Tandem fork carbon postmount for touring and gravel

Hello fellow frame and bike builders,
We have developed and manufactured a gravel fork for the use in tandems and heavy duty touring bikes. We opened our own mold, and do make the fork available to other frame builders.

Since there is no ISO/EN test for tandem forks, in discussion with one of the biggest European testing institute, we tested the fork with the Cargo bikes standard requirements (EN ISO 4210-2/6 and DIN79010-02:2020 Standard) successfully.

The HILITE Tandem Fork Carbon was developed to increase luggage transport options while saving weight on tandems and touring bikes. Use in wheels with wheel sizes 26, 27.5’’ and 28’', while maintaining the installation height of 420mm. The fork has space for up to 65 mm tires. It is compatible with dynamo hubs with the option of internal cable routing, allowing for an elegant and robust connection from your dynamo to the power supply or your favorite lighting system. The fork also features a unique “no-thread through-eyelet system” that greatly reduces stress on the carbon sidewalls, resulting in load capacity and reliability that is second to none. The included stainless steel bushings are completely replaceable - damaging a screw no longer means that your fork will ultimately need to be repaired. Lighting and mudguard mounting options provide maximum flexibility to adapt the fork to your adventure.

Technical data:

  • Area of ​​application: touring, gravel
  • Wheel size: 26", 27.5" | 650 B, 28"
  • Material: carbon
  • Axle standard: 15x110 mm Boost (thru axle in 148mm)
  • Steerer: 1.5" to 1 1/8" tapered
  • Length fork shaft: 350 mm
  • Installation height/length (A/C height): 420 mm with 47 mm offset
  • Offset (fork advance): 47 or 52 mm due to eccentric dropouts
  • Brake mount: Postmount brake caliper mount
  • Max. brake disc size: 203 mm
  • Max. tire width: 28" - 65-622 / 27.5" - 2.6" (minimum distance from tire to fork 5 mm)
  • Eyelets: Bikepacking and full-length lowrider eyelets
  • Screw points: lighting, mudguards, brakes
  • Color: matt black
  • Weight: 600g (without thru axle and small parts), 650g with hardware
  • Electrics: internal cable routing for light and power supply
  • Max. tire clearance: 65mm / 2.6“ (65-622) mm
  • Successfully tested according to EN ISO 4210-2/6 and DIN 79010-02:2020 standard
  • You can fit up to 12kg of luggage on each side (including carrier). Continuous stainless steel insert and the screw is fixed with a nut
  • Made from high modulus Toray T800, Toray T700 and Toray Kevlar
  • Hardware: axle, nuts, screws and bushings

Retail price is 899CHF and for frame builders down 25% (net + shipping from CH).


Is this steerer length?
Is the offset 47 or 52mm, or is it adjustable from 47 to 52mm?

yes the steerer length is 350mm.
Yes, we made adjustable inserts and customer can decide between 47 and 52mm rake.

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