The last time they made some, there were leftover handles, which they must’ve found when they started rooting through their warehouse to sell off “new old stock”. So, they made more bases and once again the Chris King Espresso Tampers are available for $150…while supplies last.
The tamper has a solid yet balanced heft to it, which you’ve likely appreciated have you had the chance to compact your coffee grounds with one.
Thanks to the industry-wide glut of products on the market, they had a bit of a lull in production and used that time to create one of their favorite non-bike passion project parts. Because they love coffee.
The handles were un-anodized, so you’ll find some of their more recent colors like Matte Turquoise and Matte Jet.
Much like the Campagnolo corkscrew, no serious cyclist’s kitchen is complete without one of these. Grab one while you can, then pass it down to your kids, and their kids, and…