The Silca Ultimate Frame Pump, or the SuperPista as it is also known, takes a simple part of your ride routine, grabs it by the velvet collar and asks - 'Hey amigo, are we going to do this properly, or what?'. Operating smoothly and consistently with a luxury feel that simply demands an extra 'just for kicks' plunge, the Ultimate Frame Pump may well be eye-wateringly pricey, but it's going to be in the family so long it will deserve its own portrait above the mantelpiece.
Weighing in at 3.2 kilos, the SuperPista is a lot heavier than most other floor pumps, but for good reason. The most common cause of damage to floor pumps is mid-thrust knock down (we've all been there), so Silca’s flagship pump has a floor plate, that although only 4mm thick, weighs more than most complete pumps. This super stable platform is cleverly designed to sit well with all sorts of cycling shoes. Breathe a sigh of relief clippy-cloppers.
At this level of quality, it's all about longevity, and to this end, the Ultimate utilises a magnetic chuck dock to ensure a long small parts life, and an industrial grade gauge accurate to 1% psi. In fact, everything about the Ultimate Floor Pump was designed with the finest available materials and craftsmanship in mind. Thankfully it was also made from them. As a case in point, even the hose is made from over-engineered rubber; the very same that lines the brakes in racing cars (a direct benefit of Silca's Indianapolis base), and the hard anodised piston rods are comparable to those in MTB suspension.
Contrasting with these high-tech materials are the little touches that reveal Silca’s heritage. The leather washer that moves air inside the 2.5mm thick main barrel and the hand turned rosewood handles hark back to the pumps Silca was making back in the 20s and 30s.
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All orders are packed & shipped from our HQ in the UK on the same day you order, if in stock and ordered before 3pm GMT Monday to Friday.
We offer both mail and express ship options courtesy of Royal Mail, UPS and DPD depending on the country. Below you will find a rundown of default delivery costs, but to see your personalised shipping cost, please visit the delivery section of checkout when you have added some items to your bag. Please note that orders of bulky items will attract a surcharge.
|N. AMERICA||Up to 10 working days, from $5||2 day, from $10|
|EUROPE||Up to 5 working days, from €3||Next day, from €6|
|SCANDINAVIA||Up to 5 working days, from €3||Next day, from €8|
|AUSTRALIA / NZ||Up to 10 working days, from $5||3 day, from $20|
|JAPAN||Up to 10 working days, from ¥300||3 day, from ¥1200|
|REST OF WORLD||Up to 14 working days, from $6||3 day, from £15|
Any item ordered from Always Riding can be returned for a refund within 60 days of the purchase date. We provide return address details on the reverse of the packing slip included with your order. Want to know more? Visit our delivery & returns page.
We really hope that you love your new bike or frame, 'cos what's better than a new bike? (Answer: two new bikes...). But, if you do have to return it, then please contact us beforehand. You'll have to cover the cost of shipping the return to us, but apart from that, as long as it comes back to us in the same condition we sent it out to you, then all will be fine. Read more here.