Topeak MT Rocket CBT pump review

Portable pumping

Our rating 
2.5 out of 5 star rating 2.5
GBP £45.00 RRP | USD $69.47
Topeak MT Rocket CBT Pump

Our review

A well-designed pump but not as efficient as it should be for the money
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The Topeak Rocket is a well-made pump that’s a good portable size but its relatively high price means it might be an investment too far for some riders.

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That amount of money does get you a carbon body, but for all that it isn’t the lightest we’ve tested and nor is it the most powerful, with the piston construction feeling less smooth than anodised barrel/handle combination models.

There are some well thought out design details that do make this comfortable to use though – the handle has built-in shaping around your knuckles so you don’t bash them, and there’s a rubberised pattern where you hold the valve in place which helps the twist-locking action and grip in use.

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Oh, and we should add that in freezing weather carbon isn’t as cold on your paws as metal. We liked the handling and quality of the Rocket a lot, but for the money would have wished for a much higher efficiency value.

Product Specifications

Product

Name MT Rocket CBT (10)
Brand Topeak

Weight (g) 153
Features length: 235mm, strokes to 35 psi: 100
Pressure Gauge No