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Darcy
07-26-2012, 01:24 PM
Links to reviews of our bags by blogs, magazines, newspapers, and websites. We usually update this list quarterly (sometimes more often) with new reviews. By all means, if there's a review we missed, post a response with a link to the review here and we'll update the master list. Dates (if found) of reviews are listed; dates are not listed for links to forum discussions with more than one person listed.

Absolute Shoulder Strap (https://www.tombihn.com/products/shoulder-straps?variant=16664457159):

imperator and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7340-western-flyer-part-i-first-week.html) Part I (3/17/2014)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-tri-star-review/) (11/10/2013)
Sulok Ni Tessa (http://suloknitessa.wordpress.com/2013/08/24/tom-bihn-co-pilot-reviewthoughts-aka-my-journey-to-find-my-perfect-edc-bag/) (8/24/2013)
Lemons Avocadoes & The Bay (http://www.bayparkdream.com/2013/08/how-i-packed-for-month-in-europe-using.html) (8/1/2013)
some drumm (http://somedrumm.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-man-purse.html) (7/28/2013)
shawnblanc (http://shawnblanc.net/2013/03/patrick-welker-sweet-mac-setup/) (3/28/2013)
David Hughes (http://www.davidhughes.org/the-tom-bihn-western-flyer-a-review/) (2/4/2013)
But she's a girl... (http://www.rousette.org.uk/blog/archives/mighty-tristar/) (7/8/2012)
Practical Hacks (http://www.practicalhacks.com/2009/10/26/absolute-strap-update-the-best-shoulder-strap-gets-better/) review of updated strap (10/26/2009)

Aeronaut 30 (http://www.tombihn.com/products/aeronaut-30):

Thither.com (https://www.thither.com/tom-bihn-aeronaut-30-backpack-review) (9/14/17)
Joelle Meets World (https://joellemeetsworld.com/2017/07/27/tom-bihn-aeronaut-30-greatest-carry-on-of-all-time/) (7/27/2017)
Chase Reeves (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ti23K9lG1rU) (6/10/2017)
Her Packing List (http://herpackinglist.com/2016/09/tom-bihn-aeronaut-30-backpack-review/) (9/28/2016)
Reading My Tea Leaves (http://www.readingmytealeaves.com/2016/05/packing-for-a-month-away.html) (05/24/2016)
Local Adventurer (http://localadventurer.com/tom-bihn-aeronaut-30-review/) (09/01/2015)
Henry Tsai (http://htsai.com/post/126638033701/aeronaut-30) (08/13/2015)
Snarky Nomad (http://snarkynomad.com/so-this-is-probably-the-best-duffel-bag-for-frequent-air-travel/) (01/11/2015)
itsablur, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/8156-tale-two-aeronauts-my-video-review-a30-compared-a45.html) with video (8/6/2014)
Everythingsablur on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJa_-NKmRC0) (08/06/2014)
Darcy, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/tom-bihn-news-everything-else/7548-official-aeronaut-30-thread.html) (4/30/2014)

Aeronaut 45 (http://www.tombihn.com/products/aeronaut-45):

Chase Reeves (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ti23K9lG1rU) (6/10/2017)
Really Wonderful Things (https://reallywonderfulthings.me/2017/04/16/direct-comparison-of-red-oxx-sky-train-and-tom-bihn-aeronaut-travel-packs-to-carry-on/) (4/16/2017)
Gizzy on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVIj5Qq30oU) (03/29/2017)
Flissy at HerPackingList.com (http://herpackinglist.com/2016/11/tom-bihn-aeronaut-45-backpack-review/) (11/28/2016)
Joseph Baumann on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BguluDTGiM0) (7/27/2016)
PIE on the Trail (http://pieonthetrail.com/2016/04/18/tom-bihn-aeronaut-45-review-the-best-travel-bag/) (04/18/2016)
The Wherever Writer (http://www.whereverwriter.com/tom-bihn-aeronaut-review/) (10/15/2015)
Fraser Speirs on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxfFSpIZmTo) (01/07/2015)
The Wherever Writer (http://www.whereverwriter.com/tom-bihn-aeronaut-review/) (10/14/2014)
LaForce Be With You (http://www.laforcebewithyou.com/2014/02/the-best-carry-on-luggage-aeronaut-bag.html) (4/4/2014)
Snarky Nomad (http://snarkynomad.com/5-of-the-best-travel-backpacks-for-global-adventures/) (9/29/2013)
Lemons Avocados & The Bay (http://www.bayparkdream.com/2013/08/how-i-packed-for-month-in-europe-using.html) (8/1/2013)
One Bag, One World (http://onebagger.squarespace.com/blog/2012/12/15/gear-reviews-tom-bihn-400d-dyneema420d-nylon-travel-bags.html) (12/15/2012)
One Bag, One World (http://onebagger.squarespace.com/obow-light-travel-forum/post/1719267) Air Boss vs. Aeronaut (2/3/2012)
JD Andrews on Vimeo (http://www.vimeo.com/54052934) (approx. January 2013)
Colorado Mountain Mom (http://coloradomountainmom.com/2012/11/tom-bihn-aeronaut-travel-bag-and-accessories/) (11/2/2012)
Seek New Travel (http://www.seeknewtravel.com/tom-bihn-aeronaut-best-luggage-ever/) (9/11/2012)
About.com Europe Travel (http://goeurope.about.com/od/packingtips/gr/aeronaut_review.htm) (no date found on review)
AirTreks (http://news.airtreks.com/post/2011/03/the-tom-bihn-aeronaut-form-and-function-in-a-sexy-package/) (no date found on review)
J.Blog (http://www.jonhaber.ca/post/7227751428/tom-bihn-aeronaut-review) (7/4/2011)
Northern Virginia Magazine (http://www.northernvirginiamag.com/health-and-beauty/swag/2011/03/03/sure-things-tom-bihn-travel-bags/) (3/3/2011)
National Parks Traveler (http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2010/04/travelers-gear-box-heres-pack-help-you-get-national-park5742) (4/23/2010)
Smarter Travel (http://www.smartertravel.com/travel-advice/packing-made-easy-five-products-put-to-the-test.html?id=4509128) (3/21/2010)
The Vacation Gals (http://thevacationgals.com/tom-bihn-aeronaut-bag-review/) (11/25/2009)
TrulyNet (http://www.trulyobscure.com/article/481/modular-bag-mayhem-tom-bihn-and-kata) (10/15/2009)
FlyerTalk (http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travel-products/1004897-feedback-tom-bihn-aeronaut-carry-bag-owners.html) (10/11/2009)
Practical Hacks (http://www.practicalhacks.com/2009/04/13/first-take-tom-bihn-aeronaut-travel-bag/) (4/13/2009)
Gadling (http://www.gadling.com/2009/03/06/5-days-5-bags-day-5-tom-bihn-aeronaut/) (3/6/2009)
Veritrope (http://veritrope.com/reviews/tom-bihn-aeronaut/) review Part Three (no date found on review)
Rainy Day Magazine (http://www.rainydaymagazine.com/RDM2006/RainyDaySports/TomBihn/Aeronaut/RDS_AeronautFirstLook.htm) (no date found on review)

Brain Bag (http://www.tombihn.com/products/brain-bag):

Eugene Eric Kim (http://eekim.com/blog/2013/08/tom-bihn-bags-for-micro-four-thirds-cameras/#sthash.2xNdQH7g.dpbs) (8/13/2013)
Gear Diary (http://geardiary.com/2013/01/26/tom-bihn-brain-bag-with-camera-i-o-and-accessories-review/) (1/26/2013)
Justin Lukasavige on Vimeo—The Best Medium Lightweight Pack (http://www.vimeo.com/50771772) (approx. November 2012)
Justin Lukasavige on Vimeo (http://www.vimeo.com/47409756) (approx. August 2012)
FutureLooks (http://www.futurelooks.com/tom-bihn-brain-bag-laptop-backpack-review/) (9/29/?)
Cnet Reviews (http://reviews.cnet.com/2300-32164_7-10004578-2.html) (8/23/2010)
The Vacation Gals (http://thevacationgals.com/perfect-carry-on-laptop-backpack-tom-bihn-brain-bag/) (3/4/2010)
JClishe on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZATDWpde2c0) (04/08/2015)

Brain Cell (http://www.tombihn.com/products/brain-cell):

Justin Lukasavige on Vimeo (http://www.vimeo.com/47409756) (approx. August 2012)
Gear Diary (http://geardiary.com/2013/01/26/tom-bihn-brain-bag-with-camera-i-o-and-accessories-review/) (1/26/2013)
The Brooks Review (http://brooksreview.net/2011/12/backpacks-my-bff/) (12/14/2011)

Cache (http://www.tombihn.com/products/cache):

This Week in Tech/Leo Laporte (https://twit.tv/posts/picks/accessory-pick-tom-bihn-cache-sleeve) (05/19/2016)
Documentally (http://documentally.com/2013/01/30/breezing-through-airport-security/) (1/30/2013)
The Next Web (http://thenextweb.com/gadgets/2013/06/19/tom-bihn-synapse-25/) (6/19/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/gear-diary-tom-bihn-cache-with-rails/) (4/4/2013)
Gear Diary (http://geardiary.com/2013/01/26/tom-bihn-brain-bag-with-camera-i-o-and-accessories-review/) (1/26/2013)
GearGuide (http://www.gearguide.info/2012/09/16/tom-bihn-cache-review/) (8/16/2012)
Gear Diary (http://www.geardiary.com/2012/08/26/tom-bihn-cache-sleeve-for-the-macbook-pro-retina-review/) (8/26/2012)
What a Trip (http://www.nancydbrown.com/2011/01/07/tom-bihn-cache-laptop-sleeve-travel-gear-review.html) (1/7/2011)
The Gadgeteer (http://the-gadgeteer.com/2011/06/27/tom-bihn-cache-for-apple-wireless-keyboard/) (6/27/2011)
Macworld (http://www.macworld.com/article/150978/2010/05/bihn_ipadsleeve_review.html) (5/7/2010)
Geek (http://www.geek.com/hardware/ipad-accessories-part-1-tom-bihn-bags-1363443/) (1/28/2010)

Cache for iPad mini (https://www.tombihn.com/products/cache?variant=16398878343):

ScottE22 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/6905-my-first-whats-my-bag-video-synapse-25-a.html) with video
Gear Diary (http://geardiary.com/2013/01/26/tom-bihn-brain-bag-with-camera-i-o-and-accessories-review/) (1/26/2013)

Cadet (http://www.tombihn.com/products/cadet):

Casey Liss (http://www.caseyliss.com/2015/8/23/tom-bihn-cadet) (08/23/2015)
Boles Blogs (http://bolesblogs.com/2013/06/20/reviewing-the-tom-bihn-cadet-bag-for-macbook-air/) (6/20/2013)
Cnet How To (http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57559811-285/how-to-find-a-good-ipad-mini-case-or-bag/) (12/19/2012)
The Next Web (http://thenextweb.com/gadgets/2011/11/08/tnw-review-the-tom-bihn-cadet-laptop-bag-is-a-rugged-and-refined-winner/) (11/8/2011)

Café Bags: Small (http://www.tombihn.com/products/small-cafe-bag), Medium (http://www.tombihn.com/products/medium-cafe-bag), and Large (http://www.tombihn.com/products/large-cafe-bag):

Casey Dunham on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiRzQT-9aJo) Small Cafe Bag (8/8/17)
The Weekly Pencil (https://theweeklypencil.com/2016/04/24/product-review-tom-bihn-cafe-bag/) Medium Café Bag (04/24/2016)
Eugene Eric Kim (http://eekim.com/blog/2013/08/tom-bihn-bags-for-micro-four-thirds-cameras/#sthash.2xNdQH7g.dpbs) Medium Café Bag, with video (8/13/2013)
Defiant Musings (http://brendabethman.com/2011/04/16/my-favorite-accessory-or-i-love-tim-bihn/) Large Café Bag (4/16/2011)

Clear Organizer Wallet (http://www.tombihn.com/products/clear-organizer-wallet):

Noam Freedman (http://noam.com/ramblings/2013/02/25/tom-bihn-tri-star/) (2/25/2013)

