Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Tue May 03, 2016 4:29 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED

If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 197 posts ]  Go to page Previous 110 11 12 13 14 Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:32 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:10 am
Posts: 394
I think different people have different needs. I ride tubular tires and carry a small 160 gram Tufo Elite spare tire. I get a flat once every 20,000 miles or so. When I get a flat I put the spare tire on the bike and pump up to 80-90 psi, if it went to 100 psi that would be fine, I would never fill a tubular with more than 100 psi. Sure, you can fill a tubular to a much higher pressure, the tire will not explode. Your ride quality would suffer and your chances of a flat greatly increase.

The Tufo 160 is a small tire, not much volume and because it is not securely glued I take it easy for the rest of the day. The spare has glue on it and the rim will still have glue, the two mate up and it is held in place fine for casual riding home. I have ridden over a 100 miles on a spare Tufo with 80 psi, sometimes you are starting out on a long ride and get a flat.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 5:10 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:22 pm
Posts: 124
Location: UK - Hertfordshire
Well this has been an interesting thread!!

I have a specialised mini pump. Works when you need it but takes almighty effort to pump the tyre to an acceptable level to ride home. I feel like I've ridden an extra ten miles after a few minutes of using it. However it's small light and works when I need it to. I don't think you'll ever reach a perfect solution as the sheer mechanics of it denote that a small pump does not equate to little effort and perfect results. Even with the specialised pump I curse how small it is when in use as it's impossible to grip it and pump when the psi starts to increase. I can only imagine how tough the ipump is to use. Fair play if he does redesign it so it works though. I would have told most of you to f*ck off about six pages back! :D

Lewis



Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

_________________
2012 Canyon Ultimate AL 8.0


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 8:05 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:43 pm
Posts: 294
ipump wrote:
hi everyone, it me morris, the inventor of SCREWiPUMP and the BUTTiPUMP.
I have to thank you all. Thank you!!!
I have decided on the next SCREWiPUMP to start marketing and it is exactly what you want.
Pressure and speed using regular women, not supper human, strength.
I have built many prototypes and this is my favorite by far.
Thank you and love you guys,
Safe riding,
morris


Image

Glad you found now something that works!
Don't break it!
Have phun. We love you.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:24 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:23 pm
Posts: 614
Location: Austin, TX
Morris can certainly be a polarizing personality, but that's not cool.

_________________
My Cervelo R5
My Lynskey Helix
My MTB


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:35 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:44 am
Posts: 251
@rmerka; I personally know of Morris. Compared to some of the stunts he has pulled and the shady stuff he has got up to over the years, this is absolutely nothing.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:53 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:37 am
Posts: 159
Please tell us more...

Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:44 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:29 pm
Posts: 203
TheDarkInstall wrote:
@rmerka; I personally know of Morris. Compared to some of the stunts he has pulled and the shady stuff he has got up to over the years, this is absolutely nothing.



Yes...will you please tell us more? :popcorn:


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 8:00 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:07 am
Posts: 23
hi everyone, its me morris the inventor of iPUMP and iPUMPMICRO.
the man in the picture with his beautiful wife, lucky man. and thank you for the jokes. they make me laugh. and i need more of that.
All criticism good or bad is all good.
have a great day.
safe riding.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 5:32 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jun 17, 2007 6:56 pm
Posts: 736
Wow, I just read every post in this thread. Definitely one of the most bizarre and interesting reads I've had on this forum.

I think it's safe to say that this pump is a piece of junk.

_________________
6.24kg CAAD10


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:51 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:07 am
Posts: 23
Hi everyone, its me Morris the inventor of iPUMP!!
I want to thank you guys for all your great comments!!!
I have decided to make my next iPUMP and it will allow you to reach 100 -120psi very comfortably.
And i would like to give one of these as a present to one of you to try out!!!!
who wants a free iPUMP to try out?
morris


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:18 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Apr 09, 2014 4:33 am
Posts: 57
ipump wrote:
Hi everyone, its me Morris the inventor of iPUMP!!
I want to thank you guys for all your great comments!!!
I have decided to make my next iPUMP and it will allow you to reach 100 -120psi very comfortably.
And i would like to give one of these as a present to one of you to try out!!!!
who wants a free iPUMP to try out?
morris


Send one to me so I can try and post a nice report to everyone. If your pump is good everyone will know. i have the tools, other pumps and different tires to test. Thanks

Jocimar Santana
97 Jalan Senang
418494
Singapore


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 5:51 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:56 am
Posts: 386
Just another excuse to bump the thread for free advertising. Can moderators please lock this? I'm pretty sure everyone already has a pump that will "reach 100 psi very comfortably".


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:12 pm 
Offline
Shop Owner

Joined: Sun Jan 03, 2010 4:58 am
Posts: 667
+1


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:26 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 1:27 pm
Posts: 376
Sounds like the pump also has quality issues as well, seems like the guy who actually did the comparison test before noted that the handle or something broke. The point of a road pump is to be able to ride back home, that's why you carry a pump. You've already had bad luck with the flat tire, why would you spend $80+ on a pump that may also fail on the road as well?

I'm not schilling for companies like Topeak and Lezyne, but their products go through a lot of testing before going on the market. Otherwise their brand takes a beating in terms of negative reviews (SRAM hydro brakes recall anyone?). A Kickstarter project for something that's supposed to be an emergency tool really needs a good consensus that it can actually help you when shit goes wrong. 13 pages of this thread, and I've yet to see someone say that it actually got them back home with over 100 PSI of pressure in their tires. Until that happens, I think I'll stick with the mini pump I already have. It got me home once with 65 PSI... which means it's working as intended.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: 21 Gram Pump
PostPosted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:46 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Apr 09, 2014 4:33 am
Posts: 57
I keep saying this not because I work for them but just because the only real micro pump that worked for me in emergency situation so far was the Barbieri Nana. And I left 1 galon of sweat on the ground after pumping the tire but it did it. The ipump so far didn't do the job for me. All in all I still stick with the CO2 whatever it weights just because it is 300 times more convenient and easier in emergency situation.


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 197 posts ]  Go to page Previous 110 11 12 13 14 Next

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Lezyne pump revisited

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 4 5 ]

in Road

Poulidor

62

3306

Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:37 am

spookyload View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Looking for the smallest hand pump possible.

in Road

weeracerweenie

14

1284

Fri Oct 02, 2015 2:52 pm

mattr View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Favorite light weight mini pump and multi tool?

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

rms13

23

1989

Sat Aug 29, 2015 1:36 am

GaryOS View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Garmin Edge 25: 25 gram GPS

in Road

djconnel

4

828

Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:39 pm

djconnel View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: kwm24, loudtiger, RedRacer, RichieE46, Yahoo [Bot] and 16 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited