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Old 12-09-08, 03:54 PM
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good cheap pump?

hi all, can someone recommend a good pump for $20 or less to handle 12-psi? links from online stores appreciated.

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Old 12-09-08, 03:57 PM
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Try this on for size mang.
Floor Pump: http://nashbar.com/profile.cfm?categ...eid=&pagename=
If you want a frame pump...get a bell from Wal Mart...its like 12 bucks.
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Old 12-09-08, 03:57 PM
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I use a version of this (though it's $23 here):
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...p.aspx?sc=FRGL

In terms of a tiny one you can carry around, I don't have a good recommendation.
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Old 12-09-08, 04:18 PM
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http://www.treefortbikes.com/140_333...rame-Pump.html
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also, should ve mentioned, i have french valve... would Topeak Joe Blow Sport Pump work well with that?
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Go to LBS, or dicks sporting goods is where I got my blackburn, it was $20 and really nice.
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SPEAKING of Joe Blow bicycle pumps-- I need to fix mine. The little button opposite of where the tube goes into the base of the pump came out, spilling a long plastic thing, a rubber ball, and a rubber washer. Anyone ever have this happen to them????
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Originally Posted by thehotshot View Post
also, should ve mentioned, i have french valve... would Topeak Joe Blow Sport Pump work well with that?
Yes, the Joe Blow supports presta (or french) valves as well as schrader valves, just uses opposite sides of the nozzle.
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french valve = presta
the topeak mini road morph has both presta and schrader. most quality pumps have both.
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Originally Posted by planyourfate View Post
Try this on for size mang.
Floor Pump: http://nashbar.com/profile.cfm?categ...eid=&pagename=
+1

I've got one of these at work and one at home....works just as well as my friend's expensive Bontrager floor pump.
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whats the max psi on that pump?
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Dons flame suit: How do you know how far you've filled your tires without a gauge? Feel? Or do those using a pump without a gauge just have an outboard one?

-awaits reaming for dumbass question
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I don't know much about any pump except the Topeak Road Morph, which i picked up for $30. I highly recommend it, though, and it is small enough to fit on a frame. I did have a Schwinn pump, but it couldn't stand the higher PSI needs of my road bikes. I was given to my friend, who seems happy enough with it.
And you just reminded me I have a WrenchForce mini pump i picked up in the NOS bin at my LBS.

@PoopinFresh- a lot of pumps have an in-line gauges, at least a lot of Topeak pumps do.
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