Schwalbe Replacing Road Race Tires Cube

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REICHSHOF, Germany – Schwalbe received some reports of Ultremo ZX tires mounted on 2013 Cube bikes coming of the rim causing damage to the bead. As the cause of this problem could not be found in either the manufacturing of the tire or in the assembly of the bicycle Schwalbe decided to replace all tires involved.

Schwalbe Replacing Road Race Tires Cube
The Cube Agree GTC Di2 SLT compact is one of the 2013 bikes fitted with the problematic Schwalbe Ultremo ZX tires. – Photo Cube

The special edition Schwalbe Ultremo ZX tyres, size 23-622, special model, wire bead, non-folding, fitted on Cube bikes will be replaced free of charge for the consumers.

“For reasons of extreme caution and without acknowledging any legal obligation for our customers we urge our customers to take their bike to their IBD to have this tire replaced with a corresponding model,” says Schwalbe´s Managing Director Holger Jahn.

The following Cube bikes model year 2013 are involved:

  • Axial GTC SL (#429003)
  • Peloton Pro 3 (# 472300)
  • Peloton Race compact (# 473200)
  • Peloton Race 3 (# 473300)
  • Agree GTC Race compact (# 477200)
  • Agree GTC Race 3 (# 477300)
  • Agree GTC SL compact (# 478200)
  • Agree GTC SL 3 (#478300)
  • Agree GTC Di2 SLT compact # (479500)
  • Aerium Pro (# 485000)
  • AeriumRace (# 486000)

The wired Ultremo ZX tyre will be replaced with a folding version. Holger Jahn emphasized: “We apologize for the inconvenience and thank our industry partners to help in solving this problem.”

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