Francis Cade

Francis has been a long time member of the Tailfin family and has used our kit on most of his worldwide trips. A move up North and transition to an off-road focus sees him testing our latest products in a different way. Many of you will be subscribers to his popular YouTube channel.

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Francis Cade

Age: 29
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Bike: Scott Road, Gravel and MTB’s
Preferred Discipline: Everything
Sponsors: Attacus Cycling, Scott Sports, Garmin, Hutchinson, Parcours, MET, Sungod, GT85, FIDLOCK, ProStandard

Francis Cade
Francis Cade

Why ride with Tailfin

It’s the best designed piece of bikepacking gear available. I wouldn’t be able to do my trips as easily without it. The ability to carry heavy loads and access belongings easily stood by the side of the road is essential.

Noteable Achievements

Ex Elite road racer

Double Everester

Everesting on a BMX

Cycled across Australia

Additional Information

Events/rides/challenges planned for 2022
Unbound gravel, bikepacking South of Spain, ride to Switzerland from home, LEJOG only eating Greggs
Music playlist of choice
I don’t listen to music whilst riding!
What do you carry with you on every trip?
A camera! usually multiple to be honest…
One luxury item you take on a trip
Proper shoes
Favourite country to ride in?
If you could only ride one route, what would it be?
Too hard….

Featured Story

Watch as Tailfin Rider talks through his bikepacking setup for a recent trip to Spain