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Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014

The go-to laptop backpack traveler for WFF (Working from Fiji).

Starting at $119.00 $95.00 $119.00
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  • laptop
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  • tablet
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Total Price: $133.40

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What are the features?

Organization

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

Stretchy external side pocket for u-lock or water bottle

Fit

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

TSA-compliant laptop access; send your bag through security without removing your devices

Ventilated back panel to give your back breathing room

Clever Extras

Vista loop for attaching blinky bike lights

Materials

Origin

Imported

Laptop/Tablet

Laptop compartment fits up to 17" MacBook Pro as well as an iPad in a separate pocket

What's this all about?

Just because your commute occasionally takes you cross-country instead of across town doesn't mean you need more than a laptop backpack. The Uptown has designated spots for your laptop, iPad and peripherals as well as your non-gadgety items. Plus, it opens up to lay flat on its way through security.

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External Dimensions

Size Top Width Bottom Width Height Depth Weight Volume
in cm in cm in cm in cm lb kg cu in L
OS 11.4 29.0 11.8 30.0 19.7 50.0 8.7 22.0 2.2 1.0 1,831 30.0

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  in cm in cm in cm
OS 11.4 29.0 16.9 43.0 1.2 3.0 No. Your device will not fit.

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Warranty Repair

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 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 claim here and say hello to your Timbuk2 product for us.

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

Reviews (150)

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Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014
 
4.3

(based on 150 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (76)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (53)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (98)
  • Comfortable (77)
  • Roomy (66)
  • Lightweight (63)
  • Great features (56)

Cons

  • Poor quality (8)
  • Uncomfortable  (8)
  • Not enough compartments (5)
  • Too small (5)
  • Heavy / bulky  (3)

Best Uses

  • Commuting (98)
  • Computer (86)
  • School (73)
  • Office (72)
  • Travel (62)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (91), Career (73), Comfort-oriented (55), Modern (53), Stylish (41)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (52), Personal (47)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (124), Yes (12)

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5.0

Outstanding

By Laa

From Chicago

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

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Comfortable 
  • Durable 
  • Fits Well Under Plane Sea
  • Good Strap Length
  • High Quality
  • Lightweight 
  • Roomy 

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Airplane travel 
    • Commuting
    • Computer
    • Office
    • School

    Comments about Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014:

    Outstanding. Compact but roomy, just fantastic do not hesitate

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    It's Ok.

    By Sweet William

    From Boise, Idaho

    About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Comfortable 
    • Lightweight 

    Cons

    • Handles Too Small
    • Handles Too Thin
    • No Bottom Pad
    • Not enough compartments
    • Small Side Pocket
    • Thin material
    • Web Pockets Too Small

    Best Uses

    • Airplane travel 

    Comments about Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014:

    I thought I would try the Uptown because I needed a backpack that would lay flatter than my current backpack so it would fit under seats and in the overhead compartments of the regional jets easily. It does that fine but I noticed some shortcomings that bothered me. First the material used was thin and gave me concerns about longevity. Next I noticed that the internal zipper web pockets we small. The website pictures show them holding a phone but my iPhone 6 only fit about half way. The carry handles are too small and thin. The side pocket is too small to retain my water bottle and finally the bottom doesn't have a protective pad like others I've owned. I had high expectations for it but was disappointed by the above mentioned items.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Great. Only straps are little uncomforta

    By Will

    From Durham, NC

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014:

          Use daily

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Stop your search.

          By Alexis The one who must carry everything

          From Portland, Oregon

          About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Practical, Stylish

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Comfortable 
          • Durable 
          • Good Strap Length
          • High Quality
          • Lightweight 
          • Roomy 

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Airplane travel 
            • Computer
            • Day Trips
            • General Use
            • School

            Comments about Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014:

            This backpack has essentially replaced all my other bags. It is deceptively large and can hold just about anything. The computer compartment is so handy, it takes two seconds to get your computer out of your backpack. I have a heavy laptop, and this bag really reduces the strain on my back and shoulders from the weight.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            It really a good backpack

            By spanhong

            From Taichung , Taiwan

            About Me: Comfort-Oriented

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Comfortable 
            • Lightweight 

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Airplane travel 

              Comments about Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014:

              It really great !!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Really shines when you are on the road

              By tenpixels

              From Boston, MA

              About Me: Career, Practical, Weekender

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Comfortable 
              • Fits Dslr
              • Lightweight 
              • Roomy 

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Airplane travel 
                • Computer
                • Day Trips
                • Extended trips 

                Comments about Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014:

                I got this pack about a month ago and have taken it on two trips - both involving air travel. The TSA pouch for the laptop is a revelation. It's so great to just unzip the back and not have to deal with taking out my laptop and putting it in a bin. The pack also has plenty of storage areas and is well-balanced when full. I was able to fit my laptop, a DSLR, three lenses, a sweater, a tablet, a water bottle, and all of my chargers and cables into this bag and still had room for more.

                I have no cons at the moment because I haven't had it long enough. I am interested to see how it will wear in the long-term as the fabric is lightweight and thinner than the fabric of my TimBuk2 messenger bags.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                My First Timbuk2 bag, I'm very pleased.

                By dimsumsun

                From Brisbane, AU

                About Me: Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Comfortable 
                • Durable 
                • High Quality
                • Lightweight 
                • Roomy 

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Airplane travel 
                  • Commuting
                  • Computer
                  • Day Trips
                  • Office
                  • School

                  Comments about Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014:

                  EDC: Main items I carry are; Lenovo ThinkPad T420 14" laptop inc 9 cell battery, 10" tablet, water bottle, and all the above. The top and side carry handles are great for manoeuvring. The bag is not super rigid after some use so zipping can be a struggle for one hand, some times you need to hold down one side of the bag before you can zip properly. It would be nice to see some key organizer/strap things or even two.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Good idea, mediocre execution

                  By SM

                  From NY, NY

                  About Me: Comfort-Oriented, Practical

                  Pros

                  • Laptop Sleeve
                  • Lightweight 
                  • Roomy 

                  Cons

                  • Not enough compartments
                  • Uncomfortable 

                  Best Uses

                  • Airplane travel 
                  • Computer

                  Comments about Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014:

                  Great idea but poorly executed. I wish the designers were actually road warriors that understood the needs better.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  Great practical backpack

                  By Stephers

                  From Scranton, PA

                  About Me: Practical

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Airplane travel 
                    • Commuting
                    • Computer
                    • Extended trips 
                    • Office
                    • School

                    Comments about Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014:

                    Overall a great backpack. Not my first choice in terms of attractiveness but couldn't find a backpack that was better suited for travel, school, etc. the backpack is very light and has just enough compartments. The tsa friendly compartment was one of the main reasons I purchased it.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    5.0

                    Awesome

                    By LIz

                    From El Paso, TX

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

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Airplane travel 
                      • Commuting
                      • Computer
                      • Day Trips
                      • Extended trips 
                      • Office
                      • School

                      Comments about Uptown Laptop TSA-Friendly Backpack 2014:

                      I was able to travel through 3 countries with this pack and not have any problems with TSA. I just unzipped the compartment with the computer and went on through. Thanks Timbuk2

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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