R&D Division

The tools, technology and teams that come together to make Tailfin.

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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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The world’s best testers

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.

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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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Into the Polar Night

Into the Polar Night

We love seeing our gear pushed to the extreme. Whilst many of our customers take their gear further and test it harder than others, few put it through its paces in extreme cold weather as Joffrey Maluski. Armed with a

What is the Tour Divide?

What is the Tour Divide?

The Tour Divide is often attributed as being the originator of modern off-road ultra-endurance cycling events. The Tour Divide effectively follows the Great Divide route, probably one of the most famous off-road hiking/riding routes in the world, travelling the length