Nothing comes close to encompassing “Any Sport” as Triathlon. Speed, endurance, wet, dry, manual and mechanical mastery of these are what it takes to excel or at best win in this sport. As a seasoned sportsman, you’ll need all the support to assist you in mastering a Triathlon, cause without proper assistance, doing a triathlon is 100% more grueling than any single sport out there.
For many triathletes, Pearl Izumi is one of the best brands catering specifically to them. Providing cross-sport apparel that can withstand swimming, cycling, and a marathon run altogether. Scientifically engineered to support triathletes, Pearl Izumi’s apparel provides for better protection against the elements, the harsh conditions of the race environment and movement assistance for longer endurance during races.
Since two-thirds of a Triathlon is all about leg work, a triathlete needs the best support and protection he would get for his thigh and leg during training and most especially on race day itself.
Here are some suggestions on what to wear and the features that set Pearl Izumi shorts apart from any other running shorts out in the market.
1. PEARL IZUMI Women’s Elevate Shorts
Mountain bike training to strengthen your lower body and you need some though shorts to go along your journey? This is it, made from 95% Nylon and 5% Spandex mixed fabric it’s water-resistant DWR treatment keeps the elements out, with a 4-way stretch rip-stop main body fabric. Other features include a snap front closure with a zip fly and a 13-inch inseam. Snag-free internal waist adjustment. Knee pad compatible. Two zippered hand pockets Plus one additional zippered security pocket on the center back which you can wear over your favorite liner.
2. Pearl Izumi Women’s Attack Shorts
Despite its name, this shorts are actually for the one who’d like to get into any sports head-on. Women’s Attack Short offers a comfortable, contoured fit combined with comfort and performance. It provides perfect balance of anatomic fit, performance engineered materials and the personal interface between athlete and gear just the support you’ll need to maintain your phase longer.
3. PEARL IZUMI Men’s Escape Quest Shorts
Needing to though it out, the training or the race itself, this short is made for you. Quest Short delivers value, fit, durability and comfort with a Tour 3D Chamois with 4 core fabric technologies (Transfer, Barrier, Thermal and Softshell ) to create a system that works to help you maintain the perfect temperature for the weather conditions and activity range day in and day out.
4. Pearl Izumi Men’s Escape Quest Splice Shorts
Make sure everyone knows that you are on a serious sporting trek, while training or on race day, with this short. Quest Short delivers value, fit, durability and comfort with a Tour 3D Chamois with 4 core fabric technologies (Transfer, Barrier, Thermal and Softshell ) to create a system that works to help you maintain the perfect temperature for the weather conditions and activity range day in and day out.
5. Pearl Izumi Women’s Quest Shorts
For your quest to win. Made of 88% Nylon and 12% Elastane mixed fabric with UPF 50+. Quest Short delivers value, fit, durability and our Women’s Tour 3D Chamois comfort. This clothing system that works to help you maintain the perfect temperature for the weather conditions and activity range day in and day out.
6. Pearl Izumi – Ride Women’s Summit Shorts
Perfect for your next ride, made from 96% Polyester and 4% Elastane mixed fabrics the Stretch main body fabric for pedaling mobility. Water-resistant DWR treatment keeps the elements out. Wear over your favorite liner. This also includes two hand pockets, snap front closure with zip fly and internal waist adjustment. Snag-free internal waist adjustment and an 11-inch inseam.
7. PEARL IZUMI Men’s Elite Escape Shorts
The ultimate measure for those who are serious about their sporting apparel. Made from 100% mixed fibers with three types of transfer fabric incorporated in these shorts. P.R.O. Transfer fabric in the body of the short provides superior comfort and optimal moisture transfer. The SELECT Transfer fabric in selected panels sets the benchmark for moisture transfer and the Raw edge P.R.O. Transfer fabric at leg opening for soft stretch comfort with silicone for added grip. Shorts is also fused with ELITE Escape 1:1 Chamois with floating top sheet design reduces friction for all-day comfort with a 9.5inch inseam.
