Buyer's guide: best track pumps

BikesEtc 29 Jun 2018 A workshop essential that will keep your tyres at optimum pressure with minimum fuss Whether you call it a track pump or a floor pump, a decent means of inflating your tyres is one of the first items you should buy for your home workshop. But the range is vast, with prices going from the tens up to the hundreds of pounds, and presuming they all do much the same job, what are the differences? We’ve pulled together a selection to show what’s available at various price points. Crucial in choosing the right pump for you is to make sure that it is capable of achieving the right pressure – for road bike tyres, this means one with a long, narrow barrel. Also make sure the head is compatible with the type of valves your inner tubes use – for road bikes, that usually means Presta ...

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