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Topeak Mountain Morph Pump

4.02/5 (50 Reviews)
MSRP : $26.98


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Product Description

-All Morph models feature the portability of a hand pump with the convenience of a floor pump style fold-down foot pad. -All have an extra long hose, butted aluminum barrel, padded elastomer T-handle, Thumblock lever for airtight seal, convertible Schrader and Presta head and an anywhere-on-frame mounting bracket -TZ-4225: Mountain Morph without gauge -TZ-4224: Turbo Morph with flip-out dial gauge -TZ-4230: Road Morph G with inline gauge


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Justin a Weekend Warrior

Date Reviewed: June 3, 2012

Strengths:    Built in pressure gauge, fold down foot peg, fold out horizontal handle is easy to hold while pumping.

Weaknesses:    Little heavier than some. Absolutely no instructions on how to convert it from shraeder to presta.

Bottom Line:   
I wouldn't be caught on the trail withou this pump - it has saved me a walk home more than once. This is a frame mount pump with some great features: built in pressure gauge, and a fold down foot which allows the user to step on it to anchor the pump giving you more leverage and thus more pumping power. The top handle folds out to horizontal giving you a good surface to grip and the larger size of the pump means less pumping since more air is getting pushed into your tire.

My only gripe: no instructions are given on how to convert it from shraeder valve to presta. Hopefully this will help help some others avoid some of my initial frustration with the unit: to make it work with presta valves you need to unscrew and take apart the piece that attaches to the tire valve. Take the pieces that you remove from inside it, flip them then reassemble...

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Purchased At:   Richardson bike mart


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Bunjinjohn a Weekend Warrior from SoCal

Date Reviewed: December 19, 2011

Strengths:    This pump delivers lots of air in a short time and having a foot peg makes the difference when you're pumping up large volume MTB tubeless tires out on the trail. You're simply able to put lots of force behind the stroke when you can stabilize the pump like you're accustomed to doing at home with your floor pump and push straight down using your weight.

Weaknesses:    The foot peg pin promptly worked loose, but I replaced it with a galvanized nail cut and peened to keep it in place and it's worked fine ever since. The only other minor quibble is the pump's size. While it isn't an issue with larger hydration packs, I haven't risked putting it in a Camelbak Lobo's pump side pocket, for example, because it's long enough to potentially fall out on rough stretches, like where I've found other people's pumps. On the other hand, the pump's size directly correlates with how it functions, so I can live with that.

Bottom Line:   
Out on the trail, this is the pump everybody wants to use instead of their own wimpy ones. The only reason I didn't give it five flamin' chilis is having to retrofit the foot peg pin myself with an improved design. With this repair, it keeps on working great.

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Favorite Trail:   Noble Canyon

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Bike Setup:   It has air in the tires that sometimes has to be replaced.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by tgraham1 a Weekend Warrior from Overland Park, KS

Date Reviewed: August 30, 2011

Strengths:    Powerful, t-handle and foot brace are great.

Weaknesses:    The stiff rubber in the valve that seals on the valve stem makes it initially very difficult to attach and air up the tires. Once you figure out how to do it and practice a few times it becomes easier.

Rather big.


Bottom Line:   
This pump is big and powerful. Once you perfect getting it to connect to the valve stem it is an amazing pump.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $38.00

Purchased At:   Caps Bike Shop

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   stock 2011 Hardrock Sport Disc

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Adrian Miller a Cross Country Rider from Dayton

Date Reviewed: August 13, 2011

Strengths:    Will inflate > 120 iolbs

Weaknesses:    Cap valve fell off first ride...worthless now with no parts replacements

Bottom Line:   
No parts...useless

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Favorite Trail:   Troy to Cincinnati

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Bellbook Cycle


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Teutonic Boy a Weekend Warrior from Sunnyvale

Date Reviewed: April 23, 2011

Strengths:    Can pump a lot of air fast. Works well if you have all the parts.

Weaknesses:    The pump valve cap fell off while riding, and now the pump is useless b/c there are no spare parts available. The plastic piece that holds the hose end on also broke.

Bottom Line:   
Keep it safe in your pack and it will work fine and you won't loose parts.