8. Pearl Izumi Women’s Fly Split Short
Women’s fashion sense should never be left behind, this shorts will provide fashion accents to your everyday training then provide comfort for your lower body movements as well. Women’s Fly Split Short features a streamlined design and lightweight fabric with a split leg for a full range of motion and comfort. Available in three variants Lime, Black, and True Red.
9. Pearl Izumi – Ride Men’s Summit Shorts
This is for the men’s tougher ride shorts that would withstand long rides and extended road trips. Made from 96% Polyester 4% and Spandex mixed fiber with a Snap front closure with zip fly. Additional feature includes Water-resistant DWR treatment keeps the elements out. Stretch main body fabric for pedaling mobility. Snag-Free internal waist adjustment with a 14inch inseam (size medium) and two zippered hand pockets.
10. Pearl Izumi – Ride Men’s Elite In-R-Cool Shorts
One of Pearl Izumi’s top model, made from a mix of 80% Nylon, 12% Lycra Elastane, and 8% Polyester fibers. This short incorporates ELITE 3D Chamois is pre-shaped for cycling comfort; Reflective elements for low-light visibility and 9″ inseam (size medium) with UPF 50+. The ELITE Transfer In-R-Cool fabric powered by cold black and Direct-Vent panels provide superior ventilation provides superior cooling and reflective sun protection while the Anatomic multi-panel design Folded ELITE Transfer fabric at leg opening for soft stretch comfort with silicone for added grip.
11. PEARL IZUMI Women’s Elite Pursuit Shorts
A combination of fashion, top tier design, and engineering this short truly targets the women and their pursuit of winning. Made of winning features, such as ELITE Transfer In-R-Cool fabric powered by cold Black provides superior cooling and reflective sun protection. Silicone Leg grippers hold hems in place without constriction with a 9inch inseam. W’s elite pursuit 1:1 Chamois is smooth next to skin, with a 4-way stretch top sheet and targeted high-density support for plush, all-day comfort and finally reflective elements and BioViz color option for low-light visibility.
12. PEARL IZUMI Men’s Pro Escape Shorts
Engineer for the professional athlete in mind, this shorts embody what they need to be on top of their game. With PRO features, such as P.R.O. Transfer fabric provides superior comfort and optimal moisture transfer. P.R.O. Escape 1:1 Chamois with floating top sheet design delivers unmatched comfort. And the P.R.O. Raw edge fabric at leg opening for soft stretch comfort with silicone for added grip. Finally, for a safer training condition BioViz screaming color option for added daylight visibility and Reflective elements and BioViz color splice option for low-light visibility.
13. PEARL IZUMI Men’s Select Pursuit Tri Shorts
For the men who are seriously pushing the tri-athlete out of their perceived limits, here is the shorts for you. Full features standard to all Pearl Izumi shorts, made from 88% Nylon and 12% Lycra Elastane mixed fiber with UPF 50+. Additional feature includes SELECT transfer fabric provides compression and moisture transfer. Flatlock for abrasion resistance. Elastic silicone leg gripper. Stretch drawcord. A one easy access envelope pocket. Tri quick-dry Chamois. BioViz reflective elements for low-light visibility and 8.5inch inseam (size medium).
14. Pearl Izumi Women’s Fly Ultra Short
Once again women’s fashion sense should never be left behind, this shorts will provide fashion accents to your everyday training then provide comfort for your lower body movements as well. Women’s Fly Ultra Short features a streamlined design and lightweight fabric for a full range of motion and comfort. Available in Black/Lime color.
15. Pearl Izumi Men’s Ultra Split Shorts
Back to basics but with an ultra-professional feel, this split shorts feature everything. Made of 84% polyester and 16% elastane for the body while the Liner consists of 56% MINERALE POLYESTER, 33% POLYESTER, and 11% ELASTANE mixed fabric. More features include, Transfer Dry fabric provides optimal moisture transfer and stretch with superior hand feel. Fully-integrated Float liner uses Transfer Dry fabric powered by Mineral trade; for optimal moisture transfer, faster dry time and odor absorption and a 1:1 Gel Flask Pocket.
Now you’ve seen these perfect for any sport or training running shorts, why not try them your self and find out which of these are truly the shorts that will assist you in winning your next sporting event at best the next triathlon race.