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Pearl IzumiPro Short - Men's
$170.00

Item # PLZ00QC

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Description

Pro Short

Put an end to ending rides early because of short discomfort with the Pro Short from Pearl Izumi. Built with its most supportive and breathable PRO Escape 1:1 chamois and super soft Italian PRO Transfer fabric, this short is ideal for everyday use and a worthy companion on race day.

It's cut in its Form-Fit so it sits close to the body and engages stretch and compression while just seven carefully engineered panels are used to minimize seaming for a perfect contour to your body. The seamless hem creates a smooth transition from short to the skin for a sleek, high-performance look and feel, and a printed silicone gripper holds it securely in place during the course of your ride. The chamois offers a smooth next to skin fit with a free-floating, dynamic stretch top sheet, and 3-layer suspension core for unrivaled comfort even over the roughest roads.

  • PI's Pro short provides balanced compression for long-ride comfort
  • Wide waistband offer superior comfort and support
  • Silicone grippers hold openings in place without excessive constriction
  • Laser-cut hem construction yields a seamless transition to skin
  • BioViz reflective elements boost low-light visibility
  • 10.5in inseam is not too long, not too short
  • PRO Escape 1:1 chamois offers smooth, free-floating comfort
Tech SpecsSize
Tech Specs
Material
Italian PRO Transfer (46% nylon, 38% polyester, 16% Lycra)
Season
spring, summer, fall
Fit
form-fitting
Inseam
10.5in
Chamois
PRO Escape 1:1
Leg Gripper
yes, silicone
Reflective
yes, BioViz elements
Recommended Use
commuting, cross-country, gravel, road cycling
Manufacturer Warranty
lifetime
Size

Pearl Izumi

Men's Apparel
Standard
 XSSMLXLXXL
Chest

33.5 - 35.5in

(85 - 90cm)

35.5 - 37.5in

(90 - 95cm)

37.5 - 40.5in

(95 - 103cm)

40.5 - 43.5in

(103 - 110cm)

43.5 - 47.5in

(110 - 121cm)

47.5 - 52in

(121 - 132cm)

Waist

27.5 - 29.5in

(70 - 75cm)

29.5 - 31.5in

(75 - 80cm)

31.5 - 34.5in

(80 - 88cm)

34.5 - 37.5in

(88 - 95cm)

37.5 - 42in

(95 - 107cm)

42 - 47in

(107 - 119cm)

Hip

32.5 - 34.5in

(83 - 88cm)

34.5 - 36.5in

(88 - 93cm)

36.5 - 39.5in

(93 - 100cm)

39.5 - 42.5in

(100 - 108cm)

42.5 - 46.5in

(108 - 118cm)

46.5 - 50.5in

(118 - 128cm)

Inseam

31.5in

(80cm)

32in

(81.5cm)

32.5in

(83cm)

Numeric
 2830323436384042
Waist

27.5 - 29in

(70 - 73.5cm)

29 - 31in

(73.5 - 78.5cm)

31 - 33in

(78.5 - 84cm)

33 - 35in

(84 - 89cm)

35 - 37in

(89 - 94cm)

37 - 39in

(94 - 99cm)

39 - 41in

(99 - 104cm)

41 - 43in

(104 - 109cm)

Hip

32.5 - 34in

(82.5 - 86.5cm)

34 - 36in

(86.5 - 91.5cm)

36 - 38in

(91.5 - 96.5cm)

38 - 40in

(96.5 - 101.5cm)

40 - 42in

(101.5 - 106.5cm)

42 - 43.75in

(106.5 - 111cm)

43.75 - 45.75in

(111 - 115cm)

45.25 - 46.5in

(115 - 118cm)

Inseam

32in

(cm)

Team
 XSSMLXLXXL
Height

5ft 9in

(cm)

5ft 10in

(cm)

5ft 11in

(cm)

6ft

(cm)

6ft 0.5in

(cm)

6ft 0.5in

(cm)

