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    I currently live in South Minneapolis and skipped...

    I currently live in South Minneapolis and skipped town at 2AM on Friday morning when the riots were really starting to get out of control. I gave myself about 20 minutes to pack but here are some...
  2. I have one and use it as a personal item which...

    I have one and use it as a personal item which carries my 12.9” iPad Pro in the middle compartment and other various electronics, cables, water bottle and snacks in the other smaller compartments. I...
  3. Yeah, I hear you about not wanting to do it -...

    Yeah, I hear you about not wanting to do it - especially to a GE. For me, my Synik isn't precious and I am not thinking about resale value or anything like that. I want to be able to use it without...
  4. Finally, someone else who has this same issue. I...

    Finally, someone else who has this same issue. I received my Synik a few months ago and this was one of the first things I noticed. I am not a hip strap wearer and never will be. I also wear my Synik...
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    Sticky: It was a perfect morning to practice some outside...

    It was a perfect morning to practice some outside social distancing and go for a run with my newly renamed Everyday Cubelet in Nebulous Grey. I used the Gatekeeper straps and wore it behind me as a...
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    I use a Super Mini Ghost Whale for my AirPods Pro...

    I use a Super Mini Ghost Whale for my AirPods Pro and it's a perfect fit. Before I got the Pros, the regular AirPods fit great inside as well.
  7. Did my part and purchased a few things I have...

    Did my part and purchased a few things I have been on the fence about to give one of my favorite small businesses a boost during these uncertain times. Finally bought a Daylight Briefcase, a cache...
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    Sticky: Purchased a used Western Flyer and Deluxe Spiff...

    Purchased a used Western Flyer and Deluxe Spiff Kit from two separate sellers and of course they both have an unpleasant odor. After vigorous cleaning, I am airing them both out in the freezing cold...
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    Thanks for your detailed response and pictures,...

    Thanks for your detailed response and pictures, this is exactly what I was looking for! I do have a WF sized PCBP I could use in lieu of your DLBP. I might just try that. Is it safe to say your...
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    Very helpful, thanks for the videos. I guess I...

    Very helpful, thanks for the videos. I guess I will be investing in some WF packing cubes to see if that helps.
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    New appreciator of the WF here. I just bought one...

    New appreciator of the WF here. I just bought one used and it came to me in pretty rough shape. I spent a few hours cleaning it up and I think I've got it back to acceptable condition (other than the...
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    For anyone curious, I just got back from my trip...

    For anyone curious, I just got back from my trip and the Synik was a champion as a one bag and I would encourage anyone who is thinking if they can do it to try it. I added some more pictures here in...
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    Sticky: Took some of my new TB goodies out to Boise,...

    Took some of my new TB goodies out to Boise, Idaho. I detailed what I brought and how I packed here.

    The Synik 30 as my one bag performed wonderfully, here it is at the BOI airport:
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    Sticky: I too like the Friday release! Purchased 1 of the...

    I too like the Friday release! Purchased 1 of the small Island, medium Black, and 2 of the large Black double carabiners. I think I can find good uses for all of them. I only wish the smalls came in...
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    Sticky: I've got the same Monster Truck! Isn't she a...

    I've got the same Monster Truck! Isn't she a beaut? I already received a compliment at Trader Joe's last weekend using it.
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    I want all of my toiletries together, the 3DOC is...

    I want all of my toiletries together, the 3DOC is really only meant for the TSA process and to keep the Snake Charmer dry in the event something leaks. Having the chin pocket available for something...
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    My First Trip With The Synik 30

    I'm leaving on a 4 day, 3 night trip with my Synik 30 and wanted to share what I'm bringing and how I packed. This will be my first trip with the Synik (or any TB bag really) and I really wanted to...
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    My Synik 30 is used for EDC and I do not find it...

    My Synik 30 is used for EDC and I do not find it too big whatsoever. Is it overkill? Maybe. But I also have a 15" laptop and it's hard to fit that into the other backpack offerings.
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    Sticky: Iím new to the world of Tom Bihn and have become...

    Iím new to the world of Tom Bihn and have become really enchanted with the ecosystem so I wanted to make some videos for a creative release. Theyíre not fancy by any means but Iím getting better at...
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    Sticky: The Synik can handle it all, even braving a few...

    The Synik can handle it all, even braving a few inches of snow doing some shopping.

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    Sticky: Received my black Parapack Synik 30 yesterday and...

    Received my black Parapack Synik 30 yesterday and itís simply incredible. What a great first impression to TB bags. Here it is all packed up, ready to take to the office on Monday. Depending on the...
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    I received my bag yesterday and you are right,...

    I received my bag yesterday and you are right, Parapack is just an incredible material and way more durable than I expected. I did scuff tests on it and all scuffs easily wiped away. I’m going to...
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    Exactly! So far this Synik is working for me, I’m...

    Exactly! So far this Synik is working for me, I’m not working for it.
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    My Journey to Tom Bihn

    TLDR: Been looking for the perfect backpack for a few years. It’s been fun, yet exhausting. Finally gave Tom Bihn a chance and I am in love with the ecosystem and this community.



    I’ve been on...
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    Thanks for this, your bag looks great all things...

    Thanks for this, your bag looks great all things considered! I think I have accepted that my bag will not always look perfect but lang's response above gives me some hope too. I am not going to baby...
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