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Favorite Trail:   Demonstration Forest

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   Mike's Bikes

Bike Setup:   Specialized Enduro

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by ROADKILL2005 a Cross Country Rider from Baton Rouge, LA, United States

Date Reviewed: October 27, 2010

Strengths:    Compact, mounts easily, nearly effortless to use when compared with most frame pimps

Weaknesses:    The chuck on the pump's tube lost the ability to clamp onto the valve stem after only 4 uses! Ended up having to push my bike 3 miles home when the chuck couldn't hold the valve stem tight enough to pump enough pressure into the tire to ride on a rough bike trail! It did pump it enough to make pushing far easier than pushing a flat tire! But not-quite enough to ride on without risking a pinch-flat!Since the chuck wouldn't clamp onto the valve stem; once the pressure was high enough to support the weight of the bike, the chuck would jump off of the stem! If I had a rubber band in my pocket, I might have been able to tie it down tight enough to keep it on long enough to get enough pressure to ride home!

Bottom Line:   
After buying it I quickly fell in love with it, until it left me stranded the fourth time I needed it! Even though it didn't hold up very long, it was So awesome when it worked, I'm still giving it a 'fair' overall rating!

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Favorite Trail:   Hooper Road Park

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   Mid City Bikes

Similar Products Used:   I've replaced it with a Lezyne that should function similarly except for a chuck that threads onto the valve stem!

Bike Setup:   GT-XCR-4000

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by rshawpt a Weekend Warrior from Spring, Tx

Date Reviewed: October 10, 2010

Strengths:    Built in gauge, fold away handle, solid construction, dependable

Weaknesses:    Larger than other pumps

Bottom Line:   
Used road morph for years for dependable performance and built in gauge to measure pressure. Also has a small tube from pump to tire which eliminates stress on the stem when pumping tire. When I bought a mountain bike recently this was the first accessory I purchased. Works great, delievers good volume, multiple mounting options, wouldn't ride without either road or mountain morph!

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $29.00

Purchased At:   performance

Similar Products Used:   Road morph

Bike Setup:   Motobecane 700ds

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Cro-Mag a Weekend Warrior from H.B. Ca. USA

Date Reviewed: August 15, 2010

Strengths:    Efficient, design,ergonomics(stand on feature)is most excellent, price

Weaknesses:    A little difficult to read built in guage.

Bottom Line:   
First compact frame pump(not a mini) that actually can deliver air volume reasonably quick without the lactic acid build up from trying to achieve the proper pressure. Only had it one day so far but I did use it. So far I really am stoked with how the morph performed.

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Favorite Trail:   Baaa "Sheep Hills"

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $32.00

Purchased At:   Performance Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Aireon, Blackburn, Giant

Bike Setup:   .243

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mojo Man a Weekend Warrior from Hamburg, NY, USA

Date Reviewed: May 27, 2010

Strengths:    Produces good air volume
Convenient
Lightweight
Easy to use because of handle and hose


Weaknesses:    Sometimes difficult to remove from Presta valve.
Valve end sometimes comes loose.


Bottom Line:   
If you need a pump I would highly consider this one. I purchased it 3 years ago based on these reviews. Since then I have not been disappointed. Inflates my tires and my buddies (tubeless) at home and on the trail every time.

I don't know what's new for 2011 but very happy with this one.

Bottom line, I'd buy another if I lost this one

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Favorite Trail:   Spraguebrook

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $29.00

Purchased At:   Berts Bikes

Similar Products Used:   NA

Bike Setup:   Ibis Mojo SL, XO, XTR, Fox 2011 FIT talas, I9's, 650B in front.

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by DailyRider_20 a Cross Country Rider from Seattle, WA, USA

Date Reviewed: April 14, 2010

Strengths:    Pump has a great volume.

Weaknesses:    The presta valve connection cannot maintain a seal. It requires two people to use this pump.

Bottom Line:   
The product is a great idea, but fails to deliver.

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Favorite Trail:   to work.

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   The BikeStation

Similar Products Used:   Schwinn

Bike Setup:   Cannondale Jekyle

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by thestuart a Cross Country Rider from Scottsdale,AZ USA

Date Reviewed: April 5, 2010

Strengths:    Hose-so it is less likely to break a presta valve.
Foot peg-to make it easier to pump.


Weaknesses:    Foot peg broke off on 3rd use- Topeak was NO HELP !!!
Demanded a receipt before they would replace the foot peg !
Take note ! The foot peg is an ill-designed chintzy piece of plastic with the durability of a Ritz saltine cracker !!!


