Hoy Hi Pressure Mini Pump review

The Hoy Hi Pressure pump looks pretty and does its job well

Cycling Weekly Verdict

Relaxed pumping in a stylish package

Reasons to buy
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    Long stroke is efficient

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    Built in hose

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    Schrader compatible

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    Comes with Sir Chris's signature

Reasons to avoid
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    Length limits pocketability

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    Quite heavy

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    Fiddly to attach to valve

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The hose is concealed in the handle of the Hoy Hi Pressure Mini Pump; remove the covering bung and pull out the hose and it’s ready to use. Having such a long stroke, pumping was a comfortable experience with an easy feel to it. The adaptor is Presta and Schrader compatible.

Screwing the adaptor onto the valve was a bit fiddly, and there was some air loss from the valve when unscrewing it again.

I had some concerns about the pump’s durability: the cap on the adaptor fell off and was lost and the handle came unscrewed from the barrel with continued use – although it was easy to screw back on again. The painted stripes also rubbed off after a few months’ use. Although none of this affected the pump’s usability, we wondered whether something more critical might fail over a longer period.

Being long, slender and without any rubberised parts, there were also concerns over how well the pump would stay put in a jersey pocket over the rough stuff, although there were no problems with this during the test period. A bottle cage mount is supplied, which seems sturdy enough.

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