Spire Laptop Backpack

Style # 306-3-5433

A badass roll-top pack for your MacBook and iPad.

$99
167 Reviews

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Timbuk2 products have a lifetime warranty; we stand behind the legendary quality and craftsmanship of all our products. But we also embrace the wild, twisty ways of life. If there is a defect in the materials or workmanship of your Timbuk2 product (gasp!), you can file a claim by completing Timbuk2's warranty repair claim. If your product meets Timbuk2's warranty policy, we will repair your bag. If your Timbuk2 product is damaged during a normal or abnormal adventure, you will not qualify for a warranty replacement, but you will have epic stories to tell your friends. See if you qualify for a Timbuk2 warranty repair and contact warranty@timbuk2.com.

Please note that we also have a handful of non-Timbuk2 manufactured products, such as Blue Bottle and New Balance shoes, included on the website. While we love these products and think they’re awesome, they’re not covered under our lifetime warranty.

Reviews (167)

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Spire Laptop Backpack
 
4.3

(based on 167 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (96)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (135)
  • Comfortable strap (119)
  • Good protection (110)
  • Weather proof (110)
  • Lots of pockets and features (100)

Cons

  • Not enough pockets (26)
  • Insufficient padding (15)
  • Not weatherproof (11)
  • Uncomfortable strap (9)
  • Wears easily (8)

Best Uses

  • Commuting (132)
  • Travel (103)
  • School (75)
  • Light protection (42)
  • Heavy duty protection (35)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (126), Stylish (74), Budget shopper (37), High-end shopper (21), Student (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (104), Business (50)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (142), Yes (13)

Reviewed by 167 customers

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5.0

Honestly the best backpack ever.

By Jazz

From Florida

Pros

  • Lots Of Pockets And Features

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Spire Laptop Backpack:

      Bought this as a gift. My plan was to stuff it full of books before I gave it to my boyfriend. That plan didn't work out because there was so much room in the backpack I couldn't possibly fill it. It's like Mary Poppins' bag, but with more pockets. My boyfriend loves the backpack and carries it everyday as his briefcase. He also uses it when we travel.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      I have my spire labtop since one month and he's perfect

      By Adrien m

      From Paris, France

      About Me: Practical

      Pros

      • Comfortable Strap
      • Good Protection
      • Lots Of Pockets And Features
      • Stylish
      • Weatherproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Commuting
        • School

        Comments about Spire Laptop Backpack:

        I have this bag since one mounth and it's perfect for commuting every day i never had a problem with it.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Best backpack I have ever owned!!

        By Sam

        From Orlando, FL

        About Me: Bargain Hunter, Commuter, Minimalistic, Practical

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Strap
        • Good Protection
        • Minimalistic
        • Rugged
        • Stylish
        • Weatherproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting
          • Light Protection
          • School
          • Travel

          Comments about Spire Laptop Backpack:

          This is one of the best backpacks I have ever owned. The best thing about this bag is it is actually more comfortable when riding then actually carrying around.

          When I first bought this bag I only had a bike to get to school, run errands, and even buy groceries. In all of these aspects, this bag exceeds expectations. I even used it to go on a 4 day vacation and it fit everything just fine.

          It is large enough to hold everything I use (laptop, charger, 4 composition books, TI-84 calculator, a food container, a wrench, an alan key set, a sweater, and headphones) and then some. Even though the bag is not waterproof, it is VERY weather resistant. I have gotten the bag thoroughly soaked on many occasions and the only water damage is very small parts of my notebooks. One of my favorite features on this bag is the u-lock holder which i use everyday and can be access with both straps still on (which is nice).

          One of the only things I dislike about this bag is the pocket just inside the main compartment that can hold pens, a charger, etc. If it is not closed when trying to stuff books into the bag sometimes they get caught on it. The solution is just to make sure its closed after you use it. Other than that, FANTASTIC bag.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          WOW, I love this backpack a ridiculous amount!

          By City Explorer

          From Pittsburgh, PA

          About Me: Practical, Stylish

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Strap
          • Good Protection
          • intuitive design
          • Lots Of Pockets And Features
          • Rugged
          • Stylish
          • Weatherproof

          Cons

          • slightly useless back zipper to retrieve laptop

          Best Uses

          • Commuting
          • Heavy Duty Protection
          • School
          • Travel

          Comments about Spire Laptop Backpack:

          I spent a lot of time debating which backpack to get. I'm SO pleased with this one. I'm not even a bike rider and I love it. I am an avid city walker though and it's sufficiently comfortable for walking miles with it. The main advantages are its stylish look, durability, fantastic make, and intuitive design. I love the front pockets. They hold a ton of stuff - wallet, keys, makeup, business card case, tissues, etc. You can put your mini umbrella or water bottle in the side net thing. And then in the bag itself, it's pretty huge. You can fit your 15 inch laptop, notebooks, and a lot more. It's probably the best backpack I've ever owned...definitely the coolest looking and best designed.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          1.0

          Nice bag, does not fit a hp650 pro book with a 15" width

          By Ken

          From Windsor, ON, Canada

          About Me: High-End Shopper, Practical, Stylish

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Stylish
          • Weatherproof

          Cons

          • Not Enough Pockets

          Best Uses

          • Commuting

          Comments about Spire Laptop Backpack:

