Schwalbe was founded by Ralf Bohle in 1973, who began importing bike tires from Korea to sell in the German marketplace. Hence, ‘Schwalbe’ is the German word for ‘swallow,’ a traditional sign of good luck in the Korean culture.

Today, Schwalbe manufactures dozens of bike tire models popular with cyclists and distributes them in 40+ countries. Here are TreadBikely’s reviews related to Schwalbe’s bicycle tire:


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