About Pearl Izumi Podium Bike Shorts (For Men)
Closeouts. Pearl Izumi's Podium bike shorts combine the moisture-wicking, stretchy performance of SELECT Transfer fabric with the comfort of a 3D Race Chamois to ensure that nothing slows you down while you're zooming down the road.
Specs about Pearl Izumi Podium Bike Shorts (For Men)
- Short style: Elastic/Drawstring Waist
- Inseam: 9" (based on size large)
- Fabric: 88% nylon, 12% elastane
- Care: Machine wash, drip dry
- Made in China
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Most Helpful 5-Star Review
Great shortsVerified Buyer Reviewed by Old biker from Denver, CO on Saturday, July 28, 2018The fit is tight as reported by other reviewers (I went with XL when normally wearing a L), but the comfort level and quality is great. The pricing at Sierra Outpost can't be beat. highly recommended.
Great shortsVerified Buyer Reviewed by David from NC on Monday, July 16, 2018Well padded cycling shorts..... suitable for longer rides out. I bought them one size too big as many other reviewers suggested.
They run smallVerified Buyer Reviewed by Dziner1 from WI on Thursday, July 12, 2018If you are at the upper end size limit go to the next size. Great wuality product.
Great valueVerified Buyer Reviewed by harv from Flroida on Friday, July 6, 2018Great shorts at a great price, almost half off. Ha-ha! And I got them practically free with rewards coupons. Only slight issue is that the shorts seem to run at a tighter fit than they are marked. I wear mediums comfortably, but this pair seems mighty tight, even for bike shorts. I'll have to see the effect of a couple of wearings and washings
Great ShortsVerified Buyer Reviewed by Hiker1000 from Midwest on Monday, June 18, 2018I wore these on the 2018 Bike Across Kansas Organized Ride. It is a well organized and well run ride. These shorts worked out great! I got a larger size than maybe I needed, as the reviews suggested that. They worked great. And I liked the pop of color!
Great price for cycling shortsVerified Buyer Reviewed by Toolrunner from North Carolina on Monday, June 18, 2018I have bought several pairs of Pearl Izumi shorts from Sierra Traders but this is the first time to buy "Podium" The medium seems to be a little tighter than the other shorts I have ordered, but they are still comfortable and I love the 3D race chamois. It makes a very nice cushion between me and the seat.
Good shorts/buy size largerReviewed by Nocoast from New Jersey on Sunday, May 13, 2018I wear medium shorts for everything (33" waist): definitely needed a large for these. Once I got the right size, very much liked the shorts. Comfortable, well-padded, no chafing.
great fit, great fabric, great padVerified Buyer Reviewed by FOGrider from IL on Friday, May 11, 2018These are the 4th pair of PI shorts I have purchased in the last 2 years. These shorts are very nice: they have a silky supportive fabric, the construction fits my less than athletic body well, the pad is very well designed and comfortable, I love the longer length in the legs. Although I believe these would technically be a mid-level short designed for 2-3 hour rides, I recently spent 5 hours in the saddle on a warm and humid day and they were comfortable until the end. The small color panel gives them some visual interest so they are not the usual all black shorts. Finally, the price was great. My only complaint is the pad doesn't offer much coverage in the front which is always nice on those occasions when you are still in your bike kit in a social setting. I bought 2 pairs and I may buy a couple more because they are very high quality shorts without a high price.
Great shortsVerified Buyer Reviewed by Jai Rawat from California on Tuesday, March 6, 2018I have gone on a few long rides on these shorts - they have great cushioning and fit well. The have tried some more expensive ones as well but these are cheaper and better!
Super ShortsVerified Buyer Reviewed by Jan The Road Bike Rider from Southern California - Home of Year Round Bicycle Riding on Tuesday, February 6, 2018Got my podium bike shorts last week. So I shoe-horned them on (I need to lose some weight!) and jumped onto my narrow bicycle seat and set off on a 75 mile ride.
The shorts were a bit snug (not the fault of the shorts) but the chafing was just about non-existent, and they did well overall, even though my body did terrible things to them during the four hours and 34 minutes I used them. Nothing a washing machine can't cure.
Bottom Line (that's almost a pun of sorts, for describing bicycle shorts): There're great. Good workmanship. Good material. Great pad. When I eventually wear these shorts too thin, I'll go looking for another pair just like them.
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