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Pearl Izumi ELITE In-R-Cool Tri Shorts - Men's

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  • Moisture-wicking fabric blend offers supportive compression and resists damage from chlorine
  • Stay cool in direct sunlight thanks to a reflective fabric surface which doesn't heat up as readily as standard performance fabric
  • Fabric protects skin from damaging sunlight with a UPF rating of 50+
  • Welded hems with silicone grippers help shorts stay in place
  • A quick-drying chamois pad boosts your comfort in the saddle, and it features active carbon yarns to help reduce odors
  • Wide waistband with a flat, stretchy drawcord ensures a comfortable fit
  • Single rear envelope pocket stores accessories
  • Pearl Izumi ELITE In-R-Cool Tri shorts are formfitting


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Pearl Izumi ELITE In-R-Cool Tri Shorts - Men's Specs
Best use
Nylon / nylon blend
(Main) 80% nylon/12% spandex/8% polyester / (side panels) 80% polyester/20% spandex
Triathlon chamois
8 inches
Fabric type
Inner liner
Sun-protective fabric
Moisture wicking
Quick drying
Pad type
Inseam (in.)

Pearl Izumi ELITE In-R-Cool Tri Shorts - Men's

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Rated 3.25/5 based on 4 reviews
Rated 2out of5
by fromNot good in/after the swim Feels comfortable when dry. Unfortunately, when you swim the back pocket feels like a parachute and the padding feels notably wet for an extended period of time after exiting the water. May be fine for a wet suit swim; otherwise, would not recommend for triathlon use.
Date published: 2012-05-12
Rated 3out of5
by fromComfortable when wet Unlike others, I found these shorts chafe right on my jimmy while biking dry. I've worked around this problem with a quick squirt from the water bottle before hopping on the bike. Luckily the fabric is dark, so it doesn't look too noticable. Otherwise they are extremely comfortable. Never a concern when you swim before biking.
Date published: 2012-09-03
Rated 4out of5
by fromSolid shorts Solid shorts
Date published: 2012-05-16
Rated 4out of5
by fromGreat tri shorts, but fades i purchased this for my sprint/olympic triathlons. i ended up using this for swim training as well in my local gym. overall the fit is great, chlorine didn't damage the stitching as stated. now for the cons, the material is black, but with usage now is very light brown/orange. the effects of chlorine has faded the color. the thin foam padding has disintegrated to nothing. i mainly use this for swimming now. im too embarrassed to wear it out publicly.
Date published: 2012-08-23

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