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Timbuk2 Uptown Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.85
based on 395 reviews


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

Check all the pros and cons here.





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Timbuk2 Uptown

  • According to users, the Timbuk2 Uptown backpack is comfortable to use.
  • Reviewers noted that the pack is versatile.
  • Other reviewers noted that there is a designated compartment that could fit 15-inch laptops.
  • They also mentioned that it has a separate compartment meant for tablets.
  • Users noted it has a front zip pocket for keeping small items in check.
  • Reviewers pointed out that its large main compartment is meant for books, sweaters, and other carry-on essentials.
  • Testers said that it has ample pockets for storage and organization.
  • Users pointed out that the bag has a ventilated back panel.
  • Reviewers mentioned that they could also store a lot of stuff in its main compartment.
  • Others noted that the bag has a haul handle making it easy to grab the bag on the go.
  • Reviewers recommend the bag for travel and outdoor adventures.
  • They also noted that the bag could be used for school or office work.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that it is not as rigid as it is meant to be.
  • A tester had issues with the zipper of the bag.


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Timbuk2 Uptown features:
  • Ventilated back panel

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


Rankings


vs Timbuk2 Bags

The Timbuk2 Uptown ranks #28 compared with the other Timbuk2 bags.

26Timbuk2 Cask
3.89
Timbuk2 Cask
27Timbuk2 Rogue
3.87
Timbuk2 Rogue
28Timbuk2 Uptown
3.85
Timbuk2 Uptown
29Timbuk2 Especial
3.84
Timbuk2 Especial
30Timbuk2 Closer
3.84
Timbuk2 Closer

vs All Bags

The Timbuk2 Uptown ranks #1691 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1689Adidas Terrex
3.85
Adidas Terrex
1690Timbuk2 Uptown
3.85
Timbuk2 Uptown
1691Maxpedition Remora
3.85
Maxpedition Remora
1692Geigerrig Tactical
3.85
Geigerrig Tactical
1693Chrome Metropolis
3.85
Chrome Metropolis



Vs Other Bags


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

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Timbuk2 Uptown vs Timbuk2 Authority


Timbuk2 Uptown
Timbuk2 Uptown

3.85
BEST
Based on 395 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


Timbuk2 Authority
Timbuk2 Authority

3.76

Based on 241 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 2.5 oz
Price: $$

  • The Uptown is rated a little bit better than the Authority.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 636 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black




Timbuk2 Uptown vs Timbuk2 Command


Timbuk2 Uptown
Timbuk2 Uptown

3.85

Based on 395 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


Timbuk2 Command
Timbuk2 Command

4.30
BEST
Based on 6,586 reviews

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

  • The Uptown is rated slightly worse than the Command.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 6,981 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureUptownCommand
Compression straps
Laptop compartment
Reflective
Ventilated back panel

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Command is available in these colors:
Red




Timbuk2 Uptown vs Timbuk2 Parkside


Timbuk2 Uptown
Timbuk2 Uptown

3.85
BEST
Based on 395 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


Timbuk2 Parkside
Timbuk2 Parkside

3.83

Based on 767 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$

  • The Uptown is rated about the same as the Parkside.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,162 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureUptownParkside
Ventilated back panel

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black




Timbuk2 Uptown vs Timbuk2 Q


Timbuk2 Uptown
Timbuk2 Uptown

3.85

Based on 395 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


Timbuk2 Q
Timbuk2 Q

4.13
BEST
Based on 502 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price:

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

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black




Timbuk2 Uptown vs Timbuk2 Showdown


Timbuk2 Uptown
Timbuk2 Uptown

3.85

Based on 395 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$

  • The Uptown is rated a little bit worse than the Showdown.
  • 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