Clear Quarter Packing Cube (http://www.tombihn.com/products/clear-quarter-packing-cube):

One Bag, One World (http://onebagger.squarespace.com/blog/2011/5/29/gear-review-tom-bihn-clear-quarter-packing-cubes.html) (5/29/2011)

Co-Pilot (http://www.tombihn.com/products/co-pilot):

The Pen Addict (http://www.penaddict.com/blog/2015/11/12/papas-got-a-brand-new-bag) (11/12/2015)
Documentally on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvLNEimUNjs) (6/6/2014)
Trailhiker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6824-leads-pocket-comparison-photos.html) comparison photos
Sulok Ni Tessa (http://suloknitessa.wordpress.com/2013/08/24/tom-bihn-co-pilot-reviewthoughts-aka-my-journey-to-find-my-perfect-edc-bag/) (8/24/2013)
Documentally (http://documentally.com/2013/01/30/breezing-through-airport-security/) (1/30/2013)
Eugene Eric Kim (http://eekim.com/blog/2013/08/tom-bihn-bags-for-micro-four-thirds-cameras/#sthash.2xNdQH7g.dpbs) (8/13/2013)
some drumm (http://somedrumm.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-man-purse.html) (7/28/2013)
Penguin Girl (http://www.penguingirl.com/2011/07/28/one-year-together/) (7/28/2011)
JD Andrews on Vimeo (http://www.vimeo.com/48418427) (approx. September 2012)
Practical Hacks (http://www.practicalhacks.com/2010/08/09/review-tom-bihn-co-pilot-personal-carry-on-bag/) (8/9/2010)
One Bag, One World (http://onebagger.squarespace.com/blog/2010/4/6/tom-bihn-gets-personal-with-the-co-pilot.html) (4/6/2010)
Cnet Reviews (http://reviews.cnet.com/2300-3121_7-10004059-7.html?s=0&o=10004059) (7/9/2010)
Penguin Girl (http://www.penguingirl.com/2010/07/29/new-bag-surprised/) (7/29/2010)
Wanderlust and Lipstick (http://wanderlustandlipstick.com/2010/tom-bihn-co-pilot-bag-wandergear-wednesday/) (12/15/2010)
About.com Europe Travel (http://goeurope.about.com/b/2010/08/06/tom-bihn-co-pilot-personal-carry-on-review.htm) (8/6/2010)

Daylight Backpack (http://www.tombihn.com/products/daylight-backpack)

ScratchMadeJournal.com (https://www.scratchmadejournal.com/blog/tom-bihn-field-sketching-kit)
AsTheCrowFlies on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPxbCoX8xPg) (2/29/2016)
BrooksReview (https://brooksreview.net/2015/11/daylight-backpack/) (11/06/2015)
Carryology (http://www.carryology.com/bags/drive-tom-bihn-daylight-backpack/) (09/27/2015)

Daylight Briefcase (https://www.tombihn.com/products/daylight-briefcase)

adam33 from the forums on SkyPhilosophy.com (http://skyphilosophy.com/daylight-briefcase) (12/18/2016)
John Wilker (http://johnwilker.com/2016/01/tom-bihn-daylight-briefcase/) (01/19/2016)
Tools and Toys (http://toolsandtoys.net/reviews/the-tom-bihn-daylight-briefcase-review/) (01/05/2016)
Living One Handed (http://www.livingonehanded.com/daylight-briefcase/) (12/09/2015)
The Brooks Review (https://brooksreview.net/2015/12/daylight-briefcase/) (12/04/2015)

Double Organizer Pouch (http://www.tombihn.com/products/double-organizer-pouch):

Ineffable and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/8037-19-25-19-19-25-25-25-struggle-real.html)
K9TB and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7574-small-double-zipper-organizer-pouch-great-travel-wallet.html)
Moose and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/7605-whats-your-bag-my-se-everyday-stuff.html)

Ego:

JWalker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/questions-about-bags-accessories/7511-help-traveling-mom-please.html)
phillyfan and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6357-my-top-5-tom-bihn-bags.html) (7/13/2013)
GearGuide (http://www.gearguide.info/2012/11/03/tom-bihn-ego-messenger-bag-review/) (11/3/2012)

Empire Builder (http://www.tombihn.com/products/empire-builder):

impluvium, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6641-empire-builder-first-impressions-photos.html) (9/29/2013)
John, in a note to TOM BIHN (http://www.tombihn.com/blog/ive-had-my-empire-builder-for-almost-four-years-now) (7/16/2013)
Dr. Bunsen (http://www.drbunsen.org/matryoshka-hardware/) (7/10/2013)
mrmajestic, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/4977-7-year-old-empire-builder-like-new.html) (7/9/2012)
O(geek) (http://geekswithblogs.net/ryanc/archive/2010/09/23/tom-bihn-bagsndashworth-the-money.aspx) (9/23/2010)
David Peddicord on Vimeo (http://www.vimeo.com/17333701) (11/30/2010)

Founder’s Briefcase (http://www.tombihn.com/products/founders-briefcase):

The Brooks Review (https://brooksreview.net/2014/03/founders-briefcase/) (3/11/14)
The Man's Man (http://realmansman.com/blog/2013/12/9/the-guides-pack-by-tom-bihn) video at bottom of post (12/9/2013)
Everythingsablur on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oL_i-jmwcsw) (09/21/2014)

Freudian Slips: Brain Bag/Smart Alec (https://www.tombihn.com/products/freudian-slip?variant=16409089479) and Empire Builder/Tri-Star (https://www.tombihn.com/products/freudian-slip?variant=16409089543):

tpnl and others, in our forum (https://www.scratchmadejournal.com/blog/tom-bihn-field-sketching-kit" ]ScratchMadeJournal.com[/URL] Medium Café
[URL="http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7164-tpnls-idea-brain-cell-rails.html#post60277) Brain Bag/Smart Alec
imperator, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7340-western-flyer-part-i-first-week.html) Part I; Horizontal (3/17/2014)
Apartment Therapy (http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/small-space-solutions-expand-a-desk-up-down-or-sideways-for-more-space-195669) Horizontal (no date found on review)
impluvium, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6641-empire-builder-first-impressions-photos.html) Horizontal (9/29/2013)
earthXplorer (http://www.earthxplorer.com/travel-gear/handy-travel-accessories-from-tom-bihn.html) Horizontal (10/16/2012)
Gear Diary (http://geardiary.com/2013/01/26/tom-bihn-brain-bag-with-camera-i-o-and-accessories-review/) Vertical (1/26/2013)

Gatekeeper Rail Clips (https://www.tombihn.com/products/parts?variant=17808503495):

tpnl and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7164-tpnls-idea-brain-cell-rails.html#post60277)

Guardian Dual Function Light Original Base (https://www.tombihn.com/products/guardian-light?variant=16645192903):

tpnl and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7164-tpnls-idea-brain-cell-rails.html#post60277)
shawnblanc (http://shawnblanc.net/2013/03/patrick-welker-sweet-mac-setup/) (3/28/2013)

The Guide's Pack (http://www.tombihn.com/products/the-guides-pack):

Chase Reeves on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3hdaA3Titg) (05/13/2017)
Trailhiker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6810-initial-impressions-after-just-receiving-my-guides-pack.html) initial impressions
Trailhiker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6824-leads-pocket-comparison-photos.html) comparison photos
Trailhiker, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6818-guides-pack-out-wild.html) in the wild
The Man's Man (http://realmansman.com/blog/2013/12/9/the-guides-pack-by-tom-bihn) with video (12/9/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-guides-pack-review/) (11/28/2013)

The Guide's Pack Pockets & Straps (https://www.tombihn.com/collections/guides-pack):

tpnl and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7164-tpnls-idea-brain-cell-rails.html#post60277)
Trailhiker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6810-initial-impressions-after-just-receiving-my-guides-pack.html) initial impressions
Trailhiker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6824-leads-pocket-comparison-photos.html) comparison photos
Trailhiker, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6818-guides-pack-out-wild.html) in the wild
The Man's Man (http://realmansman.com/blog/2013/12/9/the-guides-pack-by-tom-bihn) with video (12/9/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-guides-pack-review/) (11/28/2013)

Handle Loop (https://www.tombihn.com/products/handle-loop):

The Travelite FAQ (http://www.travelite.org/2013/06/solution-to-nfl-football-arenas-instituting-strict-bag-rules/) (6/28/2013)

The Hero's Journey (https://www.tombihn.com/products/heros-journey-travel-backpack)

Maya Goode on YouTube (quotidianlight on the forums) first impressions (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajOjMNJOT2o) (04/05/2017)
Bemused Backpacker (https://bemusedbackpacker.com/reviews/gear-and-equipment-reviews-2/backpacks/the-heros-journey-backpack/) (09/29/2016)
Backcountry Treks Review 1 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xaszKW1D6w) & Review 2 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZY_IarZQXY) (11/7/2016)

ID:

Boolie (http://boolie.me/2014/09/02/the-tom-bihn-id-an-11-year-review/) (09/02/2014)

Key Strap (http://www.tombihn.com/products/key-straps):

tpnl and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7164-tpnls-idea-brain-cell-rails.html#post60277)
heparker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7530-pilot-first-week-job.html)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-tri-star-review/) (11/10/2013)

Knitting Tool Pouches (https://www.tombihn.com/collections/knitting-bags-and-accessories/products/knitting-acc-pouch):

gochicken and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/tom-bihn-news-everything-else/6740-new-knitting-tool-pouches.html#post54094)

Maker's Bag (https://www.tombihn.com/products/makers-bag):

Hannah Garbacz on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8xhKDJIze8) (02/02/2017)
Fraser Speirs on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0w3xmZv46hM) (09/18/2016)

Organizer Cubes (https://www.tombihn.com/products/3d-organizer-cube-fabric-mesh) (various colors and materials):

Ineffable and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/8037-19-25-19-19-25-25-25-struggle-real.html)
icebeng and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7594-turned-my-3d-clear-organizer-cube-inside-out.html)
chautime and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/questions-about-bags-accessories/7602-3d-clear-organizer-cube-leakproof.html)
heparker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7530-pilot-first-week-job.html)
imperator, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7340-western-flyer-part-i-first-week.html) Part I (3/17/2014)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-tri-star-review/) (11/10/2013)
some drumm (http://somedrumm.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-man-purse.html) (7/28/2013)
The Travelite FAQ (http://www.travelite.org/2013/06/solution-to-nfl-football-arenas-instituting-strict-bag-rules/) (6/28/2013)
earthXplorer (http://www.earthxplorer.com/travel-gear/handy-travel-accessories-from-tom-bihn.html) (10/16/2012)

Organizer Pouches (https://www.tombihn.com/collections/organizer-pouches) (various colors and materials):

tpnl and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7164-tpnls-idea-brain-cell-rails.html#post60277)
Travelmom4 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/questions-about-bags-accessories/7525-how-carry-six-passports.html)
heparker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7530-pilot-first-week-job.html)
iPads in Higher Education (http://ipad-educ.com/?p=197) (7/30/2013)
The Brooks Review (http://brooksreview.net/2013/06/clear-organizer-pouches-from-tom-bihn-make-great-ipad-mini-stashes/) (6/15/2013)
flickr pic from The Brooks Review (http://www.flickr.com/photos/showngo/9051811280/in/photostream/) (6/15/2013)
Pocket Blonde (http://pocketblonde.blogspot.com/2010/02/tom-bihn-pen-pencil-organizer.html) (2/16/2010)
Victoria Diaz on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKdVeNMJkw0) (02/17/2015)

(Convertible) Packing Cube Backpacks (http://www.tombihn.com/products/packing-cube-backpack): Aeronaut and Tri-Star/Western Flyer:

tpnl and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7164-tpnls-idea-brain-cell-rails.html#post60277)
imperator, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7340-western-flyer-part-i-first-week.html) Part I (3/17/2014)
Badger and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6357-my-top-5-tom-bihn-bags.html) (7/31/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-packing-cube-backpack-one-bag-travel-utility/) (7/31/2013)
Bill Kizorek, in the TOM BIHN blog (http://www.tombihn.com/blog/we-get-high-marks-from-seasoned-traveler-bill-kizorek) (7/23/2013)
JD Andrews on Vimeo (http://www.vimeo.com/54052934) (approx. December 2012)
Practical Hacks (http://www.practicalhacks.com/2010/01/25/quick-take-tom-bihn-packing-cubebackpack/) (1/25/2010)

