Has anyone used/made a Schrader-valve (tire stem) adapter for a Coleman mattress pump?

I'm getting too old (or out of shape) to use a manual tire pump on mine and my wife's bicycles. We own a Coleman air mattress with their wall-plug inflation pump. The latter comes with their custom "air lock" adapter for the mattress, and a "pinch valve" adapter.

Before I go out and buy a compressor/electric pump for the bikes, I wanted to try using this one that I already own. Has aynone ever used this pump with a valve-stem adapter (Schrader valve) to inflate tires? If so, where did you get the adapter? Or did you make one?

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caitlinsdad8 years ago
The air matress pump may not get up to the higher pressure needed in a bike tire. That may be more of a high volume low pressure pump.
kelseymh (author)  caitlinsdad8 years ago
Good call! I just spoke with Coleman customer service. My pump is a high-volume/low-pressure pump.

They do sell (and have on clearance for $30) one with both a high-pressure line and a set of both Schrader and Presta adapters, and a low-pressure/high-volume hose for balls, mattresses, etc.
Just go out and buy a real 6-gallon compressor. You can then have it inflate mattresses, toys, balls, bike tires, car tires, nail guns, air grinders, and a host of other tools. But it will do you no good on the road. Always carry a water, patch kit, small tools, and a manual pump attached to the bike frame.
kelseymh (author)  caitlinsdad8 years ago
... and a blanket, poncho, three days' supply of water, flare gun ...
crossbow, bazooka, and a spare Road Ranger for a fast getaway ;-)
PKM Goodhart8 years ago
... kitchen sink, slide rule, chewing gum, duct tape...