          The bag will fit a 15" (38cm) laptop, but I cannot remove it from the back zipper. The Velcro strap that secures the laptop is not long enough to to secure it in the laptop sleeve. I think if the timbuk2 website say it fits a 15" laptop, it should include securing with a Velcro sleeve.
          Timbuk2 should also include a description in their spec if the bag will sit up on its end. This bag does not, not even when fully loaded. The bag will tip over because of the edge in the back of the bag that prevents it from standing up. I need the bag to stand up to save desktop space and not have the strap sitting on the floor.
          The front pocket net organizer is pretty useless. Thee is no Velcro strap to hold it shape. Anything I put in there falls to the bottom of the bag. I like to see a a Velcro strip to hold it up. It would be a good place to store a pen that I can quickly get to.
          Thought about returning the bag, but the postage to send it back wouldn't really be worth it

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          This pack goes on your back and can take serious flak

          By KGB Recruiter

          From Wisconsin

          About Me: Practical

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Strap
          • Good Protection
          • Rugged
          • Stylish
          • Weatherproof

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • School
            • Travel

            Comments about Spire Laptop Backpack:

            This backpack is super sweet. The straps are very comfortable and the main compartment is spacious. I bought this backpack because my last pack was too small to carry all my books and this one more than fit all of them and a bag of chips.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            exactly what I was looking for

            By A2 Studios

            From Santa Rosa

            About Me: Bargain Hunter, High-End Shopper, Practical, Stylish

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Strap
            • Good Protection
            • Lots Of Pockets And Features
            • Stylish
            • Weatherproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Commuting
              • Travel

              Comments about Spire Laptop Backpack:

              I searched for a long time for a stylish pack that is also waterproof as I walk to work. We have had the wettest winter in memorable history, so keeping my ipad and laptop free from the rains was a driving factor. The pack has been great at keeping the weather out, and it seemed to me to be one of the most stylish 'urban' waterproof packs on the market. My only caveat is that I will the padded sleeve was slightly wider and the slim pockets associate with the sleeve slightly wider. I am an Architect and if I need to carry my MacBook Pro and the iPad Pro (with keyboard sleeve) I can not fit the iPad Pro in the slim sleeve with the laptop in the padded sleeve. This means the iPad sits loose in the volume of the pack.

              • Primary use:
              • Business
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              3.0

              Great backpack, but one little annoyance!

              By WarrenC

              From New York, NY

              About Me: Practical

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Comfortable Strap
              • Good Protection
              • Rugged
              • Stylish
              • Weatherproof

              Cons

              • Cannot Stay Standing
              • Outside Pocket Too Small

              Best Uses

              • Commuting
              • Light Protection
              • School
              • Travel

              Comments about Spire Laptop Backpack:

              Nearly everything about this bag is a win - win for me except for two things that I nearly returned the bag for.
              1) The bag cannot stand up by itself. Its quite irritating to HAVE TO lean the bag against something always and watch it slowly slide down and fall flat. The back of the bag has a full pad that extends beyond the bag itself and so will always tilt the bag.

              2) The outside pocket does indeed have a lot of small compartments, but the pocket compartment as a whole is just too small to make those small compartments or zippers useful.
              Maybe i have big hands but when I put something in there, it just snags on the mesh or i have to force it down past the folds to go in and then the compartment feels tight and full.

              Despite these two items, everything else I love about this bag. I ultimately kept the bag as I really do like the style despite it all.

              • Primary use:
              • Business
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Awesome bag for my new MacBook Pro with Touchbar

              By TJ

              From Delaware

              Pros

              • Comfortable Strap
              • Good Protection
              • Lots Of Pockets And Features
              • Rugged
              • Stylish
              • Weatherproof

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Commuting
                • School

                Comments about Spire Laptop Backpack:

                Love the bag and color. Fits my laptop perfectly

                 
                2.0

                Bag was great until cheap zipper broke

                By Enginerd

                From Los Angeles, CA

                About Me: Practical

                Pros

                • Comfortable Strap
                • Good Protection
                • Lots Of Pockets And Features
                • Weatherproof

                Cons

                • Wears Easily

                Best Uses

                • Commuting
                • Light Protection

                Comments about Spire Laptop Backpack:

                I should have listened to my friends who told me these bags suffered quality issues. A zipper popped on me today and the bag isn't even a year in the field. Examining the zipper, I felt like the absolute cheapest zipper was chosen.

                Not interested in a warranty replacement so I can go through the same thing again in 10 months. Going to look for another brand and spend the extra money this time.

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                Organization

                Front zip pocket fits earbuds, cards, cash and your ID

                Internal organizer for pens, phones, and other small stuff

                Large main compartment for books, jacket, and other carry-on essentials

                Secure zip pocket for cables, earbuds, stylus, cards, cash, etc.

                Fit

                Custom-fit strap design for a truer, more comfortable fit

                Removable sternum strap

                Ventilated back panel to give your back breathing room

                Clever Extras

                Designed by Timbuk2 exclusively for Apple

                Elasticized external side pocket for water bottle or U-lock

                Exterior daisy chain webbing offers attachment points for carabiners, helmets, U-lock, etc.

                On-strap bottle opener for party tricks and quick refreshment

                Materials

                Anodized aluminum hardware for sophisticated look and quiet entry and exit

                Origin

                Imported

                Laptop/Tablet

                Laptop compartment fits up to 15" MacBook Pro as well as an iPad in a separate pocket

                What's this all about?

                Designed exclusively for Apple, Timbuk2's Spire backpack gives your MacBook Pro and iPad plenty of protection in a serious drizzle thanks to its water-resistant TPU and canvas fabric construction. It has expandable volume via the flap or roll top main opening and easy access to your phone, MacBook or iPad. Backed by the Timbuk2 Lifetime Guarantee, the Spire has your back. Forever.

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