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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:58 pm 
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The topic more or less says it all, but I am looking for a pump with a good value for money ratio.
What do you have and what can you recommend?
Thank you in advance.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:03 pm 
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I've had a few over the years. My old Silca was the one I liked best, but they changed it after I went to get another. I have 2 now. A $20 POS from the LBS that works just fine and has been going for 4 years without a single issue except the rubber grommet in the head died. Called the company and they sent me 3 for free! The second, which I like best is the Blackburn Airtower 5. I have the aluminum one (there is a carbon fiber version for bling). Great volume per stroke. The head is simply chit, so I ended up replacing it for a Silca head. Best of both worlds now! Simply love it in this configuration.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:16 pm 
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If you're interest is in floor pumps, by far the best I've ever had is a Lezyne. High quality/well made; lots of options and I love its screw-on head rather than the common clamp-on head that never seem to work well IMO. Shop around as you can usually find them at a good discount too...

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:22 pm 
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Silca is top. Lezyne is great also.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:14 pm 
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Second Lezyne! I just got one and really like it. You get what you pay for and this is a high quality pump.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:24 pm 
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sks rennkompressor


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:31 pm 
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I have the Topeak Joe Blow Pro in the basement cycling repair area. Amazingly this pump is still made by Topeak. It works great. In the garage cycling area I have a Silca Super Pista with a Topeak hose and pump head on it. Best of both worlds. Great pump with a great pump head.

http://www.topeak.com/products/Pumps/JoeBlowPro
http://www.topeak.com/products/Pumps/Sm ... UpgradeKit
http://www.modernbike.com/itemgroup.asp ... KgodD0CWZg


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:51 pm 
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Joe Blow Max. 7 years so far, £22.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:22 pm 
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Fourthbook wrote:
If you're interest is in floor pumps, by far the best I've ever had is a Lezyne. High quality/well made; lots of options and I love its screw-on head rather than the common clamp-on head that never seem to work well IMO. Shop around as you can usually find them at a good discount too...


Sorry for not being more precise, I need a portable pump to bring along, when I am out riding.
I already have a floor pump, but thank you for your input.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:04 pm 
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Lezyne Road Drive. Topeak Road Morph 2nd choice.


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Lezyne Road Drive w ABS hose.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:37 pm 
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Hi,

tri wrote:
sks rennkompressor


+1

Lasts a life time.

Ciao, ;)

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:42 am 
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sorry fdegrove


original silca presta will last two lifetimes !!!! :)


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Hi,

Where can I buy a second lifetime? :mrgreen:

Ciao, ;) :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:26 pm 
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+1 on the Lezyne.

Apart from them being excellent pumps, dump the bracket and you can keep them up the seat post for a super tidy bike.

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