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Old 03-03-09, 11:56 AM   #1
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Micro tire pump question

I'm looking for a micro tire pump, for shrader valves, that will fit inside of a 7" wide x 2" deep x 4" tall tool bag, non-CO2 preferred. Any ideas? The ones I've seen are just a little too big, around 8" long. I have an old school schwinn with no water bottle mount, and would prefer to keep the pump hidden.

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Old 03-03-09, 12:15 PM   #2
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This is slightly over 6"

http://www.topeak.com/products/Mini-Pumps/MicroRocketCB

Edit - but your'll also need that little hose with a schrader adapter.

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Old 03-03-09, 12:28 PM   #3
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Check

http://www.quickex.com/

as another option. There are a couple of pumps there that attach permanently to the bike and have a hose. I have used the Quicker Pro there, a decent pump, but lacking a hose that I would now consider a must. I normally carried the Quicker in my tool wrap-up bag.
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Old 03-03-09, 11:12 PM   #4
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Crank brothers makes some pumps that will fit in your bag. I've got the PPU in a saddle bag.

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Theres nothing IMO as good as a Topeak Road Morph but its to big for your needs !!
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Theres nothing IMO as good as a Topeak Road Morph but its to big for your needs !!
+1 for the Road Morph if you have 700c, high pressure, low volume tires. If you have 26" tires, high volume, lower pressure, you could go with a smaller pump.
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Here's a link to the shorty Crank Brothers power pump http://tinyurl.com/ckyxkd

I'm planning to get one for my back up bike instead of switching my Topeak Road Morph back and forth.
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After looking for ages, I picked up a Lezyne Pressure Drive M. It is totally metal. The fittings screw onto the valve - so no leakage. It's very small. And the LBS let me try it to pump up a road tire to 100 PSI before I picked it up -- worked great for such a small pump.

And the mounting bracket (next to bottle cage) is great.
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If you want your new pump to last, keep it covered. The under-bottle cage bracket is convenient, but one wet ride or several dusty rides will contaminate the seals. I keep mine in my camelbak or mess bag. My mini pump is the same one I got 12 yrs. ago, and still works well. My friends who carry their pumps on the frame get a new one every season.
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