It’s easy to overlook how essential your bike pump is to keeping your bike rolling efficiently. Do yourself a favour and kit yourself out with a decent quality pump. It’s a worthwhile investment considering you should be pumping your bike tyres up at least once a week if you’re using it to commute. Getting the right tyre pressure can be the difference between a slow and sluggish bike and a fast and responsive one, and don’t get us started on pinch punctures with under-inflated tyres. Keeping an eye on the pressure can be the difference between puncture free commuting and inconvenient bouts of roadside rage.