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Ever wish you could just bring your air compressor on your ride? No more furiously pumping away with a tiny hand pump, or having to buy CO2 cartridges for your inflator? That seems to be the goal of Fumpa with their latest addition, the miniFumpa.

A much smaller version of the original Fumpa, the miniFumpa measures just 1.3×2.2×2.7″ (32x56x68mm) while weighing in at 187g. Essentially a hand held compressor with a presta valve nozzle, the miniFumpa will inflate a road tire up to 120psi, and is said to inflate two tires on a single charge. Going from zero to 100psi is said to take about 40-50 seconds, while recharging the device through the micro USB port will take a few hours.

Compared to the new Fumpa, the miniFumpa lacks the psi read out, extended hose, and schrader valve capability, but it’s small enough it will fit into your jersey pocket.

The mini is definitely the bigger story, but the Fump receives some key updates as well. Measuring in at 1.7×2.9×3.5″ (42x73x87mm), the Fumpa is also quite a bit heavier at 378g. Still, for a micro USB rechargeable air compressor, that’s not bad. Especially when you consider the larger Fumpa will inflate up to 6 tires on a single charge, again to 120psi for road. Compatible with both presta and schrader valves, the head uses a flippable insert that you have to unthread the pump head to change. Inflation is also faster at about 20 seconds to 100psi which is visible through the digital pressure gauge. The internals are also improved with a new direct drive system with fewer moving parts, and a retail of $179.

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30 COMMENTS

  1. Stupidest thing ever. You can use a mountain bike c02 cartridge and fill two road tires and they’re 6 bucks at your LBS. A co2 chuck is 10 bucks and you won’t have that “ohh crap I forgot to charge my pump” moment when you get a flat. Regular sized c02s are dirt cheap online as well and it’s much easier to remember to replace the cart when you flat and have it sit in your bag for 4 months waiting for the next puncture.

  2. Neat little item, but not going on a ride with me. Inflates 2 road tires and takes hours to charge? My hand pump takes around the same time and can do as many as my arm allows. This pump is not really useful for keeping in the car either, since you can get a cheaper car pump that will run indefinitely off the car battery. But if you just wanted a neat gadget, it’s cool.

  3. I dunno, it’s pretty light, pretty quick. If it could double as a battery backup for my light, that would be extra cool. Actually would be nice if my phone or Wahoo or pretty much anything could double as a battery backup…

  4. Neat idea. But as others have already stated is somewhat useless and unnecessary, with better and less expensive solutions available.

  5. I see a lot of Naysayers here, but on a group ride, the little one could be nice. Especially when not everyone likes to us CO2. I don’t think I’d want to carry the big one though.

    • Is that big of a deal to let go a group ride once or two in a year because they are rude enough to not wait 2 minutes while your are inflating your spare with a hand pump ?

    • What exactly is the problem with c02? Unless someone is dumb enough to carry a latex tube around as a spare it will inflate a tire within a few seconds.

  6. It would make much more sense if they made it modular, so that battery and pump can separate to make carrying easier.
    On the other hand, completely useless product.

    I don’t see how a person that’s so lazy will bring this with themselves and make sure it’s charged and ready to go if they’re too lazy to carry co2 or mini pump…

  7. jeez haters, this thing is functionally similar to CO2 but doesn’t generate the trash. That matters to some of us.
    Yes, it has drawbacks. Yes, many people (myself included) are ok with stopping to pump.

    • Making a battery operated pump is not a trash free process.
      CO2 cartridges are recyclable if people care to do it. If not they at least will biodegrade/oxidize back into the earth

      • spent co2 cans can be recycled? sure. Show me a recycler that will take a pressurized container. And I’d hope you wouldn’t be so obtuse as to claim people recycling them is more common that just tossing them on the side of the road (I’ve seen 0 examples of the former, >0 of the latter, and I’d bet the rent money at least one of the above posters complaining about this thing just tosses their trash)

        Would you like an example of a battery recycling?

        • if it is a spent CO2 then it by definition is no longer pressurized. Even if they throw the CO2 cartridge on the ground it will biodegrade at some point. Do you know how toxic it is to make batteries? You are just cherry picking facts to make this ridiculous thing seem like a decent idea.

        • Well if we want to get detailed, we’d have to determine how long this pump lasts. In that lifetime, how many CO2 cartridges would be needed for an average rider.

          Calculate the mine to shelf manufacturing and disposal/recycling impact of the pump/batteries/packaging + charging energy use and compare that to the impact of the mine to shelf manufacture/recycling of the CO2 cartridge count above.

          I’d wager the cartridges are significantly lower overall impact, but ultimately just use a mini pump. They are now really good.

    • Hi, we haven’t met, but I recycle my CO2 canisters. I’m not surprised that you haven’t witnessed someone taking their CO2 canonizers to recycling centers or dropping them in recycling bins. Most people don’t stop such recyclers to ask if they’re recycling empty CO2 canisters.

      For now we’ll just ignore all the batteries that get thrown out.

  8. I’ve had CO2 cartridges sit in my saddle bag for over a year not being touched. When I finally do get a flat, besides maybe dealing with a zipper that long ago seized shut, it works. Something that is battery operated even if you store it with a full charge, there’s no guarantee that 6 months down the road when you actually need it, the thing would work. This is a product searching for an expensive way to solve a non existent problem.

      • Before heading out on my training ride, check that I have charged my: cell phone, GPS, bike computer, power meter, wheel sensor, cadence sensor, front light, rear light, helmet light, music player, wireless headphones, rear derailleur, front derailleur, pump compressor… oops, lunch time is over, I guess I’ll try to ride tomorrow…..

What do you think?