Silca

Silca SuperPista Check Valve Assembly

£14.00

Colour: Brass
Size: One Size
Sku: SIAMPUVALASY00
Overview

f you have a Pista or Super Pista pump produced after 1946, it contains this check valve assembly to ensure that the air can only flow in one direction.  I love the beauty and simplicity of these parts.  Most modern pumps use a rubber ball or disc and a spring, with some nicer ones using an injection moulded rubber piece and spring, but nothing has the durability, contamination resistance, or solid sealing action of this brass plunger design which has been in continuous use for nearly 70 years.

Key Features
  • Kit contains: Brass Plunger, O-ring, Stainless Steel Spring and Aluminum Crush Washer
  • Components manufactured in Italy and USA

Product information

Returning a product is free and easy using our Returns Portal, which allows you to send your product back to us by dropping off your return items at any one of over 7,400 CollectPlus locations around the UK. 

You have 100 days to return your item from when it reaches you

If you wish to return a product under warranty, please see our Saddleback Warranty Information page for more information.
  • Free standard delivery (3-5 working days) on orders over £35.
  • Standard delivery (3-5 working days) on orders under £35 - £2.99
  • Express delivery (1-2 working days) £4.99

For more information on delivery times and prices click here.

f you have a Pista or Super Pista pump produced after 1946, it contains this check valve assembly to ensure that the air can only flow in one direction.  I love the beauty and simplicity of these parts.  Most modern pumps use a rubber ball or disc and a spring, with some nicer ones using an injection moulded rubber piece and spring, but nothing has the durability, contamination resistance, or solid sealing action of this brass plunger design which has been in continuous use for nearly 70 years.

I was amazed and thrilled to find that the supplier for the brass plunger has been the same since the 1940's.  This beautiful shop is run by 3 brothers outside of Milan Italy, who are carrying on the legacy of their grandfather producing small machined components exclusively in brass.  The brothers can remember the plungers or 'Spillo' being produced in the shop when they were children, and we are very pleased to keep the tradition of excellence and craftsmanship moving forward today by purchasing these parts exclusively from them.

We have chosen to update this rebuild kit by matching the classic 'Spillo' plunger in brass with a high-tech O-ring and stainless steel spring replacing the original piano-wire spring.  Check valves generally need to be replaced every 20-25 years, and with these advancements in materials technology, we hope to push that out to 30-35 years.

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Delivery
  • Free Standard Delivery (3-5 working days) on orders over £35
  • Standard delivery (3-5 working days) on orders under £35. - £2.99.
  • Express delivery (1-2 working days) - £4.99

For more information on delivery times and prices click here.

Returns

Returning a product is free and easy using our Returns Portal, which allows you to send your product back to us by dropping off your return items at any one of over 7,400 CollectPlus locations around the UK.

You have 100 days to return your item from when it reaches you.

For more information on returning items click here.

About Silca

Few brands have been more intimately connected to the last 100 years of cycling than Silca. The Italian-born brand's legacy of legendary quality has seen company's pumps being passed down through generations of professional mechanics and cycling enthusiasts - riders who value the experience of bike maintenance and understand its performance value. Now based in the US, Silca's heirloom quality pumps have been joined by a growing selection of thoughtfully designed tools and stylish accessories.

About Saddleback

Founded by real cycling enthusiasts in 2004, our passion for elite performance runs through everything we do at Saddleback. Our team of dedicated roadies, mountain bikers and triathletes practice what we preach to bring you the finest cycling products and a superior service to match. We're the official UK home of Abbey Bike Tools, Castelli, Chris King, ENVE, HJC, Moots Cycles, Pivot Cycles, PUSH, Sidi, Silca, Sportful, Stages, Troy Lee Designs and Wolf Tooth.

Warranty and Crash Replacement

In addition to our regular 100-day returns policy on unused items, all items purchased from www.saddleback.co.uk are covered by our full two-year warranty against manufacturing defects from date of purchase. We will exchange, refund or repair (at our discretion) items proven to exhibit manufacturing or material faults in line with fair wear and tear.

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