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PEARL iZUMi - Sugar 5 Short - Women's

PEARL iZUMi Sugar 5 Short - Women's

$65.00$65.00
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Item #PLZO89C

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Tech Specs

Material:
SELECT Transfer
Fit:
form-fitting
Inseam:
5in
Chamois:
SELECT Escape 1:1
Reflective:
BioViz accents
Claimed Weight:
[medium] 4.7oz
Recommended Use:
road cycling
Manufacturer Warranty:
lifetime

Sugar 5 Short

Whether you're enduring scorching temperatures indoors at spin class, or powering through unrelenting heat in the peak of summer, you're sure to crave a little respite. Meet the Sugar 5in Short from Pearl Izumi. This short-short provides lightweight fabric that's designed to usher away perspiration, and a shorter inseam for a little less coverage when you crave feeling the wind on your thighs.

  • Pearl's shortest short for scorching summer sprints
  • SELECT Transfer fabric is stretchy and highly breathable
  • Power mesh stretch pockets offer storage small essentials
  • SELECT Escape women's chamois cushions sit bones from jarring roads
  • BioViz elements provide a reflective boost for low-light rides
  • Wide waistband elevates comfort

Meh - I thought i would love them

  • Size Bought: L

I have an older model of these in black same size which i love. I got the same size again and hate the feel and fit of these ones in blue. I kept having to pull my shorts down the entire ride as they would ride up constantly. They felt tight and not right. it felt like I had on booty shorts - am i doing this wrong?! I wasnt impressed and miss the old model of sugar shorts :(

Great biking shorts

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

I love the shorter length option for biking shorts as they look cute and are very functional! Excellent padding and no chaffing or riding up. I would air on the side of sizing up if you are between sizes.

Good length

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: Runs small
  • Size Bought: Small

I was really concerned when I ordered these right before a trip that they would be too small, but they fit well. I had an older pair of bike shorts from this brand in a size small and so that's what I went with, not sure if that was the right choice based on other reviews. It's always confusing to gauge the correct size if you're even a bit tall because size charts scale the weight up too, hence me leaving a review in the event it helps someone.

(Just double-checked the size chart and if I just based my size off of that (waist/hips) I would have ordered the XS, so I guess measure yourself after a large meal, or go up one size.)

I like the length of these – long enough that your legs don't rub against the saddle, but short enough to be stylish, as stylish as padded shorts can be. Hah. And they stay in place. The little credit card mesh pockets on the sides could be redesigned. Maybe a bit deeper or some sort of snap/velcro at the top. Somehow I didn't end up losing any cards, but way too many times I looked down after riding for a bit and realized I forgot to put them away and they were about 50% out of the pocket. So, if you're easily distracted, just don't use the pockets.

Runs small

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Fit: Runs small
  • Size Bought: Small

I should have listened to the other reviews because these definitely run small. I always wear a small for shorts and I have pretty thin legs so I didn't want the shorts to be loose. However they were much too tight and very uncomfortable, especially around the waist. Bummer cause they seem nice otherwise!

Best cycling shorts ever!!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: Runs small
  • Size Bought: Medium

I ride mountain bikes and have lots of different types of shorts and pants. These are by far my favorite shorts. They are so comfy, never ride up or bunch up, and have plenty of cushioning. I also love the length, much more flattering than the traditional long women’s bike shorts. I am so glad I found these and have two pairs. I hope they keep making them forever! I normally wear a XS or Small, but ordered the Medium and they fit perfectly. Please order a size up! Backcountry has always been a great, reliable company to order from too.

Best shorts... size up!

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: Runs small
  • Size Bought: Med

Glad I read the review to size up. Never do I ever order a medium in anything. So happy I did with these shorts. In love. Hard to find 5 in shorts that don’t bunch and have great padding. These fit the bill. I’m 5’4” 125 and will be reordering more! Excellent customer service and fast shipping. Win!

way too small

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Fit: Runs small
  • Size Bought: m

disappointed that a medium is too small because I typically wear a medium in shorts. now there aren't any shorts left in my size. will be returning.

So comfy and cute!!!

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: Runs large
  • Size Bought: medium

I love these shorts for super long rides!!!!! I got a new saddle and that still wasn't enough so I purchased a pair of these and I refuse to wear anything else now!!! I'm ordering 4 more pairs!!!!!!! I love the look also. I hate long grandma shorts and these are adorable!

