Lying seductively in a bed of coffee beans at this year’s Interbike show, Norco’s house brand Axiom were displaying a couple of the more interesting mini pumps I’ve seen.  Not fundamentally different from anything else on the market, the contrast between anodized/knurled and machined surfaces caught my eye.  Satisfying to hold, the Blastair HPL (high pressure long?) and HVL (high volume long?) mini pumps felt nicer than their $40-ish retail price would suggest.  Click though for a head details…

Nothing crazy- just what appear to be a well-made pumps with nicely thought out contact points.  There’s a lot to be said for that…

www.axiomgear.com

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pooper
pooper
10 years ago

FOR THE LOVE OF GOD!! put a fking hose on your hand pumps people these things are worthless. the best portable pump i have ever owned is a 20 doller bell pump from walmart gauge+hose+rubber padding on the bottom so you can actually pump your tire to 100psi. it looks like sht but it works.

Robin
Robin
10 years ago

…and to think all those years I used Zefals without hoses to successfully inflate tires. If I’d only known that such pumps were worthless!