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Finally bought a track pump
#1
Got to say after years of messing around with a hand pump on my bike I went out and spent some birthday money I had on a Bontrager track pump.

Best thing I have ever purchased for the bike, so easy to use and even the end valve does presta without having to mess around swapping bits around.

Makes a difference being able to actually get some air in my tyres
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- Cannondale F500, Kona Blast, Kona Caldera-
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#2
Totally agree, I wouldn't be without a track pump.

The next thing on your list, if you haven't got one already, should be a 4th hand tool/cable puller:

[Image: 41PbOTNq7iL._SL500_AA300_.jpg]

You can get them for a tenner: http://www.bikegoo.co.uk/product.php/887/0

Not something you need often, but they make setting up brakes and gears so much easier when you have to.
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#3
Could our UK bodies please enlighten us here in USA as to what is a track pump? Does not translate.
Never Give Up!!!
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#4
This is a track pump:

[Image: SKS_Kompressor_Track_Pump.jpg]
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#5
That's a track pump?? Its just a regular floor pump. Everyone has one . :-)
I thought it was something fancy for the races.........
Never Give Up!!!
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#6
I'm spoiled with an air compressor, BUT I love the old fashioned pumps too Big Grin .
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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#7
(10-03-2012, 03:49 PM)GeorgeET Wrote:  That's a track pump?? Its just a regular floor pump.
Would someone please whoop George on the helmet with a track pump? Wink
Wheelies don't pop themselves. (from a QBP fortune cookie)
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#8
I have two of those Smile
Nigel
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#9
"Would someone please whoop George on the helmet with a track pump? " RobAR

We would have to import one from the UK, we only have floor pumps here. :-)))

Long live the Queen.........All in good fraternal fun.....
Never Give Up!!!
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#10
I'm staying on neutral ground lol
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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#11
I would like to harness some of all this hot air coming off this post ! ha might even make my bike float a bit lighter too. Smile
but I will remain neutral like Bill. looks like a floor pump and a track pump to me
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
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