Pearl Izumi is a reputable USA-based maker of sportswear but it is possible to buy running, cycling and tri-athletic gear in the UK, as well as in other countries. This article provides you with a guide to Pearl Izumi outlets in the UK.
What is Pearl Izumi?
Pearl Izumi has evolved into the world's foremost line of technical performing and quality manufactured sports apparel.
The line has been distributed in the United States since 1981. Pearl Izumi USA, Inc. sponsored the US National Team (the team that won nine gold medals in the 1984 Olympic Games) and several major trade teams during the mid-eighties. Through these associations and the actual performance of Pearl Izumi USA, Inc. products, the line enjoys an almost cult-type following.
Pearl Izumi specialises in apparel for cycling and running, as well as offering pearl izumi gloves, tights, socks and shoes.
Pearl Izumi online
Pearl Izumi running shoes, cycling shoes and bike shorts are regularly reviewed in sportswear magazines and emerge with fabulous endorsements. Before the birth of the internet, it was pretty tough to get your hands on any Pearl Izumi gear unless you jetted off on holiday to the States, but the internet has made it far easier to get their apparel.
Where to buy Pearl Izumi gear
Websites Websites such as Amazon.co.uk stock things like Pearl Izumi bike shirts, running shoes, cycling shoes and other apparel. There are other such as Wiggle.co.uk and any internet search on Google will give you a list of British sports outlets who stock this popular brand. Pearl Izumi Vagabond One of the most popular items is the Pearl Izumi Vagabond cycling jacket. The jacket can transform into a gilet, but it is also weatherproof and lightweight. Pearl Izumi gear is not only particularly cheap - the above jacket currently retails at around £75 - but it is quality materials that have been used by sportsmen and women who are performing at the very top of their careers. Quality materials While once it was a little-known name on British shores, it is well-known within sporting circles, largely because the quality of the apparel has endeared it to those who use it. It may not be the cheapest, but if you want the very best quality, then it may be worthwhile having a look online to see what you can get.