More than 50 years ago in Tokyo, a father produced Japan?s first bicycle racing apparel for his son, a promising racer. Today, Pearl Izumi? USA, Inc. has evolved into the world?s foremost line of technical-performing and quality manufactured sports apparel. Pearl Izumi? USA, Inc. is dedicated to meeting the needs of the serious sport enthusiast. The company?s long-term plan for the Pearl Izumi? USA, Inc. brand has been to strengthen its position in cycling and apply the same formula for quality, innovation and technical performance into other sport categories.
Pearl Izumi? loosely translates to "fountain of pearls". In 1984, Pearl Izumi? USA, Inc. sponsored the US National Team that won 9 Gold Medals in the 1984 Olympics. Their dedication to athletic and technical cycling apparel, along with the company's dominant market presence, has opened doors to more successful endeavors.
Pearl Izumi? USA, Inc. has successfully branched out into different athletic categories such as cross-country skiing, triathlon, duathlon, running and other outdoor sport activities. With a wide variety of men's and women's cycling shoes, cycling apparel, running shoes, running apparel, Pearl Izumi? USA, Inc. is poised to make a name for itself in the tough world of athletic apparel. The Pearl Izumi? USA, Inc. line has an almost cult-like following from coast to coast.