Pump recommendations



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Cheryl

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<snip suberb advice>

Wow! I didn't expect such a response, thanks to all with your
recommendations.
I'm off to google, wiggle and ebay to see what I can find.

Cheers all!

Cheryl
 
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Peter Clinch

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Cheryl wrote:

> I'm off to google, wiggle and ebay to see what I can find.


If you have a local bike shop (LBS) pop in there and see what they
have. If you can get your hands on them and try them out for size then
you can get a much better feeling for what *you* like than a marketing
photo will allow online.

Plus, if they have something that looks right then you can have it in
your hands this evening. Online shopping is in many respects wonderful,
but it doesn't necessarily beat a bricks and mortar store, especially if
staffed by Clueful individuals (not all of them are, but the good ones
are Very Good).

Pete.
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Pete Biggs

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daren wrote:
> If you want _small_ light (115g) minipump, for Road I use a Topeak
> Pocket Rocket Master Blaster. tiny, light and well made. Truly filts
> in the pocket. Needs lots of strokes but works to 100psi. Came top in
> a C+ test - if that matters to you :)


Believe it or not there's one half that weight that also really manages
100 psi: Barbieri CarbOne. However, a CO2 inflator in addition (to any
mini pump for high pressure tyres) is handy to save time & effort.

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Note for Cheryl: Zefal HPX is also sold under the Truflo brand name.
Various ways of attaching it to bike. You can't go wrong with an HPX if
you can take the length. (Stoppit!) :-D

~PB
 
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Helen Deborah Vecht

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"sothach" <[email protected]>typed


> Simon Bennett wrote:
> > Cheryl wrote:
> >
> > > Can anyone recommend a good pump?

> >
> > If you have a frame that fits, you're better off with a frame pump (Zefal
> > HPX are triffic and come in 3 sizes).


> Second that. The Zefal is about the best portable pump I've used, very
> well made and pumps you up in a jiff. I've a #1 which fits on the
> frame very securely. I dunno about the other sizes, but the should be
> good.


I would echo the recommendation for the zéfal hp-x (again)

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sothach

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Cheryl wrote:
> Can anyone recommend a good pump? (stoppit!)


I dunno where all the pendants are today, so I guess I better ask:

Tyre pump or suspension pump?
 
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Dave Larrington

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In article <[email protected]>,
sothach ([email protected]) wrote:
> Cheryl wrote:
> > Can anyone recommend a good pump? (stoppit!)

>
> I dunno where all the pendants are today


<pedant>
Hanging from people's necks, I expect.
</pedant>

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applauded.
 
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MatSav

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"Dave Larrington" <[email protected]> wrote in message
news:[email protected]
> In article <[email protected]>,
> sothach ([email protected]) wrote:
> > Cheryl wrote:
> > > Can anyone recommend a good pump? (stoppit!)

> >
> > I dunno where all the pendants are today

>
> <pedant>
> Hanging from people's necks, I expect.
> </pedant>


</Double pedant>

....or from ceilings (pendant luminaires)...

Just precisely what do you mean by "pedant"?

</Double pedant>

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MatSav
 
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Michael Ormond

Guest
Hi,

I use a cyclaire pump for my high pressure tyres, works by pulling a cord
rather than pumping - novelty value and very easy to achieve high pressures.

On my mtb I now use a Topeak mountain morph - sort of half mini pump
halftrack pump. I have arrived at these two after much trial and error when
my old favourite (trek carbon fibre) broke last year.

For cheap and reliable the little specialised ones (can't remember what they
are called) are good too.

Mike

"Cheryl" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> Hi all,
>
> Can anyone recommend a good pump? (stoppit!)
> I have recently bought one online and it is truely awful.
> Am I going to find a decent mini or pocket pump?
>
> Advice to a new cyclist welcomed, thanks.
>
> Cheryl