Clark Pack

Style # 1365-3-4730

Ultra weatherproof expandable roll top that's stronger than steel.

$ 229
Rated 4.62 out of 5 stars
of respondents would recommend this to a friend

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Timbuk2's Lifetime Warranty

Timbuk2 products have a lifetime warranty; we stand behind the legendary quality and craftsmanship of all our products. Our warranty is valid only when the Timbuk2 product is purchased through Timbuk2 directly (via timbuk2.com or one of our brick-and-mortar retail stores) or through an Authorized Reseller.

We also embrace the wild, twisty ways of life. If there is a defect in the materials or workmanship we will repair  the bag at our discretion. Damages not covered are those resulting from abuse, normal wear and tear, accidential damage, and cosmetic damages that do not affect the functionality of the bag (such as scratches or stained fabrics). Any damage to, loss of the contents of a bag, loss of use, loss of time, or similar expenses are not covered. The lifetime warranty also does not include our apparel products, such as Timbuk2 t-shirts and hoodies.

Your Timbuk2 bag is sewn by hand and might contain some slight imperfections. Like Daniel Craig or Marilyn Monroe, the slight imperfections are what add character to an already awesome product.


Warranty & Repair FAQ

What is covered by the warranty?

 Manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship are covered, notwithstanding age. If there is a defect in the materials or workmanship we will repair the bag at our discretion. 
*If your product arrived defective from Timbuk2.com please email Customer Service and we'll move mountains to right your wrong.

What is not covered by the warranty?

Damages not covered are those resulting from abuse, normal wear and tear, cosmetic issues that do not affect the functionality of the bag, and accidental damage. Any damage to or loss of contents of a bag, loss of use, loss of time, or similar expenses are not covered.  Unless a product is designed and stated to be machine washable, washing bags in washing machines can result in damage not covered by our warranty.

Wear and tear is damage that naturally and inevitably occurs as a result of normal use. Regardless of how carefully you use, or how well you care for your bag, it will eventually begin to show age and wear. Usual wear and tear not covered by the lifetime warranty includes changes in color, abrasions, and general breakdown of materials over time.  Some examples of common wear and tear include color fading from sun exposure, worn elastic, and fabric wear, especially in high wear areas such as corners, reflective binding, worn velcro, and worn shoulder or back padding. Some examples of accidential damage are rips or cuts in fabric, animals chewing or clawing on our products, as well as damage arising from airline abuse such as bent or dented luggage handles or damaged/cracked wheels & bottomplates.

What products aren’t covered by your fabulous warranty?

Any headwear, apparel or footwear. Third party attachments and or devices like the Joey power packs or NiteIze blinky lights, or Blue bottle kit accessories like scales, grinders, or cups. Any other third party accessories sold by Timbuk2 but not bearing the Timbuk2 brand.  The items are generally warrantied by their respective manufacturers.

Need Replacement Parts?

We also offer replacement parts for many of those broken and missing reflectors, buckles and straps. You can find them here: Timbuk2 Replacement Parts

If you are unsure how to install your part, check out some of the part replacement guides we’ve created: Timbuk2 Part Replacement Guides

Don’t see your part on the site?  Contact Us and we will do our best to help you out.


 

Warranty & Repair Process

North America Warranty or Repair Claim Details

Step 1 - Please select the appropriate link and check out to start a repair claim:

     Please keep in mind that the repair fee payment is held as a pending authorization only - and will never be charged unless the damage or nature of the repair request is not covered under warranty and the bag can be repaired.

After checking out, you will receive an email with instructions and a form to print out. A repair number will be generated and will need to be included with the bag when you send it in for repairs. 


Step 2 - Send us the bag with the Repair number

Please send the bag to the address provided in the repair details email. Be sure to write your repair number on the outside of your package. We recommend using the least expensive shipping method that will provide you with a tracking number and insurance. Timbuk2 is not responsible for parcels lost in transit. Your repair fee covers the return shipping in the lower 48 United States.

  • Package up your bag, include a copy of the repair form with a description of the concern(s).
  • Write the repair number on the outside of the package  (W-XXXXXXX).

Please keep in mind that California State law requires that all items accepted for repair be freshly cleaned. You wouldn't want to dig through someone else's nasty, so help us provide a clean and safe environment for our employees. If we determine that your bag needs to be cleaned, we will return it to you without preforming the repair(s). We do not offer cleaning services. For more information on how to properly clean and maintain your awesome Timbuk2 bag, please see Bag Care.

Step 3 - Evaluation / Repair 

Once your item arrives, our repair team will be evaluate your claim within 7-10 business days and determine if the issues can be repaired and what is covered under the Lifetime Warranty.  Because pictures don't tell the whole story, and we want to give your claim the best possible evaluation, warranty assessemnts are only preformed in person once our repair team receives your bag.  

