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Messenger Bags, what's your brand?

Old 07-03-09, 09:03 AM
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Haha yeah the one with the PBR color scheme. They know their audience.
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Old 07-03-09, 02:33 PM
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no need to buy their cooler bag, a regular timbuk2 bag works great. that's what i use mine for. keeps beer cold all day long. i just put an insulated vest on top of them (figured this out on accident, but it kept them cooler for a bit longer) so when you open the flap all the cold doesn't get out. seeing as you can get a Tb2 bag at Marshals for $30, you save yourself $80.
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Old 08-11-09, 08:49 AM
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I'm looking to get a mess bag since I commute to school as well as most other places. Right now the ones I'm looking at especially are Timbuk2 and Manhattan Portage because I can find 'em for cheap online. For some reason I can't really find any opinions or reviews of the Manhattan Portage bags. For instance, do they have the second chest strap that Timbuk2 and Chrome bags have to prevent movement? No picture I've seen shows this strap but I also have yet to see a picture of somebody wearing the bag. Anybody use both bags and can comment on them?

Sorry, I didn't want to make yet another thread just for messenger bags (yes, I searched the forums), so I figured I'd just use this thread since it's not too old.
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Old 08-11-09, 11:22 AM
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Crumpler. really well thought out and super tough bags.


Chrome is a little too... ehh i dunno juvenile/hipster for me. plus theyre everyfreakinwhere
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Old 08-11-09, 11:41 AM
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1999 or 2000 Timbuk2 Bolo, Waxxed canvas (3200ci?), 1965 AMC Rambler seatbelt buckle, Inside has a padded pocket for a DSLR. It has served very well but it's started to get holes, looking at either a Seagull large Blackbag or a large oversized Standard come Xmas

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Old 08-11-09, 04:19 PM
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Use it for my commute to school. I carry tons of **** (art student and techno junkie). Got it from the backdoor sale for cheap. Good condition after one year of hauling large irregular objects. It fits a lot better when it's filled up with stuff, for reference I'm 5'6".
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Old 08-11-09, 04:38 PM
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I'm ready for a messenger bag... I think. Back in the day I used a back pack for books and such. Today I need something for a little 2 mile commute, to carry files. I'd like to sew it myself out of natural canvas.

I need a good simple design, something like a Brooks.

BUT... here's the nub of my issue, I'm not sure how to fix the straps or what have you so I can throw it over my shoulder, neck, back and not worry about it while I ride; not have it interfere with my riding.

Does that relegate me to a back pack? I'd prefer a briefcase like messenger bag for use and appearance when I get to work.
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Old 08-11-09, 04:40 PM
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Old 08-11-09, 09:30 PM
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i'm looking for a new bag and im thinking about the seagull large black bag, is it gonna be big enough to carry my stuff for school (1-2 books, notebooks, laptop) and my gym stuff (shorts, shirt, underwear, shoes) at the same time?
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