19. Pump It Up

How To: Let's air this baby up already! Some pumps will have a lever to lock the nozzle onto the valve. Others will thread onto the valve. It can be different from pump to pump, so you'll have to figure out how your pump works. To start, you want only 15 to 20 pounds of pressure. If you're pump doesn't have a gauge, keep one handy to check your progress.