The mini-pump to put all others to shame. The leather gasket and metal construction make this the most efficient mini-pump on the market. Save time and frustration with the Pocket Impero.
• Full alloy construction
• Leather piston gasket
• Slide-lock silicone sleeve
• 8 in
SILCA SHIELD WARRANTY
We understand bad luck and unfortunate circumstances, and would like to help you out. SILCA-Shield is our exclusive warranty coverage for Ultimate Level products and is THE most comprehensive warranty in all of cycling.
25 Year Hard Parts Guarantee - You break any hard part, we'll replace or repair it. This is not a typical 'manufacturers defect' but any failure of any hard part in regular use. For 25 years, 1 Year No Fault - No questions asked repair or replacement to correct functional damage regardless of cause. Extend this to 2 Years No Fault - No questions asked by registering your product within 60 days of purchase here.
SILCA Limited 2 year coverage for all rubber, leather and gauge parts.
Heat is the enemy of mini-pumps. More strokes generates more friction which produces more heat and heat is wasted energy. Unlike most mini-pumps, POCKET IMPERO does not suffer from efficiency loss when hot. POCKET IMPERO is between a high pressure and high volume pump. At 200 strokes the POCKET IMPERO reaches higher pressures than any other pocketable pump ever tested in the BikeRadar test protocol, meaning that it is pushing more air with fewer losses than pumps of either high pressure, or high volume designs. The unique Slide-Lock Silicone sleeve improves grip and doubles as a handle lock when in your pocket.
From the moment you get this pump in hand it’s obvious that its quality has no match among other, truly inferior hand pumps. The all-metal construction with leather gaskets makes all the difference. You can feel it.
That said, I did manage to snap a valve extender for my tubes because getting the proper hand position is a little tricky even when the valve is at the 12 o’clock position. My recommendation is to stabilize the chuck by cupping your hand around it to prevent it from yanking on the valve extenders.
I’ve not had any issues inflating tubes that do NOT require valve extenders. So, just something to keep in mind if you do get caught out on the road having to fix a flat that has valve extenders.
This pump accompanies me on each and every ride because I trust its craftsmanship and its ability to perform! I’d purchase this pump all over again but thanks to Silca’s superior production quality, I suspect I’ll never have to!
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Kelly M.Reviewed by Kelly M.
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Another awesome product
I have been using Silca pumps since the mid 70's (classic frame pumps).
I recently rediscovered Silca on YouTube and had to have this pump.
It's well engineered and made, perfect for all my rides.