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We’ve been busy! Many bags are back and ready to ship

Thanks to our awesome production and shipping crews, backorders for the following bags have been shipped and they’re officially in stock and ready to ship within one business day: Shop Bag, Small, in Ultraviolet, Solar, Steel, and Iberian, and the Shop Bag, Large, in Wasabi and Iberian Western Flyer, Backpack Straps, in Navy/Solar and Black/Steel…

In stock: Travel Stuff Sacks, Nordic + Black Dyneema

Thanks to our awesome production crew (they made the bags) and shipping crew (they shipped out the backorders) the following bags are in stock and ship within one business day: Aeronaut, Black/Steel Ristretto for iPad, Black/Iberian Travel Stuff Sacks, all sizes and colors Shop Bag, Large in Black, Steel, Solar, Nordic, Wasabi, Iberian Shop Bag,…

The Beauty of Objects

Watercolor by Dan Bransfield.

In stock: Brain Bag, Snake Charmer, Ego, more…

Thanks to our amazing production and shipping crews, the following bags are back in stock and ready to ship: Ego Brain Bag Snake Charmer Zephyr Empire Builder in Black/Black/Steel Medium Cafe Bag Large Cafe Bag Small Cafe Bag (most colors: Kelly/Navy and Linen/Navy have already sold out and are, once again, on backorder) Medium Cafe…

Aeronaut Update (in stock + reviews + photos)

The Aeronaut maximum carry-on bag is now back in stock and ready to ship in the following colors: Black/Solar, Black/Steel, Steel/Steel, Steel/Ultraviolet, Navy/Solar, Forest/Steel, Aubergine/Steel, Black Dyneema/Wasabi, Steel Dyneema/Steel and Nordic Dyneema/Solar. (Note: when Steel Dyneema/Steel and Nordic Dyneema/Solar sell out, they’re gone for good.) But probably not for long: we expect these to sell…

In stock: Pilot, Cadet, Tri-Star, more…

Another team effort — our production crew made the bags (many ahead of schedule) and our shipping crew sent out backorders ASAP. The following bags are now back in stock and ready to ship within one business day: Field Journal Notebook, all colors Clear Quarter Packing Cube, all colors Pilot, all colors but Black/Steel Western…

The Guide’s Pack Watercolor

Dan Bransfield’s watercolor sketch of his new Guide’s Pack.

In stock: Aeronaut, Travel Stuff Sacks, Packing Cube Backpacks, more…

Thanks to our amazing crew (a true team effort here: our production crew, well, makes everything and our shipping crew never ceases to amaze us by shipping out backorders as quickly as soon as they possibly can) the following bags are back in stock and ship within one business day: Aeronaut, most colors Travel Stuff…

United Airlines’ Carry-on Baggage Sizer: Which TOM BIHN Bags Fit?

If you’ve traveled on United Airlines lately, or just happened to walk by a UA gate, you may have seen them: stiff-sided compartments into which travelers can place their carry-on and personal items to see if they fit.  These baggage sizers, as United calls them, are part of the airline’s efforts to more strictly enforce…

Thoughts on the Pilot

Photo courtesy of kkintea. “My pilot came! The UPS man came and I snatched the box from his hands. I love the size. It is perfect. Big enough but not too big.” —atarango1 “As far as size, I think this could easily be a bag to use for a 3 to 4 day trip, especially…

News Briefs

New FAQs: Debut Schedule, How Debuts Work + How To Get Notified

We posted a photo on Instagram of Tom’s very first pack design.

The Guide’s Pack is now back in stock, just in time for that autumn hike!

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