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Timbuk2 Authority Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

3.78
based on 233 reviews


We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 14 reasons to buy the Authority - and 1 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


87% of the reviewers give the Timbuk2 Authority a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (65%)
Good (22%)
Average (3%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (1%)



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Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Timbuk2 Authority:

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Authority

  • Many owners said that it holds up for a very long time without even showing any signs of wear.
  • Other reviewers said it's exceptional for international travel.
  • Reviewers also said that it holds up really wear under various weather conditions.
  • Many users mentioned that the bag has great materials.
  • Other reviews mentioned that it also has great assembly.
  • Testers commend the well thought out details put into the bag.
  • Many reviewers said that the organization the pack offers is amazing.
  • They also mentioned it has a lot of compartments for added storage space.
  • Users agree that it is truly roomy.
  • Several users said that 17.3 inch laptops fit in the bag.
  • Several users said the fabric and its waterproof fabric texture is exceptional.
  • Owners also laud the zipper's quality.
  • It also provides easy accessibility.
  • Many owners love its design.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some user said that the external pockets were too small and were basically useless.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Timbuk2 Authority models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.5 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength10 in (25 cm)
Width6 in (15 cm)
Height18 in (46 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 17 inches





Rankings


vs Timbuk2 Bags

The Timbuk2 Authority ranks #38 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

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The Timbuk2 Authority ranks #1819 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Timbuk2 Authority vs 4 other, similar bags.

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Timbuk2 Authority vs Incase Icon


Timbuk2 Authority
Timbuk2 Authority

3.78

Based on 233 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.5 oz
Price: $$


Incase Icon
Incase Icon

3.78

Based on 761 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 0.4-2.1 oz
Price: $$

  • The Authority is rated about the same as the Icon.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 994 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Authority is 19% heavier than the biggest Icon (2.5 oz vs 2.1 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Icon is available in these colors:
Grey
Blue
Red
White




Timbuk2 Authority vs Timbuk2 Command


Timbuk2 Authority
Timbuk2 Authority

3.78

Based on 233 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.5 oz
Price: $$


Timbuk2 Command
Timbuk2 Command

4.30
BEST
Based on 6,585 reviews

Capacity: 32 l
Weight: 2.3-2.7 oz
Price: $$

  • The Authority is rated somewhat worse than the Command.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 6,818 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Authority is 8% lighter than the biggest Command (2.5 oz vs 2.7 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Command is available in these colors:
Red

Both the Timbuk2 Authority and the Timbuk2 Command are sure to provide the quality you crave. They are durable and are up to all your wilderness expeditions.

The Timbuk2 Authority has extra wide straps to ensure your maximum comfort during usage at all times. The interior compartment is truly solid and roomy to allow good storage for your items.

The Timbuk2 Command is designed with precision. The several pockets are convenient for the extra storage you need and to help you keep your stuff organized. The zippers glide easily and do not get stuck.


Timbuk2 Authority vs Timbuk2 The Division


Timbuk2 Authority
Timbuk2 Authority

3.78

Based on 233 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.5 oz
Price: $$

  • The Authority is rated about the same as the The Division.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 278 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black




Timbuk2 Authority vs Timbuk2 Uptown


Timbuk2 Authority
Timbuk2 Authority

3.78

Based on 233 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.5 oz
Price: $$

  • The Authority is rated a little bit worse than the Uptown.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 628 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

The Authority is built with comfort in mind and it certainly shows. You don't have to spend too much time wearing it to realize it's easy to get used to the shoulder harnesses. The Uptown is bit more awkward than the Authority but it does provide you with much more space.

You can pack everything you're going to need for your trip in one bag. It's perfect for those people out there who want to experience their time away from home with all of their creature comforts.





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Last updated on July 03, 2019