Video: Co-Pilot review in Spanish

Tynan 2011 Unpacking Video

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Tynan: 2011 Gear Update (Style Edition) (the Synapse backpack)

Excerpts:
“My entire wardrobe can fit in a ziploc bag. I initially pared down just for travel, but even though I have plenty of room in the RV, I keep no additional clothes there. My recommendations are intended for minimalist travelers, but even if you don’t leave your local bus system, my suggestions remain the same. There’s convenience and joy in simplicity.”

And, on the Synapse backpack:
“I’m a logical person. I don’t believe in superstition. I think science can explain everything. All that said, I have no idea how so much stuff can fit into the Tom Bihn Synapse. My jackets stuff into the bottom pocket, my kindle and camera go in the middle pocket, chargers and cables fill up the side pockets, my laptop and clothes fill up half of the main compartment, and the other half stays empty.”

Read the full review at Tynan.com

Watch: Irma stack cuts ballistic nylon for the Tri-Star

Watch: Irma stack cuts ballistic nylon for the Tri-Star

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Video: How Cork is Harvested

We use real cork fabric from Portugal in our Swift in Cork, Little Swift, Imago, Clear Organizer Wallet, and Cork Organizer Pouches. Cork is naturally water-repellant and very durable; other than the natural darkening of the fabric that occurs over years of use, you guys report back to us that your cork bags look as new as when you began using them.

The Imago in Olive/Cork/Steel

A single cork tree with a lifespan of up to 200 years can be harvested for its bark every nine years, and cork forests support one of the world’s highest levels of forest biodiversity, providing a haven for wild birds and the Iberian Lynx, among other species (although we don’t know why the lynx is named that, because it doesn’t look like our Iberian red at all; it doesn’t even have the white grid pattern.) For more on the environmental and social impact of the cork forests of Portugal and their harvesting, watch this World Wildlife Fund video.

Want another way to support cork forests and the folks who earn their living harvesting them? Look for wines that use cork (instead of plastic) stoppers.

Birnenblog Video Review of our Tri-Star carry-on bag

See also:

  • German language version of the above video review
  • Birnenblog’s written review of the Tri-Star
  • The Tri-Star page
  • Video review of the Ego by Tactical Gearhead

    See also:
    The Ego

    Video by Beck Trench: Wine in my Ristretto

    Clayton Morris video review: iPad 2 Bags/Cases (Ristretto, Breve)

    Watch a video review by Clayton Morris, co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend and host of five podcasts (including the The Grizzly Bear Egg Cafe) of various iPad 2 bags and cases, including our Ristretto for iPad/iPad 2 and Breve for iPad/iPad 2.

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    Video by iggyp (Social Work Tech Blog) of the ID

    Visit iggyp’s blog — Social Work Tech Blog — to read/see more. You can also discuss the video with iggyp in the TOM BIHN Forums. He’s on Twitter, too.

    In English this time: the Birnenblog review of our Ultrasuede® Screen Cloth

    Read the review at Birnenblog.
    See the Ultrasuede® Screen Cloth.