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Old 07-08-23, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
I see. All my rides are solo so I wasn't thinking about that.
I have a nice little Lezyne Road Drive pump for the two bikes that can't fit a frame pump. It takes FOREVER to fill a 700 x 28 tire.
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Old 07-08-23, 08:21 PM
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I actually carry a very small crank Bros. Pump in my bag. I pump a tire up enough to seat the tire bead and finish filling it with CO2. of course if I use CO2 out riding I deflated the tire at home and pump it up with air . Because it will be lw in a day or two anyway
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Old 07-08-23, 11:58 PM
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Originally Posted by datlas
Yes! I buy the 12g cartridges in bulk dirt cheap from Walmart (I think 20 bucks for 40 cartridges).

You need an inflator that takes UNTHREADED cartridges, typically they have a “base” that screws into the inflator.

Here is a pic of mine. Brand is “Hurricane” but there are others.


That looks like one I found some time back but have not been able to find since. I also run those 12g cartridges because they are so cheap. I hate how they went to the 16g threaded ones to make them more exclusive and expensive. For a 23c and probably a 25c tire, a 12g is plenty to get you rolling again.
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Old 07-09-23, 05:25 AM
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Originally Posted by VegasJen
That looks like one I found some time back but have not been able to find since. I also run those 12g cartridges because they are so cheap. I hate how they went to the 16g threaded ones to make them more exclusive and expensive. For a 23c and probably a 25c tire, a 12g is plenty to get you rolling again.
Who is "they"? You must really hate the companies who also make and sell 20g and 25g cartridges?
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Old 07-09-23, 05:45 AM
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How long before we devolve into the discussion about leaving empty Co2 cartridges on the side of the road? Ready GO!
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Originally Posted by genejockey
Yes, but is it Artisanal Free Range CO2?
Free Range, but not Artisanal. Sorry.
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A little more than $1 (US) per cartridge.

https://www.amazon.com/16g-Threaded-...07PK49TD3?th=1

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