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A full, closed Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. An open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether filled with shirts and pants. An empty, closed Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. An empty, open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. A full, closed Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Wasabi (green) 120 Aether. An open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Wasabi (green) 120 Aether filled with shirts and pants. An empty, closed Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Wasabi (green) 120 Aether. An empty, open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Wasabi (green) 120 Aether. A full, closed Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Violet 120 Aether. An open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Violet 120 Aether filled with shirts and pants. An empty, closed Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Violet 120 Aether. An empty, open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Violet 120 Aether. A full, closed Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Northwest Sky (light grey) 120 Aether. An open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Northwest Sky (light grey) 120 Aether filled with shirts and pants. An empty, closed Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Northwest Sky (light grey) 120 Aether. An empty, open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Northwest Sky (light grey) 120 Aether. A full, closed Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. An open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether filled with a pair of shoes. An empty, closed Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. An empty, open Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. A full, closed Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Wasabi (green) 120 Aether. An open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Wasabi (green) 120 Aether filled with a pair of shoes. An empty, closed Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Wasabi (green) 120 Aether. An empty, open Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Wasabi (green) 120 Aether. A full, closed Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Violet 120 Aether. An open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Violet 120 Aether filled with a pair of shoes. An empty, closed Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Violet 120 Aether. An empty, open Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Violet 120 Aether. A full, closed Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Northwest Sky (light grey) 120 Aether. An open Large Western Flyer Packing Cube in Northwest Sky (light grey) 120 Aether filled with a pair of shoes. An empty, closed Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Northwest Sky (light grey) 120 Aether. An empty, open Small Western Flyer Packing Cube in Northwest Sky (light grey) 120 Aether. A Western Flyer holding two Small Packing Cubes and one Large Packing Cube, all in Island (blue) 120 Aether. A Western Flyer holding two Small Packing Cubes and one Large Packing Cube, all in Island (blue) 120 Aether. A Western Flyer holding two Small Packing Cubes and one Large Packing Cube, all in Island (blue) 120 Aether. The zipper on a Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. The zipper and mesh top on a Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. The zipper and mesh top on a Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. The grab handle on a Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. The seam and tab-style TOM BIHN tag on a Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether.
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Western Flyer Packing Cubes

$20.00

Keep your clothes neat and make packing more efficient in the Western Flyer.

5.2 - 10.5 L (320 - 640 cu. in.)

A Western Flyer holding two Small Packing Cubes and one Large Packing Cube, all in Island (blue) 120 Aether. A Western Flyer holding two Small Packing Cubes and one Large Packing Cube, all in Island (blue) 120 Aether. A Western Flyer holding two Small Packing Cubes and one Large Packing Cube, all in Island (blue) 120 Aether. The zipper on a Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. The zipper and mesh top on a Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. The zipper and mesh top on a Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. The grab handle on a Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether. The seam and tab-style TOM BIHN tag on a Western Flyer Packing Cube in Island (blue) 120 Aether.

Description

Our Packing Cubes are designed to help you most efficiently utilize the space inside your travel bag and keep your clothes neat and organized.

Packing Cubes are designed to serve as additional compartments inside of your travel bag. They contain and keep tidy your shoes or rolled, folded, or bundled clothes. Made out of ultra-light top quality Mesh and Aether fabric from Japan, our Packing Cubes help you efficiently utilize the space inside your Western Flyer and keep your clothes neat and organized. They're especially useful for the Western Flyer's front and back compartments, which can unzip completely to clamshell open. Note that the front compartment of the Western Flyer features a zippered divider designed to keep two Small Packing Cubes in their respective places. 

(Though there are a lot of good reasons to use Packing Cubes, we also like to make sure to mention that they’re totally optional: Tom designs all of our bags with enough built-in organization to serve most folks well.) 

Here are two sample packing strategies using our Western Flyer Packing Cubes:

#1: “Just a couple of Packing Cubes”

One Small Packing Cube (underwear, socks or rolled t-shirts). Fold the rest of your clothes in the back compartment suitcase-style. 

