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your link is to a high volume pump. the Lezyne pump I have is fine for 100psi and is my best so far.
 

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bikerjulio said:
your link is to a high volume pump. the Lezyne pump I have is fine for 100psi and is my best so far.
so by high volume, that means it can't reach its rated pressure of 90psi?

i've used it in mtb's and can only muscle 25psi out of it. useless for a road bike...

which lezyne pump do u have an have you actually be able to get 100+psi easily without using a vise grip?
 

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I've had the same Blackburn frame pump for the past 7 years and I've never had any issue getting to 100+ psi with it when needed.

Your link is also to a minipump, not a frame pump. They are not the same.
 

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I've been using a 'road drive" pump and honestly think it's the best small pump I have used to date.
 

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Zefal hpx. Had one for years and it's been great. Comes in different sizes for different size frames. I still use a strap just so it doesn't rattle.
 

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whats the difference??

that and this: http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=A0346 use the same frame mounting mechanism, whats the difference between the two pumps specifically?
Length. A true frame pump is almost as long as your downtube or seattube, which is probably at least 3 times longer than the pump you are trying to use. The longer barrel provides a great advantage when trying to hit higher pressures on low-volume road bike tires.
 

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Length. A true frame pump is almost as long as your downtube or seattube, which is probably at least 3 times longer than the pump you are trying to use. The longer barrel provides a great advantage when trying to hit higher pressures on low-volume road bike tires.
word, thanks.

Whats the differences between sizes of a frame pump?

large: http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=A0346

medium: http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=A0347

will the medium still get me to 100psi?
 

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The Lezyne will take about 200 strokes to get to 100psi. Your best best (unless you want to carry a full length pump) is to use just about any mini pump in conjunction with c02. Use the mini to seat the tire. Inflate to around 40 psi and finish off with a 12g co2. The nice thing about the Lezyne is they are easy on valve stems.
 

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skyliner1004 said:
word, thanks.

Whats the differences between sizes of a frame pump?

large: http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=A0346

medium: http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=A0347

will the medium still get me to 100psi?
It should. Here is an example of what I am talking about from the same site you are looking at http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=NP08483

Back in the day :) the pump would be pressure fit along the top or seat tube using the adjacent tubes as support (some frames even had a 'pump peg' on the inside of the head tube to better support the pump). There is a spring in the pump handle which can compress to provide tension but also allows the pump to adapt to a range of frame sizes.
 

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skyliner1004 said:
All the pumps list pressure ratings of 90+psi, but i know thats BS. I bought a lezyne frame/hand pump (http://www.amazon.com/Lezyne-Alloy-...e=UTF8&s=sporting-goods&qid=1284072842&sr=8-9) and there is no way in hell anyone can get more than 30psi with it.

which pumps have u guys used with success at getting 100+psi? frame pumps only please... Oh and i want something lightweight
I have this one. Gets to 100 PSI no problem at all.

http://www.amazon.com/Lezyne-Pressure-Drive-High-Hand/dp/B001T7RSA8/ref=pd_sim_sg_1
 

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whats the difference bwteen the Medium and the Small?
small = 170mm/90g
medium = 216mm/101g
I have the pressure drive in the smaller length and it works in a pinch when fixing a flat but I sure wouldn't use it if I was at home, that's what a floor pump is for. You'd probably get more pressure from the medium length one, but I wouldn't want to carry the longer one given the choice and I went with the small.
 

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okay so the manf is lying about the max pressures being the same in the small/med/large sizes. the large sizes can get high pressures using the same strength?
 

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Crank bros have a tiny pump, maybe 8 inches long. I don't know the name. It has high volume and high pressure settings. At high volume you can get it to around 60 psi, switch to high pressure and you can get it high... at least 80, probably 90, 95 psi.

I have a full-size park. PMP-12 or something like that. I got it for $12, and it can get a damn good pressure in. At least 80... IDK beyond that.
 

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I've gotten spoiled with the detachable hose on the Lezyne that threads onto the valve.

So I won't be going back to a frame pump on my road bike.
 
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