Ok so my wonderful girlfriend ordered me a timbuk2 messenger bag for my bday. I recieved the bag today. I'll be 20 in a few days but that isn't the point.
She got a medium sized laptop classic messenger bag. its nice looking and fits (except I need to buy a padded shoulder thing). What sucks is that i think its too small. I can fit 2 jugs of water in it but when i put it on it looks so big and bounces around. So obviously i need a larger bag.
I read timbuk2's return policy and i can return it and get online store credit to buy another bag. (haha damn i was going for a chrome bag or getting one on another site.) Anyways its already bad that im hurting her feelings telling her its too small and now im returning it
Ok what im wondering is how big are the large and extra large bags? are they too big? what are your guyses experience with L and XL bags? Because I go shoppoing on my bike and currently i use a big backpack but if i could fit in more groceries with a mess bag, that would be great.
Also is an XL bag just too big to carry around everyday like with just a laptop and a folder in it?
I'm a student so usually its 15 mins on the bike to get to school and im in class for 3 hours and then 15 mins back. not that much riding. but there isn't that much room in the lecture halls, so an enormous bag would be a problem i guess.
I just thought the XL bag was appealing because you can stuff alotta **** in there, and like, its basically used for everything bag. and like with the biggest bag you're always prepared.
is it overkill to get the XL bag for my uses? should i just get a large? or should i not even consider returning it and just keep it?