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    Timbuk2 Commute 2.0 Messenger Bag - Small

    The Small-size Timbuk2 Commute messenger bag has a clever laptop compartment that unzips to lie flat so there's no need to remove your laptop at airport security. See details

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    The Small-size Timbuk2 Commute messenger bag has a clever laptop compartment that unzips to lie flat so there's no need to remove your laptop at airport security.

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    The Small-size Timbuk2 Commute messenger bag has a clever laptop compartment that unzips to lie flat so there's no need to remove your laptop at airport security.

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    The Small-size Timbuk2 Commute messenger bag has a clever laptop compartment that unzips to lie flat so there's no need to remove your laptop at airport security.

    • TSA-compliant design lets you unzip and open the bag up, and lie it out flat as you go through airport security; no need to remove your laptop
    • Laptop compartment is quilted and tricot-lined
    • Separate dedicated pockets hold your iPad®, power bricks and cords
    • Front flap has rip-and-stick/buckle closure and opens to reveal organizer panel with key tether, and multiple sleeve and zippered pockets for all your on-the-go necessities
    • Removable padded shoulder strap allows comfortable over-the-shoulder carrying; back panel sleeve slides over luggage handles for convenient transportation
    • External pocket stows a water bottle or compact umbrella
    • Rear bike light attachment loop (bike lights sold separately) and reflector tails increase visibility
    • Exterior made of abrasion-resistant ballistic nylon for long-lasting use
    • Timbuk2 Commute has a waterproof thermoplastic-urethane-lined flap to help keep stuff dry in a drizzle

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    Timbuk2 Commute 2.0 Messenger Bag - Small Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Travel
    Messenger bag
    15 liter
    915 cubic inches
    2 + main compartment
    Yes
    13 inches
    Yes
    Yes
    Ballistic nylon
    15.5 x 11.8 x 5.9 inches
    2 lbs. 8 oz.
    Unisex
    Bag style
    Gear capacity (L)
    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Number of exterior pockets
    Laptop compartment
    Fits laptop size (in.)
    Carry-on size
    Checkpoint-friendly
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    Dimensions
    Weight
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    Timbuk2 Commute 2.0 Messenger Bag - Small

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    Timbuk2 Commute 2.0 Messenger Bag - Small is rated 4.75 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect, almost Just received this and brought it on my first business trip. It performed very well but with a few hiccups. TSA feature is a must for me, and this bag opens up much easier than the Timbuk2 Uptown, and my laptop is more accessible as well. The main compartment holds quite a bit of stuff even though this is the "small" version of the bag. It easily fit under the airplane seat. As mentioned by someone else who reviewed the medium size, the strap is a bit stiff and doesn't conform to my shoulder very well. The padding is not as soft as I would like. If I weigh down the bag with lots of gear, I expect my shoulder will not be happy. The back zipper doesn't glide as easily as I think it should, catching at times in the middle. Hopefully it will break in and become easier. If I could make one design change, it would be to make the back inside two pockets different sizes. I have an iPad with a case, and it won't fit in either pocket. If one was bigger than the other, then problem solved. Yes, the divider between the pockets can separate since it's velcro'd, but it is inconvenient, eliminates one of the pockets, and the exposed velcro would then have the potential to scratch my iPad case. I like the overall look and feel of the bag. Much more professional than a backpack and more versatile than a traditional brief.
    Date published: 2014-04-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Commuter I Travel about 40 weeks out of the year and I look at bags as part of my office. In fact my family and friends consider me a "freak" about bags. This bag is nearly perfect for my needs. I travel with a MacBook air 11.6" and this bag easily carries it in it's TSA approved section. Simply unzip the outside zipper and lay the bag flat without ever taking your laptop out. The red lining on the laptop section makes it easy to see into the bag. The main section is designed as a messenger bag. There is plenty of room for documents, books, journals, my Bose headphones etc. I like the two inner "mesh bottle" holders for cable bags and cords. There is an outside stretch pocket for a small water bottle. The flap is secured with hook and loop (Velcro) and two plastic buckles. I hate velcro and created two "Silencers" so that I could bypass the velcro. It's a nice and quiet system now. When the flap is secured there is a convenient "Napoleon" pocket that you can access just under the flap. It is secured with a zipper and is great for passports, phones and boarding passes. Thoughtful design makes this a winner and I would highly recommend this product.
    Date published: 2014-04-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bag Used for traveling this summer to Peru and Alaska. Holds computer in back section, with room in the main compartment for a thick fleece, snack and water plus some smaller items. Makes a good alternative to a backpack if you are looking for a daypack. Very rugged, but looks good. Kept things dry. Sometimes I wished it held more, but I think the next size up would be too bulky for a smaller framed woman. Will fit under an airplane seat and will fit down an airplane aisle while on top of a rolling suitcase. My husband is going to try it out as a commuter bag for biking to work. It will hold his laptop and a change of clothes, keep things dry in the rain, and looks professional.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT travel bag. Lots of storage space Took this bag to Africa for a 3 week trip (I'm also a photographer). There was no problem carrying all my external hard drives, MacBook Pro, other peripherals, and even room for a couple lenses. No problem carrying it as a "personal" bag as a second carryon either. Sturdy, well made, comfortable, and roomy. I would highly recommend this product.
    Date published: 2014-03-26

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