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Blackburn Outpost Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 296 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 16 reasons to buy the Outpost - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

77% of the reviewers give the Blackburn Outpost a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (61%)
Good (16%)
Average (5%)
Poor (6%)
Bad (9%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Blackburn Outpost:

Reviewers like these things about the Blackburn Outpost

  • A user said he was so happy with the bag because it's nicely designed,includes a velcro inner divider with padding, perfect fit for his dolphin battery.
  • One owner thought it looks pretty rad on his military green zombie apocalypse folder.
  • A lot of users love it for its high quality,rugged look and ample space for a number of items.
  • Others particularly liked the nice thick velcro straps that holds the bag well.
  • many users loved how they can move the straps to where they need them via the well spaced loops around outside of bag.
  • Moveable separater is also a favorite feature as it lets them partition the bag into two compartments of any size that suits their needs.
  • Others find the webbing loops along its bottom side perfect for Velcro strapping a compact pump.
  • Many who used the bag thought it's sturdy,very durable, expandable and convenient.
  • Users were amazed with how the zippers never failed or jammed.
  • Reviewers thought it's a good-looking bag that is convenient for getting things in and out while standing over the bike.
  • Others noted how it stays in place mile after mile, seems to be very water resistant and holds stuff securely.
  • Excellent quality material, zippers, and aesthetics,plenty of attachment points with solid velcro bands are some of the reasons for purchasing this bag.
  • Other users described it as great for carrying gear,solid piece of equipment for your day-to-day routes or long tours.
  • Many owners who tested it said it's a good and stable frame bag, easy to get a good fit with the multiple mounting options.
  • One user who used it for bikepacking liked it for its high quality build with all sorts of space.
  • Another thing that users liked about the bag is the size and the fact that it can enlarge itself by unzipping the bottom section and allowing it to fold down.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user said it would be nice if some accessory straps were included.
  • Others didn't like it because the velcro straps are not padded which results to scuffing the bike's finish.


Crowdsourced specs across all Blackburn Outpost models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.8-2.2 oz (0.4-1 kg)
Length iconLength18-20 in (46-51 cm)
Width11-13 in (28-33 cm)
Height4-9 in (10-23 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Blackburn Outpost Cargo Cage

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60% choose the Blackburn Outpost Cargo Cage

60 %
Colors and combinations:


Blackburn Outpost Front Rack

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40% choose the Blackburn Outpost Front Rack

40 %
Colors and combinations:


Blackburn Outpost cargo cage vs Outpost front rack

The two most popular Blackburn Outpost models are the Outpost cargo cage and the Outpost front rack, so let's compare them:

The Outpost cargo cage
The Outpost front rack

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Blackburn Outpost bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Outpost cargo cage which is choosen by 60% (1.5 times as many as the 40% that choose the Outpost front rack).

Outpost cargo cageOutpost front rack
Most popular

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black.

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Blackburn Outpost features:
  • Water resistant
  • Waterproof

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hydration compatible

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


vs Blackburn Bags

The Blackburn Outpost ranks #1 compared with the other Blackburn bags.

1Blackburn Outpost
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2Blackburn Local
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3Blackburn Barrier
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vs All Bags

The Blackburn Outpost ranks #2542 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2540Ergobaby Performance
Ergobaby Performance
2541Blackburn Outpost
Blackburn Outpost
2542Adidas Trefoil
Adidas Trefoil
2543SealLine Urban
SealLine Urban
2544Samsonite Freeform
Samsonite Freeform

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Last updated on July 03, 2019