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Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014

Style # 269-4-2018

This Timbuk2 TSA compliant laptop messenger bag is a classic, with more pockets and waterproof flap.

$76 $119

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S 0.0 0.0 15.4 39.0 14.2 36.0 11.8 30.0 5.9 15.0 2.4 1.1 915 15.0 0.0 0.0
M 0.0 0.0 18.1 46.0 16.5 42.0 12.6 32.0 6.7 17.0 2.6 1.2 1,404 23.0 0.0 0.0
L 0.0 0.0 20.5 52.0 16.5 42.0 13.4 34.0 6.7 17.0 2.8 1.3 1,404 23.0 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 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.

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Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014
 
4.4

(based on 364 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (201)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (132)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High quality (297)
  • Roomy  (280)
  • Durable  (272)
  • Attractive (265)
  • Comfortable  (246)

Cons

  • Not enough compartments (45)
  • Uncomfortable  (18)
  • Heavy / bulky  (15)
  • Too small (10)
  • Poor quality (7)

Best Uses

  • Computer (253)
  • Commuting (251)
  • Office (234)
  • Airplane travel  (228)
  • Day trip (115)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (224), Career (216), Comfort-oriented (143), Modern (105), Stylish (84)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (319), Yes (34)

Reviewed by 364 customers

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5.0

Just what I was looking for!

By Vivian the Grad Student

From Pembroke Pines, FL

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

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Airplane travel 
    • Commuting
    • Computer
    • Day Trips
    • Extended trips 
    • School

    Comments about Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

    I use this bag for graduate school and it is absolutely perfect for on the go as well as in a more professional setting. It conveniently fits my laptop, tablet, and e-reader and all their corresponding cables as well as my notebooks, pens, agenda, and other essentials (phone, keys, wallet, etc.) without looking bulky or feeling like I'm carrying too much around. There are plenty of compartments inside without making the bag appear too full. It was exactly what I was looking for and I would buy it again and again!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    This was a for my husband an he LOVES It!!! Great bag!

    By Maite

    From Woodside,NY

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

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Airplane travel 
      • Commuting
      • Computer
      • Office

      Comments about Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

      Great for everyday commute, long work days and travel

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Best gift ever

      By Mom the Giftgiver

      From NJ

      About Me: Career, Classic

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Commuting
        • Cycling

        Comments about Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

        Best gift ever bought for my older son. He is very particular. He was thrilled about every detail of the bag. My son loves the outdoors and cycles to work, he has used the bag every day and says it is the perfect size for his Apple laptop and chargers and whatever else he needs. The bag is sturdy and beautifully finished

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Awesome bag! I would buy it again!

        By Satisfied customer

        From Bronx, NY

        About Me: Comfort-Oriented

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Comfortable 
        • Durable 
        • Good Strap Length
        • Great Material
        • High Quality
        • Lightweight 
        • Light weight
        • Roomy 

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting
          • Office
          • School

          Comments about Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

          I looked into Timbuk2 after a friend a mine raved about the durability and craftsmanship of the bag. I bought one as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend, who is very active and constantly going through bags. He loves it! The size (medium) was a perfect fit, the compartments meet every need he has, and the material has already survived a couple of storms. The bag shipped in a decent amount of time. I would purchase another one without question.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          "Tough Stuff"

          By Tommaso

          From WMBG, VA

          About Me: Comfort-Oriented

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Durable 
          • High Quality
          • Roomy 

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Airplane travel 

            Comments about Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

            Non compensated reviewer: Proud owner of about 6-7 Timbuk2 products, mostly messenger bags, for 5 years or so. I diverged on this product to try out the TSA "no need to remove your laptop from your bag feature(s)". Nice padded slot's for laptop and other electronics. Parallels their messenger line internally, but lacks a couple inches of internal space/volume. Miss the stabilizer strap for running with the bag, though I think I can make it work from another bag. Although not nylon ripstop(?), fabric is really tough and durable. I still pledge bag allegiance TIMBUK2!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Fits my travel needs to t tee

            By Long commuter

            From Whatcom county Wa. Prudhoe Bay AK.