(Convertible) Packing Cube Shoulder Bag (http://www.tombihn.com/products/packing-cube-shoulder-bag):

tpnl and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7164-tpnls-idea-brain-cell-rails.html#post60277)
Travelmom4 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/questions-about-bags-accessories/7525-how-carry-six-passports.html)

Packing Cubes (https://www.tombihn.com/collections/packing-cubes):

Fraser Speirs on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3LLhGjnEhg) on Aether vs. Halcyon (9/19/2016)
Fraser Speirs on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D28GqqFrC6o) on End Pocket Packing Cubes (9/19/2016)
Janine and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7541-dc-back-pilot-synapse-25-a.html)
JoeM, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/packing-lists/7489-6-8-weeks-working-se-asia-aeronaut.html) (4/18/2014)
imperator, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7340-western-flyer-part-i-first-week.html) Part I (3/17/2014)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-tri-star-review/) (11/10/2013)
GQ trippin (http://gqtrippin.com/travel/weekend-packing-list/) (9/4/2013)
bradnd99, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6462-my-first-trip-tri-star-co-pilot.html) (8/9/2013)
Lemons Avocados & The Bay (http://www.bayparkdream.com/2013/08/how-i-packed-for-month-in-europe-using.html) (8/1/2013)
JLE and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6357-my-top-5-tom-bihn-bags.html) (7/14/2013)
David Hughes (http://www.davidhughes.org/the-tom-bihn-western-flyer-a-review/) (2/4/2013)
Noam Freedman (http://noam.com/ramblings/2013/02/25/tom-bihn-tri-star/) (2/25/2013)

Parental Unit (http://www.tombihn.com/products/parental-unit)

GeekDad (https://geekdad.com/2017/05/review-tom-bihn-parental-unit-bag/) (05/30/2017)
nsh, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos-and-reviews/10245-parental-unit-re-review-after-11-months-constant-use.html#post110641) (10/08/2015)
Tools and Toys (http://toolsandtoys.net/reviews/tom-bihn-parental-unit/) (01/27/2015)
jamuse, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos-and-reviews/9602-parental-unit-no-kids-involved.html) (05/05/2015)
JD Andrews on Vimeo (http://www.vimeo.com/54052934) (approx. December 2012)
The Brooks Review (http://brooksreview.net/2012/05/diaper-bag/#identifier_0_10228) (5/15/2012)
But she's a girl... (http://www.rousette.org.uk/blog/archives/mighty-tristar/) (7/8/2012)
About.com Europe Travel (http://goeurope.about.com/od/packingtips/gr/packing_cubes.htm) (no date found on review)
Practical Travel Gear (http://practicaltravelgear.blogspot.com/2009/03/packing-cubes-from-tom-binh.html) (3/27/2009)

Pilot (http://www.tombihn.com/products/pilot):

TripSavvy (https://www.tripsavvy.com/tom-bihn-pilot-carry-on-bag-1508749) (8/29/17)
Maverick (from our forums) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itiebZpNOnA)
Documentally.com written review (http://documentally.com/2017/04/28/pack-less-and-document-more-my-latest-edc-the-tom-bihn-pilot/) & YouTube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiQLUWkCiKs) (04/28/2017)
Smokie (http://antiquotidian.com/2017/04/09/tom-bihn-bags-the-pilot/) (04/08/2017)
soulinspiration.com written review (https://thesoulinspiration.com/2017/01/21/tom-bihn-pilot-as-a-powerful-personal-item-for-winter-travel/) & YouTube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0AzPQK2IQA) (01/28/2017)
inksmudge.com (https://www.inksmudge.net/blog/2016/12/9/tom-bihn-pilot-a-review) (12/9/2016)
Surfer Dude on YouTube (https://youtu.be/VqlmAwl1jBw?t=3m39s) (9/14/2016)
SnareMan on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vZVay_ShlM) (04/24/2016)
heparker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7530-pilot-first-week-job.html)
Janine and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7541-dc-back-pilot-synapse-25-a.html)
About.com Europe Travel (http://goeurope.about.com/od/packingtips/ss/tom-bihn-pilot-review.htm) (no date found on review)
atarango1 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/tom-bihn-news-everything-else/6954-new-pilot-available-pre-order-january-2014-a-22.html)
WMW40 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/tom-bihn-news-everything-else/6954-new-pilot-available-pre-order-january-2014-a-23.html)
gochicken and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/tom-bihn-news-everything-else/6954-new-pilot-available-pre-order-january-2014-a-24.html)
Mausermama, Yoda Sloth, and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/tom-bihn-news-everything-else/6954-new-pilot-available-pre-order-january-2014-a-26.html)
MelissaL, in our forum ( http://forums.tombihn.com/tom-bihn-news-everything-else/6954-new-pilot-available-pre-order-january-2014-a-27.html)
moriond and jmoz, in our forum ( http://forums.tombihn.com/tom-bihn-news-everything-else/6954-new-pilot-available-pre-order-january-2014-a-28.html)
smj, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7148-pilot.html)
Everythingsablur on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPSZWC1wrxc) (07/30-2014)

Q-Kit (http://www.tombihn.com/products/q-kit):

Ineffable and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/8037-19-25-19-19-25-25-25-struggle-real.html)

RFID Blocking Passport Pouch (https://www.tombihn.com/products/rfid-passport-pouch):

Documentally (http://documentally.com/2013/01/30/breezing-through-airport-security/) (1/30/2013)
Tactical Gearhead (http://tacticalgearhead.com/?p=1694) (5/25/2013)
earthXplorer (http://www.earthxplorer.com/travel-gear/handy-travel-accessories-from-tom-bihn.html) (10/16/2012)
One Bag, One World (http://onebagger.squarespace.com/blog/2011/5/18/review-tom-bihn-rfid-blocking-passport-pouch.html) (5/18/2011)
Practical Hacks (http://www.practicalhacks.com/2011/05/02/keep-your-rfid-passport-data-secure/) (5/2/2011)

Ristretto for 13" MacBook Pro or MacBook Air (http://www.tombihn.com/products/ristretto):

Geek Dad (https://geekdad.com/2016/04/tom-bihn-ristretto/) (04/21/2016)
recoram (http://www.recoram.com/2013/06/03/tom-bihn-ristretto-13/) (6/3/2013)
The Brooks Review (http://brooksreview.net/2011/02/new-bag/) (2/18/2011)
Birnenblog (http://www.birnenblog.de/ipad/tom-bihn-ristretto-macbook-airipad-tasche-im-review/) (in deutscher Sprache) (3/31/2011)
iMore (http://www.imore.com/tom-bihn-ristretto-messenger-bag-review) (5/18/2012)
Joshua Tucker (http://joshmtucker.tumblr.com/post/29840583951/review) (8/20/2012)
MacSparky (http://www.macsparky.com/blog/2011/3/17/tom-bihn-ristretto-for-13-macbook-air-review.html) (3/17/2011)
Notebooks.com (http://notebooks.com/2011/08/03/tom-bihn-ristretto-review-an-amazing-macbook-air-bag/) (8/3/2011)
Kendall Giles on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAAoFgJOpV0) (03/31/2015)

Shop Bag (http://www.tombihn.com/products/shop-bag):

dorayme and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7588-tom-bihn-bags-art.html)
Darcy and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6357-my-top-5-tom-bihn-bags.html) (7/15/2013)

Side Effect (http://www.tombihn.com/products/side-effect):

thesoulinspiration.com (Talkshop90 on the forums) (https://thesoulinspiration.com/2017/02/25/everyday-carry-with-the-tom-bihn-side-effect/)
Moose and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/7605-whats-your-bag-my-se-everyday-stuff.html)
Travelmom4 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/questions-about-bags-accessories/7525-how-carry-six-passports.html)
jwiegley and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7101-reviewing-smart-alec-laptop-bag.html)
ScottE22 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/6905-my-first-whats-my-bag-video-synapse-25-a.html) with video
Trailhiker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6824-leads-pocket-comparison-photos.html) comparison photos
Eugene Eric Kim (http://eekim.com/blog/2013/08/tom-bihn-bags-for-micro-four-thirds-cameras/#sthash.2xNdQH7g.dpbs) with video (8/13/2013)
bchaplin and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6357-my-top-5-tom-bihn-bags.html) (7/13/2013)
The Travelite FAQ (http://www.travelite.org/?p=318) (4/11/2011)
Fraser Speirs on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75xVdMOeIkg) (01/03/2015)

Smart Alec (http://www.tombihn.com/products/smart-alec):

jwiegley and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7101-reviewing-smart-alec-laptop-bag.html)
Her Packing List (http://herpackinglist.com/2013/09/how-to-choose-your-luggage/) (9/4/2013)
Carnival 9 interview of Michael Lopp (a.k.a. rands) (http://carnival9.com/interviews/michael-lopp/) (no date)
Rands in Repose (http://randsinrepose.com/archives/a-bag-of-holding/) (12/4/2011)
bchaplin and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6357-my-top-5-tom-bihn-bags.html) (7/13/2013)
Tools & Toys (http://toolsandtoys.net/the-new-tom-bihn-smart-alec/) review of the new version (no date found on review)
The Quest for Awesome (http://www.thequestforawesome.com/rtwgearlist/) (9/27/2012)
Tools & Toys (http://toolsandtoys.net/a-few-of-our-favorite-things/) (no date found on review)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-smart-alec-in-the-wild/) Part One (12/29/2012)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-smart-alec-backpack-review-part-two/) Part Two (1/7/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/gear-diary-tom-bihn-smart-alec-not-just-a-fair-weather-friend/) (12/22/2012)
The Brooks Review (http://brooksreview.net/2011/12/backpacks-my-bff/) Part I (12/14/2011)
The Brooks Review (http://brooksreview.net/2011/12/sa-pt-ii/) Part II (12/28/2011)
The Brooks Review (http://brooksreview.net/2012/02/sa-pt-iii/) Part III (2/1/2012)
The Bag Collector (http://www.bag-collector.com/post/24952879104/review-tom-bihn-smart-alec) (6/12/2012)
Tools & Toys (http://toolsandtoys.net/tom-bihn-smart-alec/) (no date found on review)
The Brooks Review (http://brooksreview.net/2012/05/diaper-bag/#identifier_0_10228) (5/15/2012)
ProfHacker (http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/tom-bihns-smart-alec-is-an-ideal-commuters-backpack/43186) (10/11/2012)
fvfvsix, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/4649-tb-smart-alec-deserves-review.html) (3/23/2012)
The Vacation Gals (http://thevacationgals.com/travel-backpack-review-the-smart-alec-backpack-by-tom-bihn/) (12/13/2010)
Cnet Reviews (http://reviews.cnet.com/2300-32164_7-10004578-8.html?s=0&o=10004578) (8/23/2010)
Shannon Hurst Lane (http://www.shannonlane.com/best-backpack-travel-laptop/) (6/24/2009)
Carryology (http://www.carryology.com/2011/02/18/what-backpack-do-you-use/) (no date found on review)
1to10 Reviews (http://www.1to10reviews.com/2010/08/please-be-a-smart-alec/) (8/21/2010)
Traveling Savage (http://www.traveling-savage.com/2010/12/30/gearing-up-packing-list-month-argentina/) (12/30/2010)
Backbone (http://www.backbonemag.com/Technology/Gadget-of-the-Week/gadgets09201001.aspx) (no date found on review)
Her Packing List (http://herpackinglist.com/2015/01/tom-bihn-smart-alec-backpack-review/) (01/08/2015)
Medium (https://medium.com/digital-nomad-stories/a-small-bag-on-a-big-adventure-5e4851ac7801) 11/06/2014)

Smart Alec Modular Pockets & Straps (https://www.tombihn.com/collections/smart-alec):

tpnl and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7164-tpnls-idea-brain-cell-rails.html#post60277) Lower Pocket
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-lower-modular-pocket-review-little-sherpa/) Lower Pocket (3/2/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/gear-diary-new-use-for-the-tom-bihn-lower-modular-pocket/) Lower Pocket (4/6/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-upper-modular-pocket-review-organization-on-demand/) Upper Pocket (1/21/2013)
EDCforums.com (http://edcforums.com/threads/tarfus-tom-bihn-upper-modular-pocket-review.104255/) Upper Pocket (1/21/2013)

