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Old 07-09-10, 01:30 PM   #1
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I have never seen this

I hope the link works. I was wondering how the Schwalbe tires were made, I stumble upon this on You Tube.


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Old 07-09-10, 02:49 PM   #2
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Didn't realize how labour-intensive tire manufacturing was. Thanks for the vid.
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Old 07-09-10, 09:14 PM   #3
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Wow, quite manual labor intensive (even the tubes)

I wonder if this manufacturing process is typical of all manufacturers? I have some Panaracers made in Japan and would assume Japanese manufacturing would be more automated.
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Fascinating. Thanks for posting this.
Kinda puts the price of a premium tire in perspective, doesn't it? Wonder how we can buy them so cheap.
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I'm even more impressed with my new Schwalbe Marathon's. That's a well done video.
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Old 07-10-10, 06:41 AM   #6
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Excellent video. Thanks for posting. I almost want to throw out all my other brands now.
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Why is it that the products need to go to Germany for distribution? Wouldn't it be cheaper to ship to distributors straight out of the factory in Indonesia?
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don't you guys ever watch the History Channel? these are not much different than car tires. no wonder they are so expensive eh?

how hard do you think it was before computers and CAD prorgams??
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Cool video, nice find!
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