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OGIO Ruck Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 17 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 17 reasons to buy the Ruck - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

94% of the reviewers give the OGIO Ruck a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (82%)
Good (12%)
Average (6%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

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Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the OGIO Ruck:

Reviewers like these things about the OGIO Ruck

  • Many owners said that this was a very decently priced backpack that fits laptop inside with ease and much room to spare.
  • Others thought that with less pocket it gives the bag a simplier, minimalistic look that they like.
  • A lot of users like that its two side compartments held their water bottle and travel mug snugly and haven't had any slippage issues.
  • A number of bikers like this as the backpack is super comfortable, functional, light, and works well for holding clock and thermos.
  • Several other users said that they like that it clips instead of zips which makes it easier to open/close.
  • Some users described it as durable and very well made, and seems to always consider safely transporting electronics.
  • Many reviewers noted that this bag tends to keep a rectangular shape, especially with the laptop present, which is great for packing and organizing the bag for every day use.
  • A few users said that it is also great for weekend camping trips, light travel, and certainly day to day use.
  • Many owners said that it looks more like a briefcase than a backpack and they love that it adds to their professional look.
  • Several owners said that the fabric has a nice appearance and the stitching is quite good.
  • A lot of users said that this one is slimmer and more stylish and it's their new daily go.
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  • A few users like that it has zipped compartment in the back, perfect for passports and documents.
  • Others like that they can put in an external hard drive, a full size mouse with cord, the charger for the laptop and an iPad mini all in this backpack.
  • Few users said that its carry handle is nice as well as the shoulder strap which has really nice padding for the shoulder.
  • Some other users said that this backpack has been their standard carrier for school, traveling, and other personal purposes.
  • Few other users said that this is all utility, functionality, and style.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few users said that its two mesh pouches were a bit wimpy.
  • Some users complain about the its straps which are very narrow and basic.
  • Several owners said that they find the top handle/strap difficult to grab/find and a bit flimsy.


Crowdsourced specs across all OGIO Ruck models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches


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The OGIO Ruck ranks #2 compared with the other OGIO bags.

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vs All Bags

The OGIO Ruck ranks #313 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 04, 2019