Snake Charmer (http://www.tombihn.com/products/snake-charmer):

ScottE22 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/6905-my-first-whats-my-bag-video-synapse-25-a.html) with video
IT World Canada (http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/taking-a-trip-with-your-android-devices/85540#ixzz2hiFdquyQ) (10/7/2013)
GQ trippin (http://gqtrippin.com/travel/weekend-packing-list/) (9/4/2013)
Rands in Repose (http://randsinrepose.com/archives/a-bag-of-holding/) (12/4/2011)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-synapse-25-backpack-review/) (4/22/2013)
Gear Diary (http://geardiary.com/2013/01/26/tom-bihn-brain-bag-with-camera-i-o-and-accessories-review/) (1/26/2013)
Restless tech (http://restlesstech.com/tom-bihn-snake-charmer-waterfield-cableguy-review/) (6/6/2011)
Practical Travel Gear (http://practicaltravelgear.com/where-do-you-pack-all-those-gadgets-and-cables/) (8/26/2009)
Fraser Speirs on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Izahem82qQ0) (01/04/2015)
LivingOneHanded on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c75hLHkG2ps) (06/15/2015)

Spiff Kit (https://www.tombihn.com/products/spiff-kit):

quotidianlight on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CNbxUdcw9U), reviewing the original-design Deluxe (8/24/2016)

Sprout (https://www.tombihn.com/products/the-sprout-kids-pack):

The Brooks Review (https://brooksreview.net/2016/03/sprout/) (03/29/2016)

Super Ego:

The Next Web (http://thenextweb.com/gadgets/2012/11/22/review-a-year-with-the-tom-bihn-super-ego-and-tri-star/) (11/22/2012)
DragonSteelMods (http://www.dragonsteelmods.com/the-tom-bihn-super-ego-messenger-bag-reviewed-2/) (1/4/2009)
Truc Reviews (http://trucreviews.blogspot.com/2009/09/super-ego-messenger-bag-by-tom-bihn.html) (no date found on review)

Swift (http://www.tombihn.com/products/swift):

Geek Girl Crafts (http://geekgirlcrafts.blogspot.com/2016/09/bag-fetish-tom-bihn-swift-rview.html) (9/16/2016)
dorayme and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6357-my-top-5-tom-bihn-bags.html) (7/15/2013)
Christine Lukasavige on Vimeo (http://www.vimeo.com/53474793) (approx. November 2012)
So Crafty on Squidoo (http://www.squidoo.com/knittingbags) (no date found on review)
Lapdog Creations (http://www.lapdogcreations.com/2010/03/review-tom-bihn-swift-bag.html) (3/28/2010)
BellaOnline (http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art3450.asp) (no date found on review)
Fancy Green (http://archives.fancy-green.com/newthismonth/tombihnswiftcorkbag.html) (no date found on review)
TrulyNet (http://www.trulynet.com/4821/Outdoors/truly-crafty-knitting-with-tom-bihn-and-namaste/) (10/7/2009)
The Knitting Doctor (http://theknittingdoctor.com/?p=3850) (1/2/2011)
Honey bear knits in va (http://honeybearknits.blogspot.com/) (8/4/2010)
Well Appointed Desk (www.wellappointeddesk.com/2015/03/fashionable-friday-swift-knitter/) (03/06/2015)

Synapse 19 (the original Synapse) (http://www.tombihn.com/products/synapse-19):

Strawberry Elli/Evan on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYyd80Yz4qs) (05/27/2017)
tratracia on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeJsr4PWi0A) (03/10/2017)
Jackie Shiloh (http://jackieshiloh.com/2017/02/tom-bihn-synapse-19-review/) (02/17/2017)
VeganGorge on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HhglgjfqX4) (01/26/2017)
Edmond Chan (http://edmondchan.co.uk/tom-bihn-synapse-19-review/) (12/30/2016)
Thriving Minimalist (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmKKHhMDeYo) (11/23/2016)
The Soul Inspiration (https://thesoulinspiration.com/2016/05/01/traveling-light-with-the-tom-bihn-synapse-19/) & YouTube Review (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrhnhjxM7xE) (05/01/2016 & 8/2/2016)
Finding Delight (https://findingdelight.com/2016/02/22/tom-bihn-synapse-19-and-synapse-25-in-the-wild/) (02/22/2016)
Brittany Taylor on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2XbDlfO0Hk) (09/24/2015)
RKM Outdoors (http://rmkoutdoors.com/rmk-blog/2015/8/17/tom-bihn-synapse-19-review) (08/17/2015)
Regev Elya (http://regevelya.com/tom-bihn-synapse-review/) (no date found on review)
Ineffable and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/8037-19-25-19-19-25-25-25-struggle-real.html)
JWalker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/questions-about-bags-accessories/7511-help-traveling-mom-please.html)
Chautime (http://chautime.com/blog/tom-bihn-synapse-19-backpack-review/) (2/9/2014)
Eugene Eric Kim (http://eekim.com/blog/2013/08/tom-bihn-bags-for-micro-four-thirds-cameras/#sthash.2xNdQH7g.dpbs) (8/13/2013)
bchaplin and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6357-my-top-5-tom-bihn-bags.html) (7/13/2013)
Caro Hardy (http://carohardy.com/materiel-de-voyage-2013-edition-nomade/) avec vidéo (en francais) (6/20/2013)
Caro Hardy (http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=fr&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fcarohardy.com%2Fmateriel-de-voyage-2013-edition-nomade%2F&act=url) Google translation of French-language post (6/20/2013)
Jess, in the TOM BIHN blog (http://www.tombihn.com/blog/jess-on-the-synapse-stylematurity-meet-efficiencycomfort) (6/27/2013)
firewatch, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/packing-lists/6171-warm-weather-update-my-synapse-19-packing-list-video.html) with video (6/3/2013)
Off the Blueprint (http://offtheblueprint.com/2013/06/03/my-updated-summer-packing-list-video/) with video (6/3/2013)
Legal Nomads (http://www.legalnomads.com/wds) (no date found on review)
Life Reengineered (http://lifereengineeredblog.com/2013/2013-life-reengineered-minimalist-packing-guide/) (5/13/2013)
Tactical Gearhead (http://tacticalgearhead.com/?p=1661) (5/22/2013)
Tynan (http://tynan.com/packing2012) (approx. November 2012)
Every Day Commentary (http://www.everydaycommentary.com/2012/12/tom-bihn-dyneema-synapse-review.html) (12/10/2012)
Blade Reviews 101 (http://www.bladereviews101.blogspot.com/2012/12/tom-bihn-synapse-backpack.html) (no date found on review)
Gear Diary (http://www.geardiary.com/2009/12/19/review-tom-bihn-synapse/) (12/19/2009)
ablakey, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/5371-synapse-neurally-connecting-new-path-i-hope.html) (11/11/2012)
Brittany Taylor on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2XbDlfO0Hk) (11/24/2015)
Tools and Toys (http://toolsandtoys.net/reviews/tom-bihn-synapse-19-backpack/) (02/14/2015)
Victoria Diaz (http://www.victoriadiaz.net/blog/2015/9/29/tom-bihn-synapse-19-backpack-review) (10/02/2015)
Living One Handed (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xO4rLAooqCM) (08/24/2014)
Justin Lukasavige on Vimeo—The Best Medium Lightweight Pack (http://www.vimeo.com/50771772) (approx. October 2012)
TechnologyTell (http://www.technologytell.com/apple/101101/tom-bihn-synapse-backpack-review/) (8/7/2012)
Backcountry Treks (http://bctreks.com/tom-bihn-synapse-backpack-review) (no date found on review)
Off the Blueprint (http://offtheblueprint.com/2012/05/15/one-womans-minimalist-ultralight-packing-list/) (5/15/2012)
Macworld (http://www.macworld.com/article/151584/2010/05/tombihnsynapse.html) (5/27/2010)
Practical Hacks (http://www.practicalhacks.com/2011/03/29/review-tom-bihn-synapse-backpack/) (3/29/?)
Mac Life (http://www.maclife.com/article/reviews/tom_bihn_synapse) (3/24/2010)
The Vacation Gals (http://thevacationgals.com/the-best-backpack-tom-bihn-synapse/) (12/22/2010)
TechHive (http://www.techhive.com/product/531256/synapse.html) (no date found on review)
Tynan (http://tynan.com/2011gear) (approx. August 2011)
WN (http://wn.com/Backpacks_by_Tom_Bihn#/videos) video (4/26/2013)
The Travelite FAQ (http://www.travelite.org/?p=493) (5/17/2012)

Synapse 25 (the updated Synapse) (http://www.tombihn.com/products/synapse-25):

One Bag Wander (https://www.onebagwander.com/bag-reviews-1/2017/8/26/tom-bihn-synapse-25) (8/19/17)
Travel Codex (https://travelcodex.com/review-tom-bihn-synapse-backpack/) (7/31/2017)
Applied Life (http://www.appliedlife.net/journal/2017/7/16/tom-bihn-synapse-25-sixish-month-update) (7/16/2017)
Living the Life You Love on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa5FQo0ERyc) (7/5/2017)
Rebecca Thering on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORrMP2EZIPw) (04/28/2017)
Chase Reeves on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7hmx9I9drE) (02/27/2017)
George Fattell (https://georgefattell.blog/2017/04/24/product-review-synapse-25-backpack-by-tom-bihn/) (02/24/2017)
Maya Goode (quotidianlight on the forums) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weRxzzQRAnQ) (02/20/2017)
Allie Conn on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjPqi8bZcYg) (05/26/2016)
Going Walkabout on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUVGVGya_s4) (04/14/2016
RMK Outdoore (http://rmkoutdoors.com/rmk-blog/2016/1/10/tom-bihn-synapse-25-backpack-review) (01/10/2016)
Liam Byrnes (http://liambyrnes.com/the-tom-bihn-synapse-25-an-exhaustive-review/) (11/15/2015)
Snarky Nomad (http://snarkynomad.com/so-this-is-probably-the-best-laptop-backpack-for-frequent-flyers/) (05/12/2014)
Ineffable and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/8037-19-25-19-19-25-25-25-struggle-real.html)
JWalker and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/questions-about-bags-accessories/7511-help-traveling-mom-please.html)
Janine and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7541-dc-back-pilot-synapse-25-a.html)
Snarky Nomad (http://snarkynomad.com/so-this-is-probably-the-best-laptop-backpack-for-frequent-travel/) (5/12/2014)
Black Scout Survival on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPhVBWUflwQ) (5/11/2014)
Carryology (http://www.carryology.com/luggage/carry-on-luggage/the-carry-awards-best-carry-on-results/) with video (2/26/2014)
MacWorld (http://www.macworld.com/article/2096340/tom-bihn-synapse-25-backpack-review-upsizing-a-classic-laptop/tom-bihn-synapse-25-review-upsizing-a.html) (2/11/2014)
ScottE22 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/6905-my-first-whats-my-bag-video-synapse-25-a.html) with video
IT World Canada (http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/taking-a-trip-with-your-android-devices/85540#ixzz2hiFdquyQ) (10/7/2013)
Mike and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/6523-synapse-25-review.html)
jppreston, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/packing-lists/6486-round-world-synapse-25-a.html) (8/16/2013)
jppreston, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6481-synapse-25-perfect.html) (8/14/2013)
roadpotato, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6412-synapse-25-maiden-voyage.html) (7/26/2013)
Eugene Eric Kim (http://eekim.com/blog/2013/08/tom-bihn-bags-for-micro-four-thirds-cameras/#sthash.2xNdQH7g.dpbs) (8/13/2013
The Next Web (http://thenextweb.com/gadgets/2013/06/19/tom-bihn-synapse-25/) (6/19/2013)
TUAW (http://www.tuaw.com/2013/06/13/tom-bihns-synapse-25-is-the-perfect-starter-professional-backpa/) (6/13/2013)
Every Day Commentary (http://www.everydaycommentary.com/2013/06/tom-bihn-synapse-25-review.html) (6/6/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/first-look-tom-bihn-synapse-25/) (4/2/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-synapse-25-backpack-review/) (4/22/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/gear-diary-my-daily-commute-with-the-tom-bihn-synapse-25/) (5/11/2013)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/gear-diary-tom-bihn-cache-with-rails/) with video (4/4/2013)
The Man's Man (http://realmansman.com/blog/2013/5/9/synapse-25-tom) (5/9/2013)
TechnologyTell (http://www.technologytell.com/apple/117063/tom-bohn-synapse-25-backpack-review/) (5/26/2013)
Backcountry Treks (http://bctreks.com/a-bag-to-travel-the-world-the-synapse-25-by-tom-bihn-review) with video (no date found on review)
Carryology (http://www.carryology.com/bags/best-one-bag-travel-ultralight-gear-packing-list/) (09/30/2015)
Office Supply Geek (http://officesupplygeek.com/desk-accessories/organizing/tom-bihn-synapse-25/) (09-15-2014)
LivingOneHanded on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xO4rLAooqCM) (08-24-2014)
BlackScoutSurvival on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPhVBWUflwQ) (05-11-2014)


