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I need a new floor pump

Owlie2012-07-10 21:16:03 +0000 #1
The seal on my floor pump has, I think, finally gone.

I need a new one. Does anyone have suggestions for a reasonably-priced one? I can't do more than $40.
OakLeaf2012-07-10 21:30:50 +0000 #2
Check and see if there's a rebuild kit available for your old one, first. Lots of pumps have them available for $10 or less. Your LBS would probably have to order it in, but that shouldn't take too long.

My Serfas TCPG has been fine ... but they don't offer a rebuild kit. When it starts to wear out I might even check whether another company's pump heads and/or gaskets might fit it. I'm also needing to rebuild my Spec' Air Tool Comp (might not have to do that so soon if I hadn't been using it on both Schraeder and Presta valves) - rebuild kits for that are $3 I think.
Owlie2012-07-10 21:35:39 +0000 #3
My current pump was a clearance Performance pump.

This looks like it may be a possibility: www.performancebike....Only=true&quantity=1

The only problem with this option is that since my pump was a cheapy, I'm not sure I can actually take it apart and use this.
shootingstar2012-07-10 21:39:23 +0000 #4
If you can afford it, buy a better floor pump.

That's what I did after using a worn out, cheapie pump for past 2 yrs. If you bike several times per week, it's worth it. Unless you live near a bike store or someone whom you can borrow a pump conveniently.
PamNY2012-07-10 21:43:07 +0000 #5
Call Topeak customer service. They are really helpful.

I replaced the head on my Joe Blow Sport (shouldn't have needed replacement, but it did). It's really easy.
Reesha2012-07-10 22:52:30 +0000 #6
Check nashbar! My pump is finnicky... some pumps it has a seal, others I go straight to the bottom (surprise!). Still works about 60-70% of the time though
Dogmama2012-07-10 22:06:06 +0000 #7
I just bought DH a Serfas from Amazon. About $39, I think. My Serfas has lasted many years.

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