Almost two decades ago the first Chrome Bag was made with a Juki sewing machine, a few yards of Cordura®, military grade truck tarpaulin, and the commitment to make bombproof gear that works on and off the bike. From the beginning, the drive for simple, useful, and resourceful solutions led Chrome to make its original messenger bag with a salvaged seatbelt buckle. With innovations like the iconic quick release buckle, load stabilizing strap, dual wall construction and five bar webbing, the Chrome Messenger Bag became the bag of choice for working bike messengers around the world. Over the last 17 years Chrome has never wavered from its commitment to making useful and durable gear for professional messengers, fixed freestyle riders, and urban commuters: people who live and ride in the city. Chrome makes street tested bags, footwear, and apparel that adapt to the changing and unpredictable nature of the city. Chrome is not about fashion. Chrome is utility and mobility. We make simple, functional gear built with military grade materials and bike specific fit and features that work on the bike and in the bar. We make gear that protects people and their things from the elements without looking like you came from the mountains. Tools for living the city.

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