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06-24-20, 09:46 PM
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Posted By JanMM

Can’t tell from your posts if your only pump is...

Can’t tell from your posts if your only pump is the frame pump. If you don’t have another pump with a gauge or a separate gauge, then you are just guessing at tire pressure.
06-24-20, 09:36 PM
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Posted By rollagain

You could get one of these ... ...

You could get one of these ...

https://cyclingspares.com/bicycle-pump/eyezoff-airbone-zt702-supernova-ultra-compact-bicycle-pump-for-schraderpresta-9-9cm-silver/

It only delivers about a...
06-24-20, 08:58 PM
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Posted By sledgefisher

Pump your tyre up until it compresses by 15%...

Pump your tyre up until it compresses by 15% under your weight, for instance I have found that my 25c tyre needs around 85psi on my rear and 80psi on my front with my weight of 79kg. But without a...
06-24-20, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Drew Eckhardt

Full size frame pumps work fine at 90 psi, which...

Full size frame pumps work fine at 90 psi, which is achievable using cyclist's little T-rex arms.



Hardly.

Silca frame pumps use a 3/4" piston totaling 0.439 square inches which would...
06-24-20, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Gresp15C

One of my habits is to make a mental note of how...

One of my habits is to make a mental note of how much my tires pooch out under my weight. That's my gauge when I'm out on the road. In practical terms, my arm strength and/or the compression ratio of...
06-24-20, 07:28 PM
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Posted By biker128pedal

From flat count the number of strokes. Im the...

From flat count the number of strokes. Im the opposite. I NEED 110 psi rear and 100 psi front otherwise I will pinch flat.
Lezyne Long.
Front 205
Rear 230

but Id did buy the hose with a...
06-24-20, 04:24 PM
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Posted By CliffordK

It might take you a few hours pumping, but you...

It might take you a few hours pumping, but you should be able to get a decent amount of pressure with your air shock pump. Most are rated at about 300 psi.
...
06-24-20, 04:09 PM
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Posted By aclinjury

with a frame pump, you'd need to be a gorilla to...

with a frame pump, you'd need to be a gorilla to put in 120 psi in a 25mm tire, but even before that, he pump will probably break at 90 psi

Ever tried to hold a 120lb dumbell with just 2 fingers?...
06-24-20, 02:30 PM
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Posted By grizzly59

Pump it up to where you want with your floor...

Pump it up to where you want with your floor pump. Now pinch your tire with your thumb and forefinger. Do it again tomorrow. Now you know what it feels like, and you wont exceed that with your hand...
06-24-20, 02:15 PM
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Posted By pdlamb

Never say never; for all I know you're an NFL...

Never say never; for all I know you're an NFL linebacker who'll stop for 20 seconds between pumping to rest and recuperate.

But I agree, it's unlikely you'll exceed 120 psi with an ordinary frame...
06-24-20, 02:11 PM
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Posted By GlennR

I have a Bontrager floor pump and put 100psi in...

I have a Bontrager floor pump and put 100psi in the 25mm tire. I think the max on the tires is 120psi. When I get past 90psi a single pump only puts a few psi in so there's no way to accidentally hit...
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