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Packing Cube Backpack (Tri-Star/Western Flyer)
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    Packing Cube Backpack (Tri-Star/Western Flyer)

    Tom Bihn bags are proudly made in the USA



    Dimensions: 18" x 12.25" x 3.5" / 460 x 310 x 90 mm
    Weight: 9 oz / 260 grams
    Volume: 1220 cubic inches / 20 liters (ASTM Standard Measure)
    Total O-rings: 2 (1 in the main compartment, 1 in the front pocket)


    200 denier Dyneema®/nylon ripstop
    #5 YKK coil zipper
    High quality U.S. webbing backpack straps


    Made in USA
    100% finished seams


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    Packing Cube Backpack (Tri-Star/Western Flyer)

    Use as a packing cube or a minimalist/ultralight backpack.

    The Packing Cube Backpack (Tri-Star/Western Flyer) is a dual-purpose packing cube: in preparation for and during your journey, use it to organize and pack your clothing inside the Tri-Star or Western Flyer — just like how you'd use our Large Tri-Star or Western Flyer Packing Cube. When you reach your destination and it's time to leave the Tri-Star or Western Flyer in the hotel or hostel, you can remove the contents of the Packing Cube Backpack and right-side it out, transforming it into a backpack with two compartments, an O-ring, and webbing backpack straps that are surprisingly comfortable for lighter loads. Pack a light jacket, wallet, lunch, water bottle, and map: you're ready to go out and explore, and you've saved space by not having to bring a separate backpack for day use.

    Tom on designing the Packing Cube Backpack
    "I designed the Packing Cube Backpack as a result of customer requests from our forums; in fact, I think it's the first product we've made that was 100% inspired by customer feedback. Many of the details, of course, reflect my design experience, and my sewing crew helped to refine some of the subtleties of the construction. Overall, it was truly a group effort.

    We took the prototype on our trip to Alaska and we used it every day: for grocery shopping, for organizing the trunk of the car, even for a day hike in Denali National Park. It's lightweight (only 7 oz / 200 grams), packs down to almost nothing, and yet, because of the Dyneema®/nylon ripstop fabric, tough as nails." —Tom

    Made out of our custom-dyed Japanese 200 denier Dyneema®/nylon ultralight ripstop fabric, the Packing Cube Backpack is very lightweight yet tough enough for a lifetime of use for most folks.

    18" x 12.25" x 3.5" / 460 x 310 x 90 mm

    Volume (as a backpack):
    18 liters (1100 cubic inches)

    Other varieties of Packing Cubes are also available:
    Packing Cubes (for the Aeronaut, Tri-Star, and Western Flyer)
    Packing Cube Shoulder Bag
    Packing Cube Backpack (Aeronaut)
    Clear Quarter Packing Cube

    Those who appreciate our lightweight Japanese Dyneema®/nylon ripstop fabric travel accessories may also find these bags useful:
    Shop Bag
    RFID Blocking Passport Pouch
    Travel Stuff Sack

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