Tom Bihn Tristar Review

The Tristar from Tom Bihn is an excellent almost business-class duffel/backpack conversion bag that makes for excellent use in transit.


Material Choice:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

Build Quality:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

Water Resistance:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

External Access:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

Internal Organization:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

Carry Comfort:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

Doesn't Look Weird:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

Tom Bihn Tristar Interesting 3-compartment method for organizing your goods in transit. 

Interesting 3-compartment method for organizing your goods in transit. 

Tom Bihn Tristar Lots of external access pockets on the front of the bag.

Lots of external access pockets on the front of the bag.

Tom Bihn Tristar Comfortable backpack straps that hide away

Comfortable backpack straps that hide away

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