Atlas Mountain Race | Inside perspectives

Before the start we got 4 of our R&D Division riders heading to Morocco to interview each other to see if they could gleam some juicy insights into how they would be approaching the race. Bryn: What’s your go-to snack…

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Is This The Ultimate Full-Suspension Bikepacking MTB?

Is this the ultimate full-suspension bikepacking rig? Before we answer that somewhat provocative title, it’s worth discussing why we built this… In 2023 SRAM released their engineering masterpiece – Eagle Transmission. This new drivetrain has a rear derailleur that mounts…

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Lachlan Morton’s Tour Divide FKT* Bike check

Following on from Tailfin R&D Division rider Lachlan Morton’s incredible ride along the Tour Divide/GDMBR route, we got together with him to learn more about his bike and kit setup. You can watch the full breakdown in the video below….

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R&D Division Bike Check: Justinas Leveika

Justinas Leveika is on a roll! After smashing his way round the Dales Divide to an emphatic victory last month he’s already followed up with another fastest time/first finisher. This most recent success came at the Seven Serpents ultra race…

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Lachlan FKT Colorado Trail

A Few Thousand Hours: Lachlan’s Colorado Trail FKT

Taming the ‘beautiful beast’ known as the Colorado Trail is not an easy undertaking by any stretch of the imagination, even for seasoned riders. An average elevation of over 10,000 feet and huge sections of harsh, almost unrideable wilderness sections means the…

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Gail Brown HT550

How to win the Highland Trail 550

The dust (or mud as is usually the case) might have settled on the 2022 edition of the Highland Trail 550 (HT550) But entries for the 2023 edition open on the 26th November this year and I’m sure there are…

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Bringing the heat to Rwanda. A tale of two races

Tailfin equipment tested: Prototype top tube pack | Prototype frame pack Rwanda, the small country located in the heart of the African continent, is fast becoming one of the must-visit cycling destinations for endurance gravel racers, mountain bikers and bikepackers….

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