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Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag

A low profile messenger designed to carry your laptop, iPad, and phone.

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Selected Color Anchor - Nylon
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  • Grey Solstice - Two-Toned Poly
  • Black - Nylon
  • Anchor - Nylon
  • Black/Crimson - Nylon
  • Carbon Full-Cycle Twill - Recycled Polyester Twill
  • Mojave - Polyester Canvas
  • Dusk Blue/Black - Nylon
  • Diablo - Nylon
  • Martini Olive Surf Stripe - Nylon
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  • laptop
  • weatherproof
  • warranty

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What are the features?

Organization

Dedicated front pocket lined with scratch-proof tricot for phone, keys or change

Internal organizer for pens, phones, and other small stuff

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

Fit

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

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

Clever Extras

Flap corners fold into place for excellent weatherproofing

Low-profile top grab handle for easy heave-ho

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

Materials

TPU liner for easy cleaning and keeping the elements out

Origin

Imported

Laptop/Tablet

Full laptop and tablet protection in a removable, tricot-lined sleeve that can also be used as a stand-alone case

Medium fits 15” MacBook plus iPad

Small fits 13” MacBook plus iPad

What's this all about?

More gadget friendly than a Classic Messenger bag, but not as techie as a Command or Commute Messenger, the Dashboard messenger will happily carry your laptop, iPad, and phone without looking like its trying. Its low-profile look works well in and out of the office and quick-access pocketing makes it easy to do your thing.

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External Dimensions

Size Width Top Width Bottom Width Height Depth Weight Volume
in cm in cm in cm in cm in cm lb kg cu in L
S 0.0 0.0 15.9 40.5 15.4 39.0 12.4 31.5 3.9 10.0 2.1 1.0 732 12.0
M 17.5 44.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.8 30.0 5.5 14.0 2.1 1.0 1,098 18.0

Will Your Laptop Fit?

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How to Calculate True Dimensions

  • 1 - Measure your True Width: true width = Width + Depth
  • 2 - Measure your True Height: true height = Height + Depth
  • 3 - Compare your numbers to our numbers and voila! Your laptop has found a new home
Size Width True Width Height True Height
  in cm in cm
S 12.6 32.0 8.7 22.0 No. Your device will not fit.
M 14.2 36.0 9.8 25.0 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 (21)

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Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag
 
4.2

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (17)
  • Comfortable  (17)
  • Lightweight  (17)
  • Good strap length (16)
  • High quality (15)

Cons

  • Not enough compartments (6)

Best Uses

  • Commuting (16)
  • Office (14)
  • Computer (13)
  • Airplane travel  (8)
  • Day trip (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Career (17), Practical (13), Modern (10), Comfort-oriented (7), Stylish (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

Reviewed by 21 customers

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5.0

I like this bag

By Aimee

From Chicago, IL

About Me: Comfort-Oriented

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Not enough compartments

Best Uses

  • Commuting
  • Computer
  • Office

Comments about Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag:

I use the bag to carry my laptop to and from the office. I like the built-in laptop sleeve. I do wish there were more internal pockets, but overall, it's been working well, and I really like the colors and style.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

just what the dr ordered

By Ted

From Providence

About Me: Career

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Commuting
    • Office

    Comments about Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag:

    The bag is perfect: it has a roomy compartment but not too big (forcing you not to overload and strain your back) with just enough pockets and compartments for pens, cards, mouse, phone, etc. and the ingenious removable sleeve (so you can leave your bag and just carry just your laptop and iPad safely to a quick meeting).

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Great bag, bad fabric

    By TheMessenger

    From Killington, VT

    About Me: Career, Classic, Practical, Stylish

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Comfortable 
    • Good Strap Length

    Cons

    • Not enough compartments
    • Top Fabric Gets Pilly
    • Wears quickly

    Best Uses

    • Airplane travel 
    • Commuting
    • Day Trips

    Comments about Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag:

    I used the bag for commuting to work and regular air travel. its a great size for short trips but don't expect more than a laptop, couple folders and some bare essentials. I need to use a larger bag for long trips or serious commutes when I need to pack a rain shell or any stuff other than papers. The soft fabric on the top flap that makes the bag look great is unfortunately not designed for active use. it pills like a cheap sweater and looks poor after just a few days. I can no longer use it for air travel because it just looks shabby.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good Bag, But Get A Large Size

