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Pedal to ZERO to offset carbon footprint with Fall essentials from PEARL iZUMi

Pedal to ZERO to offset carbon footprint with Fall essentials from PEARL iZUMi

With its Pedal to Zero initiative, PEARL iZUMi says it has created the first apparel line “designed to be ridden out of existence.” That’s because…

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With its Pedal to Zero initiative, PEARL iZUMi says it has created the first apparel line “designed to be ridden out of existence.”

That’s because the bike apparel company now offers a line of clothing with specific instructions on offsetting the carbon footprint of each garment.

Essentially, each garment tells you how many miles you need to ride your bike (or human-powered vehicle of any kind) to offset the carbon footprint of the clothing’s production. The idea is that by avoiding trips with a car, PEARL iZUMi customers can help save the planet (while still buying new clothes).

The initiative must have been successful because the company will add the Pedal to Zero bullet point on many new garments. Interested customers will see a bullet point on the garment’s features telling them the miles they need to ride. PEARL iZUMi tells customers how far to ride to offset the carbon footprint of their garments. Photos c. PEARL iZUMi Pedal to Zero Clothing

The company just added two new additions to this clothing line.

The first is the Prospect Thermal Jogger , available for both men and women. These pants offer flexible use, from working at home to biking around town or camping. They have the company’s anti-odor treatment, and they’re made from recycled materials.

The Prospect Thermal Jogger and the Women’s Thermal Cycling Bib Tight from PEARL iZUMi’s Pedal to Zero line.They come with zippered hand pockets, a mid-rise waistband, and a brushed fleece interior. The company also added some reflective elements for improved […]

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