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Timbuk2 Phoenix Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 13, 2019

based on 152 reviews

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

Check all the pros and cons here.

91% of the reviewers give the Timbuk2 Phoenix a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (72%)
Good (19%)
Average (5%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (1%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Phoenix

  • Many reviewers agree that it lasts very long.
  • Other were surprised that it was able to hold up even after many trips.
  • Reviewers said that it holds more stuff than they ever wanted to bring.
  • Users can't argue enough that the bag doesn't rip.
  • Other reviews love how the zipper pulls doesn't get caught.
  • Testers mentioned that it has the niftiest laptop holder.
  • Other reviewers said that straps are the best features of the bag.
  • The strap can be easily adjusted for people of different size.
  • Users said that it is water resistant.
  • This backpack features great design for maximum efficiency in terms of providing the most amount of storage space with the least amount of weight.
  • A lot of owners love its overall quality.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user said that the bag is uncomfortable.
  • Another user said that it is impractical because the top closes ONLY with a foldover velcro flap, not a zipper.


vs Timbuk2 Bags

The Timbuk2 Phoenix ranks #25 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

23Timbuk2 Blink
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24Timbuk2 Lux
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25Timbuk2 Phoenix
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26Timbuk2 Cask
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27Timbuk2 Rogue
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vs All Bags

The Timbuk2 Phoenix ranks #1602 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1600Vaude Cycle
Vaude Cycle
1601Timbuk2 Phoenix
Timbuk2 Phoenix
1602Cambridge Satchel
Cambridge Satchel
1603Heys Britto
Heys Britto
1604Royce Leather Colombian
Royce Leather Colombian

Selected Reviews

Bike Radar

We love the side loading for the laptop and the side access option for the main compartment, very handy for fetching small stuff from the bottom. Oh, and the Timbuk2 lifetime guarantee is nice to have as well.

Posted 26 December 2012 by Cycling Plus - Read full review

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Last updated on May 13, 2019