Fumpa electric pump review

Powerful, pocket-sized compressor for road, gravel and mountain bike tyres

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Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £149.00 RRP | USD $199.00 | EUR €171.00 | AUD $200.00
Fumpa electric bike tyre pump

Our review

Fast, powerful alternative to a regular pump
Pros: Fuss-free and fast inflation
Cons: Pricey, a bit noisy
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Australian-based company Fumpa’s smart idea is a self-contained lithium polymer battery-powered compressor that’s ideal for travel.

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I’ve put it into service when out riding my gravel bike. At 42 x 74 x 87mm it easily fits into a rear jersey pocket, and at 379g it’s not exactly heavy either.

Fumpa also offers a mini-version for £109, which is even easier to carry when riding.

The unit itself is very well put together with a solid anodised alloy body (and matching valve head). The unit has a digital gauge built-in that reads in psi, kPa or bar, and the screen also shows battery level when you turn it on.

Operation is simple: push-fit the valve head (Presta only), press the button and the compressor simply jumps into action, it’s pretty loud but efficient with it, inflating a 25c clincher tyre to 88psi in 24.6 seconds and a big 47c 650b tubeless gravel tyre to 45psi in 24.3 seconds. It can achieve a max of 120psi.

Fumpa electric bike tyre pump
Push-fit the valve head (Presta only), press the button and away you go.
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The Fumpa Pump is effortless to use, and I even found its flow rate was enough to seat a tubeless tyre that had ‘burped’ off the rim when out on a gravel ride and fully deflated.

The pump’s gauge is reasonably accurate, though it generally errs on reading lower than the actual psi. On the gravel tyre a reading of 55psi was, in fact, 61 psi (using a PRO Digital gauge to check).

The pump is charged via a micro-USB cable (550mA) and charging takes close to three-and-a-half hours to fully charge. However, the red charge light doesn’t go off or change when fully charged, which is something I’d like to see.

A fully charged unit was good for 10 inflations from zero to 95psi on a 25c tyre. The reason this little pump packs so much punch is because inside is a 12-volt motor.

The downside of this smart little unit is the price: £149 will buy a top-end track pump.

In its favour, when travelling it’s more convenient and off the beaten track it’s superb for big-volume tubeless tyres where a mini-pump falters, or you empty C02 cartridges quickly.

Fumpa also says that the battery is replaceable and it claims up to six years’ use out of a single battery.

Fumpa pump details

Fumpa electric bike tyre pump
The unit itself is very well put together with a solid anodised alloy body
Dave Caudery / Immediate Media
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  1. Hose: The short hose has an anodised alloy, elbow-shaped head that push-fits onto a Presta valve
  2. Info technology: The LED screen shows battery level on switch-on, and the pressure in psi, bar or kPa
  3. Energy stored: A lithium polymer battery runs a powerful 12v brushless motor

Product Specifications

Product

Price AUD $200.00EUR €171.00GBP £149.00USD $199.00
Weight 379g – as tested
Brand Fumpa

Features

Features Size: 42 x 74 x 87mm (exc. hose)
Charges by: Micro-USB cable (included)
Max pressure 120psi
Pressure gauge Digital
Pump type Compressor