Timbuk2 Gist Backpack

Timbuk2 Gist Backpack
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A riff on a Classic military rucksack, the gist is both tough and tender Dual side slip pockets for U-lock or umbrella Internal slip pocket fits up to a 15 inch MacBook Vista loop for attaching blinky bike lights Top lid mesh pocket

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Slip pocket for 13 Laptops
Vista loop for attaching blinky bike lights.


Timbuk2 is a San Francisco original, founded 25 years ago by bike messenger Rob Honeycutt in a garage in the city s Mission District.

Since its inception in 1989, Timbuk2 has designed quality bags, packs and accessories built to last a lifetime, evolving from the original bike messenger company to a pioneer of made-in-America customization and an industry leader in forward-thinking, sustainable manufacturing.

The relentless drive to inspire urban mobility, enable individuality and promote responsibility has propelled Timbuk2 forward as it continues fusing passion and style to create durable, functional products informed by the company s longstanding cycling roots and today s vibrant city landscape.
Your commute just got better. A front zipper and cross strap allow for increased accessibility and comfort on-the-go. Created in reaction to the rise of mighty TSA in American airports, the Commute Messenger s laptop compartment unzips to lie flat so you don t have to remove your laptop at airport security, and its waterproof TPU flap helps keeps your gear dry in a drizzle. Additionally, this laptop messenger bag has external water bottle pockets and a silly amount of internal organization for pens, mice, cords, and badges, and our beloved red key fob. Thou shall never dig for thy keys or be last through the security line again.

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RN: Overpriced Small Canvas Sack -- Red Stain

This oxide color canvas bag has red stains on the bottom and top of the main side zipper others have reported this as well. The red stain detracts from the appearance. The bag seems sturdy though the plastic seal around the top zipper looks like it will crack and disintegrate in not too long of a time. The ability to tuck conceal one or both of the shoulder straps out of the way would be a useful modification for this sack it s small enough to use one strap to carry but then the other just flops around in the way.

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