About Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Singlet Vest - UPF 50, Full Zip (For Men)
2nds. Made of performance-oriented featherweight-gloss stretch fabric, Pearl Izumi's P.R.O. singlet vest will easily become the triathletes go-to piece. Its front zip, stretchy, sun-protective panels and soft, chafe-free construction make it a race necessity.
P.R.O. Featherweight-Gloss fabric provides UPF 50 protection, high-chlorine resistance and is ultra thin and incredibly lightweight for all day performance
P.R.O. Direct-Vent integrated mesh panels for fast drying and unsurpassed temperature regulation
Flatlock seams and low-profile hem provides streamlined fit
Reviewed by KL from Madison, WI on Monday, June 20, 2011
The material of this shirt is great. The look would be great. Problem is the shirt is about 3" too short (I'm 6', 170lbs). In addition, if you get a larger size, it would fit even worse as the bottom of the shirt flares out for some unknown reason...form fitting until about half way down your torso, then flares out...very strange.
Best Uses: Competitions
Cons: Poor Fit, too short
Describe Yourself: Avid Cyclist
Pros: Dries Quickly, Great material, Lightweight, Stylish
Reviewed by doc23 from greenville SC on Monday, June 13, 2011
First of all, I cannot speak to how this jersey performas as I never removed the tage or used it on a ride/in a race.
I am 6'0" and about 165. This fits like a halter top. The medium was easily 3 inches above my navel. And it is loose at the bottom; i would suggest not form-fitting. I rechecked the size found it is just that far off.
Reviewed by heydock3678 from Nashville, TN on Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Pearl Izumi makes great products, and the PRO line is its top offering. The materials in this vest are very cool looking and cool feeling. The pocket on the back is big enough for a couple of gels or whatever you might need. Fit in the chest is nice and tight, but below that is is still a little loose. I bought a small, but I don't think I am the skinniest triathlete to ever swim, bike and run. Even so, the fit below the chest is pretty loose. I may keep the vest to wear in training, but for the Pearl Izumi PRO name, this is not "race ready" or "form fitting". I would give it a 5-start ranking if the fit were better. Only gets a 3 for average execution.