However, that is where we hit a metaphorical pothole in the road. While the extendable flexi hose allows user-friendly pumping, the screw-on system, while secure, occasionally unscrewed the valve core, letting air out. Frustrating to say ?the least.
Light pump action
Good mix of size and use
Screw-on system sometimes unscrews valve core
We often see companies struggle to get size versus usability right when it comes to mini-pumps, but with the Road L, Meqix seems to have got it right. Well, almost.
Size-wise, it's a good balance between so big that it only fits on a bike, and too small to make achieving a reasonable pressure impossible, happily reaching 100psi without raising a sweat.
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Symon Lewis joined Cycling Weekly as an Editorial Assistant in 2010, he went on to become a Tech Writer in 2014 before being promoted to Tech Editor in 2015 before taking on a role managing Video and Tech in 2019. Lewis discovered cycling via Herne Hill Velodrome, where he was renowned for his prolific performances, and spent two years as a coach at the South London velodrome.
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