    By Tyler

    From Grand Rapids, MI

    About Me: Classic, Practical

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable 
    • Durable 
    • Good Strap Length
    • High Quality
    • Lightweight 
    • Messenger-friendly

    Cons

    • Not enough compartments

    Best Uses

    • Commuting
    • Cycling
    • Extended trips 

    Comments about Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag:

    I use this bag everyday as a bicycle delivery person in a medium sized city. I should have ordered a larger size. Otherwise, it is a perfectly acceptable bag.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    never again

    By Steve

    From My ny

    About Me: Career

    Pros

    • Lightweight 

    Cons

    • Poor Quality
    • Too small
    • Uncomfortable 

    Best Uses

    • Commuting

    Comments about Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag:

    3rd bag I have owned. But quality and cutting corners makes rid my last bag.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Awesome.

    By Greg

    From Ohio

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

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Not enough compartments

    Best Uses

    • Airplane travel 
    • Commuting
    • Computer
    • Office

    Comments about Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag:

    I walk to and from work and use this bag just about everywhere else to take my laptop or books or anything with me. Its really well-made and comfortable and it is cool looking.
    peace.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    this messenger is the bomb.com

    By MikenIke

    From Menlo park, ca

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

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Commuting
      • Computer
      • Office

      Comments about Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag:

      Was skeptical at first for paying over $100 for a messenger bag (cause I'm a cheapo) but this one exceeds expectations. Perfect for what I need it to be: a low profile, durable, and attractive bag to hold my knick knacks and what's nots.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      2.0

      Disappointed

      By Patrick

      From United Kingdom

      About Me: Career

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag:

            I'd been looking for a daily commuting bag and after lots of searching I went for the dashboard to replace my trusty (but tired) messenger (also from Timbuk2). The bag is small (particularly when the laptop sleeve is in), it is hard to open the buckles (as they are hidden under the main flap), the shoulder strap shortening arrangement is terrible (bring back the simplicity of the messenger) and finally the strap falls off the shoulder too easily. Shipping this bag to the UK was expensive and complicated- dealing with UPS a real hassle. I am sad because I used to be a real advocate for timbuk2 and after this just feel burnt.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Love it!

            By Noel

            From Pembroke Pines, FL

            About Me: Career, Modern, Practical, Stylish

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

              Comments about Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag:

              This bag is plenty of room and fits exactly what I was looking for. My 13" MacBook Air fits great and well protected when traveling.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Beautiful, well-made bag w/ minor flaws

              By Greg the PC Pro

              From Milwaukee, WI

              About Me: Career, Modern, Practical

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Comfortable 
              • Durable 
              • High Quality
              • Lightweight 

              Cons

              • Not enough compartments
              • Strap not long enough

              Best Uses

              • Commuting
              • Computer
              • Day Trips
              • Office

              Comments about Dashboard Laptop Messenger Bag:

              This is my first Timbuk2 bag, and I must say that I absolutely love it. It's beautiful, well-made, and seems like it will last a long, long time.

              The primary reason I chose this bag is for the removable laptop sleeve, and it does not disappoint. The sleeve is unbelievably well made - just like the rest of the bag. The SMALL version easily fits my new Dell XPS 13 (2015 version) along with the power cable and a Western Digital Passport.

              Overall I would highly recommend this bag, but I do have a few minor gripes and some suggestion for improvement:

              The strap is not long enough for someone over 6'2". I'm 6'4" and the bag will not comfortably rest on my side / hip. It remains on my back, where it doesn't feel as comfortable. Since the strap is easily adjustable I don't understand why it wasn't made longer - it can always be adjusted for a shorter person, it can't be magically lengthened for a taller one.

              There is plenty of room for additional compartments, and they are sorely needed. The external pocket is nice for a cell phone (though it's a little snug on my Nexus 6), but there is no other external storage at all. Zip-pockets on the sides (under the strap attachments) would be nice. The inner compartment is great, but again it is very small. Extending it to be the length of the entire bag would be helpful.

              The water bottle holder inside the bag is completely unusable on anything larger than a disposable plastic water bottle. Even that is a tight squeeze when the laptop / charger are in there.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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