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Cyclists of the Fediverse! What adapter do I need for this valve, please?

@dajbelshaw that's looks like a normal 48mm valve. What do you want to adapt it to? Those are pretty standard. Our pumps' only output is for that format.

@neauoire Cheers, I just didn't know what to search for as In a bit out of the loop with bike stuff and other valves don't look like that in the UK!

@dajbelshaw @neauoire I've bought parts for that under the name "Presta" normally (I think 48mm refers to the length of the threaded bit rather than the valve type?)

@coral @neauoire Thank you - I didn't know the name for the different valves! (I've only ever used the one in the right)

@dajbelshaw That's a presta valve. Is this helpful to you? Not sure what you mean in terms of adapter. Most pumps these days should be able to attach to it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presta_v

@dajbelshaw it looks like a Bontrager/Presta valve, what are you trying to adapt it to? A shrader valve?

@utahcon Thank you! Can't seem to get anything to attach to it (daughter's bike)

@dajbelshaw Looks like a regular Presta valve. Most cycling pumps should have an Presta/Schrader adaptors, which usually entails flipping the head for the appropriate valve.

@dajbelshaw I don't know what they're called because they're the usual bike pump in Germany? but it looks just like a standard USA one except that the rubber around the valve is smaller and fits onto those threads; you don't unscrew the thing at all, or have to put any cap onto it - the air pressure applied will open it internally and shut it again. Most pumps I see here have both? Sorry for not knowing the name.

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Do you know that you need to unscrew the little round nut to inflate? And refasten it afterwards.

In some languages it is also called a french valve, as it is/was common in France.

@dajbelshaw yes it’s the weird one don’t see this as much in the UK but the pump attachment you have already has a secret you can normally flip the attachment around and it has the other option (this one) ready to go.

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