Your backpack may have straps for the deck, but your new work or school schedule requires something more specificAAAthis Gravis Hobo Medium Bag. Drop your laptop, lunch, and work (or travel) essentials into this messenger bag and save the pack for the off-duty days. Unbuckle the dual clips and lift the main flap to access your personal items you have neatly organized in the multiple pockets. Dual slots, a single window pouch, and large zippered pocket won’t cause hang-ups when it’s time to flash the metro pass, raise the jam levels, or charge some coffee on the chilly commute.
You don’t need a messenger bag big enough to carry bank boxes, but you want a bag large enough to haul a six-pack, an extra jacket and your laptop. Look no further than the Chrome Citizen Messenger Bag. Constructed using tough 1000 denier Cordura outer shell and 18-ounce truck tarp liner, Chrome bags are waterproof and durable enough to survive years of use – and abuse.
The Patagonia Lightweight Travel Courier was inspired by the Buddhist monks’ bags. So when you are travelling around Tibet or picking up produce at the farmers’ market, you can throw your goods into this lightweight courier to get them home.
Whether you’re using it to haul your gear for the daily grind or for a brief sojourn into the woods, the Columbia Women’s Outdoor Essentials Messenger Bag sports just the right amount of space for your basic kit. Built with sturdy 450D polyester and a water-repellent Omni-Shield treatment, the Outdoor Essentials Bag is ready to stand up to the abuse of daily use.
Timbuk2 originally designed the rugged Classic Messenger Bag for salt-of-the-earth bike messengers in need of a tough bag. Since then this all-purpose bag has been adopted by students, travelers, and hardcore urbanites. An array of pockets on the inside and outside hold small essentials, while the vinyl-lined main compartment keeps important documents dry. A quick-adjust cam buckle secures the fit of your shoulder strap for riding through traffic or sprinting to catch the train. Timbuk2 improved the hook-and-loop closure placement along the top to accommodate the habits of particularly abusive users of the Messenger.
Stash your pad in the Timbuk2 Control Messenger Bag and head over to the makeshift film studio in your buddy’s basement. Thanks to a file organizer and dedicated zipper pocket for your power cords, etc, you’ve got everything you need to create the next claymation sensation. Heck, you’ve even got the indie director look.
In an effort to save the world one messenger bag at a time, Osprey made their Elroy Bag out of over 70% recycled materials. This environmentally-friendly sling bag swallows your laptop and other gear with 25 liters of space. The Elroy Bag’s front organizer pocket puts all your smaller items with in easy reach, while the removable cell phone pocket on the shoulder strap keeps your communication piece handy. Hook up the removable waistbelt for a solid fit when your load gets heavy.
The Timbuk2 D-Lux messenger bag is a highly-enriched, weapons-grade isotope of Classic messenger. Without telling the IAEA, Timbuk2 added a salty racing stripe, a padded laptop sleeve and an improved cam buckle. If you’re looking for a messenger bag that can do damage without damaging your stuff, opt into the D-Lux and opt out of the NPT Treaty. Heavy-duty ballistic nylon exterior Waterproof TPU liner Laptop glove, studded for pleasure Super sweet racing stripe Memory-adjust True Fit cam