            About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical, Semi Road Warrior

            Pros

            • Comfortable 
            • Deep Pockets
            • Durable 
            • Fits Under Aisle Seats
            • Good Strap Length
            • High Quality
            • Holds All My Electronics
            • Roomy 

            Cons

            • I Have Not Found One Yet

            Best Uses

            • Airline Travel
            • Airplane travel 
            • Almost A Mobile Office
            • Extended trips 
            • Office

            Comments about Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

            I have the large model of this bag. I travel to and from Prudhoe Bay Alaska every 2 weeks. This bag makes my trips much more enjoyable. I had a smaller messenger bag that was not TSA compliant, making my travels less than fun. I received this as a gift and have already used it. For my travels and schedule it works perfectly.Others state that the pockets are too deep, well all i know is nothing falls out and that is good. Some want more pockets, if you need more then you are putting too much stuff in the bag.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Perfect bag for my every day

            By Dan the teacher

            From Chicago, IL

            About Me: Practical

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Comfortable 
            • Durable 
            • High Quality
            • Roomy 

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Computer
              • Office
              • School

              Comments about Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

              What can I say about this bag! It is absolutely perfect for my day to day use. I am a school teacher and always need to have my bag full of papers and materials. I love how the bag is so simple. One big flap, a nice roomy pouch, and the perfect places for all the little items I need every day too. It's so durable and strong that I am never worried about my computer at all. And I have even gotten comments from my students

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              The product was what It was expected and in good quailty

              By Joey

              From Australia

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Comfortable 
              • High Quality
              • Roomy 

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

                  The bag was very roomy and stylish.

                   
                  5.0

                  Gift

                  By Jim

                  From San Ramon

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

                      I bought it for a gift because I like mine so much.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                       
                      4.0

                      Its been a good bag

                      By Ohio Tech Dude

                      From NE Ohio

                      About Me: Career, Practical, Stylish

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Durable 
                      • Fits Under Airplane Seat
                      • High Quality
                      • Lightweight 

                      Cons

                      • Avg Computer Protection
                      • Doesn't Stand Up
                      • Not enough compartments

                      Best Uses

                      • Airplane travel 
                      • Commuting
                      • Computer
                      • Extended trips 
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Commute Laptop TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag 2014:

                      I got this bag primarily because it fits (the medium size) nicely under the seat in front on just about any aircraft. Its also light weight yet durable. Very well made. I am buying the upgraded 2015 version for some of the new features such as more side pockets and bit more protection for my laptop. At this price though, the 2014 model is a steal. Its really nice to know this company listens to its customers.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      Organization

                      Internal organizer for pens, phones, and other small stuff

                      Fit

                      Removable shoulder strap enables you to wear it like messenger or briefcase

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

                      Clever Extras

                      Elasticized external side pocket for water bottle or U-lock

                      Grab handle for easy lifting

                      In-pocket key keeper

                      Luggage pass through for attaching to your wheelie companion

                      Vista loop for attaching blinky bike lights

                      Materials

                      Luxurious faux fur lining keeps your electronics cozy and clean

                      TPU liner for easy cleaning and keeping the elements out

                      Origin

                      Imported

                      Laptop/Tablet

                      High density foam laptop sleeve with quilted tricot fabric. Includes a separate padded area for your iPad

                      What's this all about?

                      Created in reaction to the rise of mighty TSA in American airports, our new Commute laptop messenger bag is approaching perfection. Its laptop compartment unzips to lie flat so you don't have to remove your laptop at airport security, and its waterproof TPU flap keeps your gear dry in a drizzle. Additionally, this laptop messenger bag has external water bottle pockets and a silly amount of internal organization for pens, mice, cords, and bades, and our beloved red key fob. Thou shall never dig for thy keys or be last through the security line again.