Race Face 'n Flate Tire Inflator Pump

3/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $15.00


Product Description

Race 'n Flate Tire Inflator


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Mashadong Gwapo a Cross-Country Rider from Seattle, Washington

Date Reviewed: June 2, 1999

Strengths:    
Fast, leight weight, and easy to pack. I store it in my small saddle pack. It does not clutter my bike.


Weaknesses:    
None so far


Bottom Line:   
Practiced with it a few times first before I actually went on road with this. I can see how first time users can freak out & panic, and not inflate their tires correctly. But after a couple more test try-outs, it's really no big deal to use. Used it already on 4 on the road flats, and it was very easy & fast to use. I get my air replacement cylinders from a local gun shop for about 15 cent a piece. I'm not racer. I'm a weekend worrier, and like to do century plus rides.

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Duration Product Used:   
1 Year

Similar Products Used:   
Specialized & Topeak


Bike Setup:   
Serotta Ti bike

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Mike a racer from Carlisle PA

Date Reviewed: September 18, 1998

Bottom Line:   


What a bunch of whiners....learn how to use the damn thing & it works great! The CO2 cartridges cost 30 cents apiece at your local Kmart (buy the 25 pack), and even though you need 2 to inflate the tire, simply leave the thing attached to the valve, unscrew the cartridge part, pop out the old, in w/the new and screw it back on! 5 or 10 seconds! It's a fantastic piece of race equipment, fast, small and light. Bought mine 2 years ago for $10, and no problems whatsoever. Go ahead and whack off with your mini-pumps & I'll be waiting for you at the finish line.

Overall Rating:2
Submitted by sverre petlund a cross-country rider from oslo, norge

Date Reviewed: December 9, 1997

Bottom Line:   


the flate is pocket size small. easy to bring on training rides and fast to use.
normal gas cartridge volumes are too low pr. tire (especially in low temp zone). a typical emergency tool not ment for racing (disleading name). it gets you back home low on air and on a high prize for the refill. but remember to pair the flate with a vulcanic repair kit, and dont loose gas. after all there are better ways to pump your rod

Overall Rating:2
Submitted by Miles a cross-country rider from USA

Date Reviewed: October 12, 1996

Bottom Line:   


I got the threadless for racing, but it took two to fill my 1.95 to
45 psi, so it kind of defeats the purpose of saving time. The 25 gram
threaded model should do the job, but it is a bit pricier.

Overall Rating:1
Submitted by Thomas Canaday a cross-country rider from Aurora,Co USA

Date Reviewed: June 15, 1996

Bottom Line:   


Superflate I think is a complete waste of money. Reasons being
that one tube will take on CO2 catridge, the catridges are not
inexpensive, if you patch a tire in the field and didn't get all the
holes you are screwed, and if you are shooting for a certain PSI
and you have reached it you might have already consumed the all the
CO2 between taking it off the presta or schraeder valve and putting
it back on.

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