by Brian Lipton

San Francisco-based Timbuk2, a leading manufacturer of messenger bags, packs, and accessories, will launch three new updates to their Transit Collection on Monday, May 15. The new assortment features clean-cut packs with an elevated aesthetic.

The Timbuk2 Division Pack features a grab handle, a fully-quilted padded laptop compartment (with rear access), airmesh ventilated back panel, and large compartment for books, lunch, and jacket – a one-stop shop for everyday needs. It retails for $109. The Timbuk2 Authority has a volume of 28L and features protective laptop compartment and extensive internal organization, this bag can stand the test of clutter. It retails for $129. Finally, the Timbuk2 Closer Case offers reflective hits on the outer shell, sneaky Napoleon side-entry pockets for easy interior access, a top-of-the-line laptop compartment, and a passover strap to easily attach to a roller. It retails for $149-$159.

“Creativity and style shouldn’t be relegated to your leisure time.” said CEO Patti Cazzato. “With the organization and function needed in a tough-as-hell bag, commuting essentials that make biking to work a breeze, and a sleek appearance that’ll leave fellow commuters green with envy, these new packs are your 9-5 right-hand man.”