New, Ships Now: Handle Loop

The Handle Loop provides an easy way to add a wrist loop to the Side Effect,
3D Clear Organizer Cube, other TOM BIHN accessory bags, or just your keys or Swiss Army knife. $2. Available for order and ships within one business day.

TOM BIHN New, Ships Now: Handle Loop

TOM BIHN RNew, Ships Now: Handle Loop

New, Ships Now: RFID Blocking Passport Pouch

Our new RFID Blocking Passport Pouch is designed to carry and protect your passport or other sensitive documents while traveling. With an exterior of light-weight, cut-resistant Dyneema/nylon ripstop fabric and an interior lining of special metalized fabric, the Passport Pouch will effectively block detection or reading of RFID chips. $25. Available for order now and ships within one business day. In colors Steel, Ultraviolet, and Iberian.


TOM BIHN RFID Blocking Passport Pouch

TOM BIHN RFID Blocking Passport Pouch

TOM BIHN RFID Blocking Passport Pouch

TOM BIHN RFID Blocking Passport Pouch
Inside-out view shows the special metalized fabric

Updates to the Brain Bag (and Smart Alec and Synapse)

We’ve added a heavy-duty clip to the front of the Brain Bag, just under the top-most zippered pouch. It’s a handy spot to clip a water bottle, umbrella or even an insulated coffee mug. Because it has a low profile, it’s not in the way when you’re not using it.

We’ve also added a hydration tube clip to all three backpacks: the Brain Bag, the Smart Alec and the Synapse. If you use any of these bags for hiking or cycling, you’ll appreciate the ability to keep the business end of your hydration system conveniently attached to the shoulder strap. It works with most of the popular hydration sacks and fits tubes up to 3/8″ or 10mm. It attaches to the vertical sternum strap adjustment strap on the shoulder straps, and is easily removable if you don’t need it, or if you just want to move it to the opposite strap.

Updates to the Brain Bag (and Smart Alec and Synapse)
The new clip on the front of the Brain Bag.

Updates to the Brain Bag (and Smart Alec and Synapse)
The new hydration tube clip.

Updates to the Brain Bag (and Smart Alec and Synapse)
A Lifefactory bottle in Graphite clipped to the front of the Brain Bag.

Update on Ultraviolet Accessories

Dyneema/nylon Organizer Pouches in Ultraviolet are now in-stock. Also available are colors Steel, Solar, and Iberian.

TOM BIHN Ultraviolet Dyneema/nylon Organizer Pouches

And our Seattle factory crew is working on Yarn Stuff Sacks in all colors, including Ultraviolet. Some backorders have already shipped, and more will ship next week.

TOM BIHN Ultraviolet Yarn Stuff Sacks

TOM BIHN Ultraviolet Yarn Stuff Sacks

TOM BIHN Ultraviolet Yarn Stuff Sacks

New Photos: Padded Organizer Pouches in Black

Due to popular demand, our Padded Organizer Pouches are now available in Black.

TOM BIHN Padded Organizer Pouches

New: Breve for iPad 2 (pre-order now)

The new Breve for iPad is a streamlined way to protect and carry your iPad or iPad 2, charger, phone and not much else. Made with an exterior of U.S. 1050d ballistic nylon and an interior of padded open-cell foam laminated to super-soft brushed nylon, the Breve for iPad provides padding and scratch protection for all sides of the iPad. The front of the Breve for iPad features two zippered pockets faced with soft Ultrasuede® to protect your electronics; one pocket is sized to fit your iPhone or other cell phone, while the other fits the iPad charger, earbuds, and our Ultrasuede® Screen Cloth.
Made in Seattle. Lifetime Guarantee. Available for pre-order; ships by mid-April. $55.

TOM BIHN Breve for iPad 2 sleeve

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TOM BIHN Breve for iPad 2 sleeve

TOM BIHN Breve for iPad 2 case

The Brooks Review: the Ristretto

The Brooks Review of the TOM BIHN Ristretto

“Early one morning I was going through OmniFocus to see what I needed to change into a project and what I needed to delete from my life. I was brain dumping a bunch of stuff for my upcoming adventure to SXSi and I realized that the kit I wanted to carry around with me, while in attendance, doesn’t fit in my current bag. Crap.

At the very least I determined that I needed to carry my iPad, MiFi, and Canon G9 with me (iPhone in my pocket). I have two bags and even the biggest one is too small to carry the bulky Canon G9. I was stuck trying to decide if I should get a new camera or a new bag to carry this stuff. Common sense won out and I decided that if I get anything it should be a new bag…”

Read the full review at The Brooks Review.

The Brooks Review of the TOM BIHN Ristretto

New: Bags available for pre-order in Ultraviolet

We’ve added several new bags as available for pre-order in our new Ultraviolet Dyneema/nylon fabric or with Ultraviolet lining:

Aeronaut in Steel/Ultraviolet
Tri-Star in Steel/Ultraviolet
Clear Quarter Packing Cube
Packing Cube Shoulder Bag
Packing Cube Backpack (Aeronaut)

TOM BIHN Bags in Ultraviolet available for pre-order

Above: Araceli and Irma prepare Ultraviolet for cutting.

Introducing Ultraviolet Dyneema/nylon fabric

TOM BIHN New Dyneema/nylon rip-stop fabric in Ultraviolet

We’re excited to share with you a new color of our custom-produced Japanese Dyneema/nylon ultra-light rip-stop fabric. Ultraviolet — a purple that is saturated but not dark, with an equal mix of red and blue– is available for pre-order now in the Shop Bag, Yarn Stuff Sacks, and Dyneema/nylon Organizer Pouches. In the coming months, it will be used as a lining fabric in various larger bags.

TOM BIHN New Dyneema/nylon rip-stop fabric in Ultraviolet

TOM BIHN New Dyneema/nylon rip-stop fabric in Ultraviolet

TOM BIHN New Dyneema/nylon rip-stop fabric in Ultraviolet

TOM BIHN New Dyneema/nylon rip-stop fabric in Ultraviolet

TOM BIHN New Dyneema/nylon rip-stop fabric in Ultraviolet

Introducing 16″ Color Key Straps in Wasabi and Cayenne

TOM BIHN Key Strap Accessory in Wasabi
In the beginning of December, we introduced 8″ Color Key Straps in Plum, Crimson, and Olive. You liked them (we even briefly sold out) but also wanted a 16″ version. Here they are: Color Key Straps in 16″ length in colors Wasabi and Cayenne. $3. Available for order now; ships immediately.

TOM BIHN Key Strap Accessory in Wasabi

TOM BIHN Key Strap Accessory in Cayenne