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Golden Gate Messenger Bag

A classic laptop messenger bag with throwback style.

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  • Umber - Polyester
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What are the features?

Organization

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

Fit

Coordinating Strap Pad included

Vintage style metal cam buckle

Clever Extras

In-pocket key keeper

Retro Timbuk2 woven label

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

Vista loop for attaching blinky bike lights

Materials

Origin

Imported

Laptop/Tablet

What's this all about?

Inspired by 1980's San Francisco, the Golden Gate Messenger pairs nostalgic styling with modern features. A retro Timbuk2 woven label, vintage metal cam buckle, and 80's color ups are California cool, and so is its internal slash pocket for your iPad or up to a 11" MacBook Air. Large enough to carry most things with just enough organization to help you find your keys, the Golden Gate is simple throwback style you can wear today.

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External Dimensions

Size Top Width Bottom Width Height Depth Weight Volume
in cm in cm in cm in cm lb kg cu in L
S 15.7 40.0 13.4 34.0 11.0 28.0 5.1 13.0 1.1 0.5 732 12.0

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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 (13)

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Golden Gate Messenger Bag
 
4.6

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (12)
  • Lightweight  (12)
  • Comfortable  (11)
  • Good strap length (11)
  • Durable  (10)

Cons

  • Not enough compartments (5)

Best Uses

  • Day trip (9)
  • Office (7)
  • Commuting (6)
  • School (5)
  • Computer (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (7), Comfort-oriented (6), Modern (6), Stylish (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

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5.0

Just the right size!

By Board game junkie Jeremy

From Portland, OR

About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Practical

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Airplane travel 
    • Books Ipad
    • Computer
    • Office
    • Small Games

    Comments about Golden Gate Messenger Bag:

    The day this arrived, it immediately became my daily carry bag. It is the PERFECT bag to carry my journal, laptop, a few snack bars, and even some small board games for lunch break! The construction is super solid and wether it's full or empty, it is always comfortable to wear, and it isn't bulky it any way. I don't need to turn myself when I'm on the Max anymore to get around people!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    My second Timbuk 2 bag...

    By Drago Matisse

    From UK

    About Me: Muso Dude Kit

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • My Man Bag

      Comments about Golden Gate Messenger Bag:

      Male equivalent of a woman's hand bag, stylish practical and hard wearing with a GREAT back story...

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Great bag

      By Bill

      From Mt vernon il

      About Me: Career

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Not enough compartments

      Best Uses

      • Computer

      Comments about Golden Gate Messenger Bag:

      Great for taking my l ap top on business trips. Just could use another compartment for my misc stuff.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Love the bag. my first one

      By grandmother on the run

      From Columbus oh

      About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Practical

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Would Like To See Phone A

      Best Uses

      • Day Trips
      • Everywhere Everything
      • Office

      Comments about Golden Gate Messenger Bag:

      My first bag seen it on a TV show and ordered it. Love it!! When I don't want to carry my purse. I do hate fishing around for my phone and keys please put clips or something outside if bag.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Great product

      By anonymous

      From Boise ID

      About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Practical, Stylish

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Durable 
      • Lightweight 
      • Roomy 

      Cons

      • Need A Grab Handle At Top

      Best Uses

      • Day Trips
      • Extended trips 
      • Use Daily Holds My Purse

      Comments about Golden Gate Messenger Bag:

      I use this daily, it holds my usual (smallish) purse, my kindle, my husbands kindle, sun glasses, my sketch book, drawing pencils and notebook. Occasionally an actual book.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Favorite go-to bag

      By Bebe

      From Gilbert, AZ

      About Me: Modern, Stylish

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Comfortable 
      • Good Strap Length
      • Lightweight 

      Cons

      • Not enough compartments

      Best Uses

      • Commuting
      • Computer
      • Day Trips
      • Office
      • School

      Comments about Golden Gate Messenger Bag:

      I love this bag! I commute to work and this size is perfect. I also use it for short day trips. It's not too big or too small.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great everyday bag

      By ShellBell

      From SF/LA

      About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Practical, Student

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • No grab handle

      Best Uses

      • Commuting
      • Computer
      • Day Trips
      • Office
      • School

      Comments about Golden Gate Messenger Bag:

      I use this bag every day. It's the perfect size for carrying most things I need for school and work, unless I try to carry all my textbooks and notebooks and my computer at once. The Golden Gate Messenger Bag is lightweight, and it has no interior pockets so there's no added bulk.

      The navy color is beautiful, and the contrasting straps are bright and pretty.

      The only thing missing from this bag's design is a grab handle on top. I never realized how important this feature really is until I got this bag. Every day when I get out of my car or get up from my seat on a crowded bus, I grab my bag from the passenger seat or the floor of the bus and go through this awkward twist-fold-grab dance with the bag's strap just to pick it up and have the bag come right with my hand, rather than trail behind by a couple of feet. But once I'm standing and out of the crowd, it's easy to swing the bag over my head and move on with it comfortably slung across my chest.

      Don't get me wrong: I love this bag. But if it had a grab handle, I would LOVE it and never let go.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      indeed a golden bag

      By justice

      From manhattan, ny

      About Me: Active, Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Retired, Stylish

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Comfortable 
      • Durable 
      • Glamorous
      • Glorios
      • Glorious
      • Good Strap Length
      • Handsome
      • High Quality
      • Lightweight 
      • Roomy 

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Day Trips
        • Office
        • Picnics
        • School

        Comments about Golden Gate Messenger Bag:

        it is puurfect. i would shout it off the rooftops!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        8 out of 10. Would bang.

        By Mike

        From Los Angeles, CA

        About Me: Career, Modern, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Not enough compartments

        Best Uses

        • Commuting
        • Cycling
        • Day Trips
        • Office

        Comments about Golden Gate Messenger Bag:

        I bought this "small" size timbuk2 bag after I bought a "medium" sized bag a couple months ago. I use it to commute on my bicycle to work.

        The medium size bag was so much bigger than I anticipated it was almost a burden to take it to work every day. Many days i felt like i was carrying an empty bag because there was so much space left.

        so I'm very glad I made the further investment and bought the small size bag. It's perfect for carrying the small-ish items the average commuter needs every day, i.e. lunch, maybe a change of shirt, bike lock, etc... The medium size bag is really only necessary if I'm carrying a really big load for some reason. I basically never use it any more. I prefer this small size bag.

        the only downside to this particular bag is the lack of small compartments. It would be really nice if there were a pocket inside the bag. Instead there is only the slit for the computer and the big main compartment. on the outside of the bag there are two very small compartments with zippers to open/close

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Function Is Beauty

        By Seahorse

        From Coos Bay, Oregon

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

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Golden Gate Messenger Bag:

          Just use it to carry all kinds of things.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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