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The 5 best bike pumps, for road cyclists, mountain bikers, or city commuters

Posted On: Apr 23, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The 5 best bike pumps, for road cyclists, mountain bikers, or city commuters

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Having a bike pump in your cycling kit ensures that your tires are always inflated to their ideal pressure.
There are generally three types of bike pumps to consider: Floor pumps, hand pumps, and C02 inflators.
Our top pick, the Specialized Air Tool Comp V2 , is durable and accurate, and is a great choice for any kind of cyclist.
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Bike tires go flat for many reasons and while a flat is never ideal, it's even worse to be caught without the means for fixing it. With a reliable bike pump, you can keep rolling either by fixing the tire itself or inflating a new tube. Regardless of how you use it, it's smart to always have one on-hand and in your cycling pack whenever you head out.
Before shopping, it's important to understand the difference between the three basic pump types: Floor pumps, hand pumps, and C02 inflators. I've included some information on each's advantages and disadvantages, and which are more well-suited to a particular bike or ride...

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