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Duly Impressed with QWIKFIL CO2 cartridge

Old 06-05-04, 02:31 PM
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Duly Impressed with QWIKFIL CO2 cartridge

Today was the first time Iíve used a CO2 cartridge device for inflating my tire after a flat out on the road. I will still carry my Morph Road Pump but it will be more as a backup or for occasions when I experience more than one flat during a ride. The 16 gram QWIKFIL inflated my 700 x 23 tire to 110 psi within seconds. Now I canít udnerstand why it took me so long to try it.....

Are there any others out there not carrying CO2 cartridges? What are your experiences with CO2 cartridges?

PS For the environmentally sensitive folks out there I want you to know that I brought the spent CO2 canister and punctured tube home to discard the canister and patch the tube
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I have changed to CO2 this year. 1 flat and it worked wonderful. Still carry a Torelli aria mini pump in saddle bag.
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