Curious how bicycle tires are made? Here’s a video that shows how it’s done!
Making a BMX tire is a complex process of combining a bunch of layers of rubber, wire and nylon together to make a single tire. The other day, Chris Moeller dropped some videos on Instagram giving us a look at some of those processes while a few of the S&M Bikes tires were being made over in Taiwan, which for some reason were deleted later. After we watched the videos, we decided to see if we could find more in-depth footage showing and explaining just how tires for bikes are made. Luckily, Schwalbe had a super good video to show just how the process is done from start to finish and how tubes for bicycles are made. It’s definitely interesting to see how much goes into a single tire. Above you can find the video that Schwalbe made giving you a look at the full process of how a bicycle tire and even how tubes are made. These aren’t BMX tires, but it’s a very similar process that is used to do a BMX tire, just a smaller diameter, thicker rubber and different tread patterns. Pretty cool, huh?
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