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Timbuk2 Raider Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 413 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Raider - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

93% of the reviewers give the Timbuk2 Raider a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (75%)
Good (18%)
Average (3%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (0%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Raider

  • Reviewers agree that the Timbuk2 Raider backpack provides comfort to the user of the pack.
  • Other reviewers praised its attractive and fashionable design.
  • Reviewers found that the bag is durable due to its 70D nylon shadow ripstop material.
  • Laptop users lauded the presence of a padded sleeve dedicated to keeping their gadgets safe and secure.
  • Users thought that it could prevent the water bottles from sweating.
  • Other reviews thought that its double-wall feature keeps the water from the bottles colder for a longer period.
  • Testers praised the bag's simple yet lightweight design.
  • Other reviewers said that it has several pockets which may be essential in organizing several gears and personal belongings.
  • Users thought that the bag's shoulder straps and back panel provide additional support and comfort.
  • Reviewers noted that its reflective hits allow vehicles to spot them, especially at nighttime.
  • They have also mentioned that its mesh back panel provides ventilation to the user.
  • According to those who have used the backpack, the pack includes an internal hook for easy hanging from towel racks and doors, among others.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the front pocket is very shallow.
  • Another user noted that the material of the bag is quite thin.


Crowdsourced specs across all Timbuk2 Raider models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity18 l (1098 cuin)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 13 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Timbuk2 Raider features:
  • Reflective
  • Sternum strap
  • Ventilated back panel
  • Carry-on size

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


vs Timbuk2 Bags

The Timbuk2 Raider ranks #4 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

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vs All Bags

The Timbuk2 Raider ranks #494 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on May 12, 2019