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Timbuk2 Q Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 13, 2019

4.13
based on 502 reviews


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

Check all the pros and cons here.


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

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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Q

  • Reviewers agree that the Timbuk2 Q is a great laptop backpack for short journeys on foot or by bike.
  • Reviewers praised the pack's dedicated laptop compartment that sits closest to the back.
  • Testers pointed out that the pack includes quilted tricot fabric padding that is excellent and wraps around at the bottom, like a little laptop hammock, keeping it from touching the ground.
  • Other testers found out that its main compartment is big.
  • Users discovered that the pack has a zipped mesh pocket near the top that's big enough to fit an iPad mini.
  • Reviewers pointed out the presence of a front compartment for organizing stuff.
  • They noticed that it has a carry strap on top and the side opposite the laptop compartment opening.
  • Several testers indicated that it consists of a fabric loop to clip a rear light on to.
  • Other users found that its right shoulder strap has a metal bottle opener.
  • Testers pointed out that it is comfortable enough to wear.
  • Users thought that the pack doesn't conform to the shape of the back when they lower down on the handlebars of the bicycle.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the bag is too pricey.
  • Another user felt that it has no key ring.





Rankings


vs Timbuk2 Bags

The Timbuk2 Q ranks #7 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

Top 10% Timbuk2 bag

5Timbuk2 Parcel
4.23
Timbuk2 Parcel
6Timbuk2 Robin
4.13
Timbuk2 Robin
7Timbuk2 Q
4.13
Timbuk2 Q
8Timbuk2 Classic
4.12
Timbuk2 Classic
9Timbuk2 Blitz
4.10
Timbuk2 Blitz

vs All Bags

The Timbuk2 Q ranks #896 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 30% bag

894Maxpedition Malaga
4.13
Maxpedition Malaga
895Timbuk2 Q
4.13
Timbuk2 Q
896Michael Kors Raven
4.13
Michael Kors Raven
897Heys Travel Tots
4.13
Heys Travel Tots
898Ruggard Legion
4.13
Ruggard Legion



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Timbuk2 Q vs 5 other, similar bags.

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Timbuk2 Q vs Timbuk2 Command


Timbuk2 Q
Timbuk2 Q

4.13

Based on 502 reviews
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Timbuk2 Command
Timbuk2 Command

4.30
BEST
Based on 6,586 reviews

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

  • The Q is rated a little bit worse than the Command.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 7,088 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Command is available in these colors:
Red




Timbuk2 Q vs Timbuk2 Delta


Timbuk2 Q
Timbuk2 Q

4.13
BEST
Based on 502 reviews
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Timbuk2 Delta
Timbuk2 Delta

3.56

Based on 11 reviews

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Price: $$

  • The Q is rated somewhat better than the Delta.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 513 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black




Timbuk2 Q vs Timbuk2 Parkside


Timbuk2 Q
Timbuk2 Q

4.13
BEST
Based on 502 reviews
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Timbuk2 Parkside
Timbuk2 Parkside

3.83

Based on 767 reviews

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Price: $$

  • The Q is rated a bit better than the Parkside.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,269 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black




Timbuk2 Q vs Timbuk2 Showdown


Timbuk2 Q
Timbuk2 Q

4.13
BEST
Based on 502 reviews
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Timbuk2 Showdown
Timbuk2 Showdown

3.95

Based on 282 reviews

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  • The Q is rated a little bit better than the Showdown.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 784 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black




Timbuk2 Q vs Timbuk2 Uptown


Timbuk2 Q
Timbuk2 Q

4.13
BEST
Based on 502 reviews
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Timbuk2 Uptown
Timbuk2 Uptown

3.85

Based on 395 reviews

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Price: $$

  • The Q is rated a bit better than the Uptown.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 897 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black







Selected Reviews


Traveling Salseros people

Traveling Salseros


Posted 23 April 2017 by Travelling Salseros


Road CC

Founded by a cycle messenger in San Francisco in 1989, Timbuk2 is perhaps better known for its messenger bags. Its Q laptop backpack is equally well designed around a rider's actual needs , and is a pleasure to use.

Posted 11 November 2014 by Iwein Dekoninck - Read full review

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Last updated on May 13, 2019