Topeak Shock ‘n Roll pump review

Pump for both suspension units and mountain bike tyres

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £60.00 RRP | AUD $120.00 | USD $90.00

Our review

Great build quality and dual usage but it’s pretty pricey and slightly compromised
Buy if, You're serious about carrying a shock pump on every ride and don't want to carry two pumps
Pros: Two in one design, metal construction, accurate gauge
Cons: Heavy, slow inflation, not intuitive in operation, price
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Take two pumps to the trails?! Not us…! The Shock ‘n Roll from Topeak inflates both air-sprung suspension units and tyres in one handy effort. You simply click the shaft round depending on which you’re doing and the valve adjusts between Schrader and Presta fitting by simply unscrewing.

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The whole design is pretty solid, resulting in an easy-to-use trailside pump even with gloves firmly in place. When in shock mode, the Topeak can inflate up to 300psi and the easy-to-read gauge allows for simple pressure adjustment via an air release button. Our testing has shown the gauge to be extremely accurate, clocking in at 158psi at a verified 160psi.

At 284g and with some chunky dimensions, the pump isn’t the smallest but is still lighter and less faff than carrying two separate pumps. The 360-degree rotatable hose makes it easier to inflate even awkwardly positioned valves. 

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Our first criticism would be that the dual-purpose design means that both tyres and shocks take longer to inflate than we would expect with a bespoke pump. Secondly, the operation of the pump is fiddlier and it’s not exactly the type of thing you can throw to a friend and trust they’ll figure it out. Also, for the price, you’re going to have to be an obsessive suspension fettler to justify the outlay.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Shock 'n Roll pump
Brand Topeak

Weight (g) 284
Available Colours Chrome
Dimensions 250x48x39
Locking Handle Yes
Max Inflation Range 300
Rotating Hose Yes
Connector type Presta Schraeder
Hose Length 21.5