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Timbuk2 Robin Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 67 reviews

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

Check all the pros and cons here.

86% of the reviewers give the Timbuk2 Robin a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (66%)
Good (20%)
Average (13%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Robin

  • Most reviewers mentioned that the Timbuk2 Robin backpack is durable due to its 940D Cordura nylon material.
  • Many of those who have tried the pack have commented that its roll top feature is reflective and weather-proof.
  • Others noted that its dual side stretch pockets could fit water bottles, making it easy to quench thirst when needed.
  • Laptop users found it easy to store their gadgets due to a compartment dedicated to laptops.
  • A lot of reviewers thought that its hidden vista loop could provide an avenue for attaching blinky light when riding.
  • Users highlighted on the comfort the pack delivered by its shoulder straps and back panel.
  • Several of those who have used the pack also said that its mesh panel provides a subtle illumination when hit with direct sunlight.
  • Many testers praised the bag for having attractive and colorful designs.
  • Users have noted that the back panel of the pack provides sufficient ventilation on the back.
  • Other users thought that its removable waist strap could secure a heavier load on the hips.
  • Reviewers mentioned that its sternum strap could be adjusted depending on the preference.
  • Reviewers recommend the product for everyday use, including work and school.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the backpack lacks sufficient pockets for better organization.
  • Another user noted that the bag is not large enough to place a lot of stuff in it.


Crowdsourced specs across all Timbuk2 Robin models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity20 l (1220 cuin)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Timbuk2 Robin features:
  • Reflective
  • Carry-on size
  • Raincover included
  • Waterproof

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


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The Timbuk2 Robin ranks #5 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

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vs All Bags

The Timbuk2 Robin ranks #865 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

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If youre looking for a slim, durable, cool-looking backpack for office commuting and are willing to spend the money, the Robin Pack is a good choice (wait for the sales!). If youre thinking about it for hiking or travel, Id pass on it.

Posted 21 June 2018 by Hain-Lee Hsueh - Read full review

Dirtbag Dreams

A functional, stylish bag that, for the price, is worth adding to your quiver.

Posted 15 June 2017 by Mike Thurk - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019