Pearl Izumi

Women's Apparel
Standard
 XSSMLXLXXL
Chest

31 - 33in

(85 - 90cm)

33 - 35in

(90 - 95cm)

33.5 - 37.5in

(95 - 103cm)

37.5 - 40in

(cm)

40 - 43in

(110 - 121cm)

43 - 47in

(121 - 132cm)

Waist

24.5 - 26.5in

(70 - 75cm)

26.5 - 28.5in

(75 - 80cm)

28.5 - 30.5in

(80 - 88cm)

30.5 - 33in

(cm)

33 - 37.5in

(95 - 107cm)

37.5 - 42in

(107 - 119cm)

Hip

33.5 - 35.5in

(83 - 88cm)

35.5 - 37.5in

(88 - 93cm)

37.5 - 40in

(93 - 100cm)

40 - 42.5in

(cm)

42.5 - 45.5in

(108 - 118cm)

45.5 - 49.5in

(118 - 128cm)

Inseam

29.5in

(80cm)

30in

(81.5cm)

Numeric
 0246810121416
Waist

24.5 - 25.5in

(62 - 65cm)

25.5 - 26.5in

(65 - 67.5cm)

26.5 - 27.5in

(67.5 - 70cm)

27.5 - 28.5in

(70 - 72.5cm)

28.5 - 29.5in

(72.5 - 75cm)

29.5 - 30.75in

(75 - 78cm)

30.75 - 32.25in

(78 - 82cm)

32.25 - 34.25in

(82 - 87cm)

34.25 - 36.25in

(87 - 92cm)

Hip

32.75 - 34in

(83 - 86.5cm)

34 - 35.25in

(86.5 - 89.5cm)

35.25 - 36.5in

(89.5 - 92.5cm)

36.5 - 37.5in

(92.5 - 95.5cm)

37.5 - 38.5in

(95.5 - 98cm)

38.5 - 39.75in

(98 - 101cm)

39.75 - 41in

(101 - 104cm)

41 - 42.75in

(104 - 108.5cm)

42.75 - 44.5in

(108.5 - 113cm)

Inseam

30in

(76cm)

Team
 XSSMLXLXXL
Height

5ft 5in

(165cm)

5ft 5.5in

(166.5cm)

5ft 6in

(167.5cm)

5ft 7in

(170cm)

5ft 8in

(172.5cm)

5ft 8in

(172.5cm)

Weight

105 - 120lb

(48 - 54kg)

115 - 135lb

(52 - 61kg)

130 - 150lb

(59 - 68kg)

140 - 175lb

(64 - 79kg)

165 - 195lb

(75 - 88kg)

185 - 210lb

(84 - 95kg)

Bicep Relaxed

9.25 - 10in

(23 - 25cm)

9.75 - 10.5in

(25 - 27cm)

10.25 - 11in

(26 - 28cm)

10.75 - 11.75in

(27 - 30cm)

11.5 - 12.25in

(29 - 31cm)

12 - 13in

(30 - 33cm)

Bust

31 - 33in

(79 - 84cm)

33 - 35in

(84 - 89cm)

35 - 37in

(89 - 94cm)

37 - 40in

(94 - 102cm)

40 - 43in

(102 - 109cm)

43 - 46in

(109 - 117cm)

Waist

23 - 25in

(58 - 64cm)

25 - 27in

(64 - 69cm)

27 - 29.5in

(69 - 75cm)

29.5 - 32in

(75 - 81cm)

32 - 35in

(81 - 89cm)

35 - 38in

(89 - 97cm)

Hip

33 - 35in

(84 - 89cm)

35 - 37in

(89 - 94cm)

37 - 39.5in

(94 - 100cm)

39.5 - 42in

(100 - 107cm)

42 - 45in

(107 - 114cm)

45 - 48in

(114 - 122cm)

Inseam

29in

(73.5cm)

29.5in

(75cm)

30in

(76cm)

31in

(78.5cm)

32in

(81.5cm)

How to Measure:
For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
Chest:
Measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your chest.
Natural Waist:
Measure around your natural waistline, keeping the tape a bit loose.
Hip:
Measure around the fullest part of your body at the top of your legs.
Inseam:
Using pants that fit well, measure the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg.