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Timbuk2 Commute Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

3.95
based on 2,611 reviews


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

Check all the pros and cons here.


84% of the reviewers give the Timbuk2 Commute a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (67%)
Good (17%)
Average (7%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (3%)



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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Commute

  • According to users, the Timbuk2 Commute bag is comfortable to use.
  • Reviewers mentioned that it is durable due to its nylon material.
  • Other users noted it is the best classic laptop messenger bag for hauling a laptop, a tablet, and other essentials.
  • Reviewers said that the bag is very functional.
  • They also noted that the water bottle pockets on the exterior are very useful.
  • Other reviewers thought that the quick adjustment of the bag strap is a big help.
  • Reviewers mentioned that the bag has enough space in the main compartment to carry all the things you need.
  • They noticed that its fabric provide durability to the pack.
  • Testers noted that there are a wide variety of sizes of pockets.
  • Users found that the bag properly secures the things inside the bag.
  • Other testers said that the integrated keyring is very handy.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer felt that it would be better if the backpack has more pockets.
  • Another reviewer thought that the shoulder pad tends to move around a lot.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Timbuk2 Commute models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity15-23 l (915-1404 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.3 oz (1 kg)
Length iconLength4-20 in (10-51 cm)
Width6-18 in (15-46 cm)
Height12-16 in (30-41 cm)





Popular Models


Timbuk2 Commute Small

100% choose the Timbuk2 Commute Small

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Black






Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Timbuk2 Commute features:
  • Internal pockets
  • Reflective

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


Capacity/Weight Levels


The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
S15 l2.3 oz0.15 oz/L
M23 l2.3 oz0.1 oz/L
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Timbuk2 Commute
Average for 22,435+ different bags




Rankings


vs Timbuk2 Bags

The Timbuk2 Commute ranks #20 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

Top 30% Timbuk2 bag

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3.97
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19Timbuk2 Spire
3.96
Timbuk2 Spire
20Timbuk2 Commute
3.95
Timbuk2 Commute
21Timbuk2 Showdown
3.94
Timbuk2 Showdown
22Timbuk2 Ace
3.93
Timbuk2 Ace

vs All Bags

The Timbuk2 Commute ranks #1369 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1367Eberlestock Halftrack
3.95
Eberlestock Halftrack
1368Timbuk2 Commute
3.95
Timbuk2 Commute
1369Black Diamond Spark
3.95
Black Diamond Spark
1370Topeak Aero Wedge
3.95
Topeak Aero Wedge
1371Mammut Zephir
3.95
Mammut Zephir



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Timbuk2 Commute vs 2 other, similar bags.

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Timbuk2 Commute vs Timbuk2 Classic


Timbuk2 Commute
Timbuk2 Commute

3.95

Based on 2,611 reviews
Capacity: 15-23 l
Weight: 2.3 oz
Price: $$


Timbuk2 Classic
Timbuk2 Classic

4.12
BEST
Based on 14,224 reviews

Capacity: 9-21 l
Weight: 1-1.4 oz
Price: $$

  • The Commute is rated a little bit worse than the Classic.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 16,835 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Commute is 10% bigger than the biggest Classic (23 L vs 21 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Commute is 64% heavier than the biggest Classic (2.3 oz vs 1.4 oz).

FeatureCommuteClassic
Compression straps
Internal pockets
Organizer panel
Reflective
Waterproof

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue

Only the Classic is available in these colors:
Red
Brown
Green




Timbuk2 Commute vs Timbuk2 Command


Timbuk2 Commute
Timbuk2 Commute

3.95

Based on 2,611 reviews
Capacity: 15-23 l
Weight: 2.3 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 Commute is rated a bit worse than the Command.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 9,196 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Commute is 39% smaller than the biggest Command (23 L vs 32 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Commute is 17% lighter than the biggest Command (2.3 oz vs 2.7 oz).

FeatureCommuteCommand
Compression straps
Internal pockets
Laptop compartment
Reflective
Ventilated back panel

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Commute is available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Command is available in these colors:
Red





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Last updated on July 03, 2019