Bottom Line:   
A piece of crap ! Topeak is a joke as a company, & this is the 1st AND LAST product I will ever buy from them.
If you are ever tempted to buy a Topeak product, have plenty of Vaseline on hand...!

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   30.00

Similar Products Used:   Blackburn pump-flawless operation. but alas, no hose, resulting ina broken presta valve on a new tube. Hence, my ill-advised Topeak purchase !

Bike Setup:   Blur, minute 2 fork, Cane Creek wheels, Fox r. shock.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by verslowrdr a Cross Country Rider from Middle WA

Date Reviewed: March 10, 2010

Strengths:    Fills the tire every time- no hassles, no twiddling, no breaking off stems, no worries.

Weaknesses:    Heavy. The foot feels flimsy and the locking ring to hold the handle broke when I dropped it on a hard tile floor (DUH).

Bottom Line:   
I WILL NOT CARRY ANYTHING ELSE. I ride on my lunch hour so I HAVE to get back in a reasonable amount of time, and this thing has saved my bacon multiple times. I don't care how much it weighs, I just need to be able to deal with flats quickly and reliably and this is the ticket. Friends that have borrowed mine have gone on to buy their own- it's that good.

NOTE: I've had multiple pumps over the years break plastic bits by hitting rocks/cement, so I hardly fault this particular model for dropping it on the floor. Stow them in a pack and you're good.

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Favorite Trail:   Church O' Taneum

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Similar Products Used:   Hand pumps that sucked for not being able to get on the stem easily, taking forever to pump from a contortionist's position, not filling up large tires very well. CO2 cartridges that blew off just trying to get them on the chuck, leaving me with a big hollow chunk of worthless metal to pack back along with the bike.

Bike Setup:   Multiple bikes with tires.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Olineman a Weekend Warrior from Katy, Tx

Date Reviewed: March 1, 2010

Strengths:    Rugged, Quality of Build

Weaknesses:    Size - A little large

Bottom Line:   
Good, reliable high volume pump. Has performed well when needed.I really like the volume and power that it offers.

It is a little bigger than most frame pumps but is the best I have used.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $24.00

Purchased At:   Price Point

Similar Products Used:   Topeak Road Morph

Bike Setup:   Trek 4500

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by sith_lord a Weekend Warrior from Slavonski Brod

Date Reviewed: December 7, 2009

Strengths:    Comes with Mounting Bracket and Fold-out Foot Pad, extending hose, effective thumb-lock, flip out T-handle, looks neat and tidy, especially that polished aluminum body, efficient, comfortable to use.

Weaknesses:    None so far.

Bottom Line:   
The best pump I have used so far, pumps my flat tire in a snap! I like the mount that comes with it which can be installed on top tube, or instead bottle cage with two bolts. Great value for your money - take this pump and you won't regret - at least I didn't.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $32.00

Purchased At:   Alesh

Similar Products Used:   Different no-name pumps.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Steven a Cross Country Rider from Devon, UK

Date Reviewed: October 8, 2009

Strengths:    Extending hose, effective thumblock, useful foot pad, flip out T handle, looks neat and tidy.

Weaknesses:    The "Mini Morph" graphic paint can be scratched off with your fingernail, but without it, it looks even neater!

Bottom Line:   
This review is for the Mini Morph which is slightly shorter than the Mountain Morph making it a bit lighter and a bit easier to fit into a pack or pocket.

This pump is less a mini hand pump and more a mini track pump. It's really easy to pump, it's very well designed and very well made. If your any kind of careful then it won't break, and I reckon it will last for ages. Yes you can break these things, but only by doing something stupid or careless, or not showing any respect for things you buy. How the poster below managed to have one fall out of the frame mount when it's supplied with a velcro strap is beyond me, unless of course it wasn't used (as instructed) in which case what do you expect?
Full marks for a great pump.

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Favorite Trail:   All of Dartmoor!

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $24.00

Purchased At:   speedgoat

Similar Products Used:   Mt Zefal, Blackburn, Halfords cheapy track pump (OMG awful!)

Bike Setup:   Giant XTC Comp, Slave to SRAM (Rock Shox Sid WC Carbon, X.9, Juicy 7) XM819 etc.

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