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Design & Engineering
Performance is the cornerstone of all Tailfin products. It drives our innovation and product design. No guesswork and no tools. Just reliable, secure and repeatable mounting and release mechanisms.
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Creating the world’s best technical bikepacking equipment demands constant testing which is why we work closely with some of the best racers and riders in the world.
Technical Bikepacking Equipment
We create technical bikepacking equipment blending hardware and softgoods. Ultimate, flawless performance is the driving factor in every design. We want our products to be the last bikepacking equipment you buy.
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R&D Division Blog
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
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
Seb Breuer might be a relative newcomer to the ultra-endurance racing game, but he’s rapidly making a name for himself as being one of the fastest on the circuit. After a disappointing Trans Continental Race earlier in the year, Seb
Bike setup can be seen as a dark art, especially if you are heading into unfamiliar territories. How you set your bike up and the components you choose are critical to the success and enjoyment of your ride. This is
Tailfin sat down with two of this year’s Tour Divide participants, R&D Division rider Josh Ibbett and 10th place finisher Daniel Connell, to discover the key lessons they learnt from riding the Divide. Whilst some apply directly to riding the
JaBig loves riding bikes. To be honest, that observation is what you might call an understatement when describing the Rwandan-born Canadian DJ! His quietly refined manner gives nothing away about his passion for travelling and experiencing life on two wheels.