Birzman Zacoo Mahoo II pump




  • Great design
  • Very accurate


  • Short hose
  • Wobbly whilst pumping

Price as reviewed:


Another real looker, the Birzman’s polished aluminium design will appeal to the tool geek.

The Snap-It connector is fast and easy once you get the hang of it, clicking on and off Presta valves quickly with zero leakage, together with a handy air bleed button for dropping the pressure quickly and accurately (but it’s not compatible with tubes that have a removable core).

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Accuracy is superb, and is right up there with the digital Lezyne. However, the low-slung gauge with its green on black type isn’t the easiest to read and the hose is a little on the short side. The metal handle is comfortable but you’ll need gloves — it’s freezing in winter!


It’s up there with the best but lost a point for being wobbly after losing a stick-on rubber grip from its base.