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Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014

The TSA compliant laptop portage of this messenger bag meets urban sophistication.

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  • tsa
  • laptop
  • weatherproof
  • warranty

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What are the features?

Organization

Color-coordinated three-zip front organizer helps you remember what goes where

Internal organizer for pens, phones, and other small stuff

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

Smart power brick pocket remembers where your cords are so you don't have to

Fit

Coordinating Strap Pad included

True fit cam buckle for single-handed adjustments

TSA-compliant laptop access; send your bag through security without removing your devices

Clever Extras

Includes dual bag silencer strips designed to fit hook and loop strips on Timbuk2 messengers and keep Velcro quiet when you need to make a stealth entry

Luggage pass through for attaching to your wheelie companion

Vista loop for attaching blinky bike lights

Materials

Anodized aluminum hardware for sophisticated look and quiet entry and exit

TPU liner for easy cleaning and keeping the elements out

Origin

Imported

Laptop/Tablet

Has a high density foam laptop sleeve, with crater holes for breezy air circulation - includes a separate padded area for your iPad

What's this all about?

More Berlin than Berkeley, the oxford nylon and anodized hardware of the Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag makes it Timbuk2's most sophisticated iPad and laptop messenger bag. Paired with a TSA compliant crater sleeve with separate laptop and iPad pockets, it's a free upgrade magnet.

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External Dimensions

Size Width Height Depth Weight Volume
in cm in cm in cm lb kg cu in L
S 16.1 41.0 11.4 29.0 5.5 14.0 2.2 1.0 1,098 18.0
M 17.7 45.0 12.6 32.0 5.9 15.0 2.2 1.0 1,343 22.0

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S 16.1 41.0 11.4 29.0 No. Your device will not fit.
M 16.9 43.0 11.8 30.0 No. Your device will not fit.

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Lifetime Warranty

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Warranty Repair

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 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 claim here and say hello to your Timbuk2 product for us.

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

Reviews (580)

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Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014
 
4.5

(based on 580 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (342)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (202)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High quality (476)
  • Attractive (461)
  • Comfortable  (430)
  • Durable  (418)
  • Roomy  (396)

Cons

  • Not enough compartments (28)
  • Heavy / bulky  (23)
  • Too small (21)
  • Uncomfortable  (18)
  • Wears quickly (6)

Best Uses

  • Computer (413)
  • Office (409)
  • Airplane travel  (397)
  • Commuting (393)
  • Day trip (166)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (395), Career (380), Comfort-oriented (236), Modern (190), Stylish (160)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (506), Yes (60)

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4.0

Terrific bag - wish laptop fit better

By Laura

From Burlington, VT

About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable 
  • Good Strap Length

Cons

  • Laptop sleeve too small

Best Uses

  • Commuting
  • Computer
  • Office

Comments about Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

The only drawback to this bag is that the laptop compartment barely fits my Lenovo W530 (the website sizing tool said it would fit). While I can get the laptop in and zip the sleeve, it's a daily chore to squeeze the laptop in the opening. It's hard to get it past the zipper.

Otherwise, this is a terrific bag. The main compartment is roomy without the bag being too huge. The shoulder strap is very comfortable and the bag is easy to carry cross-body. I also love the Anchor color.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

I suddenly feel cool!

By Doughboy

From Frigid Chicago

About Me: Career, Practical

Pros

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

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Commuting
  • Computer
  • School

Comments about Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

I retired my 30+ year old brief case and bought this messenger bag. I saw simialr bags on the "Big Bang Theory" TV show and curious how they would work. Well, mine works just great. Keep up the good work!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Really Good Travel Bag

By Eric

From Atlanta, GA

About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable 
  • Convenient
  • Flexibly
  • Good Strap Length
  • High Quality

Cons

  • Not enough compartments

Best Uses

  • Airplane travel 
  • Computer
  • Office

Comments about Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

A nice bag I use for frequent travel with my laptop, iPad, and gear. I also use a GridIt which fits nicely in the inside pouch. I totally love the Napoleon pouch for airport security and quick access while on a plane. I have a small and it gives me enough room for what I want and I can stuff a hoodie in it for the plane.
Two things I wish it had:
A slim, flexible full pocket for paper like hotel or car receipts.
My previous bag (a Cocoon) has magnets for flap closure. I do like the hooks but these were super easy.
I've actually got a couple colleagues who have the same bag.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Looks good, performs better

