Archive for May 17th, 2006
I had my first flat in 2 years today but came home smiling. I have finally found the bicycle pump I need for long distance self contained tours. I had given up but out of habit bought a new pump this year. I did not expect it to be as good as my trusty Zephal XP, the standard I measure all bike pumps against.
The MiniFootPump Air Revolution is in a class by itself for portable pumps and may be as good as my floor pump. It is a quality pump made in Germany. Pumping a tire with a Schrader valve up to a 100 psi is quick and easy, my Zepal is hard, slow, and never really gets to 100 psi. Using this pump is a joy if like me you have been suffering with other pumps and wondering how you keep your tires inflated on long trips.
The design is different than our bike pumps you have used. Read the rest of this entry »