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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:40 pm 
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Having bust my second Halfords foot pump in 6 months, I've decided to invest in a proper track pump. My instinct tells me to grab a Topeak Mountain pump "£30 ish from Evans, but does anyone have any other, better , suggestions?
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:46 pm 
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Blackburn every time :D ......you will feel the difference and notice the ease of pumping to high pressures


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:54 pm 
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greenstiles wrote:
Blackburn every time :D ......you will feel the difference and notice the ease of pumping to high pressures

Are they any better than their "guaranteed for life", useful as a chocolate teapot , mountain pumps? :?
My experience of these tells me to avoid like the plague, but if they've raised their game...


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:37 pm 
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I have a topeak mini morph, fits in your bag for riding and unfolds to a mini track pump. Its never missed a beat :)


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:46 pm 
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Whatleymeister wrote:
I have a topeak mini morph, fits in your bag for riding and unfolds to a mini track pump. Its never missed a beat :)


I've had a Topeak little pump for the past 5 years, still going strong, and another before that for getting on 10 years. Hence my leaning towards Topeak for a trackie...


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:02 pm 
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I deffo rate their track pumps........as for mini pumps lezyne is it and topeak.......i have a specialized that has lasted 10 years same as their multi tool...........unless they have improved sks rennkompressor fail quickly after a good start........


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:16 pm 
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I've got a One23 track pump. Works nicely with a good gauge and strong enough that I managed to blow up a car tyre in an emergency a few days ago. And it has a clever connector that switches automatically from presta to schraeder.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:23 pm 
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greenstiles wrote:
I deffo rate their track pumps........as for mini pumps lezyne is it and topeak.......i have a specialized that has lasted 10 years same as their multi tool...........unless they have improved sks rennkompressor fail quickly after a good start........


We've had the SKS one for at least a decade and still works well, as well as when we bought it.

Alison


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 7:10 pm 
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I've got a full size track pump and I've also got one of these: http://www.tredz.co.uk/.Lezyne-Micro-Floor-Drive-HVG-Mini-Floor-Hand-Pump-With-Gauge_26278.htm. It's not as easy to use as a full size track pump, but it's better than any other mini pump I've used and if I hadn't already got a full size pump I'd probably just have this.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 7:54 pm 
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I've had a Topeak Joe Blow Sport for what must be at least 8 years now. Like the SKS one Alison has, it is still going strong. I'd happily buy another.


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