Oh joy

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by MichaelM, 6 Feb 2008.

  1. MichaelM

    MichaelM Veteran

    Out on a ride today, I had puncture for the first time this winter. No problem, wheel off, tube out, quick check inside the tyre, new tube in. Try to inflate - pump (topeak mountain morph) just goes up an down without actually pumping :smile:

    Short walk to a farm and managed to borrow a pump :biggrin:

    Trip to the lbs tomorrow then.
  2. Crackle

    Crackle Pah

    You know I never check the pumps I carry on the bike <Makes mental not to blow some tyres up with them and see if they work>
  3. longers

    longers Veteran

    Three cheers for the farmer ;).
  4. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    Old MacDonald had a pump, e-i-e-i-o.

    Get a TopPeak pocket rocket master blaster. I think it is very good.
  5. OP

    MichaelM Veteran

    I thought my ToppPeak Mountain Morph was good - until I had to use it in anger!
  6. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    I had a similar incident last year when my mini pump 'gave up the ghost', like you I now check the new one fairly regularly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  7. col

    col Veteran

    When i was 17 i did a sponsored cycle to the boat museum at windermere,to get a pool table for the youth club,anyway,on the way back,on the brough road,it got dark,and the car going 20 miles ahead had gone,er 20 miles ahead.Anyway,my lights were in the car,so i asked a farmer if i could phone them,he charged me 50 p,all those years ago.;):biggrin:
  8. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    Farmers are notorious for making money out of every opportunity!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  9. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Must've been heavy! ;)
  10. col

    col Veteran

    No,i was only 12 stone then:biggrin:
  11. JamesAC

    JamesAC Senior Member

    Did you fill it up from the lake?:blush::biggrin:
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