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25 Years Later, Timbuk2’s Classic Messenger Gets a Three Color Refresh

Need a Tough And Fashionable Messenger
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* Weather-resistant on the outside and waterproof on the inside
* Made from ballistic nylon for durability and strength
* Comes with a lifetime warranty

The modern messenger bag as we’ve come to know it in the U.S. was first pioneered by Rob Honeycutt at Timbuk2 in 1989. Though it has origins dating back to the 1950s and much earlier than that, in fact, Honeycutt’s version of the bag is simply the most recognizable today.

More than 25 years later, Timbuk2 is still manufacturing custom orders in San Francisco’s Mission District and its iconic classic messenger bag has since been refined, perfected, and recently received a fresh batch of new colors, like this Tre Colores number that Timbuk2 is simply calling “cinder.”

Despite there being a plethora of more fashion forward messenger bags, Timbuk2’s Tres Colores line takes on a more sophisticated and premium look without losing any of its core functionality. Each Classic Messenger features all manner of adjustable straps so you can find the perfect fit for your body. A variety of internal pockets for pens and water bottles and whatever else you might be carrying are at your disposal, as well as a napoleon side-entry pocket for easy access to the main compartment, so you don’t have to undo the top flap.

Regardless of what your morning commute is like, Timbuk2’s Classic Messenger Tres Colores will get your EDC transported both safely and fashionably.

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