Travel Money Belt (http://www.tombihn.com/products/travel-money-belt):

Documentally (http://documentally.com/2013/01/30/breezing-through-airport-security/) (1/30/2013)

Travel Laundry Stuff Sack (https://www.tombihn.com/products/travel-laundry-stuff-sack)

Fraser Speirs on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEIab3uVdik) (01/05/2015)

Travel Stuff Sack (https://www.tombihn.com/products/travel-stuff-sack):

Ineffable and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/8037-19-25-19-19-25-25-25-struggle-real.html)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-tri-star-review/) (11/10/2013)
ScottE22 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/6905-my-first-whats-my-bag-video-synapse-25-a.html) with video
The Next Web (http://thenextweb.com/gadgets/2013/06/19/tom-bihn-synapse-25/) (6/19/2013)
One Bag, One World (http://onebagger.squarespace.com/blog/2012/7/31/gear-review-tom-bihn-travel-stuff-sacks.html) (7/31/2013)
Practical Hacks (http://www.practicalhacks.com/2012/08/22/tom-bihn-stuff-sacks/) (8/22/2012)
The Travelite FAQ (http://www.travelite.org/?p=516) (8/26/2012)

Travel Tray (http://www.tombihn.com/products/travel-tray):

Fraser Speirs on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzaRRTO-hhY) (9/18/2016)
Cool Tools (http://kk.org/cooltools/tom-bihn-travel-tray) (10/08/2015)
PaulT00 and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/7590-my-nordic-black-special-edition-travel-trays-here.html)
HelloGiggles (http://hellogiggles.com/travel-accessories-make-life-easier) (5/21/2014)
monkeylady, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/questions-about-bags-accessories/6332-such-little-thing-travel-tray.html) (7/7/2013)
Tactical Gearhead (http://tacticalgearhead.com/?p=1683) (5/28/2013)
earthXplorer (http://www.earthxplorer.com/travel-gear/handy-travel-accessories-from-tom-bihn.html) (10/16/2012)
Metro Man (http://www.beautynewsnyc.com/male-perspective/new-gear-rundown-gear-and-gifts-for-guys/) (September 2012)
dang, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/5135-travel-tray-review.html) (8/31/2012)
flitcraft, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/4963-review-travel-tray.html) (7/4/2012)
Gear Patrol (http://gearpatrol.com/2012/08/03/tom-bihn-travel-tray/) (8/3/2012)

Tri-Star (http://www.tombihn.com/products/tri-star):

Madame Gadgetry from LiveMint.com (http://www.livemint.com/92IS8qzchrJgsXY5RX5erI/TriStar-travel-bag.html) (02/18/2017)
AsiaChuck, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7781-tri-star-saved-me-indonesia.html) (6/14/2014)
moriond and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/travel-tips/7509-wirecutter-guide-traveling-well.html)
The Wirecutter (http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/travel-guide/) (4/29/2014)
Inc. (http://www.inc.com/gene-marks/8-ways-to-really-travel-better.html) with link to “how this guy packs his stuff" video (4/16/2014)
Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-tri-star-review/) (11/10/2013)
ykang2375 and another, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6836-initial-review-tristar.html)
GQ trippin (http://gqtrippin.com/travel/weekend-packing-list/) (9/4/2013)
Documentally (http://documentally.com/2013/01/30/breezing-through-airport-security/) (1/30/2013)
bradnd99, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6462-my-first-trip-tri-star-co-pilot.html) (8/9/2013)
backpack and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6357-my-top-5-tom-bihn-bags.html) (7/15/2013)
Bill Kizorek, in the TOM BIHN blog (http://www.tombihn.com/blog/we-get-high-marks-from-seasoned-traveler-bill-kizorek) (7/23/2013)
Noam Freedman (http://noam.com/ramblings/2013/02/25/tom-bihn-tri-star/) (2/25/2013)
About.com Europe Travel (http://goeurope.about.com/od/packingtips/fr/tom-bin-tri-star-review.htm) (no date found on review)
Fat Crip, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos/5514-dyneema-aeronaut-tri-star-unboxing.html) unboxing, with video(12/21/2012)
Fat Crip, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/5515-aeronaut-tri-star-first-impressions.html) first impressions (12/21/2012)
One Bag, One World (http://onebagger.squarespace.com/blog/2012/12/15/gear-reviews-tom-bihn-400d-dyneema420d-nylon-travel-bags.html) (12/15/2012)
The Next Web (http://thenextweb.com/gadgets/2012/11/22/review-a-year-with-the-tom-bihn-super-ego-and-tri-star/) (11/22/2012)
But she's a girl... (http://www.rousette.org.uk/blog/archives/mighty-tristar/) (7/8/2012)
Documentally (http://documentally.com/2012/10/10/the-tom-bihn-tri-star-carry-on-travel-bag/) (10/10/2012)
American Station (http://americanstation.com/2012/06/why-the-tom-bihn-tri-star-is-the-perfect-carry-on-bag/) (6/17/2012)
JD Andrews on Vimeo (http://www.vimeo.com/46643430) (approx. August 2012)
The Vacation Gals (http://thevacationgals.com/best-carry-on-travel-luggage-tom-bihn-tri-star-bag/) (2/12/2010)
Gear Diary (www.geardiary.com/2009/07/06/review-tom-bihn-tristar-travel-bag/) (7/6/2009)
One Bag, One World (http://onebagger.squarespace.com/blog/2011/7/17/gear-review-tom-bihn-tri-star.html) (7/17/2011)
Practical Travel Gear (http://practicaltravelgear.com/new-gear-review-tom-bihn-tri-star-travel-bag/) (6/29/2009)
FlyerTalk (http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travel-products/948518-new-tom-bihn-bag.html) (4/28/2009)
Restless tech (http://restlesstech.com/tom-bihn-tristar/) (4/1/2011)
UPGRD (http://upgrd.com/matthew/two-thumbs-up-for-tom-bihns-tri-star-laptop-bag-accessories.html) (4/27/2010)
Enjoying travel with kids (http://enjoyingtravelwithkids.blogspot.com/2009/04/tom-bihns-new-tri-star.html) (4/30/2009)
Tactical Gearhead (http://tacticalgearhead.com/?p=501) (10/6/2009)
Travel Hyper (http://www.travelhyper.com/2011/07/travel-bites-carry-ons/) (7/25/2011)
John L. Smith on Global Access News (http://www.globalaccessnews.com/parisleperbruggesmith09.htm) (September 2011)
Practical Hacks (http://www.practicalhacks.com/2009/08/10/first-take-tom-bihn-tri-star/) (8/10/2009)
Birnenblog (http://www.birnenblog.de/mac/tom-bihn-tri-star-video-auf-reise-mit-laptop/) (in deutscher Sprache) (7/16/2011)
Gadling (http://www.gadling.com/2009/04/28/new-from-tom-bihn-bags-the-tri-star/) (4/28/2009)
Lancefrei on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkSqKudiExw&feature=youtube_gdata_player) (8/12/2009)
Tim Miles The Daily Blur (http://www.thedailyblur.com/how-to-pack-a-lot-lightly/) (4/18/?)
FlyerTalk (http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travel-products/1007517-tom-bihn-tri-star-perfect-bag-lcc-travel-europe-2.html) (11/11/2009)
The Travelite FAQ (http://www.travelite.org/?p=368) (6/15/2011)
Chris Pirillo (http://chris.pirillo.com/tom-bihn-carry-on-luggage-for-travel/) (no date found on review)
The Gadgeteer (http://the-gadgeteer.com/2009/11/06/tom-bihn-tri-star-travel-bag-and-accessories-review/) (11/6/2009)

Western Flyer (http://www.tombihn.com/products/western-flyer):

AsTheCrowFlies on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvIWA_f4YSM) (7/2/2016)
jaffe on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km7UQFYWXIM) (12/12/2014)
LivingOneHanded on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbE7ZRsO1gw) (7/20/2014)
imperator, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7340-western-flyer-part-i-first-week.html) Part I (3/17/2014)
imperator, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/7369-western-flyer-part-ii-conference.html) Part II (3/22/2014)
sevendog, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6568-loving-my-new-western-flyer.html) (9/6/2013)
bchaplin and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/6357-my-top-5-tom-bihn-bags.html) (7/13/2013)
David Hughes (http://www.davidhughes.org/the-tom-bihn-western-flyer-a-review/) (2/4/2013)
The Travelite FAQ (http://www.travelite.org/?p=582) (12/9/2012)
Len, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-reviews/5391-my-western-flyer-review-packing-list.html) (11/15/2012)
TripHackr (http://triphackr.com/tom-bihn-western-flyer-review) (8/18/2012)
FlyerTalk (http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travel-products/1130903-redesigned-2010-tom-bihn-western-flyer.html) (9/27/2010)
Studs Up (http://www.studs-up.com/2009/02/test-run-tom-bihn-western-flyer/) (2/15/2009)
One Bag, One World (http://onebagger.squarespace.com/blog/2009/5/28/first-leg-western-flyer-family.html) (5/28/2009)
Practical Hacks (http://www.practicalhacks.com/2009/09/27/5-popular-carry-on-bags-side-by-side/) (9/27/2009)
TUAW (http://www.tuaw.com/2009/02/19/tuaw-tips-packing-your-gadgetry-for-travel-to-faraway-lands/) (2/19/2009)
TechnologyTell (http://www.gadgetell.com/technologytell/article/Appletell-reviews-the-Western-Flyer-laptop-bag-from-Tom-Bihn/) (2/24/2009)
About.com Europe Travel (http://goeurope.about.com/od/packingtips/tp/how-to-pack.htm) (no date found on review)
Practical Hacks (http://www.practicalhacks.com/2010/06/03/new-from-tom-bihn-a-western-flyer-for-wheelie-users/) (6/3/2010)
MacNews (http://www.macnews.com/content/review-western-flyer-laptop-bag-really-soars) (no date found on review)

Yarn Stuff Sack (http://www.tombihn.com/products/yarn-stuff-sack):

tpnl and others, in our forum (http://forums.tombihn.com/thoughts-tom-bihn-bags/7164-tpnls-idea-brain-cell-rails.html#post60277)
Backcountry Treks (http://bctreks.com/the-perfect-bag-for-every-hooker) with video (no date found on review)
Christine Lukasavige on Vimeo (http://www.vimeo.com/53474793) (approx. November 2012)

Yeoman Duffel (http://www.tombihn.com/products/yeoman-duffel)

The Brooks Review (https://brooksreview.net/2015/11/yeoman-duffel/) (11/04/2015)
1 Bag, 1 World (http://1bag1world.com/2015/10/gear-review-tom-bihn-yeoman-duffel/) (10/06/2015)

Various

Sketchbook and Pen on PenAddict (https://www.penaddict.com/blog/2017/5/15/tom-bihn-sketchbook-and-pen-review) (05/15/2017)
Skookum Dog Duffel (http://rmkoutdoors.com/rmk-blog/2015/8/27/skookum-dog-duffle-by-tom-bihn) (08/27/2015)
Love Taza; Packing With Kids! (http://lovetaza.com/2015/08/tips-for-packing-with-kids/) (08-21-2015)

KarlJ
09-20-2012, 04:18 PM
Well done! A very helpful resource to be able to refer back to packing, usability, or other info about our bags.

webtrashma
10-22-2012, 06:01 PM
Synapse review from The Wirecutter's (also with a couple links to reviews already included above.)

