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Oakley Icon Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 866 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Icon - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

84% of the reviewers give the Oakley Icon a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (74%)
Good (10%)
Average (4%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (8%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Oakley Icon:

Reviewers like these things about the Oakley Icon

  • Most users said that it is a bottle holder backpack for extremely long hikes, or runs, or bike rides, etc.
  • Users said that it is comfortable, functional and practical.
  • One great feature praised by most users is that the pack has a zippered pouch and one pouch with a Velcro closure on each shoulder.
  • Reviewers said that the pack provides ample storage for carrying everything they need.
  • Another great feature mentioned by the users is that If you store your phone in the zippered pouch, there is a channel to run the cord for your earbuds.
  • Users like having a bottle that can be easily accessed, stored, refilled during a run then tossed into the dishwasher.
  • Most reviewers said that feels like there's no bottle back there. You will never feel it bouncing around.
  • They also mentioned that they could easily reach the bottle and put it back.
  • Some other users said that the bottle does not fall out when I bend over to tie shoes.
  • One great thing praised by the users is that you don’t have to take it off to get to anything.
  • Reviewers of the pack said that it also has practical places to hold a large smart-phone.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that it should have a front buckle across the chest to hold the straps on your shoulders and to keep the bottle up higher on your back.
  • One reviewer complained that the straps are simple canvas or nylon type flat straps they dug into their skin causing some bruising.

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Oakley Icon 2.0

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Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Oakley Icon features:
  • Media pocket
  • Organizer panel

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


vs Oakley Bags

The Oakley Icon ranks #7 compared with the other Oakley bags.

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vs All Bags

The Oakley Icon ranks #1693 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Oakley Icon vs the Oakley Kitchen Sink.

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Oakley Icon vs Oakley Kitchen Sink

Oakley Icon
Oakley Icon


Based on 866 reviews
Price: $$$

Oakley Kitchen Sink
Oakley Kitchen Sink

Based on 1,724 reviews

Weight: 3-4.2 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Icon is rated slightly worse than the Kitchen Sink.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,590 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Icon is available in these colors:

Bag ID 33120. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019