Aug 5, 2003 6:05 AM
|Anyone have a good floor pump to reccomend?
|lots of opinions... lots of choices...||Akirasho|
Aug 5, 2003 6:11 AM
|... I like Blackburn's TP 4 and TP 5... though admittedly, I do use a Silca pump head on a couple of pumps for airing up disc wheels.
Be the bike.
|lots of opinions... lots of choices...||PEDDLEFOOT|
Aug 5, 2003 7:35 AM
|No problems with my Topeak Joe Blow Sport.|
|Just bought a Park Tools||pitt83|
Aug 5, 2003 6:21 AM
|To replace the POS Specialized which broke after 1 year of use. Silcas are well tought of, but haven't used one myself.|
Aug 5, 2003 6:39 AM
|I used a Silca for years but had trouble with the chuck popping off of my valve at higher pressures, so I'd have to hold it with one hand and pump with the other.
So I bought a $40 SKS Rennkompressor at REI. What a great pump. The chuck locks onto Schrader or Presta nicely and can put out a whopping 225psi. Not that you'd use that, but it just means that this thing really pumps quickly and easily. German-made stainless steel barrel and parts, a nice wooden handle. And affordable. I recommend it.
|re: floor pumps||JetSpeed|
Aug 5, 2003 7:09 AM
|I just bough a JoeBlow Pro from Perfromance on sale form $60 to $35. Five year warranty, and Performance gives a lifetime warranty on top of that. It works well and pumps to 120psi eaisly.
WHY would you spend more if the pump is warrantied for ever??
|2nd JoeBlow pro. (nm)||Uprwstsdr|
Aug 5, 2003 7:14 AM
|Don't like my "joeblow," squeeks, seems flimsey.nm||elcameron|
Aug 5, 2003 5:33 PM
|Topeak and Blackburn have done well for me...||biknben|
Aug 5, 2003 7:47 AM
|I actually miss my Topeak floor pump. I use a blackburn now. It does the job fine but the Topeak pumped up to higher pressure quicker and with less force required.
I have an Innovations Top Dog pump which I don't like at all. I got it at a significant discount so I said what the heck. I keep it in my trunk and rarely use it. It's really cheap quality and flimsy.
I haven't used the new Park pumps but under close inspection they look like the same old pump rebadged and at a higher price. I have a high opinion of park tools but I'm surprised that Park couldn't do better than that.
|Silica track pump||MR_GRUMPY|
Aug 5, 2003 8:07 AM
|Even though it doesn't pump a lot of air per stroke, and you have to hold the head on at high pressures, it lasts forever, and lets other riders know that you are serious...........or maybe just too cheap to buy a new pump.|
|I send the Silica track pump, the Energizer bunny of pumps. nm||Juanmoretime|
Aug 5, 2003 8:25 AM
|Sorry, was supposed to be second.||Juanmoretime|
Aug 5, 2003 8:26 AM
|Silica track pump||High Gear|
Aug 5, 2003 12:34 PM
|Yes, can't kill mine. Made of real Columbus tubing too! Licktons sells a real nice clamp on head that works very well.|
|Another vote for Joe Blow Pro.||No_sprint|
Aug 5, 2003 9:49 AM
|I had no idea what I was missing while using my Silca Track pump for years.|
|been using nashbar blue $20 floor pump 4 years, still happy (nm)||JS Haiku Shop|
Aug 5, 2003 12:36 PM
|been using nashbar blue $20 floor pump 4 years, still happy (nm)||rayclark|
Aug 5, 2003 7:10 PM
|Been using the same thing for 2 1/2 years now. Works great. Best $20 spent.
|re: Joe Blow Pro||Gary M|
Aug 5, 2003 1:12 PM
|I bought a Joe Blow after reading Doug Sloan's recommendation about a year ago and it is terrific. My Silca sits unused.|
|Joe BLow pro...||peter1|
Aug 5, 2003 6:31 PM
|Works great, very sturdy and stable, comfy handle, easy to store the line out of the way. Drawbacks: fold down third leg doesn't stay up, but you don't need it since the base is so wide. Also, the lock lever will smash your thumb to a pulp if you don't get it out of the way when you release the valve...|| |