Tom Bihn Synapse Backpack | The Wirecutter (http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/tom-bihn-synapse-backpack/)

desalme
12-09-2012, 12:19 PM
Thanks, webtrashma! Your link to The Wirecutter's review of the Synapse is now in the master list, above.

bvp663
01-31-2013, 10:43 PM
BrooksReview.net reviews the Smart Alec - Part 1 (http://brooksreview.net/2011/12/backpacks-my-bff/), Part 2 (http://brooksreview.net/2011/12/sa-pt-ii/), Part 3 (http://brooksreview.net/2012/02/sa-pt-iii/)

roarmouse
01-31-2013, 11:29 PM
The Boston Herald Imago link is a dead end. Searching the BH site("tom bihn imago") returns this: Bihn takes bulk out of laptop messenger bag | Boston Herald (http://bostonherald.com/2009/12/bihn_takes_bulk_out_laptop_messenger_bag)

desalme
03-05-2013, 01:25 PM
Thank you for the heads-up, roarmouse.


The Boston Herald Imago link is a dead end. Searching the BH site("tom bihn imago") returns this: Bihn takes bulk out of laptop messenger bag | Boston Herald (http://bostonherald.com/2009/12/bihn_takes_bulk_out_laptop_messenger_bag)

desalme
03-05-2013, 01:25 PM
Thank you, Karl!


Well done! A very helpful resource to be able to refer back to packing, usability, or other info about our bags.

desalme
03-05-2013, 01:33 PM
Thank you, bvp663. The links you pointed out are now in the master list.


BrooksReview.net reviews the Smart Alec - Part 1 (http://brooksreview.net/2011/12/backpacks-my-bff/), Part 2 (http://brooksreview.net/2011/12/sa-pt-ii/), Part 3 (http://brooksreview.net/2012/02/sa-pt-iii/)

Pocketz
12-27-2013, 02:55 PM
I think this one got missed in all the excitement over the Guide's Pack and Founder's Briefcase launch. :cool:

Tom Bihn Tri-Star Review | Loaded Pocketz (http://www.loadedpocketz.com/tom-bihn-tri-star-review/)

chautime
02-10-2014, 06:53 PM
Here is my review of my Synapse 19 (http://chautime.com/blog/tom-bihn-synapse-19-backpack-review/)

eWalker
04-19-2014, 04:43 AM
Links to reviews of our bags by blogs, magazines, newspapers, and websites. We update this list quarterly (sometimes more often) with new reviews, but by all means, if there's a review we missed, post a response with a link to the review here and we'll update the master list. Dates (if they were found) of reviews are listed.

Aeronaut (http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/_all/TB0906):

Gear Diary (http://www.geardiary.com/2008/12/29/the-tom-bihn-western-flyer-travel-bag-review/) (12/29/2008)



Hi Darcy! This Gear Diary Link is to a Western Flyer Review not to an Aeronaut Review.

Leena
04-19-2014, 06:25 AM
I never noticed this thread before, there goes my day.

eWalker
04-19-2014, 06:35 AM
I never noticed this thread before, there goes my day.

You are that fast!! I will take forever because some of those reviews are blogs/sites packed with other "I must read this" kind of posts!! LOL

eWalker
04-26-2014, 07:34 PM
Found another Aeronaut review at Snarky Nomad´s blog: 5 of the best travel backpacks for global adventures (5-of-the-best-travel-backpacks-for-global-adventures).

Aeronaut is the first choice.


Tom Bihn is known for exceptional attention to detail, tiny little organizational perks, and super tough materials. They tend to win over fans for life, and that’s how long their bags last, too.

Melissa
04-26-2014, 08:03 PM
Snarky Nomad made a great point about the waist strap . . . I would love the option to purchase an "Absolute" waist strap-BUT with different attachment clips. I can't use TB waist straps at all. My hand strength is not strong enough to press with the amount of pressure required on the clips while trying to open the latch. Just can't do it. BUT . . . An optional padded waist strap would be great for longer travels. ;)

scribe
04-27-2014, 12:05 AM
Are you talking about the gatekeeper clips, Melissa? I thought at first that I'd never be able to open them (I'm not exactly strong!) - then I discovered that you need to push the metal loop "backwards", i.e. further onto the clip, then the plastic part bends easily (almost automatically) and you just have to slip the metal loop over the hook. Takes a bit of practice but it doesn't require macho strength!

icebeng
05-21-2014, 09:21 AM
Snarky Nomad Synapse 25 review
So this is probably the best laptop backpack out there (http://snarkynomad.com/so-this-is-probably-the-best-laptop-backpack-out-there/)

WendyK
05-23-2014, 05:36 PM
Travel Tray recommendation/short review here:
Travel Accessories That'll Make Traveling About a Million Times Better (http://hellogiggles.com/travel-accessories-make-life-easier)

haraya
06-03-2014, 08:26 PM
I came across this very positive review of the S25 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPhVBWUflwQ) by Black Scout Survival, and eWalker suggested I post the link here. :)

desalme
08-11-2014, 02:57 PM
Hi, eWalker. Camille here. I do the links update. You're right (well, you know that!); that's a review of the Western Flyer. I listed it under the Aeronaut, too, because it has some comments about the Aeronaut.


Hi Darcy! This Gear Diary Link is to a Western Flyer Review not to an Aeronaut Review.

Thank you to all who posted links to other reviews. I'm doing the August 2014 links update. I'll get your links on this page when I have the other links updated.

meekasmom
08-11-2014, 04:06 PM
There is a trick to opening those perky clips. a video.

as for the waist belt itself, I found it totally useless. Does not bear weight, does not do anything to help with carrying load or stabilizing pack that I can discern.

my advice: figure out how to take the two halves off. cut off the webbing and use the handy clips for something else.

tpnl
08-11-2014, 04:59 PM
@Melissa, here is the video on how to use the clips done by Maverick:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqUU9-Mn2jw

Exactly as @scribe said, the squeeze part is last (a bit counter intuitive). Just remember, to push the metal latch down first, then squeeze. It still is not 100% easy, but it is workable.

For me, the waist straps are best when there is a heavy load (e.g on my BB). It is then that stabilization does count most, IMHO because any small movement of a heavy load is magnified due to inertia. I cannot tell you how much relief I got after wearing a fully loaded BB by using the waist straps.

I also found that it does give some weight relief because, after putting on the waist strap, I can loosen the shoulder straps so that the waist strap has the weight and the shoulder straps keep the bag from pivoting backwards. It then given my shoulders some relief. Try it yourself on your TB bags.

Having a padded waist strap option is icing on the cake! I would +1 that!

Now, ultimately, only a framed backpack or bag will provide true weight distribution (so all non-framed backpacks - TB or otherwise - have the same limitation) but for a regular backpack, I would rather have it there than not - removable is perfect for people who want and those who do not - and another design reason I stick with TB bags. I know of another popular "military" style rugged backpack maker that does not have waist straps and I see in reviews that that omission is one of the cons.

Plus, I can reuse them on my SE or other small packs with webbing loops!
But, absolutely, if you never carry a truly heavy load (e.g. just light EDC), detach the waist straps and store them as you will not use them day to day. This is what I do and I store them in a pocket in my backpack in case my carry gets heavy!


Hope this help
Cheers!

moriond
08-29-2014, 10:59 AM
Darcy,

Could you please add Sid O'Neill's Crate of Penguins Blog Review of the Smart Alec (tp://crateofpenguins.com/blog/2013-10-tom-bihn-smart-alec-review) to this list? I've referenced the original October 14, 2013 posting heavily in the forums, and he also did a following Traveling By Plane with the Smart Alec (http://crateofpenguins.com/blog/travelling-by-plane-with-the-smart-alec) article on March 19, 2014. @backpack noted (http://forums.tombihn.com/tom-bihn-news-everything-else/8305-wonderful-review-founder-briefcase.html#post78026) Carryology's Drive By :: Tom Bihn Founder’s Briefcase (http://www.carryology.com/bags/road-test-tom-bihn-founders-briefcase/) August 4, 2014 review, which should also be added.

I like the recent update additions to reviewed items, but I really regret the fact that all the review links to products that are no longer currently being sold (Buzz, Imago, Kit, Breve, Ruck's Sac, have been removed. We often discuss the evolution of bags and features on the forums, and as you know, Tom Bihn Bags last forever, so there are still people using all these bags (and others). If you want to keep the reviews of current bags separate, how about having a separate section, which can even be a separate thread, if you don't want this to be easily found and confused with current offerings, to include the reviews of retired bags, rather than just deleting all references to them?

Thanks moriond

blusquid
08-29-2014, 04:46 PM
Carryology also posted a S25 road test Road Tests :: Tom Bihn Synapse 25 - Carryology - Exploring better ways to carry (http://www.carryology.com/bags/road-tests-tom-bihn-synapse-25/)

Trying not to be biased, but seems the review is a little strange? The eexterior is incorrectly identified as dyneema (looks like parapack to me?), and doesn't state features of the bag e.g. the water bottle pocket that he uses for his iPad, no mention of the O-rings, or the functionality of the cache on rails?

Amy
08-30-2014, 10:50 AM
That carryology review is indeed strange. It is like he had no idea what the point of the cache on rails is. I also didn't understand his beef with the looks of the piping, or the zippers, or the mesh back. He seemed to have no understanding of the bag and very little curiosity.

Amy
08-30-2014, 10:56 AM
I am puzzled what the carryology reviewer means by the "triangle for the attachment of the shoulder strap." what piece is he referring to? I don't see a triangle anywhere.

jess
08-31-2014, 07:49 PM
I like the recent update additions to reviewed items, but I really regret the fact that all the review links to products that are no longer currently being sold (Buzz, Imago, Kit, Breve, Ruck's Sac, have been removed. We often discuss the evolution of bags and features on the forums, and as you know, Tom Bihn Bags last forever, so there are still people using all these bags (and others). If you want to keep the reviews of current bags separate, how about having a separate section, which can even be a separate thread, if you don't want this to be easily found and confused with current offerings, to include the reviews of retired bags, rather than just deleting all references to them?

Thanks moriond

Yes please. As a new bihnion I really enjoy reading the older reviews and learning the history of the bags.

icebeng
09-17-2014, 08:24 AM
Daylight Backpack review at Carryology
Drive By :: Tom Bihn Daylight Backpack - Carryology - Exploring better ways to carry (http://www.carryology.com/bags/drive-tom-bihn-daylight-backpack/)

Takki
11-18-2014, 07:21 AM
Review of the original Aeronaut in GERMAN: Tom Bihn Reisetasche (http://www.takkiwrites.com/eine-fuer-alles-tom-bihn-aeronaut-reisetasche/)
Erfahrungsbericht der original Aeronaut auf Deutsch: Tom Bihn Reisetasche (http://www.takkiwrites.com/eine-fuer-alles-tom-bihn-aeronaut-reisetasche/)

weirdguy
11-18-2014, 04:06 PM
I was surprised to see Carrology doing a review/self experience with a Smart Alec. I thought my morning eyes identify could-be-a Smart Alec and it turned "yes, a Smart Alec" in a real "pack-full" condition.

Stop packing so much: The minimalist packing list
How to comfortably live out of a 26 litre backpack indefinitely
https://medium.com/@jamesturnerux/a-small-bag-on-a-big-adventure-5e4851ac7801

blackbird
11-18-2014, 04:55 PM
I was surprised to see Carrology doing a review/self experience with a Smart Alec. I thought my morning eyes identify could-be-a Smart Alec and it turned "yes, a Smart Alec" in a real "pack-full" condition.

