Having the correct tire pressure is half the battle when it comes to avoiding a flat tire while you are out riding. It is important to remember to check your tire pressure often and even more important when it has been sitting around and you think it should be fine. No matter what tires you run, eventually you will need air.
Investing in a good floor pump will save you time and money. A good floor pump is cheaper than constant flats. Check your tires before every ride, you will be happy you did.
Generally speaking, floor pumps aren't that expensive, can be transported in your vehicle and take up almost no space. The pumps on this list were chosen for durability, features, and even style. You will find something on this list that fits your needs.
I'm not sure how Topeak decided on the name for this pump, however, it is a great pump for a small price. It works for both Presta and Shrader valves and the firm locking lever will seal every time you use it. Read Full Review
Ignore the name, pay attention to the quality. The JoeBlow by Topeak does what you need and works with Presta or Shrader valves with the dual-sided nozzle. The firm locking lever will give you a seal the first time, each time. The gauge allows you to read the pressure as you pump and the accessories allow you to use the pump for sports balls of all kinds. The 120psi makes it perfect for your road bike or trail bike tires. It has a nice heavy base for stability while in use. This is a great tire pump and you won't even feel it in your wallet.
Do you need high pressure for your road bike tires? You will find it in the 160 psi that the Serfas TCPG offers. Presta and Shrader valve compatible, this is a good all around high psi pump. Read Full Review
If you are looking for a pump with more available psi, the Sefas TCPG will be just what you are looking for. This pump will give you up to 160 psi, great when you need the higher pressure. It has a single nozzle but still fits both Presta and Schrader valves. Single side or dual-sided is a matter of preference. The gauge sits higher on the pump and is easy to read. This pump also comes with accessories for inflating sports balls.
Are you looking for something that screams class, the Lezyene Alloy Floor Drive is it. This bike pump has the clean lines of a stylish home accessory and the performance of a great bike pump. Read Full Review
If you want sleek and stylish along with performance, look no further than the Lezyne Alloy Floor Drive. This pump is so stylish you may want to leave it out where your friends can see it. It is compatible with both Presta and Shrader valves and the over-sized gauge is super easy to read. There is a Speed Chuck included for disc wheels. It is available in five high polish color options. The aluminum construction is strong, lightweight, and durable. All this style comes at a price of around $80 so it is not the cheapest pump in the world.
The Lezyene Sport Drive is a less expensive option for the rider looking for the style and quality of a Lezyene. Choose from four colors to match your style. This is a very affordable Lezyene at around $50. Read Full Review
If you like the look and features of the Lezyne Alloy Floor Drive but don't like the price, take a look at the Sport Drive. This Lezyne model has the same great features in a more affordable style. It is Presta and Schrader valve compatible. It includes a Speed Chuck for use with disc wheels. The over-sized gauge is easy to read and it comes in four great colors.
The current ALX has been redesigned and sits a full 3 inches taller and has a strong gauge system. It is a great pump if you need a higher psi. It is pressure rated to 200 psi and the color coded dial shows 160. Read Full Review
The ALX of today has had a few design modifications. It is taller and has a stronger gauge system. The Planet Bike designed "Love Handles" are ergonomically correct and comfortable no matter how many tires you need to fill. It has a lightweight, polished aluminum barrel, and is designed to be compatible with both Presta and Schrader valves. The psi color coding on the dial is 160 but the pump is pressure rated to 200 psi. This is another great option for floor model pumps.