Classic Messenger Bag

Style # 116-4-3733

The original Timbuk2 messenger improved by 25 years of expertise.

$94 $119

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7 Reviews

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XS 0.0 0.0 11.8 30.0 10.2 26.0 9.8 25.0 4.7 12.0 1.0 0.5 549 9.0 0.0 0.0
S 0.0 0.0 16.1 41.0 13.8 35.0 10.6 27.0 5.1 13.0 1.5 0.7 854 14.0 0.0 0.0
M 0.0 0.0 18.1 46.0 14.6 37.0 12.2 31.0 7.1 18.0 2.0 0.9 1,281 21.0 0.0 0.0
L 0.0 0.0 20.1 51.0 15.0 38.0 13.8 35.0 7.9 20.0 2.1 0.9 1,709 28.0 0.0 0.0

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Timbuk2 products have a lifetime warranty; we stand behind the legendary quality and craftsmanship of all our products. But we also embrace the wild, twisty ways of life. If there is a defect in the materials or workmanship of your Timbuk2 product (gasp!), you can file a claim by completing Timbuk2's warranty repair claim. If your product meets Timbuk2's warranty policy, we will repair your bag. If your Timbuk2 product is damaged during a normal or abnormal adventure, you will not qualify for a warranty replacement, but you will have epic stories to tell your friends. See if you qualify for a Timbuk2 warranty repair and contact warranty@timbuk2.com.

Please note that we also have a handful of non-Timbuk2 manufactured products, such as Blue Bottle and New Balance shoes, included on the website. While we love these products and think they’re awesome, they’re not covered under our lifetime warranty.

Reviews (7)

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Classic Messenger Bag
 
4.7

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable  (6)
  • Attractive (5)
  • Comfortable  (5)
  • High quality (5)
  • Roomy  (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Commuting (7)
  • Cycling (4)
  • Day trip (4)
  • Office (4)
  • School (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Comfort-oriented (4), Practical (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 7 customers

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5.0

Great Bag

By George Cycle

From Fairfield,Ct

About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Practical

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable 
  • Durable 
  • Good Strap Length
  • High Quality
  • Lightweight 
  • Roomy 

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Commuting
    • Cycling
    • Extended trips 

    Comments about Classic Messenger Bag:

    Good messenger bag

     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By twotoes32

    From Dillon, MT

    About Me: Classic

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Airplane travel 
        • Commuting
        • Computer
        • Day Trips
        • Office
        • School

        Comments about Classic Messenger Bag:

        I love it. I ordered the small, and could've gotten the extra small, but it works for what I need.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Solid performer

        By Mike

        From Seattle, WA

        About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Comfortable 
        • Durable
        • Durable 
        • High Quality
        • Roomy
        • Roomy 

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting
          • Cycling
          • Extended trips 
          • Office

          Comments about Classic Messenger Bag:

          This bag replaced my previous messenger bag that saw 20 years of commuting use. The old bag is dirty, smelly, and still in pretty good shape. I just needed a new and bigger bag. This new jumbo sized bag is perfect. It rides well on my back and doesn't slide around. Easy to adjust the straps, and there is plenty of storage options inside as well on the outer side of the bag. Even a spot to hang a few rechargeable blinky lights for commuting. It's survived a few weeks of very wet weather in Seattle and kept my stuff nice and dry on the inside.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Great bag

          By mlok

          From Saint Paul, MN

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Comfortable 
          • Durable 
          • Good Strap Length
          • High Quality
          • Lightweight 
          • Roomy 

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Airplane travel 
            • Commuting
            • Computer
            • Cycling
            • Day Trips
            • Office
            • School

            Comments about Classic Messenger Bag:

            These messenger bags are wonderful…comfortable, well constructed and high-quality, roomy without being too large or bulky. The only change that would be nice to see is slight cushioning for a laptop.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            4.0

            Good basic bag

            By M to the Z

            From Fores t Hills, NY

            About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Durable 
            • Lightweight 
            • Roomy 

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Airplane travel 
              • Commuting
              • Day Trips
              • School

              Comments about Classic Messenger Bag:

              I have the Commute bag as well that I use for commuting but I use this for weekends and other times when I need a bag. It's a good size for me, not too big but holds all the basic stuff I need to carry. I love the color. It's actually my second bag like this so happy to get a new one.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My second classic

              By Aaron

              From Asheville, NC

              About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Comfortable 
              • Durable 
              • Good Strap Length
              • High Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Commuting
                • Cycling
                • Day Trips

                Comments about Classic Messenger Bag:

                My first Timbuk2 Classic messenger bag lasted, and lasted, and lasted. At least 15 years, but I lost it or something along the way. So when I was in need of another all-around bag I naturally turned to the best US messenger bag maker. I'm happy to see the commitment to no-nonsense, burly construction quality have survived, and the design is even more refined and intelligent than my old bag. Great, great bag.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Sturdy and attractive...great purchase

                By Avid Traveller

                From Boston

                About Me: Career, Stylish

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Comfortable 
                • Durable 
                • Good Strap Length
                • High Quality
                • Lightweight 
                • Roomy 

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Commuting
                  • Computer
                  • Office
                  • School

                  Comments about Classic Messenger Bag:

                  I am pleased with how sturdy this is for lightweight bag. I bought the medium and its a perfect size for me as a female. Just enough room without being to bulky or heavy when full. I carry my laptop in it, books, snacks, water bottle and other small personal items. The bag is very durable, resist stains, the flap cover holds nicely in place with the Velcro and sometimes I use the clips to fully secure it if I'm running around. I do keep the lap top in a protective sleeve for added protection. I like that the bag is casual looking for not dumpy looking. Still looks sleek and of quality. Great, solid stitching. Good buy!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  Organization

                  Internal organizer for pens, phones, and other small stuff

                  Internal water bottle pocket

                  Napoleon side entry pocket has zipper closure for easy in/out without undoing the messenger flap

                  Slightly padded internal slash pocket of this messenger bag provides a padded, firm place for you to store files

                  The Napoleon side entry pocket is not featured on the XS size

                  Fit

                  Coordinating Strap Pad included

                  Cross strap not compatible with XS messenger

                  Fully adjustable shoulder strap with a permanent, super comfortable airmesh strap pad

                  Removable cross strap for cross-body stabilization while riding

                  Timbuk2 Double-Loop cam buckle enables easy fit adjustment while eliminating any excess webbing

                  Clever Extras

                  Flap corners fold into place for excellent weatherproofing

                  Partially concealed flap buckles with bottom compression straps for subtle and secure closure (XS size does not have bottom compression)

                  Smart hook and loop placement for fast, easy closure and reduced sweater-pilling

                  Vista loop for attaching blinky bike lights

                  Materials

                  TPU liner for easy cleaning and keeping the elements out

                  Origin

                  Imported

                  What's this all about?

                  25 years of messenger expertise bring you our updated Classic Messenger Bag. Designed in San Francisco with decades of user testing and consumer feedback in mind, our updated Classic Messenger features a new refined look, updated fit, and smarter organization. A new shoulder strap features a curved airmesh strap pad for increased comfort, finer webbing, and Timbuk2's new Double-Loop CAM buckle that adjusts quickly and eliminates dangling straps. A new low profile grab strap makes this messenger easier to grab and go and SR buckles are partially concealed behind the messenger flap for a more refined but just as secure closure. Inside, the waterproof TPU liner and corner wings keep water out, and the internal water bottle pocket keeps water in. Distributed internal pockets and organization balances the weight of your carry. It's a classic reborn and ready to be worn for another quarter century.

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