Stop packing so much: The minimalist packing list
How to comfortably live out of a 26 litre backpack indefinitely
https://medium.com/@jamesturnerux/a-small-bag-on-a-big-adventure-5e4851ac7801
Ah, I saw this! Makes me love the TARDIS powers of my SA even more.
:)

roarmouse
01-19-2015, 09:03 PM
Bit older S25 review FWIW

Review: Tom Bihn Synapse 25 | WIRED (http://www.wired.com/2013/12/tom-bihn-synapse-25/)

Peace,
🐭

weirdguy
01-27-2015, 05:28 AM
Repost to correct Topic.
Originally posted incorrectly at Blog-Posts.

Anyway, I just read up a latest review (or so I thought part of Blog's Post but it wasn't listed), posted at Tom Bihn's Facebook Page.
Links here: Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30 Challenge | Seek New Travel (http://www.seeknewtravel.com/tom-bihn-aeronaut-30-challenge/)
About: Kit challenged Nick to fit his entire travel packing list in our new, smaller Aeronaut 30. Read on for the results of Nick's "Aeronaut 30 Challenge".

Amazing. Now, I have more reason to get an A30. Not exactly this year, unless Solar return and even better with limited run Coyote/Solar or Verde/Solar. Lol
Anyway, I was very amazed by the Author's challenge that he could easily switch all his stuffs from A45 to A30. I am not sure how as I have yet to experiment. One thing majorly I learnt is the Side Pocket of A30 indeed look bigger. I find that great so I could just squeeze in all the Used Clothes in there - wouldn't need to use any Stuff Sack.

Holly
01-27-2015, 06:27 AM
Ah, I saw this! Makes me love the TARDIS powers of my SA even more.
:)

Despite my ardent love for my A30, I'm really tempted to get a SA. I try hard not to acquire bags that I don't really need but I want one!

eWalker
01-27-2015, 07:04 AM
Despite my ardent love for my A30, I'm really tempted to get a SA. I try hard not to acquire bags that I don't really need but I want one!

@Holly The problem is that TB bags are sneaky... after you meet then, you start to imagine where that bag could take you, specially a backpack with an adventurous appeal like the SA.

Then you start to play with packing setups and configurations, destinations and purposes.

Bottom line is that given sometime you will have a need for it, specially if you already like it and imagine yourself using it.

I just surrender to a Gray/Wasabi S25, so I know the felling! ;)

blackbird
01-27-2015, 08:09 AM
Despite my ardent love for my A30, I'm really tempted to get a SA. I try hard not to acquire bags that I don't really need but I want one!
I totally agree! I don't *need* a WF or an A30, especially since their cargo capacity is so similar to that of the SA, but I would love to see how I might be able to configure my stuff in each one. Would my gear fit, and how would each bag "carry" when loaded up? Would one be more/less comfortable to wear, or would another better suit my packing style/organizational needs? So many questions which I can't yet answer, because my wallet told me not to...

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Holly
01-27-2015, 04:15 PM
I totally agree! I don't *need* a WF or an A30, especially since their cargo capacity is so similar to that of the SA, but I would love to see how I might be able to configure my stuff in each one. Would my gear fit, and how would each bag "carry" when loaded up? Would one be more/less comfortable to wear, or would another better suit my packing style/organizational needs? So many questions which I can't yet answer, because my wallet told me not to...

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Oh, I know, blackbird and eWalker! I've already loved and passed on a Tristar (GREAT bag--I just prefer duffle/open cavity type bags) and now it's the lure of a backpack style bag (SA is in the lead over an S25 due to its styling but they are both tempting). We all know the answer is that all the bags are not only full of style, substance, and durability but also useful for so many different things. I have a gift certificate burning a hole in my pocket, too but I'm trying to hold out until March when new designs emerge! SO difficult to wait...so I may not

eWalker
01-29-2015, 04:42 AM
I'm trying to hold out until March when new designs emerge! SO difficult to wait...so I may not

Wait!! March! New designs! Right after Carnival!! Don´t tell me that!!

Hey!! Why am I worried? I got everything I need!! I am sure of it!! No doubts!! Right?!

Oh Gosh, who am I trying to deceive... where is my countdown app... :p

nukediver
01-29-2015, 04:52 AM
I've been using my SA all winter instead of an S19, mostly so I have extra room for hat, gloves, scarf, and my lunch. I love how it swallows everything, leaving my hands free for the inevitable falls on ice :-/

I had purchased an S25 over a year ago and just don't use it that much. While I am madly in love with my S19, I feel I can never get the S25 packed quite right, and I find the shape and openness (and the fact that it sits upright when you set it on the ground) of the SA to be much better suited to my needs. I'm actually thinking of getting another one for Mrs. Nukediver, who has been using the S25 but not lovin' it.

binje
01-29-2015, 07:11 AM
Plus one to James Turner for the mention of a spoon. It was a requirement on high school backpacking trips and I keep one in the glove compartment of my car for emergency dives into ice cream pints, but I think I need to add one to my travel kit.

I've wanted an SA since someone on this forum pointed out that they stand open really nicely, but I don't actually need such a thing. Or do I?

nukediver
01-29-2015, 07:58 AM
Let me enable you:

10156


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Pokilani
01-29-2015, 10:07 AM
Let me enable you:


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Nukediver., that was cruel to post one in NORDIC! I want!


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nukediver
01-29-2015, 10:11 AM
Did I mention I got the very last Nordic SA? :-D

A.D.D.i.c.t.
01-29-2015, 12:04 PM
Droooolll! It's... BEAUTIFUL!

binje
01-30-2015, 06:17 AM
It's a good thing that Nordic never grabbed me the way it's done others. Now if one came out in Verde...

backpack
02-14-2015, 10:03 PM
Office Supply Geek review of the Synapse 25 with pictures.

Tom Bihn Synapse 25 Review - OfficeSupplyGeek (http://officesupplygeek.com/desk-accessories/organizing/tom-bihn-synapse-25/)

anarchone
06-19-2015, 11:34 AM
Here is a link to a review that brought me to the world of TB: Fashionable Friday: Swift Knitter | The Well-Appointed Desk (http://www.wellappointeddesk.com/2015/03/fashionable-friday-swift-knitter/)

Darcy
10-01-2015, 07:35 AM
Wanted to highlight these two new video reviews with lots of great tips for minimalist travel and packing:

Best One Bag Travel Ultralight Gear & Packing List (http://www.carryology.com/bags/best-one-bag-travel-ultralight-gear-packing-list/) (by Zeke Kamm for Carryology)


https://youtu.be/BYZVFpQe8GA

Tom Bihn Synapse 19: Minimalist Lives out of a 19 Liter Pack (Simple Living and Travel) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2XbDlfO0Hk) by Brittany Taylor


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2XbDlfO0Hk

nealopp
10-01-2015, 01:59 PM
I watched the Carryology yesterday. It was quite well done, and I appreciated that the reviewer also mentioned things that didn't arrive in time for his trip that he intended to try out in the future. I definitely recommend watching it for some ideas. I only with he went more into *how* he packed/arranged everything!

Muni_Jedi
10-01-2015, 02:02 PM
I watched the Carryology yesterday. It was quite well done, and I appreciated that the reviewer also mentioned things that didn't arrive in time for his trip that he intended to try out in the future. I definitely recommend watching it for some ideas. I only with he went more into *how* he packed/arranged everything!

It was a good video, what I wasn't too keen on was he suggested getting both and trying them out on several items that are over $100 each. This great advice if you travel a ton and can use both or have large amounts of disposable income. But most of us don't (as he mentioned he did) have companies sending us gear to play around with.

RmkOutdoors
01-15-2016, 10:20 PM
Here are a few of my reviews

Synapse 19 - Tom Bihn Synapse 19 Review ? RMK Outdoors (http://rmkoutdoors.com/rmk-blog/2015/8/17/tom-bihn-synapse-19-review)

Synapse 25 - Tom Bihn Synapse 25 Backpack Review ? RMK Outdoors (http://rmkoutdoors.com/rmk-blog/2016/1/10/tom-bihn-synapse-25-backpack-review) and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biAXj4vdzrA

And the Skookum Dog duffle - Skookum Dog Duffle by Tom Bihn ? RMK Outdoors (http://rmkoutdoors.com/rmk-blog/2015/8/27/skookum-dog-duffle-by-tom-bihn)


Thanks for making awesome products!

Jeff9266
03-05-2016, 01:40 PM
Saw this in my RSS feed - a "what's in my bag" video by a blogger who uses a Co-Pilot:


https://vimeo.com/157860940

moriond
03-05-2016, 02:14 PM
Saw this in my RSS feed - a "what's in my bag" video by a blogger who uses a Co-Pilot:


https://vimeo.com/157860940

Thanks, @Jeff9266. I really liked seeing this review of how the Navy/Iberian Co-Pilot is used with stationary items, and how various pads, pen rolls, pens, and the Hobonichi Techo Planner (A6) fit inside. Just a couple of comments: the Co-Pilot is, of course, Ballistic Nylon, and not Cordura (comment about 2:30 minutes into the video about how unusually sturdy the Cordura seems to be). He hasn't discovered yet how using key straps and O-rings can improve his experience.

For those of you reading the forums on older iOS devices who can't see the embedded Vimeo video, try doing a reply with quote, then copy the link into your browser URL. Or, I'll just paste it in directly here:

https://vimeo.com/157860940

HTH

moriond

Darcy
03-28-2016, 01:30 PM
Check out this tweet from The Wirecutter (https://twitter.com/wirecutter/status/713770242778877952) -- sounds like their new backpack guide is coming out soon! (I like that they say there's no single best backpack: makes much more sense to me to narrow down the options to the very best all while recognizing that different people will want different features and that it's not one-design-fits-all.)

tpnl
04-10-2016, 09:03 AM
A great view of the new Sprout backpack by 'The Books Review'

Tom Bihn's Sprout Backpack: A Review (https://brooksreview.net/2016/03/sprout/)

Cheers!

moriond
04-10-2016, 01:20 PM
@tpnl I totally loved the part of the Brooks Review of the Sprout that included Erin's interview with Sloane (the part that begins after the text: "Sloane refuses to go to school without her Sprout backpack. I decided her words would really be the best, since she’s the one who wears it, so here is an interview I did with her about her backpack:"). I think that @Ilkyway would totally relate to this, given the experience of her daughter Emmely's reaction to the Sprout. But now I bet that if Emmely sees the fancy, violet paracord ties they put onto Sloane's Aubergine Sprout in the Brooks Review pictures, she will want them, too, on her bag.

moriond

Denise Denise
04-10-2016, 05:36 PM
I spotted this on my Facebook feed of all places...


5 Awesome Tips to Help You Travel Better (http://www.carnival.com/awaywego/travel/5-awesome-tips-to-help-you-travel-better?utm_campaign=DCS_Paid_National&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&utm_content=Travel_Planning&utm_term=BeersandBeans_2)


among the tips are TB packing cubes

Jeff9266
04-25-2016, 07:43 AM
New review of the Pilot - the vid doesn't show the bag packed too fully but provides some good views of the interior of the bag.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vZVay_ShlM


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vZVay_ShlM

tpnl
04-25-2016, 08:15 AM
Great review on Ristretto 13

Geek Dad - Tom Bihn Ristretto (http://geekdad.com/2016/04/tom-bihn-ristretto/)

Cheers!

blackbird
04-29-2016, 01:14 PM
This just popped up in my Facebook feed:

5 Awesome Tips to Help You Travel Better (http://www.carnival.com/awaywego/travel/5-awesome-tips-to-help-you-travel-better)

EDIT: It mentions TB packing cubes + the Tri-Star.

moriond
04-29-2016, 01:30 PM
This just popped up in my Facebook feed:

5 Awesome Tips to Help You Travel Better (http://www.carnival.com/awaywego/travel/5-awesome-tips-to-help-you-travel-better)


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@blackbird, How totally cool that this Beers & Beans authored post of travel tips referenced using packing cubes, linked to the Tom Bihn site for these, and showed a picture of what I think is an open Navy/Solar Tri-Star, with a Daylight Backpack (used as packing cube) in one section, and a Medium sized Halcyon-Mesh packing cube for Tri-Star in the other. (These weren't labelledl as such in the article -- just the snap identification on my part). Thanks for the link!

moriond

prairiegl
05-23-2016, 08:38 PM
The Pen Addict (Brad Dowdy) has posted a review of the Field Journal Notebook, as well as the notebook papers that are available: http://http://www.penaddict.com/ (http://www.penaddict.com/)

possibleday
06-15-2016, 04:06 PM
I found these two packing videos of what looks like a S19 on Going Walkabout's channel on YouTube. Not mine, just ones I found randomly looking around on YouTube. I obsessively watched videos about both the S19 and S25 before finally deciding on my S25 last month, and I hadn't seen either of these before!

https://youtu.be/Z_vhL7F57oQ
https://youtu.be/Vms9Z1Z9FcA

phayes47
06-18-2016, 03:31 PM
Here is another video related to 'Going Walkabout.' Though, I can't tell if this is the Synapse 19 or 25?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUVGVGya_s4

nukediver
06-19-2016, 06:16 AM
It's the Synapse 25, one of my all-time favorite bags. Thanks for the link!

