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Timbuk2 Showdown Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.95
based on 282 reviews


We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Showdown - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


89% of the reviewers give the Timbuk2 Showdown a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (65%)
Good (24%)
Average (6%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (3%)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Showdown

  • Most users said that this bag strikes the perfect balance between carrying a laptop and carrying books and other things for a medium sized backpack.
  • Many users said that the pack has a huge amount of padding for protecting the laptop,.
  • Many other users said that the secondary pocket on this bag is fairly large.
  • Many other users said that It has a zippered pocket on the inside of the front compartment with pen holders.
  • Many users said that the pack has lots of pockets that help a lot with organization.
  • Many other users said that the shoulder straps are very sturdy and reinforced across the back of the bag so that it distributes the weight in a way that takes the strain off of my shoulders and back.
  • Some users said that the front sternum strap is fully adjustable up and down so they are able to get a perfect comfortable fit.
  • Most users said that it’s stylish and durable.
  • Reviewers agreed that isn't too big or too small.
  • Reviewers said that there is waterproof rubber on the inside of all the front pockets.
  • Most reviewers love how the computer pocket is designed, and especially the adjoining fleece pocket that is handy for a tablet.
  • Many other users said that the straps on the bottom are useful to hold their rolled up jacket.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that It is not waterproof, nor water resistant.
  • One user complained that it only has one water bottle pocket and because of the side opening for the laptop.
  • Another user said that the top handle felt like it would not last very long.





Rankings


vs Timbuk2 Bags

The Timbuk2 Showdown ranks #20 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

Top 30% Timbuk2 bag

18Timbuk2 Spire
3.96
Timbuk2 Spire
19Timbuk2 Commute
3.95
Timbuk2 Commute
20Timbuk2 Showdown
3.95
Timbuk2 Showdown
21Timbuk2 Ramble
3.93
Timbuk2 Ramble
22Timbuk2 Ace
3.93
Timbuk2 Ace

vs All Bags

The Timbuk2 Showdown ranks #1413 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1411Timbuk2 Commute
3.95
Timbuk2 Commute
1412Timbuk2 Showdown
3.95
Timbuk2 Showdown
1413Osprey Cyber
3.95
Osprey Cyber
1414Topeak Aero Wedge
3.95
Topeak Aero Wedge
1415Mammut Zephir
3.95
Mammut Zephir



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Timbuk2 Showdown vs 2 other, similar bags.

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Timbuk2 Showdown vs Timbuk2 Q


Timbuk2 Showdown
Timbuk2 Showdown

3.95

Based on 282 reviews
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Timbuk2 Q
Timbuk2 Q

4.13
BEST
Based on 502 reviews

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

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black




Timbuk2 Showdown vs Timbuk2 Uptown


Timbuk2 Showdown
Timbuk2 Showdown

3.95
BEST
Based on 282 reviews
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Weight:
Price: $$


Timbuk2 Uptown
Timbuk2 Uptown

3.85

Based on 395 reviews

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Weight:
Price: $$

  • The Showdown is rated a little bit better than the Uptown.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 677 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black







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Last updated on May 12, 2019