A Large Yeoman Duffel in Beaver Camo (a camouflage pattern with green, black, dark brown, and light brown) 1000 Cordura. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Boreal (a light green) 1000 Texturized Nylon. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Deep Blue (dark blue) Ballistic. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Coyote (sandy brown) 1050 Ballistic. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Burnt Orange 1050 Ballistic. A Large Yeoman Duffel in black 1050 Ballistic. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Steel (Grey) 1050 Ballistic. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Aubergine (dark purple) 1050 Ballistic. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Navy (blue) 1050 Ballistic. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Verde (pea green) 1050 Ballistic. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Mayura (medium teal) 1000 Cordura. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Olive (olive green) 1000 Cordura. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Orange-152 (bright orange) 1000 Cordura. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Red Blend (wine purple) 1000 Cordura. A Large Yeoman Duffel in Canary (bright yellow) 1000 Cordura. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Aubergine (dark purple) 1050 Ballistic. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Deep Blue (dark blue) Ballistic. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Black 1050 Ballistic. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Mayura (medium teal) 1000 Cordura. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Olive (olive green) 1000 Cordura. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Orange-152 (bright orange) 1000 Cordura. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Red Blend (wine purple) 1000 Cordura. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Boreal (a light green) 1000 Texturized Nylon. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Burnt Orange 1050 Ballistic. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Beaver Camo (a camoflauge pattern with green, black, dark brown, and light brown) 1000 Cordura. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Canary (bright yellow) 1000 Cordura. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Mayura (medium teal) 1000 Cordura. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Olive (olive green) 1000 Cordura. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Orange-152 (bright orange) 1000 Cordura. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Red Blend (wine purple) 1000 Cordura. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Boreal (a light green) 1000 Texturized Nylon. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Beaver Camo (a camouflage pattern with green, black, dark brown, and light brown) 1000 Cordura. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Canary (bright yellow) 1000 Cordura. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Navy (blue) 1050 Ballistic. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Steel (Grey) 1050 Ballistic. A Medium Yeoman Duffel in Coyote (sandy brown) 1050 Ballistic. visible variant TB0909M-VB A Small Yeoman Duffel in Steel (medium grey) 1050 Ballistic. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Deep Blue (dark blue) Ballistic. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Aubergine (dark purple) 1050 Ballistic. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Black 1050 Ballistic. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Burnt Orange 1050 Ballistic. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Coyote (sandy brown) 1050 Ballistic. A Small Yeoman Duffel in Navy (blue) 1050 Ballistic. visible variant TB0909S-VB A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Black 1050 Ballistic. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Steel (medium grey) 1050 Ballistic. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Aubergine (dark purple) 1050 Ballistic. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Navy (blue) 1050 Ballistic. visible variant TB0909MI-VB A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Coyote (sandy brown) 1050 Ballistic. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Burnt Orange 1050 Ballistic. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Mayura (medium teal) 1000 Cordura. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Deep Blue (dark blue) Ballistic. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Olive (olive green) 1000 Cordura. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Boreal (a light green) 1000 Texturized Nylon. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Orange-152 (bright orange) 1000 Cordura. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Red Blend (wine purple) 1000 Cordura. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Beaver Camo (a camoflauge pattern with green, black, dark brown, and light brown) 1000 Cordura. A Mini Yeoman Duffel in Canary (bright yellow) 1000 Cordura.
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Color: Burnt Orange 1050 Ballistic

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A cavernous duffel bag that's ready to cheerfully lend a hand in schlepping gear to your next adventure.

17 - 71 liters / 1050 - 4330 cu. in.

Description

A good and strong, go-anywhere duffel bag.

The Yeoman Duffel Bag is a capacious duffel bag, cheerfully ready to schlep gear for your next adventure. It’s likely to become your #1 go-to bag for road trips, camping, and for handling excess gear that needs to fly as checked luggage.

The humble Yeoman has features that are more or less common to duffel bags, but with TOM BIHN attention to detail, materials, and aesthetics. Two-inch webbing handles snap together with a padded palm grip, top dead center; under that, a generous hatch opens wide with a #10 double slider zipper for easy access. When the time come to dislodge the Yeoman from an over-stuffed car trunk or baggage carousel, simple webbing loop handles on either end make it easy. Our proprietary, heavy-duty shoulder strap attachment points are ready to accept any shoulder strap you have around, or any of ours: for a bag that can get this heavy, we recommend the über-comfortable Absolute Shoulder Strap. There are no pockets inside or out to confuse things, though there are five O-ring tether points: if you really want organization you can add some Organizer Pouches. The usual finished seams and stout bartacks complete the details.

The Yeoman Duffel is available in four sizes:

Mini 

What can't this size be used for?! It's a great bag for stowing car gear: first aid and second aid pouches, snacks, chargers, sunscreen, water bottles. It can also be used as a basic needs overnight bag with a change of clothes, a few toiletries, and a phone charger. It's also the perfect size for hauling kid treasures: favorite blankets and stuffies nestle right in, and it's so easy to pop in Travel Stuff Sacks full of building blocks, card games, or any other little diversions. Because it's made of tough 1050d Ballistic nylon, it can withstand being dragged around.

