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American Classic rims added to Schwalbe's list of approved tubeless road rims

Published July 23, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — American Classic's road tubeless wheels have been added to Schwalbe's list of rims approved for use with its tubeless road tires.

American Classic's founder and engineer Bill Shook said it was prestigious to make the list because Schwalbe tests to a more rigorous standard than the DIN norm, and because AC wheels use an unusual profile to achieve compatibility with tubeless tires.

"(Schwalbe)'s a German company and they believe in quantifying compatibility," Shook said. "Schwalbe recognized the functionality of the American Classic bead barb technology. It runs along the edge of the bead shelf, and when installed, the tire firmly pops into position over the bead barb. The tire bead centers and tightly grips the circumference of the rim creating a sealed environment to hold the liquid sealant without burping. The Schwalbe tubeless ready tires install easily with soap and seal readily on our AC tubeless wheels."

Schwalbe's current list of approved tires is below:

Alex (Rims)
AT510
AT490

American Classic
Argent Road Tubeless
Hurricane Tubeless
Victory 30 Tubeless
Road Tubeless

Bontrager
Race X-Lite TLR
Race Lite TLR
Race TLR

Campagnolo
Shamal 2-Way-Fit
Eurus 2-Way-Fit
Zonda 2-Way-Fit

Corima
Aero+ Tubeless
Winium+ Tubeless

DT Swiss
RR-1450 Tricon
R 1700 Tricon

Easton
EA 90 SLX
EA 90 SL
EA 90 XD Clincher
EC 90 Aero 55

Fulcrum
Racing Zero 2-Way-Fit
Racing 1 2-Way-Fit
Racing 3 2-Way-Fit

HED
Ardennes Plus TL Series

Julius Wheels
AC 22
AC 28
CC 38
CC 50

Reynolds
Stratus Pro

Ritchey
WCS Zeta II

Shimano
WH-9000-C24-TL
WH-6800-TL
WH-RS61-TL

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