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Rothco Urban Explorer Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 174 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 15 reasons to buy the Urban Explorer - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

85% of the reviewers give the Rothco Urban Explorer a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (63%)
Good (22%)
Average (8%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (2%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Rothco Urban Explorer:

Reviewers like these things about the Rothco Urban Explorer

  • Many users love the presence of multitude of compartments in this bag.
  • Others find the quality of this bag top notch.
  • Some reviewers find the four velcro pockets perfect for holding smaller items for quick and convenient access.
  • Others find it definitely sturdy and well-made with good quality canvas.
  • Some reviewers find the two side pockets perfect for a water bottle, baby bottle, and some snacks.
  • Others thought it's nice and compact enough to fit in a couple of notebooks, make up case, glasses, keys, phone, water bottle, camera with plenty room for more.
  • Some mothers are happy with how they can pack a couple diapers, wipes, baby bottles, snacks for the kids, a couple toys, pacifiers, pens and anything else they might carry as a mom.
  • Others find the main compartment under the flap perfect for a few paperback books, notebook and ipad.
  • A number of users like how the thick canvas offers a fair amount of protection, without being heavy.
  • Many users enjoy how this bag keep them organized, without weighing them down.
  • Others like how the pocket on the front of the flap provides easy access to keys and other small items.
  • Some users thought this bag is great because it can be folded flat, packed for travel and then used when on location.
  • A number of owners find the canvas strap wide enough and adjustable as it can be worn close to the shoulder or cross body.
  • Some reviewers like how the front cover flap is secured with an adjustable strap and slide in fastner so they can overload the bag and still secure the flap things from falling out.
  • A number of reviewers find the stitching great and the strap well sewn into the sides of the bag.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Others find the strap too short to be really comfortable.
  • Some users complained that the buckle broke on the first use.


vs Rothco Bags

The Rothco Urban Explorer ranks #1 compared with the other Rothco bags.

1Rothco Urban Explorer
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2Rothco Tacticanvas
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vs All Bags

The Rothco Urban Explorer ranks #2071 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2069Pitaka Aramid
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2070Rothco Urban Explorer
Rothco Urban Explorer
2071Solo Crosby
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2072Jansport Thunderclap
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2073Travelers Club Celestial
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Selected Reviews


Overall it is a great should bag, sturdy and versatile in nature. With good internal storage the pack comes at an affordable pricing.

Posted 28 September 2013 by Karl - Read full review

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Last updated on July 04, 2019