#2: “Totally Organized” 

Two Small Packing Cubes (underwear, socks, rolled t-shirts, gym clothes or swimwear) in front main compartment and one Large Packing Cube (skirts, slacks, shirts, dresses, jackets) or Packing Cube Backpack in the back compartment. Note that the back compartment is also where the optional Cache laptop sleeve secures. Use a 3D Clear Organizer Cube attached via a 16” Key Strap as a 3-1-1 liquids/toiletries bag.

Of course, we offer various sizes of Packing Cubes that allow you to come up with your own packing strategy. Since both of the Western Flyer's main compartments of are of equal size, either can fit one Large Packing Cube, two Small Packing Cubes, or a Packing Cube Backpack.  And if you want to dive even deeper into the world of packing organization, see our blog post Packing Cubes: Frequently Asked Questions.

Materials

Specs

Sewn in USA with globally sourced materials 100% finished seams

Dimensions

Small: 11.8" x 8.7" x 3.1" / 300 x 220 x 80 mm

Large: 11.8" x 17.5" x 3.1" / 300 x 445 x 80 mm

Weight

Small: 1.8 ounces / 50 grams

Large: 2.8 ounces / 75 grams

Volume

Small: 320 cubic inches / 5.2 Liters

Large: 640 cubic inches / 10.5 Liters

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Sewn in Seattle

Our bags are designed and sewn right here in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

That allows us to be control freaks in the best way possible; we have direct control and oversight of the quality of our materials, our products, and the jobs and working environment that we help create. It also offers us a unique spontaneity: when we have an idea for a new product or accessory, we can design it, figure out how to build it, add it to our website and be ready to ship it out our front door all within just a few weeks. How cool is that?

Intrigued? You can find out more about the unusual way we do business on our Company Philosophy page.

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Everything you buy from us here at TOM BIHN is satisfaction guaranteed. We’ve been in business for over 30 years and we stand behind what we make.

If something goes wrong and it's our fault, we'll fix it for free. Repairs due to normal wear and tear or due to other things that are not our fault will be performed, when possible, at a reasonable charge right here in our Seattle factory where your bag was made. Defects in materials or workmanship are uncommon and almost always evident while the product is still new. Keep in mind that bags and packs are often subject to extreme wear in everyday use: do not expect them to last forever. Only true love lasts forever! You can expect a TOM BIHN product to give years and years of hard service.

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Perfect for the WF & TriStar

I’ve tried several approaches to organizing my various bags: bundling without packing cubes, and various packing cubes from Eagle Creek, Lewis N. Clark, Gonex, Red Oxx, Qube, and Tom Bihn, and many others. There are things to like about all of these makers’ products, and there are times when bundling is superior to any packing cube, e.g., clothing prone to wrinkles, such as suits or blazers, that can’t be worn in transit. I like bundling as preached by Doug Dyment, but I’ve found that I prefer packing cubes on both sides of my WF. I did a test comparison of folding vs. rolling vs. Army-rolling my 10-day clothing budget—all Merino tops, bottoms, underwear & socks, along with a Montbell rain shell and Patagonia Nano Puff jacket—inside these Tom Bihn cubes, Eagle Creek Spectre Cubes [compression, non-compression, and structured compression], Lewis N. Clark Electrolight compression cubes, Gonex compression cubes, and Red Oxx packing cubes. I learned several (to me) important things:

1. Surprisingly, the TB cubes are the lightest of all of these, including the EC Spectre and LNC Electrolight; and it’s not that close. I suspect the reason is all that mesh.

2. Surprisingly, packing method did not matter; folding benefitted slightly more from compression, but not enough to matter. Whether folded or rolled, all the clothing fit inside a combination of a TriStar Small [94000] and what TB calls the WF Small [95200]. The difference completely disappears with Army-rolling, which…

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