One of the most aggravating sounds while out riding on your ebike is the hiss of air escaping from your tire, leading you to the inevitable realization that you may have a flat tire. With a little know-how and the right tools, a flat tire will not keep you from your bike ride for long. An inflation device, either CO2 or a pump, is an essential part of your tool kit so that when you get a flat tire while out on the ride you can fix it and be on your merry way. Here are three bike pumps to inflate tires on the go.
Lezyne Micro Floor Drive Bicycle Hand Pump
Made of high-quality metal, this pump functions extremely well and has a sleek appearance. Mimicking the design of a floor pump but in a portable package, you can easily inflate the tires on your ebike to high psi. An optional gauge displays your tire pressure, while the screw-on chuck and flexible hose ensure efficient pumping. Clip this pump to your frame or throw it in a pannier so you never get caught without a pump again.
Pro Bike Tool CO2 Inflator
If standing on the side of the road inflating your tires with a small pump doesn’t sound appealing to you, consider inflating your tires with CO2. Available in handy canisters perfectly sized to fill one tire, CO2 easily and quickly inflates an empty tire. This CO2 inflator works with both Presta and Schrader valves. Simply screw on a CO2 cartridge, attach to your valve, and hit the release. A CO2 cartridge and the inflator hardly take any space in your pocket or saddlebag, so you’re more focused on the ride than the fix.
Pro Bike Tool Bike Pump With Gauge
Stash this portable pump in your pocket, mount it under your bottle cage, or stick in a bag on your bike. This pump is a great value and offers great performance to inflate your tires in a pinch. The pump body holds a flexible hose, which allows for a great seal while pumping your tire from difficult angles. This pump works with all types of valves and has a mini gauge so you can track your tire pressure as you pump.