Well this brand certainly has a lot of color and model configurations for a backpack, messenger or a tote. What is great about it is the choice that you have to make the bag yourself, that is - choose color panels for back, front and even inside lining. If you are not sure of your design skills you can always take
some of the ready products, for example this versatile messenger.
It is sold at 89.90 USD. And for this price you get 3 color option - grey and green, black and grey, blue and grey. It has a an airport checkpoint friendly compartment, meaning that you can go through the check without removing the equipment.
It is made of durable and waterproof oxford nylon that is easy to clean and maintain. There is a padded compartment for the laptop. There are smaller compartments for cables and other small things. The shoulder strap is detachable for more convenience and the design is supplemented with trendy aluminium hardware.
For 40 USD you can also make your own custom made sleeve - and again the color choice is incredible. The sleeves are offered in 4 sizes, for example the medium size is 16.1"and 11.8" large.
You can make the sleeves from nylon, Xpac nylon polyester and special fabric, such as denim print polyester for example. The Xpac and nylon is with no extra charge, but specialty materials costs 5 USD per panel. You can also choose a logo color and a trim color.
Company information about this brand. Seems that the business handbag market is owned by US companies. Just like Targus, Lowepro and Hadaki, also TImbuk2 is an American owned and America based company. It is located in San Francisco and the core products of the brand are messenger bags.
The brand was established by Rob Honeycomb, who was previously working as a bike messenger. In the beginning the company was called Scum bags, but the name was later changed to Timbuk2 as part of inspiration from a band that is called Timbuk3. The company is now owned by a private equity company called VMG Equity Partners.
Initially the company was concentrated on manufacturing customized messengers for bike distributors. And the brand was mainly operating in San Francisco, particularly the Mission district. The brand is very proud of its operation in the States and they online store says, which handbags are handmade in San Francisco, which is a nice selling point after the numerous China made products in the market.
What can be said about Timbuk2 bags? They are attractive, very ergonomic and made for young mobile people. They have a wonderful color choice for their products, and another advantage they offer is the customized orders, meaning you can actually make the color and size choice yourself thus providing that you get exactly what you need.
The brand's web store is also very efficient and easy to navigate. To sum it all up - the brand's products are very trendy, ergonomic, made of durable and easy to clean materials and their price is justified.
In recent year the brand has also started a Bike share program in its stores.