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Timbuk2 Rift Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Mar 2019)

3.06
based on 26 reviews

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Reviews Summary


80% of the Timbuk2 Rift reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (30%)
Good (50%)
Average (10%)
Poor (10%)
Bad (0%)


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

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Rift

  • Most users love the bag's excellent craftsmanship.
  • Some owners like the bag because it is easy to pack, lightweight and also has convenient tote handles.
  • Users find it cool and sleek too.
  • Others are pleased with it because they can attach their keys or water bottle from a strap under the external front pocket.
  • Many owners appreciate the padded interior section, it can comfortably hold a laptop and still have room to spare.
  • Some users are pleased with its storage space, its roomy enough to hold everything without getting large or bulky.
  • To other owners, it's actually very lightweight.
  • Many users are pleased with the front zippered pocket, it provides easy access to items needed quickly.
  • Most of the users are excited by the presence of two handles at the top rather than one.
  • Reviewers find it very sturdy and dirt doesn’t seem to cling to the bag.
  • A number of users love the chest strap, it can be used to offset the weight of the backpack.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user realized that the front horizontal flap can get stuck easily with the zipper, which is annoying.
  • Some owners realized that the shoulder straps tend to slide off the shoulder from time to time.
The bag is recommended for these activities:

Backpacking
Cycling
Hiking
Travel
School
Sport



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Timbuk2 Rift features:
  • Reflective
  • Sternum strap

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


Rankings


vs Timbuk2 Bags

The Timbuk2 Rift ranks #56 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

54Timbuk2 Tuck
3.25
Timbuk2 Tuck
55Timbuk2 Alemany
3.21
Timbuk2 Alemany
56Timbuk2 Rift
3.06
Timbuk2 Rift
57Timbuk2 Hudson
3.02
Timbuk2 Hudson
58Timbuk2 Walker
2.92
Timbuk2 Walker

vs All Bags

The Timbuk2 Rift ranks #2601 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2599Pelican Sport
3.06
Pelican Sport
2600Timbuk2 Rift
3.06
Timbuk2 Rift
2601Latico Leathers Charlton
3.05
Latico Leathers Charlton
2602Lander Timp
3.05
Lander Timp
2603Marmot Arbor
3.04
Marmot Arbor



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the Timbuk2 Rift vs the Timbuk2 Quest.

Many sources mention this feature
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Timbuk2 Rift vs Timbuk2 Quest


Timbuk2 Rift
Timbuk2 Rift

3.06

Based on 26 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


Timbuk2 Quest
Timbuk2 Quest

3.82
BEST
Based on 59 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 3-7 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Rift is rated worse than the Quest.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 85 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureRiftQuest
Carry-on size
Reflective
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black





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Last updated on March 27, 2019