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Briggs & Riley Transcend Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

3.86
based on 168 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 14 reasons to buy the Transcend - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


81% of the reviewers give the Briggs & Riley Transcend a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (65%)
Good (16%)
Average (8%)
Poor (6%)
Bad (2%)



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Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Briggs & Riley Transcend:

Reviewers like these things about the Briggs & Riley Transcend

  • Many users agree that thoughtful design, quality and convenience make this carry-on worth every penny.
  • Sturdy, flexible to packing, well-made, stylish, quality fabric and lightweight are cited as the main reasons for choosing this carry-on.
  • Many users love its unique, easy to use expansion system feature.
  • Some travelers particularly appreciate how the outer fabric handle aids in placing case in overhead compartment.
  • A lot of users thought this luggage offers excellent fabric and protection that can withstand traveling and airport abuse.
  • Many reviewers enjoy the presence of exterior pockets for easy access to credentials.
  • Many users agree that this luggage is ideal for both domestic and international travel.
  • Some reviewers find its lightweight hybrid fiberglass frame effective in providing flexibility, durability and keeping the shape of the luggage.
  • Many users love how the main compartment and front compartment zipper pulls can be used with a cable lock to keep contents secure.
  • A lot of reviewers agree that with its simple design, neutral appearance and rock solid construction, the Briggs & Riley Transcend is an absolute choice for business travel.
  • Many users are amazed with how the dual design wheels on each corner rotate a full 360 degrees for smooth wheel rotation.
  • Some reviewers love the presence of the built-in garment storage and mesh dividers for organization.
  • Other users find the pocket set up optimal for efficient packing and pull up pole handle works well.
  • One user said that it's not the most flashy and stylich bag, but definitely well-made and roomy.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users thought the handle feels a little flimsy.
  • Other reviewers thought it's bigger than they expected it to be.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Briggs & Riley Transcend models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.4-11.7 oz (0.2-5.3 kg)
Length iconLength6-18 in (15-46 cm)
Width5-21 in (13-53 cm)
Height4-29 in (10-74 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Briggs & Riley Transcend 300

100% choose the Briggs & Riley Transcend 300

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Rankings


vs Briggs & Riley Bags

The Briggs & Riley Transcend ranks #4 compared with the other Briggs & Riley bags.

Top 30% Briggs & Riley bag

2Briggs & Riley Verb
4.19
Briggs & Riley Verb
3Briggs & Riley Explore
3.94
Briggs & Riley Explore
4Briggs & Riley Transcend
3.86
Briggs & Riley Transcend
5Briggs & Riley Kinzie Street
3.67
Briggs & Riley Kinzie Street
6Briggs & Riley Sympatico
3.64
Briggs & Riley Sympatico

vs All Bags

The Briggs & Riley Transcend ranks #1626 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1624LittleLife Cross Country
3.86
LittleLife Cross Country
1625Briggs & Riley Transcend
3.86
Briggs & Riley Transcend
1626Wally Bags Collegiate
3.86
Wally Bags Collegiate
1627Coach Edie
3.86
Coach Edie
1628The Sak Indio
3.86
The Sak Indio



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the Briggs & Riley Transcend vs the Briggs & Riley Baseline.

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Briggs & Riley Transcend vs Briggs & Riley Baseline


Briggs & Riley Transcend
Briggs & Riley Transcend

3.86

Based on 168 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.4-11.7 oz
Price: $$$$


Briggs & Riley Baseline
Briggs & Riley Baseline

4.20
BEST
Based on 2,035 reviews

Capacity: 55.6-125.9 l
Weight: 6-10.95 oz
Price: $$$$

  • The Transcend is rated a bit worse than the Baseline.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,203 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Transcend is 7% heavier than the biggest Baseline (11.7 oz vs 10.95 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Transcend is available in these colors:
Grey

Only the Baseline is available in these colors:
Blue







Selected Reviews


Enroute Traveler

The bag sells for around $129. This may seem steep for the budget-conscious, but I’m a big believer in spending a little money up front for a quality product that will get a lot of use.

Posted 18 September 2015 by Lara - Read full review

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Last updated on July 04, 2019