What kind of a pump do cyclists need? This was the question on the minds of the creators of the iPUMP. And the answer they came up with was a pump that is ‘light, strong, compact, aerodynamic, user friendly, impenetrable to high air pressures, durable, ergonomic and easy to store’. There you go. Well, they actually made it.
Made using a CNC machine and after numerous samples of carbon fiber pipes, they managed to produce the perfect one with the most suitable dimensions to ensure compactness, sturdiness and perfect pumping characteristics all in one.
The flexible high pressure hose is made of polyurethane and connected to the Presta air valve using a small part that is made of stainless steel so it is remarkably strong. Steel is known to be heavy, but since this part is very small, it affects the weight insignificantly. This kind of a setup is practical for one more reason. Due to the fact that you do not need to touch the tire during mounting, dismounting or pumping, your hands will stay clean.
The world’s lightest air pump weighs only 21 grams and its hose can endure pressures of up to 150 psi. watch the video below for more information.
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