custom classic messenger bag

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Cordura Nylon Silver

Our Cordura endurance nylon is light, strong and durable. 940D Nylon.
940D CORDURA NYLON

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Cordura Nylon Silver
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2 Center Color

Cordura Nylon Silver
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3 Right Color

Cordura Nylon Silver
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4 Binding

Nylon Binding Carbon Grey
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5 Logo

Thread Silver
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6 Liner

TPU Grey
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7 Inside Options

Empty Bucket

8 Outside Options

Right Handed

9 Strap Pad

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XS 0.0 0.0 11.8 30.0 10.2 26.0 9.8 25.0 5.1 13.0 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 5.5 14.0 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 7.5 19.0 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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Custom Classic Messenger Bag
 
4.2

(based on 639 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (324)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (181)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (63)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (50)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (21)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (519)
  • High quality (474)
  • Durable  (440)
  • Comfortable  (432)
  • Roomy  (423)

Cons

  • Not enough compartments (98)
  • Poor quality (39)
  • Uncomfortable  (37)
  • Too small (28)
  • Wears quickly (17)

Best Uses

  • Commuting (393)
  • Office (334)
  • Day trip (292)
  • Airplane travel  (255)
  • Computer (225)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (410), Career (263), Comfort-oriented (263), Stylish (198), Modern (164)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (527), Yes (84)

Reviewed by 639 customers

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4.0

Design changes no improvement

By Joyfulmind

From Utrecht, Netherlands

About Me: Modern, Practical, Professional, Stylish

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable 
  • Durable 
  • High Quality
  • Lightweight 

Cons

  • Length Of Straps
  • Postion Locks

Best Uses

  • Commuting
  • Day Trips
  • Office

Comments about Custom Classic Messenger Bag:

I own an classic messenger bag which is ca. ten years old. Good quality and practical design! The thing is that having used the new custom bag some weeks now, I feel that the old one is more practical than the new one. I refer specifically to the changed position of the two 'locks' - now they are 'under' the cover part and more difficult to reach than before, not an improvement.
And the length of the straps on the locks are much too long, or can't be made shorter if I want to. For me that is also not an improvement.
So, still happy with the bag and its quality I wonder why you guys decided that the mentioned design changes made it any better?
If I had known these changes ahead I wouldn't have ordered a new one! Better leave the classic the classic by not trying to improve it. That's what makes it a classic, no?

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Messenger Bag #2

By Fab4444

From Wisconsin

About Me: Modern, Practical

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Customizing Is As It Says
  • Durable 
  • Fantastic Quality
  • Good Customer Service
  • Lots Of Storage
  • Unique Materials To Selec

Cons

  • Better Photos Of Fabrics

Best Uses

  • Office

Comments about Custom Classic Messenger Bag:

Messenger bag is used as a purse...for everything. It fits lunches, groceries, phone, wallet and much more. I love it.

 
1.0

This bag turned me off to Timbuk2

By CityEsquire

From New York, NY

About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky 
  • Not enough compartments
  • Poor Quality
  • Strap Buckle Defective
  • Uncomfortable 

Best Uses

    Comments about Custom Classic Messenger Bag:

    Not the kind of quality I have come to expect. The release buckle on the strap has zero grip so slightest movement causes it to release and bag to suddenly drop, causing stress and strain on back and shoulder. Placement of the closure clips on underside of the bag flap, as oppose to on topside, causes edges of the flap to curl up, leaving velcro exposed. Consequently, exposed velcro snags clothing, often damaging clothing. I rarely use the word hate, but I truly hate this bag.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    ...but the strap is too flimsy

    By Michael Cycles

    From Sioux Falls, SD

    About Me: Career, Modern, Stylish

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Airplane travel 
      • Commuting
      • Cycling
      • Day Trips
      • Extended trips 
      • Office

      Comments about Custom Classic Messenger Bag:

      My fourth bag - not because they wear out - but because I get to where I want new colors. And I always turn to Timbuk 2.

