. The work for Pearl iZumi will focus on the company’s industry-leading […]

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Pearl Izumi Versa Short, P.R.O Versa and Elite Versa Jersey

Reviewed by Brian Mullin aka Gram and MTBR.com Pastajet http://www.gramslightbikes.com/ Mountain biking is sort of an odd sport when it comes to apparel. Looser and more comfortable clothing is paramount, and getting the high tech materials that have come from the technological advancements in road racing is an excellent benefit. Consider it the trickle down […]

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