I have a speedy that I bought 5 years ago, and it is a wreck. The canvas is cracked (I admit that this was my mistake because I keep keys, coins, and other heavy stuff in the interior pocket). I also wonder if carrying it with a strap has done damage? The piping is also pretty much destroyed. I love the look and shape of the bag, so I want a new one, but I read on another thread that the older bags (from the late 80s and early 90s) have thicker piping and canvas. I feel so weird carrying something that old.