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Sternum Straps for Backpacks

Removable sternum straps for stabilization.

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Selected Color Gunmetal - Nylon Webbing
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Organization

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Clever Extras

Materials

Made from durable nylon webbing

Origin

Imported

Laptop/Tablet

What's this all about?

Snap-on, snap-off adjustable sternum straps that easily attach to most Timbuk2 backpacks for stabilizing heavy loads.

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Reviews (32)

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Sternum Straps for Backpacks
 
4.4

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable strap (25)
  • Good strap length (23)
  • High quality (23)
  • Lightweight (17)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Commuting (15)
    • Daily use (11)
    • Travel (11)
    • Sports (6)
    • Running errands (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Practical (19), Comfort-oriented (11), Classic style (5), Career (4), Modern (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (28)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (27)

    Reviewed by 32 customers

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    4.0

    Perfect for making it all comfortable

    By Livin' La Vida Loca

    From Laramie, WY

    About Me: Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable Strap
    • Good Strap Length
    • High Quality
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Sternum Straps for Backpacks:

      Perfect for that one bag that is missing the chest strap. Love how easy it is to adjust!

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Not bad for the price

      By denz

      From NYC

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Strap Length
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Weak Snap Fastners

      Best Uses

        Comments about Sternum Straps for Backpacks:

        The product is good for what you pay. I would pay more to have better/more secure/stronger snaps that fasten the sternum straps to the backpack straps. They come undone fairly easily.

         
        4.0

        It's a strap?

        By bob909ad

        From Chicago, IL

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Strap Length
        • High Quality

        Cons

        • Seems To Be Tasty To Dogs

        Best Uses

          Comments about Sternum Straps for Backpacks:

          A day after getting my Phoenix cycling backpack, I was visiting a client with a hyperactive dog. I set my bag on a chair and got on with the meeting. About 10 minutes later, I discovered that the dog was gnawing on the strap, and had nearly severed it. My client was mortified, offered to replace the pack, which seemed excessive. I went to the Timbuk2 website, to find out how much a strap was. I couldn't find it on the site, so I emailed customer support to figure it out. They sent me one for free! Thanks Timbuk2!

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

          This is just what I was looking for!!!!

          By Dawn

          From Treasure Coast, Florida

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Strap
          • Good Strap Length
          • High Quality
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • School

            Comments about Sternum Straps for Backpacks:

            My 9 yr old son rides his bike to and from school everyday so I wanted a strap that would help keep the backpack more secure since he likes to get a little showy on the bike. This strap is perfect he loves it, wears it everyday!!!

             
            5.0

            Perfect fit!!

            By Digger

            From Corcoran, CA

            About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Practical

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Strap
            • Good Strap Length
            • High Quality
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sports
              • Traveling

              Comments about Sternum Straps for Backpacks:

              Perfect length and fit. Product was exactly what I wanted and needed.

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

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Does not shorten as much as needed

              By Gray day cyclist

              From Seattle, WA

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Strap Length

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Sternum Straps for Backpacks:

                  It's a sternum strap, and a good one at that. However, it does not provide the fit that I need. I'm 5'3" with a small frame, and the strap doesn't shorten as much as I needed to fit me properly. It's better than nothing. I'd love it if Timbuk2 offered the strap in a shorter length.

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

                  Works great

                  By Jean

                  From Portland, Oregon

                  About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Practical

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adjustable And Removable
                  • Comfortable Strap
                  • Good Strap Length
                  • High Quality
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Commuting
                    • Running Errands
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about Sternum Straps for Backpacks:

                    Really help ease the weight of books and laptop while walking to/from the library. Also helps for traveling/hiking with heavy camera gear.

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

                    It is a sternum strap

                    By yikesbikes

                    From Boston, MA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Heavy Or Awkward Loads

                        Comments about Sternum Straps for Backpacks:

                        I got this as a replacement when the sternum strap broke on my Especiale Tres backpack. This strap seems a little less sturdy, but it has done the trick so far. I would love it if it synched down a bit more.

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

                        Strap it on, gear it up

                        By This required field is silly

                        From Iowa

                        About Me: Practical

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable Strap
                        • Easy to install
                        • Good Strap Length
                        • High Quality
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                        • Doesn't Stay In Place

                        Best Uses

                        • Commuting

                        Comments about Sternum Straps for Backpacks:

                        My wife and I replaced our backpacks this year and I didn't notice that sternum straps were not included.

                        The Timbuk2 straps were affordable, easy to purchase, arrived promptly and work great! The only con is that the straps slide down the backpack's shoulder straps when not in use; an adhesive velcro pad or maybe a couple stitches will cure that tho.

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

                        Very useful!

                        By Asa

                        From Australia

                        About Me: Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable Strap
                        • Good Strap Length
                        • High Quality
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Commuting
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about Sternum Straps for Backpacks:

                          Going to use this sternum strap to hold together the backpack straps of my violin or my mandolin case, so that the instrument case stays on my back without me having to hold the straps. That way my hands are free to carry other things. I'm also using it to hold the handles of a Duffel bag that I own when I want to carry it in backpack mode, so that the bag doesn't slip off my back. Great that Timbuk2 makes these removable sternum straps. Very useful indeed.

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

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