Genuine Innovations Proflate 16 review

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£21.99

Genuine Innovations Proflate 16

BikeRadar verdict

80.0 out of 5 stars

"Safe, simple to use, perfect for speedy inflation"

Sunday, August 29, 2010 11.00am By

Carbon dioxide inflators aren’t to everyone’s liking – there’s still something a little scary about using pressurised gas to pump up tyres.

If any pump can convert doubters, though, it’s the Proflate. The intelligent Presta/Schrader valve is trigger operated and it’s easy to modulate flow. The plastic case acts both as protective storage for a full threadless cartridge and prevents frostbite as the CO2 discharges.

The case also locks automatically so it can’t be opened with a live canister inside, and with the valve cover closed the trigger won’t work either. A tab on the rear indicates whether your cartridge has any gas left, and it’s easy to use with one hand.

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Name:
Proflate 16 (10)
Brand:
Genuine Innovations
Price:
£21.99

Features:
* Trigger Controlled technology * A pop-out pressure indicator and a cartridge cup lock system are automatically activated when a charged CO2 cartridge is in the inflator. * EZ Connect/Auto Detect that automatically grips the valve when inflation starts allowing for fast ONE HAND OPERATION. * A built in water and dirt resistant shield is automatically activated during use. * Works with both Presta and Schrader valves * Includes one 16 gram non-threaded CO2 cartridge * Limited Lifetime Warranty * Made in the USA

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