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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:58 pm 
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Okay, how much pressure can you really get in with one of these things?

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:10 pm 
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Location: it's raining, it must be uk
i've gone over 120psi, could've gone a bit further

you need to wear a mitt, or use a bit of cloth to protect your hand, otherwise it's possible to get a blister from the small handle - it's not unique in this respect, same thing can happen with other minipumps

nice long hose, i've got the one with the pen gauge, which can stick a bit, but give it a tap and it'll pop to the right pressure - that's when i found i'd gone over 120psi (also done the same with another lezyne minipump)


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One arrived today to go in my rackbag on the enigma etape ...I'll give it a test tomorrow

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:42 pm 
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I have one and can get a tire up to 120 psi without much trouble. It is actually a bit of overkill for me since I ride at lower pressures, but it is quite easy to use.


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repairing yet another wet road puncture during this horrific british 'summer', i decided to do it indoors in the warm and used the floor drive

stopped at 130psi* as that was already 10psi over the max for the tyre, i reckon it'll go much higher, lezyne claims 160psi i think

*pressure was checked with an sks gauge, the lezyne gauge doesn't go that high


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