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Topeak Mini DX Pump

3.5/5 (2 Reviews)
Weight : 150 grams MSRP : $25.99


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Product Description

  • High efficiency with thumblock levers
  • Peak DX features an ergonomic T-handle and a one-piece barrel
  • Harpoon has SmartHead
  • Ergo pistol-grip handle
  • DX pumps feature SmartHead


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Newks262 a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: April 8, 2013

Strengths:    Compact size, ease of use, efficient dual pump.

Weaknesses:    Mounting bracket, seems to take eons to pump up a 29er tire

Bottom Line:   
Not a terrible compact pump, however it is far from a good pump. Price was a selling point for me and I don't entirely regret buying it, but I could have done better for almost 30 dollars. I do a lot of winter riding and this is where I ran into problems. I have owned the pump for little more then four months, and the mounting bracket broke where the head mounts in. I partially believe this is due to the cold weather that it is so frequently exposed to. The bracket itself was well designed though. I was able to comfortable mount it on my seat tube just above my derailleur and had no interference while riding.
Overall not a bad pump, just remember to be gentle when you are removing it.

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Price Paid:    $28.00


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Zachariah a Cross Country Rider from Palm Desert, CA USA

Date Reviewed: August 21, 2010

Strengths:    -Small, light
-Dual action pumps faster
-Nice frame mounte
-Combo valve port
-Long lasting


Weaknesses:    -Pump latch pin comes loose
-Seals need replacement every 3 years


Bottom Line:   
One full stroke shoots air twice, something not many mini pumps offer, and very handy when on the trail. You'll work up a serious sweat getting a road tire up to 80psi, though. I suggest pumping until it's safely rideable...all the way to a compressed air source, for correct presure. When the pump starts blowing off the valve - simply moisten the valve and the pump will hang on. Good pump for the money.

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Favorite Trail:   Hurkey Creek Park (24 Hours of Adrenalin course)

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Palm Desert Cyclery

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Cannondale race HT

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