September Hike with the Synapse

September Hike with the Synapse

See more photos from our recent hike with the Synapse, our dayhiking pack of choice.

In stock: Smart Alec, Cache for Apple Keyboard, 4Z Vertical Brain Cell

Just in from our Seattle factory and shipping within one business day:

Smart Alec in all colors, including Black/Cardinal/Steel, Black/Navy/Solar, and Black/Steel/Ultraviolet.

Cache for Apple Wireless Keyboard

Size 4Z Vertical Brain Cell (for the 15″ MacBook Pro)

Medium Cafe bag in colors Black/Steel and Steel/Cayenne (other colors will be in-stock soon.)

Kirby’s Story

Yesterday, we posted a photo of Kirby with his paw on guardian Avi’s Ego messenger bag.

You guys really liked Kirby’s photo (we did too), so we asked Avi to tell us more about Kirby. Here’s Kirby’s story:

Kirby's Story
Follow Kirby on Twitter (yes, he has his own account) to continue his story.

Aeronaut: ready to ship in all colors

Our Aeronaut maximum carry-on travel bag is back in-stock and shipping in all colors: Steel/Ultraviolet, Steel/Solar, Steel/Steel, Navy/Solar, Navy/Iberian, Black/Steel, Black/Iberian, Forest/Steel, Forest/Ultraviolet, and Cardinal/Steel.
The Aeronaut

The Aeronaut

The Aeronaut

Duwamish River Festical (this Saturday in Seattle)

Rita's first trip with her Aeronaut

One of the things we appreciate most about our new location in the Georgetown district of Seattle is our proximity to the Lower Duwamish River. We can grab tacos from a truck and head over to a park overlooking the river for lunch to see osprey, otters, and herons. The Duwamish River does need our help: in 2001, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) listed the Lower Duwamish River as a federal Superfund site. That’s where the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition comes in. And this Saturday, the DRCC will host the Duwamish River Festival, a multilingual educational festival focused on the health of the river and its surrounding communities. Enjoy a walk-bike-paddle event, music and dance performances, food, kids’ art activities, kayak and boat rides, amongst other cool stuff.

Will we see you (Seattle folk) there? We hope so. It should be lots of fun.

In stock: the Brain Bag backpack

The Brain Bag backpack is now in-stock in all colors: Black, Steel, Olive, Navy, and Universal Camouflage.

In stock: the Brain Bag backpack

In stock: the Brain Bag backpack

Chris Gullebeau: How To Do The Right Thing

Chris Gullebeau: How To Do The Right Thing
Chris Guillebeau quotes Tom in his latest post on the Art of Non-ConformityHow To Do The Right Thing. Read it here.

Design Features Explained: Aeronaut main compartment zippered flap

“The main zippered flap on the Aeronaut is specifically situated so that it unzips as it does. After you flop/set/toss your packed Aeronaut onto a bed, chest of drawers or luggage rack, the inverted “U” shaped opening naturally unzips and folds *towards* you so you can access the mesh pocket sewn into the flap. You needn’t set the Aeronaut down and then turn it around. We thought you might appreciate this.”
— Tom

Design Features Explained: Aeronaut main compartment zippered flap

In stock: Kit, ID, Little Swift, Buzz, Super Ego, Ristretto for iPad, more

Thanks to our awesome Seattle factory crew, the following bags are back in-stock and shipping within one business day:

Snake Charmer in all colors, including Sapphire and Crimson
In stock: Kit, ID, Little Swift, Buzz, Super Ego, Ristretto for iPad, more

Buzz
Kit in all colors, including Cardinal, Forest, and Navy
ID in all colors, including Cardinal, Forest, and Navy
Super Ego in Black/Cardinal/Steel and Black/Forest/Cayenne
Little Swift in Vulcana Hemp/Recycled Rubber
Cache for iPad 2
All
Yarn Stuff Sacks
The Ristretto for iPad/iPad 2 in all colors, including Linen/Olive and Navy/Cayenne
All Western Flyer Packing Cubes
All Aeronaut Packing Cubes
Side Effect in Olive, Plum, and Steel
Imago in all colors, including Navy/Cork/Wasabi and Cardinal/Hemp/Steel

In stock: Kit, ID, Little Swift, Buzz, Super Ego, Ristretto for iPad, more

CB’s Peanuts in every order! (Until they run out.)

CB's Peanuts in every order! (Until they run out.)

We’re including a bag of CB’s peanuts (fresh roasted in Kingston, WA on Monday) in every order placed today through this weekend — until they run out. If you think you like peanuts, just wait until you try CB’s — these are, by far, the best we’ve ever tasted, which is why we wanted to share them with you guys.