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Old 06-24-16, 11:27 PM
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Looking for a new CO2 inflator

It seems like most of my gear is falling apart lately. Gloves, shorts, and now my CO2 inflators. Thankfully I have only needed it once in the past couple of months.

Thinking about getting one that always a controlled airflow instead of releasing at full blast. Would love to test ride the fixed flat and then put in some more air. Any suggestions? Does anyone have the Lezyne Alloy Drive?
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Absolutely zero complaints about my PDW Shiny Object.
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I reviewed the Genuine Innovations Air Chuck in a previous CO2 thread.

There are lots of previous threads on this subject.

I use google search like this: site:bikeforums.net co2 inflator recommend
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Consider "Portland Design Works Shiny Object CO2 Inflator Head." Very compact, infinite control and it works great. Does require threaded cartridges.
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Originally Posted by Tycho Brahe
It seems like most of my gear is falling apart lately. Gloves, shorts, and now my CO2 inflators. Thankfully I have only needed it once in the past couple of months.

Thinking about getting one that always a controlled airflow instead of releasing at full blast. Would love to test ride the fixed flat and then put in some more air. Any suggestions? Does anyone have the Lezyne Alloy Drive?
Good Karma. I bought one 2 years ago and haven't had a flat since. I used to average three a year. Definately wor th the price.
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Originally Posted by rm -rf
I reviewed the Genuine Innovations Air Chuck in a previous CO2 thread.

There are lots of previous threads on this subject.

I use google search like this: site:bikeforums.net co2 inflator recommend
It is actually the Air Chuck that I want to replace.

I found some of those old threads, but I was wondering if there was anything new on the market. I remember talking to a Genuine Innovations rep at a bike event a while back and they were talking about new models coming out.
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PDW shiny object. I've been pretty damn rough on mine, and it continues to work flawlessly every time.

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I will also highly endorse the PDW Shiny Object. Small, well-made, precise air control and works flawlessly.
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I have the Silca EOLO III. Works well and it takes up next to nothing in my saddle bag.
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Another vote for the PDW shiny object.
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I like this Genuine Innovations Microflate Nano. https://www.genuineinnovations.com/us...flate-nano.php CO2 flow is initiated, stopped and throttled by twisting the cylinder. Also carry a Lezyne Tech Drive HP and am pleased with it. That pump is frame mounted and had an annoying rattle until a wedge cut from a wine cork was jammed between the pump body and hand grip.

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This was great the one time I had to use it, and PB is having a great sale on it:

Spin Doctor QuickShot 16g CO2 Inflation System
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Here's my vote.

https://www.biketiresdirect.com/prod...s-co2-inflator

Takes threaded or non-threaded cartridges. First time I used it was in a downpour in a mountain bike race. Heart rate maxed, muddy as hell and cold. Was the worst conditions possible and it worked flawlessly.

I picked up a 12 pack of CO2 cartridges from Walmart and I am good to go for a couple years.
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Love the Innovations Air Chuck.

https://www.amazon.com/Innovations-A.../dp/B00IVFJ9YY
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Another vote for the PDW:

Portland Design Works Shiny Object CO2 Inflator Head
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I have the Lezyne Trigger Speed Drive CO2 and get the threaded 16g CO2 cartridges on ebay.
It works very well.
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And another vote for PDW Shiny Object
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Originally Posted by andr0id
I have the Lezyne Trigger Speed Drive CO2 and get the threaded 16g CO2 cartridges on ebay.
It works very well.
I have that too. The clear weight weenie choice.
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+1. THis is a bit better deal that comes with the sleeve so you don't freeze your hands
https://www.amazon.com/Portland-Desi...s=shiny+object
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