By GoGetter148

From Boston, MA

About Me: Career, Modern, Practical

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

    This is my new daily carrier to and from work. I stash my laptop in the breathable slot in the back, my packed lunch in the main body, and my Kindle in the spy-like Napoleon sleeve. Slick. Very comfortable wear. Sometimes the shoulder padding slips off my shoulder when adjusting the bag, but usually no big deal.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    4.0

    My new commuter

    By Fred

    From Charlotte, NC

    About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Practical

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Commuting

      Comments about Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

      I was looking for a lightweight messenger bag to replace by backpack for commuting. Bought this before Christmas when it was on sale. The weight, rear access laptop pocket and front Napoleon pocket are great. I was a bit concerned about the slide buckles, but I've had no issues. I do wish the tablet pocket was a little larger as it doesn't accommodate my ASUS TF300T in it's case (seems to be designed for "naked" tablet or one with a simple flip cover). Quality materials and workmanship thoughout.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      The most pocket stacked satchel ever?

      By Mike of the Dorf

      From Denver, CO

      About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • A Plethora Of Storage
      • Attractive
      • Comfortable 
      • Durable 
      • Good Strap Length
      • High Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All purpose
        • Computer
        • Diaper bag

        Comments about Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

        I bought this to replace 3 other bags (a backpack, a camera messenger bag, a computer bag) and it works like a charm. It also has been used as a diaper bag when I needed more room that my other diaper bag allowed.

        I haven't tested the TSA friendly nature of the bag yet, but look forward to it.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Fantastic bag for overnight and more

        By The Other NSA

        From Washington, DC

        About Me: Career, Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical, Simple, Stylish

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Too small

        Best Uses

        • Commuting
        • Computer
        • Day Trips
        • Office
        • School

        Comments about Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

        I bought this bag on sale and I figured I was taking a chance - maybe it would be great, maybe it'd be a bust. It was - and is - a great bag. The padded laptop section makes me feel very secure about my laptop and getting it through TSA without having to take it out is a GODSEND. The strap is long enough that can have it ride right at my hip or across my chest if I want - the adjustment is very easy. The compartments are plentiful - I don't even use most of them. I do wish it was a little roomier (I've got the medium) but for an overnight trip, it comfortably holds a change of clothes, a book, my laptop, and a (small) toiletries case (toothbrush, razor, shaving cream, toothbrush, deodorant). The only real complaint I have is trying to close it - the "quick close" buckles they have are maddening. Quick is the opposite of what comes to mind with these. Otherwise it's a 5-star review!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Timbuks2 rocks !!!!!!!

        By Hruschka

        From Brazil

        About Me: Modern, Practical, Stylish

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Comfortable 
        • Durable 
        • High Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Airplane travel 
          • Computer
          • Office

          Comments about Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

          ...

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          bought as gift for son - he loves it!

          By Grams

          From Fort Worth, Texas

          About Me: Career, Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Comfortable 
          • Durable 
          • High Quality
          • Lightweight 
          • Roomy 

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Airplane travel 
            • Commuting
            • Computer

            Comments about Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

            especially useful for airline travel

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            This bag held up and still going!!

            By X-ray Tech student

            From Denver, CO

            About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Modern

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • This Bag Has No Weakness

            Best Uses

            • Airplane travel 
            • Carrying A Bunch Of Stuff
            • Commuting
            • Computer
            • Cycling
            • Day Trips
            • Extended trips 
            • Office
            • School

            Comments about Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

            I got this bag as a gift 2 years ago before I started my Radiology Technologist program. My program was tough. Really tough programs and I think this bag is the only thing tougher than my program. I used this bag for commuting to the classroom and to my clinical sites. I had to carry what seemed like a tonnage of books up 5 floors at school and around very large hospitals. After 2 years my bag looks a bit used but nothing has fallen apart. My first semester I had over 30lbs of books to haul around. On breaks I would use this bag to carry my computer and books through he airport and around numerous places. This bag survived a long weekend in Las Vegas but that is all I can say about that. I think this is a soild bag and you get what you pay for. I have been tough on this bag from day one and never could go easy on it. It is still ready to take on what ever I throw into it with all of the room and pockets on this bag.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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