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Urban Assist™ Messenger Medium Bag


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Featuring a comfortable cross-body strap and a foam-padded back, this medium-sized messenger bag hauls your laptop and plenty more in a sleek, subdued design fine-tuned for your two-wheeled commute. The Urban Assist Messenger keeps your computer safe and at the ready with an externally accessible padded laptop pocket, while deluxe internal organization keeps your essentials secure and within reach.

  • Cross-body strap secures bag comfortably to your back
  • Deluxe internal organization
  • Externally accessible padded laptop sleeve
  • Fits up to 15” laptop
  • Reflective safety accents
  • External security pocket
  • Foam padded back for comfort and support
  • Internal zippered pocket
  • Left and right shoulder compatible
  • Internal water bottle pocket
  • Grab handle
  • Dimensions: 11.5" x 15.75" x 5.5"
  • Volume: 1220 cu. in / 20 L
  • Weight: 1 lb 11.5 oz
  • Imported
  • Style# 1683762

  • Shell: 800D coated 100% nylon
  • Shell: 450D grid dobby coated 100% polyester


Urban Assist™ Messenger Medium Bag is rated 2.5 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality bag I purchased this to supplement a smaller shoulder bag. I was floored by the build quality and materials used. It has a padded area for a laptop. There are several other divisions that keep things organized. There places for phones, tablets, pens/pencils and anything else you would need for a mobile office. It would make a great substitute for those who don’t like backpacks. The outside is water resistant (haven’t had it in a downpour to see if it’s waterproof). I walked in a light downpour and the water beaded off. The shoulder strap is very substantial. It is very adjustable and heavily padded. I had the occasion to take my 18” laptop for service. It fit in the padded slot as if it was made for it. There was plenty of room for the power brick and cords. There was still plenty of room available in the closing flap and interior compartment. The closing flap has two adjustable closing buckles the keep everything secure. A great bag. I highly recommend it.
Date published: 2017-10-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Meh! It's a good messenger bag for a bicyclist. I am not. The picture made it look smaller than it is. It does hold a lot, but I think I will use my backpack instead.
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from terrible Bag has ample room but the shoulder strap doesn't adjust to fit your shoulder. Awkward!
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Columbia Disappointment I am very disappointed in my purchase for two reasons: (1) The shoulder strap pad adjustment is not obvious, defaulting to a strap that sets against one end of the bag attachment. As a result, the pad does not fit across the shoulder. There are no instructions to help guide the customer. (2) Columbia left out the luggage sleeve on this design. My previous Columbia [PFG] laptop bag had it to securely fit over the luggage handle of a roller suitcase and rest on top of the vertical bag.
Date published: 2016-10-10
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