Design & Engineering

Creating the very best technical bikepacking equipment is at the very heart of Tailfin.

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R&D Division The Tailfin Process

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An idea, an inspiration, or a problem experienced on the road; design inspiration comes from many directions. All Tailfin products start life as a simple idea

In-house engineering and development

From the creation of first CAD drawings and prototypes to refining of final pre-production samples, all development is done in-house by Tailfin’s team of designers and engineers.

ISO Testing
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Thorough ISO Standard testing

Specific lab testing pushes the limits of product design and ensures all Tailfin kit is more than up to the use and abuse riders put them through.

Combining high-tech fabrics with top end hardware components

Every construction material is chosen based on appropriateness and performance, dependent on where it is to be used. Constant experimentation with the latest high-performance versions ensures we always use the very best available.


Backed by our guarantee

We are so confident in the quality of our products that we offer a five-year warranty against manufacturing defects. Any issues with materials or function from five years of purchase that are deemed to be from a manufacturing issue will be covered.

R&D Division Key Incorporated Technologies

The most secure and reliable bag attachment mechanism. Full aluminium construction with an easy to use cam closure. Found on all Tailfin pannier bags

Our latest bag attachment system. The unique shape creates total stability, eliminating slip and avoiding frame finish damage. Found on all frame, top tube and V-Mount Packs.

Our replacement axles provide the simplest and safest way of mounting your Tailfin system. High strength materials encourage a ‘fit and forget’ approach.

Multiple cage designs shaped to optimise specific load carrying in multiple locations.
Includes our unique Suspension Fork Mounts (SFM) for adding multiple cages to MTB suspension forks.

Attach and remove your Tailfin system in seconds thanks to the tool-free Seatpost Connector and (optional) Fast Release Dropouts (FRD).

The coming together of advanced fabrics and robust alloy internal frames to create a bikepacking bag series famed for rigidity, strength and zero-rattles.

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