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Timbuk2 Parker Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 53 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Parker - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

100% of the reviewers give the Timbuk2 Parker a good or excellent rating!

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Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Parker

  • Many reviewers commend the Timbuk2 Parker backpack for the optimal comfort it delivers.
  • Laptop users lauded the presence of a padded sleeve dedicated to keeping their gadgets safe and secure.
  • Other users mentioned that they were able to access the interior quickly due to its zip top closure.
  • Reviewers recommend the bag for daily use or weekend travel.
  • Testers felt that the bag was durable due to its nylon material.
  • Several of those who have tried the bag found its main compartment spacious enough to hold several things including extra clothes and essential gears.
  • Other users praised its external compression straps which could be used for cinching or expanding the bag.
  • Reviewers also praised its hidden vista loop which is essential for attaching blinky light when riding a bicycle.
  • Testers commend the backpack for its removable waist and sternum straps which provide added stability.
  • Other testers noted that its detachable rain-fly is essential in protecting the bag from rain downpours.
  • Users also indicated that its back panel provides sufficient ventilation to the back.
  • Reviewers praised its tricot-lined pocket which could help protect sunglasses and smartphones.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the backpack could be a little too bulky for an everyday carry bag.
  • Another reviewer noted that it lacks sufficient sleeves to organize small items.
  • A user thought that its side pockets lack the versatility.


Crowdsourced specs across all Timbuk2 Parker models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity25 l (1526 cuin)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Timbuk2 Parker features:
  • Reflective
  • Compression straps
  • Ventilated back panel
  • Carry-on size
  • Raincover included
  • Waterproof

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


vs Timbuk2 Bags

The Timbuk2 Parker ranks #40 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

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vs All Bags

The Timbuk2 Parker ranks #2000 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Bag ID 31560. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019