Weight

115 - 135lb

(kg)

125 - 155lb

(kg)

145 - 180lb

(kg)

170 - 210lb

(kg)

200 - 235lb

(kg)

225 - 260lb

(kg)

Bicep Relaxed

9.25 - 10in

(cm)

9.75 - 10.5in

(cm)

10.25 - 11.25in

(cm)

11 - 12in

(cm)

11.75 - 12.75in

(cm)

12.5 - 13.75in

(cm)

Chest

30.5 - 34.5in

(cm)

34.5 - 37.5in

(cm)

37.5 - 40.5in

(cm)

40.5 - 43.5in

(cm)

43.5 - 46.5in

(cm)

46.5 - 49.5in

(cm)

Waist

25.5 - 28.5in

(cm)

28.5 - 31.5in

(cm)

31.5 - 34.5in

(cm)

34.5 - 37.5in

(cm)

37.5 - 41in

(cm)

41 - 45in

(cm)

Hip

31.5 - 34.5in

(cm)

34.5 - 37.5in

(cm)

37.5 - 40.5in

(cm)

40.5 - 43.5in

(cm)

43.5 - 47in

(cm)

47 - 51in

(cm)

Inseam

31in

(cm)

31.5in

(cm)

32in

(cm)

33in

(cm)

34in

(cm)

34in

(cm)

How to Measure:
For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
Chest:
Measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your chest.
Natural Waist:
Measure around your natural waistline, keeping the tape a bit loose.
Hip:
Measure around the fullest part of your body at the top of your legs.
Inseam:
Using pants that fit well, measure the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg.

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Comfy Shorts

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: Medium

The best part about these shorts is definitely the PRO Escape 1:1 chamois. It's not bulky like some other brands but it's super comfortable. I've mainly been wearing these as liner shorts under my mountain biking shorts. I prefer bibs for road/gravel riding. The laser cut leg openings with silicone leg grippers are some of the best I've experienced in shorts. The shorts just blend into your skin if that makes sense. I think that they run a little small so if you are in between sizes it would be safest to go up to the larger size.

Chamois is the magic to a good shorts

  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: Large

I am 5'10" 175 (wear 34 waist pants) and have had Pearl Izumi shorts previously. I ordered Medium and Large. In other Pearls and other makes I seem to be sized between a Large and Medium. This pair of Pearl Izumis I noticed it said Fitted on tag. The Large fit me great. Most weekend rides are 3-5 hrs. long (50 miles and up) the chamois kept everything comfortable. Only wish offered in some different colors than black.

Pearl Izumi ruins prior good product!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: Men's Medium

Very disappointed with PI Pro Short (retail $170.00). Have been wearing PI Pro Shorts for years with great results for quality of fabric, fit, compression and durability. The "New" PI Pro Shorts have new poor quality, very thin fabric and finishing, lack proper compression throughout the shorts at waist and legs, have an internal chamois that is way to large and thick (feels like what I imagine wearing Depends would feel like) and with a 10.5" inseam, the shorts are way too long and cause pulling around back of the knee tendons when climbing out of the saddle (I am 6'1, 158#, waist 31).

Returned for refund and will now be trying to find earlier version of these same shorts or will simple abandon PI brand for upper tier shorts and pick a competing brand after trying on at local retail bicycle shops instead of taking another $300+ chance on this brand.

Gregg from Reno, NV




PS - The $300+ figure above referenced is for the two pair of PI Pro shorts I ordered, so there is no confusion. Returned them both.
Gregg S. from Reno, NV

Try the shorts on first!

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: Extra Large

Had a pair of the PRO Elite shorts in XL and wanted another pair because they were a tad bit large. Got the L in the PRO short and had to return as they were way to small (felt like I was putting them on over a pair of jeans). Exchanged for PRO in an XL and while they fit, they would not stay up (probably looked like a plumber from behind). The PRO short do not have a waste band as robust as the PRO Escape. Runs true to size I guess, except for no waste band.