In 1973 Ralf Bohle imported bicycle tires from Korea to Germany for the first time. These were called Swallow. In these days, Germany was the biggest and most important market.
For this reason, “swallow” was translated into German, i.e. Schwalbe.
SCHWALBE BICYCLE INNER TUBE 700c x 28-45c 50mm FV/SV17
SCHWALBE BICYCLE TIRE TOURING GRAVEL MARATHON MONDIAL 700c x 40c