A use for Presta valve caps

You know the screw on caps for Presta valves that everybody always discards? It turns out there’s a use for them.

With a sharp knife, cut off the end of the cap. Screw this cut cap onto the valve and — presto! — you have a quick and dirty Shraeder adapter. This video shows how it’s done.

Via zillions of people, most recently by iMinusD in San Jose.


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  • Marvin D
    January 23, 2014 - 8:23 pm | Permalink

    And with most gas stations in CA charging for this service and the air compressors set to pump up to 35-40psi max, this and 3 quarters for will get you just as far as your next pinch flat.

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