Introducing our new #CoolJob series. A monthly focus on the faces behind the jobs we admire most. Kicking off the series are the modern pony express, a fearless and determined breed, the #bikemessenger gets the job done. While the modern messenger has traded in their horses for two-wheeled transportation, the adrenaline junkie of old still delivers rain or shine. Gear is key when weaving in and out of traffic and dodging speeding taxis. Brands like Timbuk2 design and sell custom and ready-made bags and accessories they have been tested and approved, so they can be worn with confidence.
The Slate pack is an everyday carry with large zipper access and roomy compartments big enough to store all of your gear.
Smaller stash pockets can hold an iPad or up to a 15″ MacBook Pro. Retails for $89.
Especial Vuelo Backpack
Light and weatherproof, the Vuelo combines technical fabrics and superior seam construction for a reliable go-to pack.
Designed for long hours on a bike, the Vueleo features ultra-supportive shoulder straps and a ventilated back panel for added comfort. TimBuk2 Lifetime Warranty. Retails for $149.
Timbuk2 Jones Backpack
Travel in style with the slim efficiency of the Showdown backpack. Made of rugged ballistic nylon. A Swing Around compartment protects up to a 15” laptop.
The exterior front panel features three roomy zippered pockets, perfect for a life on the go. Retails for $79.