      But this bag - this generation of bag - has a flimsy shoulder strap that twists much more easily than previous straps. I find myself regularly working to untwist the strap.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      My Second Skin

      By My Coal Slaw

      From Orange County

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

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Custom Classic Messenger Bag:

        I am currently on my ninth bag, my first being from 1994.
        I change bags everytime I change motorcycles, being that I must always keep evolving.
        Just as Timbuk2 has evolved, when I look at my bags of years past, one can really see the improvements,such as the size of the buckles, the interior lining, the updated swirl logo.
        One of my favorite things is when I return home to San Francisco, and I am on the street and witness many different bags in use. A tremendous sense of local pride washes over me.
        Thank you for being a local American buisness.
        Have a peaceful day and many years of success.
        Micole Nigel Skertic

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        The perfect bag

        By David the carrier-on

        From Nashville, TN

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

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Airplane travel 
          • Day Trips
          • Office

          Comments about Custom Classic Messenger Bag:

          I travel by plane frequently, and need a good carry-on to lug my laptop, notebook, papers, and usually whatever I'm reading for pleasure. I've been plagued with a series of bags that do a couple things well and everything else poorly (e.g., it holds all I need but is miserable to wear, or it's comfy and roomy but easily disorganized). This bag has solved all those problems. I loved getting to design my own color scheme, and functionally it's ideal. And I like that the custom bags are made here in the US.

          I can't yet speak to its durability, as it's only a month old, still but a baby. One very minor drawback is that as it's designed to be worn on one side or the other, if I throw it over my shoulder quickly (as opposed to wearing it across the chest/back), it sits a little awkwardly. But again, that's a minor issue, that only presents itself in limited circumstances.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          3.0

          Nice bag but no outside pockets

          By grandjamais

          From New York

          About Me: City Professional, Practical

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • No Outside Pockets

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Custom Classic Messenger Bag:

          commuting

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          4.0

          cooli Täsche! [really cool bag]

          By schrch

          From Switzerland

          About Me: Modern, Stylish

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Good Strap Length
          • High Quality
          • Safe By Refelctive Fabric

          Cons

          • Kink At The Flap Critical

          Best Uses

          • Commuting
          • Day Trips
          • Extended trips 
          • School

          Comments about Custom Classic Messenger Bag:

          really cool that you offer reflectiv fabrics; since pedestrians & cyclists are dressed all in black ...

          the kink of the flap is the first part that wears down to damage - in combination with the laptop compartment even more critical

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great bag!

          By CR84

          From Wisconsin

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

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Use

            Comments about Custom Classic Messenger Bag:

            The bag is perfect, it'll last forever! The only thing I wished, was for more fabric options when designing my bag. But in the end - I loved it!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Best bag for NYC commuting

            By Middle School Teacher

            From Brooklyn, NY

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

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Comfortable 
            • Customizable
            • Durable 
            • Good Strap Length
            • High Quality
            • Lightweight 
            • Roomy 
            • Sustainably Made

            Cons

            • Purple Not A Color Choice

            Best Uses

            • Commuting
            • School

            Comments about Custom Classic Messenger Bag:

            I am a mom, a teacher, and an NYC commuter with back and joint pain. I need a bag that strained my joints minimally when loaded, but is light when not loaded, and is completely weather-proof. I tried a lot of different bags and sizes, and finally borrowed my husband's 15 year old Timbuktu bag. I thought he'd let me keep it, but he said NO WAY and I had to go on the web site and get myself an early Xmas present. I LOVE this bag, and have been making similarly-enlightened connections all over the city- my doctor, that random guy on the train, it's amazing. :)

            The fact that I couldn't get an all-purple one is, in the greater scheme, a really minor complaint. The inside that is NOT BLACK so you can actually find things is a revelation, in a city that is entirely too obsessed with black.

            Love also the attention to sustainability. Love you guys! #fanforlife

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            Organization

            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

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

            Fit

            Adjustable crossbody strap

            Cross strap not compatible with XS messenger

            Removable and adjustable crossbody strap allows for multiple carry options

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

            Clever Extras

            Flap corners fold into place for excellent weatherproofing

            In-pocket key keeper

            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

            MADE IN SF | MATERIALS SOURCED WORLDWIDE

            What's this all about?

            25 years of messenger expertise bring you our updated Custom Classic Messenger Bag. Designed in San Francisco with decades of user testing and consumer feedback in mind, our updated Custom Classic Messenger features a new refined look, updated fit, and smarter organization. A new shoulder strap features finer webbing, Timbuk2's new Double-Loop CAM buckle that adjusts quickly and eliminates dangling straps and works perfectly with the optional new curved air-mesh strap pad for increased comfort. The 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 optional internal water bottle pockets promote hydration (and water fights). 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.

            #T2custom

            #T2custom

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