The brand new shoe array from PEARL iZUMi focuses round delivering a greater match, and makes use of twin BOA adjustment and intentionally-placed supplies to do it.
The PRO Air, PRO Street, and Expedition PRO all get updates for 2023. The range-topping PRO Air focuses on extra snug match throughout the highest of the foot with no sacrifice in match on the heel. The mid-range males’s and ladies’s PRO Street get the identical double-BOA closure and tender lace guides for consolation, and an artificial leather-based over mesh higher for extra abrasion resistance. And the Expedition PRO gravel shoe has a TPU toe, heel bumpers, and stomp plate for further safety. It’s additionally 2-bolt SPD cleat suitable.
PRO Air unisex
This marks the primary time PEARL iZUMi has used a BOA system on the PRO Air. The earlier lace-up mannequin was far lighter, however PEARL iZUMi didn’t place it as a severe puncheur within the highway efficiency phase. The up to date PRO Air weighs a claimed 237 grams in a measurement 42.
A mesh laminate higher with zonal development seems to strengthen areas just like the BOA adjusters, and assist it breath within the midfoot and forefoot. BOA Li2 dials lag it down, and tender lace guides search to scale back scorching spots. A silicone heel grip helps preserve you planted throughout max output. PEARL iZUMi collaborated with Ruckus Composites to develop the carbon sole, and a dual-density footbed seeks to assist the arch. The PRO Air is a unisex shoe that ranges from measurement 39 to 49, with half sizes from 41.5 to 46.5.
PRO Street males’s and ladies’s
PEARL iZUMi selected artificial leather-based for the boys’s and ladies’s PRO Street higher to assist sturdiness. BOA L6C dials (higher-profile, not as stylish) preserve it tight with the identical tender TX4 laces and lace guides because the Air. A carbon sole — developed with out assist from Ruckus — and the identical footbed anchor it. The shoe weighs 252 grams at a measurement 42.
For the primary time, the PRO Street is available in a ladies’s-specific variant. Sizing for the ladies’s PRO Street begins at 36 and goes as much as 43, with half sizes between 38.5-40.5.
Expedition PRO unisex
The Expedition PRO gravel shoe will exchange the earlier PEARL iZUMi GravelX. The TPU touches assist shield weak elements, and wide-spaced tread seeks to offer grip and shed mud. It will get the identical L6C BOA system, artificial leather-based higher, and footbed because the PRO Street, plus a carbon sole.
The unisex shoe ranges from sizes 39-49, with half sizes from 42.5-46.5. It weighs 319 grams in a measurement 42.