Bagaboo - Standard Messenger Bag Custom Bag - Configurator
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With this article you have the oportunity to get an completly indivdual Bagaboo Standard Messenger Bag. Just choose your size and you will be forwarded to all extras. Normally it takes 1- 2 monthz to finish a custom messenger bag. Get in contact if you want any special logos or pictures sewn to your bag.

The Standard Messenger

I was working as a bike messenger in Budapest. When I started to design our first messenger bag, I was sure about what I want on my messenger bag, what pockets, what options can be useful. This bag was redesigned a few times during the years, I?m always trying to make it even better and better after your comments. The messenger bag is made out of two layers: the inner layer is truck tarpaulin, a very tough, waterproof material. The outer layer is the good old 1000 Denier CORDURA®, an extremely hard, impregnated and double coated, UV-resistant material. T

hese two layers are not sewn together ? the inner tarp is floating, so water cannot seep in through the seams, not even in heavy rain. The shoulder pad of the messenger bag is padded, and there is a velcro part on this ? you can attach your cell phone holder or a small tool pouch here. The shoulder strap is adjustable with just one hand ? there are two D-rings for this. One for loosening, one for tightening ? even during riding your bike.

The shoulder strap is reversible also, you can decide which shoulder you want to wear your bag on. The webbing we use here is seatbelt webbing, this is the toughest material I can find. There is a rain cover on the messenger bag ? this part prevents water seeping into your bag when it?s closed. No small holes on the sides of the bag flap ? when the bag is closed, the inner parts are totally protected from water, rain, or mud. When your bag is totally full, the rain cover part helps you to extend the bag?s capacity.

There are 6 pockets in the messenger bag. There are two inner, slip pockets, and one bigger, inner pocket, which closes with a velcro. These inner pockets are made out of a mesh material, you can always see what you put there. On the outer layer, under the closed flap, there is a bigger and a smaller zipper pocket, and a small slip pocket with a pen holder inside. Lot of pockets already, and if this is not enough for you, you can order some extra pockets also. On the bottom of the bag, there is a reflective stripe, and a blinky holder. A second stabilizer strap helps to keep the bag always on your back.

The Sizes

The standard messenger is available in 5 different sizes.

45/32/24/17cm, ca. 13 litres 
51/35/26/22cm, ca. 20 litres 58/37/28/24cm, ca. 25 litres
64/38/29/26cm, ca. 29 litres
74/42/33/31cm, ca. 43 litres


Some Options / Extras to improve your Workhorse Messenger bag

Trim Colour:

Thats the colour you choose for the thin webing on the edges of the bag.

Compression Straps:

hese two straps, based on the bottom of your bag, can be used to compress your bag when it?s not full. Also, you can attach something to your bag with these straps also ? for example, a wet raincoat after a thunderstorm.

Extra Padded Back:

practical when carrying heavy, or sharp items. The padding is between your back and the load you?re carrying. It is a pocket, closes with a zipper, with a 1cm (0.4?) padding inside. You can remove the padding, you can sit on it when it is needed, and you can use this pocket as a slip pocket for up to A4 sized papers.

Inner Zipper Pocket:

this is a small additional pocket inside your bag ? very good and safe place for your wallet, and papers

Secret Pocket:

a 10*10 cm (3.9?x3.9?) pocket, hidden in your bag.

U-Lock Holder:

n adjustable U-lock holder on the side of your bag ? you can just slip your U-lock into this. Only needed to set up the size once after your U-lock, and then will just work. It can hold U-locks from the standard sizes to the Kryptonite Minis.

Key Clip:

a small, plastic carabiner inside your bag where you can store your keys safely.


 two more reflective stripes, on the bag closing straps ? offering even better visibility during those long winter nights.

Laptop Sleeve:

we?re making the sleeves after your laptop?s dimensions. This sleeve attaches to the bag?s inner layer with velcro, and is completely removable.

Airflow Padded Back:

if you order this extra option, we?ll make the workhorse?s outer back padding from a special material that is 10mm (0.4?) thick. This will allow some air to flow between your back and the bag, and also will dry fast.

Extra Buckles:

a female clip on each side of the outer pocket. You can clip the flap closing straps here when they?re not used.

Individual Logos/pictures/Patterns

Contact us if you want your pictures stichted onto the bag.

Attention: The shop offers Payment Cash at pick Up for this one as well, but because its an custom order made for you we need at least 50% prepayment upfront.

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