Talkshop90
08-21-2016, 06:06 PM
Thanks for finding my blog post on this bag. I also did a video review here: https://youtu.be/BrhnhjxM7xE

adam33
12-18-2016, 10:28 AM
Hello!

Short review with pictures of the black halcyon daylight briefcase can be found here:

Daylight Briefcase by Tom Bihn ? Sky Philosophy (http://skyphilosophy.com/daylight-briefcase)

moriond
12-18-2016, 12:28 PM
Hello!

Short review with pictures of the black halcyon daylight briefcase can be found here:

Daylight Briefcase by Tom Bihn ? Sky Philosophy (http://skyphilosophy.com/daylight-briefcase)

Lovely pictures of the unboxing and the color accent with the Wasabi zipper pull against the Black Halcyon Daylight Briefcase. I jumped on this too, when they first released the Black Halcyon model. Looking forward to reading about your impressions on how it travels. It does, indeed, look very professional. Thanks for giving the link to the external review.

moriond

adam33
12-18-2016, 02:40 PM
Thank you so much for your kind words!

NWhikergal
12-18-2016, 05:49 PM
Tools & Toys just listed the FJN in their recommended Christmas gifts section: The 2016 Christmas Catalog — Tools and Toys (http://toolsandtoys.net/guides/the-2016-christmas-catalog/)

Ilkyway
02-28-2017, 12:05 AM
There is a knew video on YouTube regarding the S25 and the guy even mentions his chap stick.

https://youtu.be/B7hmx9I9drE

Ilkyway

Darcy
02-28-2017, 07:41 AM
https://youtu.be/B7hmx9I9drE


Oh man, this video/review totally had us laughing!

achat
04-07-2017, 07:11 AM
I've wanted an SA since someone on this forum pointed out that they stand open really nicely, but I don't actually need such a thing.

twosandalz
10-12-2017, 05:05 PM
Cnet listed two TB bags in a roundup of great bags for carrying electronics (https://www.cnet.com/pictures/laptop-bag-pairings/). The Founders Briefcase in slide 12, and the Daylight Briefcase in slide 28.

livingthelifeyoulove
11-11-2017, 05:01 AM
Hey I posted a youtube video of a review of the Synapse 25 on my youtube channel, here's the link! I also have a few minialist packing videos on there too showing how much you can fit into the bag. :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa5FQo0ERyc&t=66s

BWeaves
11-11-2017, 05:54 AM
I liked your video, but I wish you had loaded it up and modeled it. I really want to see it being worn while fully loaded.

amallen
11-11-2017, 06:04 AM
Excellent video! Even the 'official' TB video doesn't do as good a job of showing how enormous the main compartment of the S25 is.

Jennygranny
11-12-2017, 09:00 AM
Great channel and i have already subscribed.
You can also check out mine blog https://www.briefcasebash.com/briefcases/ with a lot of bag reviews and i hope that you will find a lot of interesting and helpful infromation for yourself:)

chungliwen
11-12-2017, 06:39 PM
Hey I posted a youtube video of a review of the Synapse 25 on my youtube channel, here's the link! I also have a few minialist packing videos on there too showing how much you can fit into the bag. :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa5FQo0ERyc&t=66s

Thanks for the video. I watched it recently, and it was one of the clearest videos that showed me the space of the side pockets.

I'm now an owner of the S25. Thanks for sharing!

Dancingphysicist
11-27-2017, 12:50 AM
I recently discovered the joy of Tom Bihn bags. Here is a video and written review I've done of the Pilot and Synapse 19 (with brief mentions of the Aeronaut 30, Side Effect, and Snake Charmer). There are lots of reviews of these bags online. What I wanted to find out partially was how well the Pilot would fit into a wheeled carry on if necessary, and to get an idea for how much it held. I also compare the halycon and ballistic versions of the Pilot. It isn't meant to be comprehensive, but rather answer some of the questions I had while researching the Pilot.

Things I love: Tom Bihn Bags ? Dancing Physicist (http://dancingphysicist.com/blog/things-i-love-tom-bihn-bags)

Cristina
12-20-2017, 08:38 AM
Chase Reeves has thoughts about the S25 Guide's Edition!

Tom Bihn Guide?s Edition Synapse 25: Quick Look - Carryology - Exploring better ways to carry (http://www.carryology.com/bags/tom-bihn-guides-edition-synapse-25-quick-look/)


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livingthelifeyoulove
01-12-2018, 02:12 AM
I liked your video, but I wish you had loaded it up and modeled it. I really want to see it being worn while fully loaded.

Hey! :)
I'm so happy you enjoyed it, I have three packing videos on my youtube channel of me actually packing it up, hope that helps. :)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pv0x_tWfzng
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r13RVa2ui2Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmmEHYqx7Qc

DeBru
01-22-2018, 09:44 AM
Another glowing S19 review, this 5ime on Wirecutter

http://https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/our-favorite-laptop-backpacks/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=cpa&utm_campaign=keywee-leadgen&utm_content=our-favorite-laptop-backpacks&kwp_0=660935&kwp_4=2348567&kwp_1=990156 (https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/our-favorite-laptop-backpacks/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=cpa&utm_campaign=keywee-leadgen&utm_content=our-favorite-laptop-backpacks&kwp_0=660935&kwp_4=2348567&kwp_1=990156)

UK-Limey
01-25-2018, 04:21 AM
Tom Bihn "Guide's Edition" Synapse 25 Backpack — Tools and Toys (http://toolsandtoys.net/tom-bihn-guides-edition-synapse-25-backpack/)

Talkshop90
03-18-2018, 07:46 PM
I did a quick review of the Brain Bag today showing how it had more than enough space for all the stuff I'm hauling around on a 4-day trip which requires several outfits, accessories, etc.

https://youtu.be/luoiTcL-Yf0

G42
03-18-2018, 08:23 PM
I did a quick review of the Brain Bag today showing how it had more than enough space for all the stuff I'm hauling around on a 4-day trip which requires several outfits, accessories, etc.

https://youtu.be/luoiTcL-Yf0

Nice review and you had tons of space left!
I like how some of your TB pouches matched your outfit :)

Passagare
03-19-2018, 05:41 AM
I did a quick review of the Brain Bag today showing how it had more than enough space for all the stuff I'm hauling around on a 4-day trip which requires several outfits, accessories, etc.

https://youtu.be/luoiTcL-Yf0
Thank you for this! I'm about to take a similar four-day trip with my brand new BB, and I got quite a few ideas from watching your video.

One question: Is that a small Stuff Sack in the top front pocket?

spcanf
03-19-2018, 08:15 AM
I did a quick review of the Brain Bag today showing how it had more than enough space for all the stuff I'm hauling around on a 4-day trip which requires several outfits, accessories, etc.

https://youtu.be/luoiTcL-Yf0

I like your videos. But you are costing me a lot of money. I bought a pilot because of your review of it.

Talkshop90
03-19-2018, 07:32 PM
I like how some of your TB pouches matched your outfit :)

I had not noticed that, LOL!!

Talkshop90
03-19-2018, 07:34 PM
One question: Is that a small Stuff Sack in the top front pocket?

Yes, it's the size 1. It has a double port USB charger, 2 iPhone cables, 1 Mophie, earbuds, and a regular USB cable. Doesn't look like it should hold all of that, does it?

Talkshop90
03-19-2018, 07:36 PM
I like your videos. But you are costing me a lot of money. I bought a pilot because of your review of it.


Glad to be of service, LOL. It's this board that gets me in trouble.

Shortie
04-25-2018, 05:18 AM
James Clear reviewed his original halcyon S19 on his blog. https://jamesclear.com/ultralight-travel

tress29
04-25-2018, 06:31 AM
James Clear reviewed his original halcyon S19 on his blog. https://jamesclear.com/ultralight-travel
The embedded link for his S19 is what brought me to the TB page the first time!

weirdguy
08-20-2018, 04:19 AM
I recently stumbled on a youtube video review of Brain Bag by Chase Reeves.

The Brain Bag in the Review looked like the recent updated with 525 Ballistic Navy.
I was surprise to see how beautiful the Brain Bag with the 525 Navy. And how I wish, there is a smaller Brain Bag some day while retaining the classic design and its practicality. I wouldn't mind the smaller Brain Bag has only 1 compartment - just saying.

struesda
08-20-2018, 06:07 PM
That Chase Reeves review is VERY thorough. He includes packing cubes, the Freudian slip, cache with rails, organizer pouches, organizer cubes, O-rings, straps, and a comparison to a few other bags. The full treatment!


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weirdguy
08-20-2018, 08:29 PM
Yup, I can feel that he is among us - a fan of Tom Bihn, very likely in the forum too.
You can feel his words whenever he did a review about Tom Bihn's bag. Hehe

Buffalonian
09-02-2018, 04:43 AM
I've noticed that the list doesn't include reviews of the Stowaway. That's a shame, as it's perfectly sized for Ryan Air's new rules on personal items. (They take effect Nov. 1, 2018.)

Here are two. The Gadgeteer review is quite thorough; the Carryology review quite brief:

The Gadgeteer, Sept. 28, 2017
https://the-gadgeteer.com/2017/09/28/tom-bihn-stowaway-and-accessories-review/

Carryology.com, July 1, 2017
https://www.carryology.com/liking/industry/best-new-gear-june-2017/

There are also these reviews in the forum:

https://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos-and-reviews/13789-awesome-stowaway.html

https://forums.tombihn.com/general-bag-discussion/13343-3-day-trip-stowaway.html

https://forums.tombihn.com/photos-videos-and-reviews/13722-stowaway-3-day-business-trip.html

struesda
10-18-2018, 05:31 PM
I just discovered a YouTuber that I have followed for years recently became a Tom Bin fan. The back story involving Tom Bin himself is great and the review is more of a day-in-the-life style review. Pretty cool!

https://youtu.be/tWJLcp3pl2c


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Darcy
10-22-2018, 12:16 PM
Not a review exactly, but there's some good packing tips in this video and it features our Packing Cubes and the Aeronaut 45:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84LtRsstGl8&

dkatri
12-14-2018, 08:35 AM
I wrote a bit about how I'm using and really enjoying the Daylight Briefcase:

https://medium.com/@dkatri/living-with-the-tom-bihn-daylight-briefcase-c03a3999a60a

It's honestly way better and more versatile than I had originally expected.

I have a Daylight Backpack on the way which I'm excited to try out as well.

ejvc
04-16-2019, 07:14 AM
Hi, stumbled on this review - feel free to delete or whoosh if it's been seen here before:

https://www.scratchmadejournal.com/blog/tom-bihn-field-sketching-kit

G42
04-16-2019, 01:26 PM
Hi, stumbled on this review - feel free to delete or whoosh if it's been seen here before:

https://www.scratchmadejournal.com/blog/tom-bihn-field-sketching-kit

You have been woooshed to the aptly named 'Links to Bag Reviews'

:)

REP
04-16-2019, 03:07 PM
Not a review exactly, but there's some good packing tips in this video and it features our Packing Cubes and the Aeronaut 45:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84LtRsstGl8&

I’ve been using packing cubes for 15 years and did not know this, brilliant. Thanks for sharing!

toupee
05-05-2019, 05:33 PM
I feel like I should note, though I'm sure it's referenced already, that Chase Reeves' Synapse 25 review is what led me down this rabbithole.

salted radish
05-06-2019, 05:53 AM
Great tips!