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PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:48 pm 
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Hi
I want to start experimenting with different tire pressures on the road - can anyone direct me to a good [light] tire pressure gauge I can fit in my jersey?
All suggestions welcomed

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:48 am 
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Something like this?
http://www.bikeahead.com/lezyne_pen_gau ... Z71596.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Or this:
http://www.topeak.com/products/Pumps/smartgauge_d2" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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or this:
http://www.excelsports.com/main.asp?pag ... =3&minor=9

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 9:59 pm 
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Those Meiser Accugages are the only ones I've found that don't suck, they're stocked by QBP so you can find them everywhere

the 30psi version is particularly terrific, nothing else is worth a damn down low for setting MTB tire pressures


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:53 am 
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sks digital air checker. significantly lighter and smaller than the topeak one, and easier to use. i have both and a couple others. this is the best.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:37 pm 
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Thanks everyone for the leads

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 6:02 pm 
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I carry a pocket sized Lezyne pump with the aftermarket pressure hose and think it's about as good as it get's for a portable combo that can accurately pump a road tire to 100psi on the side of the road. The hose fits inside the pump so you don't have to carry 2 items.

I've heard nothing but poor reviews on the digital gauges, particularly for use with Presta valves. I should note, however, that I don't have any first hand experience with the digital gauges.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 6:37 pm 
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thisisatest wrote:
sks digital air checker. significantly lighter and smaller than the topeak one, and easier to use. i have both and a couple others. this is the best.
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+1 Love my SKS. Accurate and portable.


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