First came CO2 inflators. Then came tire pluggers. Now it’s the time of the tire plugger/CO2 hybrid. With their Tubeless CO2 Blaster, Lezyne is joining the likes of Dynaplug in offering a device that will simultaneously fill and plug your tubeless tire after a flat.
Housed in a protective tube, the Tubeless CO2 Blaster is an extension of their tubeless plugger tool which adds a CO2 inflator to the plugger tool.
Add a tubeless plug to the tool, insert it into the hole in the tire, and let ‘er rip on the CO2 inflator. The CO2 goes into the tire, and the plugger prevents it from leaking out. Then when you’re done inflating it, you pull the plugger from the tire leaving the plug in place, filling the hole.
Apparently, Lezyne created a fully functioning prototype after just one day with some engineering help from Lezyne’s founder, Micki Kozuschek, proving he still knows how to get things done. The result is a functioning tool that will sell for $50 and includes a strap holster for your frame or seat post. These will begin shipping in May.