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Old 02-03-15, 04:36 PM
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what mini pump.

Got my new frame built up finished it today its a ******* i love it. sorry no idea how to post a photo.
so yeah all i need now is a MINI PUMP so whats best ,i was looking a Lezyne Pressure Drive are they worth the money r can i get a cheaper one that works every bit as well.
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I use a Lezyne Alloy Drive HV for my mountain bike. I especially like the flex hose.

I use Co2 for my roadie.
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Lezyne is generally best. There are lots of others that are ok but just get the Lezyne and be done with it.
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yeah i think your right just put it on my wishlist.
thanks folks.
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The Lezyne Pressure Drive is nice.

I personally use the Topeak Road Morph mini, because with it you can put the end of the pump on the ground and use your bodyweight to do the pumping:
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The Lezyne Pressure Drive is nice.

I personally use the Topeak Road Morph mini, because with it you can put the end of the pump on the ground and use your bodyweight to do the pumping:

+1

I've been using this for a few years now with no complaints.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Lezyne is generally best. There are lots of others that are ok but just get the Lezyne and be done with it.
Lezyne Road Drive.
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Topeak Mini Morph for me. It is the smallest of the bunch. A lot of people like to have a pressure gauge, but I can do without for the thankfully rare flat tire.
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I prefer the Lezyne hand pump for both Shrader and presta valve. With the hose attachment I don't loose all my air disengaging the pump. I have come to find that the pressure gauges are really not needed. With the smaller pumps you can't really get a tire up to road pressure without hurting yourself, but you can get up enough pressure to make your ride.

Surprisingly the best pumps I have used have been the old Silka Frame type pumps...
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I'm usually not a thread nazi, but there was a perfectly informative thread about this not long ago.

That being said, I've had:
A road morph that I stopped using because the second time I used it in years, some seal started leaking and the piston rod was crooked.
A lezyne mountain that works well.
And my favorite, the racerocket that I absolutely love.

Find the thread, good info.
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Topeak Road Morph G is damn easy to use, but a bit bulky to carry

Topeak Road Drive is damn easy to carry, but a bit harder to use.

I use CO2 for flats 1-3 and then a road drive for any further mishaps (or for finding the flat in the first place.)
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so for the topeak, is the mini road morph adequate or is the full scale one necessary?
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i carry a CO2 inflator and a couple of cartidges and I wanted to get a pump but then got cold feet becasue the big pump is a bit big, but i have never been happy with mini pumps i had in the past.
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Amazon.com : Topeak Pocket Rocket Master Blaster Bike Pump : Frame Mount Bike Pumps : Sports & Outdoors



My piece of resistance. I like it a lot. When I sold my old bike last winter my pump went with it. I liked it so much I picked up another one to go on my new bike.

And that's not my picture and I have no idea why so many people mount them upside down.
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Amazon.com : Topeak Pocket Rocket Master Blaster Bike Pump : Frame Mount Bike Pumps : Sports & Outdoors



My piece of resistance. I like it a lot. When I sold my old bike last winter my pump went with it. I liked it so much I picked up another one to go on my new bike.

And that's not my picture and I have no idea why so many people mount them upside down.
thanks lads i just want a pump that can do exactly what its supposed to do,must be dead compact no way bulky,it will live i n my jersey pocket.
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thanks lads i just want a pump that can do exactly what its supposed to do,must be dead compact no way bulky,it will live i n my jersey pocket.
Jersey pocket, you say? Topeak race rocket/hp, the silicone (?) grip on the handle really helps keep it in there. My lezyne doesn't have it, fwiw
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Originally Posted by antokelly View Post
thanks lads i just want a pump that can do exactly what its supposed to do,must be dead compact no way bulky,it will live i n my jersey pocket.
This is my jersey pocket pump:

Topeak® Cycling Accessories ? Products - Micro Rocket CB

It's the smallest I could find that still actually works. I can pump a tire up to 7 bar without much effort, 8 with a little more effort.
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Originally Posted by Team Sarcasm View Post
Amazon.com : Topeak Pocket Rocket Master Blaster Bike Pump : Frame Mount Bike Pumps : Sports & Outdoors



My piece of resistance. I like it a lot. When I sold my old bike last winter my pump went with it. I liked it so much I picked up another one to go on my new bike.

And that's not my picture and I have no idea why so many people mount them upside down.
I have one of those. Actually I have two, one came with a used bike I bought. I think they blow, they don't put enough pressure in the tire. Enough to get you home but just barely. Getting 90psi in the rear tire is out of the question. I even took them apart and cleaned them up and they still sucked. Good size, though.
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Amazon.com : Topeak Pocket Rocket Master Blaster Bike Pump : Frame Mount Bike Pumps : Sports & Outdoors



My piece of resistance. I like it a lot. When I sold my old bike last winter my pump went with it. I liked it so much I picked up another one to go on my new bike.

And that's not my picture and I have no idea why so many people mount them upside down.
safer to keep the pump head side down, in case of accidental pump handle slippage.
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safer to keep the pump head side down, in case of accidental pump handle slippage.
thanks again lads appreciate all the reply's, but yeah i think the lezyne is my pick.i dont like pumps on the frame especially on a road bike just doesn't look right.
now don't go shooting me its just my oponion.
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Originally Posted by antokelly View Post
Got my new frame built up finished it today its a ******* i love it. sorry no idea how to post a photo.
so yeah all i need now is a MINI PUMP so whats best ,i was looking a Lezyne Pressure Drive are they worth the money r can i get a cheaper one that works every bit as well.
thanks.

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How did this turn into a medical forum. We see enough commercials for EDD on the television do we have to have them here too?
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How did this turn into a medical forum. We see enough commercials for EDD on the television do we have to have them here too?
you lost me on that comment
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How did this turn into a medical forum. We see enough commercials for EDD on the television do we have to have them here too?
I'm just curious about which bike name is censored by the BF filters.
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Lezyne. Every one of my personal bikes is equipped with one. For skinny, high-pressure tires I like their Road Drive model.
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