Small

We know folks who use the Yeoman Duffel, Size Small as a golf bag or a small gym bag. We've used ours to pack food supplies for trips to the cabin. It's also great as a family day trip bag: pack your sunscreen, jackets, hats, binoculars, tablets, coloring books/art supplies, snacks, and be on your way.

Medium

You can fit a surprising amount of gear into the Yeoman Duffel, Size Medium. And, honestly, one of the great things about it is that you can unceremoniously toss stuff into it when you're in a rush. There's no small compartments or pockets on the inside to get in your way. Toss in your gear and go! The Medium is a great size for two people to share as a travel bag: let your stuff co-mingle, or use color-coded Packing Cubes to keep "mine" separate from "yours."

Large 

We used our Yeoman Duffel, Size Large to pack and check on our flight (those lockable luggage sliders came in handy!) a three-person tent, four sleeping bags, four sleeping pads and a first-aid-kit for a trip to Yellowstone National Park. It can also hold enough linens for a queen sized bed: sheets, duvet/comforter, and two pillows—perfect for toting to family reunions or holiday gatherings when you know there won't be enough bedding to go around. 

The Yeoman is built entirely from our U.S.-made 1050 denier high-tenacity Ballistic nylon—but unlike other TOM BIHN bags, which are made from flawless 1050d ballistic, the Yeoman is made of fabric that is what we call “seconds”; fabric that may have cosmetic blemishes which do not impact its utility or durability.

Here’s the thing: we are perfectionists around here, and what our fabric inspectors consider “seconds” isn’t necessarily what our fabric mills would consider seconds. When we receive ballistic nylon with flaws, it’s ours to keep: because we are one of the last consumers of domestic 1050 ballistic, our mills no longer accept returned goods. We don't receive much flawed fabric, but we've been saving up what we do get, waiting for the right idea to come along. And so it has: the Yeoman Duffel.

So it's highly likely that you will find some small cosmetic blemishes somewhere on your Yeoman Duffel, which may include irregular shading, a streak or lighter colored yarn, a small "slub" (a knot or thick spot in the yarn), or some unevenness in the urethane coating. These blemishes or flaws are strictly cosmetic in nature, and will not impact the Yeoman's utility or durability. These peculiarities are inconsistent and will vary from bag to bag, meaning no two will be exactly alike. This also means that while you can choose the color of your Yeoman Duffel, we cannot tell you what its unique personality will be: it's 100% potluck (kind of exciting, eh?).

Materials

Zippers

#10 YKK Coil Zipper with lockable sliders

Other Components

Tough Duraflex®, Nexus, and Woojin buckles and related components

Specs

Dimensions

Mini:  17.3” (w) x 7.7” (h) x 9.3” (d) / 440 (w) x 195 (h) x 235 (d) mm
Small: 19.5” (w) x 8.5” (h) x 11” (d) / 495 (w) x 215 (h) x 280 (d) mm
Medium: 22.8” (w) x 9.4” (h) x 13.8” (d) / 580 (w) x 240 (h) x x 350 (d) mm
Large: 25" (w) x 12.8" (h) x x 13.6" (d) / 635 (w) x 325 (h) x 345 (d) mm

Weight

Mini: 14.8 oz / 420 grams
Small: 1 lb 2 oz / 512 grams
Medium: 1 lb 6.7 oz / 643 grams
Large: 1 lbs 12 oz / 795 grams

Volume

Mini: 17 liters / 1050 cu. in.
Small: 28 liters / 1700 cu. in. 
Medium: 44 liters / 2675 cu. in. 
Large: 71 liters / 4330 cu. in. 

Total O-Rings

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Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
Based on 142 reviews
97%would recommend this product
142 reviews
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 months ago
    Simple, effective.

    The best thing about this bag is its simplicity. It is like the old-school duffels from the '80s, only with much better materials and modern aesthetics. It holds its shape well, packs the right amount for a weekend trip, and just works. Recommended if you want a no-frills duffel.

    Justin T.
    Verified Buyer
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 months ago
    My second bag from them

    I didnt realize my other Tom Bihn bag was already five years old. It is still in such good condition. So I bought a new one anyway just because its Xmas.

    robert h.
    Verified Buyer
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    4 months ago
    5 Stars

    Ballistic nylon bag with minor defect at a good price. It’s a good bag and classic Tom Bihn styling.

    Patrick
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    4 months ago
    Excellent size for rolled up legless lawn chairs

    I got this large duffel to complement my mini and small Yeoman duffels, specifically to carry several rolled up, legless lawn chairs and seat pads to concert venues. Perfect and durable. Do add an Absolute Shoulder Strap to your order of this duffel; it is very comfortable for carrying a duffel so large that it might get heavy when filled with stuff.

    Tom D.
    Verified Buyer
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 months ago
    Simply excellent

    Sometimes the simple things are best. There’s nothing complex about this duffel; it’s a big black hole with a couple o rings inside. The straps are comfortable and padded. We got it for my daughter to have her own bag when we travel, and we love it for that purpose!

    Ben F.
    Verified Buyer
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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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