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Thanks to @write_chen for sharing this photo. See also: the Synapse
Video review of the Synapse by Backcountry Treks.
Read the full review @ Backcountry Treks. See also: the Synapse
See the individual photos in our Synapse set on Flickr. Want to submit your photos? Email them to us.
Jeff Wenzinger with his Synapse in Steel Dyneema/Solar Dyneema in front of the Basilica de Nuestra Senora De Los Angeles in Cartago, Costa Rica. FYI: Jeff is 6'2", useful information for those of you who have been curious how the Synapse works for those over 6' tall.
Special thanks to Jeff for sending us this great photo. If you have a photo of your TOM BIHN bag, email it to us -- firstname.lastname@example.org -- and we'll feature it on our blog.
"I just got back from a 5 day trip to Yosemite which doubled as a family reunion. I was amazed that I was able to pack all my things into my Synapse, Side Effect, and Large Shop Bag."
Read the full post by gochicken in the Forums.
"all camera gear fit in main compartment. light sweater was stufffed in bottom compartment. everything else was shoved in where ever. and there was still a lot of room left."
See the original photo by abnb77 on Flickr. See also: the Synapse
"Here is my whole Collection! Today I received my new Synapse and of course some additional pouches! Thanks at TB for the nice Poster!"
Posted by lmao in the TOM BIHN Forums.
The Synapse is back in stock and ready to ship in all colors, including Conifer/Steel (below)
Excerpt from One Woman’s Minimalist / Ultralight Packing List by Allison Levine: While I haven’t quite given up processed foods yet, I had to apply my new-found minimalism to travel. Suitcases are not my friend. I don’t have the apparent muscle strength required to carry them, and dragging anything with wheels up a flight of stairs is my idea of hell. On the other hand, backpacks can be painful too — especially when they’re not suited to your size, or over-packed. Sara and I took a backpack each to Comic-Con 2011. We wanted to be able to jump off the...
Earlier today in the post Photos: Synapse continues to surprise we mentioned that backorders for the Synapse would ship in the next 2-3 weeks. Hours later, our Seattle factory crew surprised us with many of the Synapse backpacks needed to fill those backorders -- that's weeks ahead of schedule. All backorders for the Synapse are expected to be filled by the end of this week.