Pearl Izumi Hiking, Walking, and Running Shoes

Pearl Izumi EM Road N2 – Men

Screen Shot 2015-01-12 at 4.37.44 PMHow do we improve on our best-selling shoe? With this challenge at hand, our Smoothologists went back to the lab and got to work. We fine tuned the new Road N2 to have more forefoot flexibility, enhanced heel cushioning and improved traction. The Road N2 continues to strike the perfect balance of light and fast, with enough cushioning and durability to provide the smoothest running experience possible to help you go the distance.

• New 3-D Seamless Print Upper Technology adds lightweight structure
and upper integrity
• Transfer Dry spacer mesh keeps feet cool and dry
• New Dynamic offset-shaped E:MOTION® midsole is biomechanically tuned for neutral to supinator running gaits
• 1:1 Energy Foam in forefoot cushions upon impact and returns energy back to the runner during propulsion
• New 1:1 Energy Foam in heel delivers a softer step in feel and enhanced heel cushioning
• Blown rubber in the forefoot and carbon rubber in the crash pad combine for great cushioning and abrasion resistance

Dynamic Offset: 4 mm at initial contact to 7.5 mm at mid-stance
Heel Stack Height: 23 mm (includes midsole and outsole)

Sizes: 7–13 in half sizes, size 14
Weight–Size 9: 9.6 oz, 273 g

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Pearl Izumi EM Trail N2 – Men

Screen Shot 2015-01-12 at 4.39.32 PMBuilt to meet the demands of the world’s most difficult ultras, the Project E:Motion Trail N2 gives you unmatched traction and protection with a smooth ride that will keep you flowing over miles of grueling trails.

• The Trail N2 is part of the Project E:Motion series, which has been engineered to provide the smoothest running experience
• The Trail N2 features our Dynamic Offset technology for a lively and smooth ride that eliminates forefoot slap and reduces shock
• The Trail N2 has a low 4mm drop, and a combination of shock absorbing and energy return foams
• The Trail N2 is neutral and has our nimble, yet cushioned, level 2 midsole
• At 10 ounces, it is both light-weight and protective enough for the most technical and rocky trails
• Outsole is broad for stability and has an aggressive self-cleaning lug pattern with a forefoot rock-plate
• Features a slightly rounded rear heel for stable, protective, and smooth trail running
• The seamless upper uses bonded technology for structure and durability, leaving the inside of the upper smooth and comfortable against your foot
• Insole has a deeply cupped heel that securely cradles the foot
Trail Runner Gear of the Year, 2013 Trail Shoe of the Year

Sizes: 7–13 in half sizes, size 14
Weight–Size 9: 9.9oz/280g

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Pearl Izumi EM Road N2 – Women

Screen Shot 2015-01-12 at 4.42.37 PMHow do we improve on our best-selling shoe? With this challenge at hand, our Smoothologists went back to the lab and got to work. We fine tuned the new Road N2 to have more forefoot flexibility, enhanced heel cushioning and improved traction. The Road N2 continues to strike the perfect balance of light and fast, with enough cushioning and durability to provide the smoothest running experience possible to help you go the distance.

• New 3-D Seamless Print Upper Technology adds lightweight structure
and upper integrity
• Transfer Dry spacer mesh keeps feet cool and dry
• New Dynamic offset-shaped E:MOTION® midsole is biomechanically tuned for neutral to supinator running gaits
• 1:1 Energy Foam in forefoot cushions upon impact and returns energy back to the runner during propulsion
• New 1:1 Energy Foam in heel delivers a softer step in feel and enhanced heel cushioning
• Blown rubber in the forefoot and carbon rubber in the crash pad combine for great cushioning and abrasion resistance

Dynamic Offset: 4 mm at initial contact to 7.5 mm at mid-stance
Heel Stack Height: 23 mm (includes midsole and outsole)

Sizes: 5–11 in half sizes, size 12
Weight–Size 8: 8.4 oz, 238 g