Blackburn Airstik SL Carbon mini pump review

Superlight but impractical

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £37.99 RRP | USD $60.55
Blackburn Airstik SL Carbon Mini Pump

Our review

Very lightweight – but hard work and pricey
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There’s not enough red anodising in the bike world, so we’re glad to see Blackburn bringing it back with this Presta valve-only mini pump.

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It measures just 157mm un-extended and weighs 51g (including mount). It has a double chamber and pumps air from both the barrel and the shaft to save time.

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It still takes work to get your inner tubes up to pressure though: 250 strokes got a 700×23 tyre to a usable 91psi before we ran out of strength. Nonetheless, it’s sturdy and guaranteed.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Airstik SL Carbon (10)
Brand Blackburn Design

Description Unique two chamber design makes for 37% more air per stroke when compared to other pumps at the same size.
Weight (g) 51
Max Inflation Range 160
Pump Material Carbon
Pump Valve Compatibility Presta