  •      If the claim issues are covered by the lifetime warranty, we will waive the authorization fee and repair your product. 
  •      If any repairable claim issues are not covered by the lifetime warranty, we will charge the authorization fee and repair your product.

Not sure your bag can be repaired, please contact us.

Outside of North America Warranty Repair?

If you purchased your bag outside of the USA and Canada, please contact us for local representatives that will offer you warranty services. Please provide your proof of purchase and the location for the bag when submitting your claim.  Should your bag require service in the USA, shipping to and from the USA for your Timbuk2 item are your responsibility.

Organization

42L capacity with expansion option through roll top and zippered panels for days when you carry your whole life

Bigger & badder for longer commutes

Dual side pockets, perfect for hydration and your lock

Quick access pockets on front, one tricot lined for electronics

Quick side access zipper for laptop

Fit

“Airmesh” back panel for most comfortable and cool commutes

Clever Extras

Doubled roll top loading for extra weather protection

External compression straps for cinching or expanding

Hidden vista loop, under the front bottom panel, for attaching blinky light when riding

In-pocket key keeper

Magnetic compression straps for sleek & durable contraction or expansion

Removable waist and sternum straps for extra stability

Zip away removable rain-fly for extra weather protection during downpours

Materials

Cordura Nylon outer with coated Cordura Nylon detail for rugged performance and weather protection

Ultra water resistant drop liner for that extra security in bad weather

Woven mesh reflective panel to keep you visible when out at night

Origin

Imported

Laptop/Tablet

Internal laptop sleeve (up to 15”) with hook and loop flap

What's this all about?

It's a bird, it's a plane, and it's a bag for your 30-mile bike commute, your gym clothes, or that backpacking trip through Europe. The Clark is a little bigger, and a little badder. Super modern styling meets classic Timbuk2 functionality with all the right details. Is just at home on the back of a fixie as it is on a scooter in Rome. Expansion roll top gives you extra carrying capacity while protecting your stuff from the elements. Quick access laptop zipper means getting right to work without any added hassle. Front pockets are designed with all your important things in mind: tricot lined pocket for electronic devices, flap pocket with key keeper. Add a vista loop for your bike light and ultra reflective removable rainfly and you're ready for anything any city has to offer.

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Rated 4.62 out of 5 stars
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Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

    20

  • 4 Stars

    4

  • 3 Stars

    1

  • 2 Stars

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    1

Pros

24High Quality
23Comfortable Strap
21Stylish
18Lots of Pockets
17Good Strap Length

Cons

4Not Enough Pockets
1Inferior Materials
1Wears Out Easily
1Color Not As Expected
1Size
Best Uses
20Travel
17Commuting
15Daily Use
10Office
10School
Describe Yourself
19Practical
18Modern
14Career
14Stylish
12Comfort-Oriented
Primary use
18Personal
6Business
Was this a gift?
21No
5Yes

Reviewed by 26 customers

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Smart, stylish

Outstanding bag. Comfortable - I love the moldable backpanel. Pockets are great, roll top and magnets are smart and effective. Durable fabric, sleek design. Perfect bag for long commutes and doubles as a gym bag. Highly recommend for urban, active types.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Pretty good!

Tried the Clark and the Bruce and this won. I'm at 5'9 woman, who does a lot of short trips (3-9 days) and felt this pack was the perfect size for me and my needs. It's comfortable. Holds a lot but not so much that I can pack frivolous things. External pockets great, although a bit tight, I think due to the heavy weight material and overall sleek design (as opposed to a typical nylon type travel pack), so I couldnt fit a ton. Sunglasses, charger, lock, small paperback book, keys, etc. I've used it twice now and no regrets in purchasing. Would recommend to anyone who likes to travel/getaway, pack light, and appreciates aesthetics.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars

The Last Commuter Bag I Will Ever Buy

I was really torn between the Robin Pack and Clark Pack. I really liked the smaller look of the Robin, but was really worried it would not be enough space for what I needed in a bag. I am glad I got the larger Clark Pack. I live in Seattle and am a year-round bike commuter, so I was looking for a pack that would be durable and weatherproof. Additionally, I often carry a full change of clothes, sometimes two full changes of clothes, shoes, towel, toiletries, lunch/snacks on a daily basis commuting to work and the gym. This bag can literally fit it all. The crazy thing is that the weight distribution is such that even fully loaded, it doesn't feel strenuous to bike with. To be fair I was using a cheap $40 daypack for commuting before this one, so I just got a huge upgrade. That being said, I have used it 3 times now on my bike, BUT one time that I used it I commuted in a downpour for a total of 36miles (18 each way) with two changes of clothes, shoes, and snacks. The bag stayed dry with the integrated rainfly (which is soooo nice, especially because it is made for the bag and therefore fits the bag perfectly). I didn't experience any cramping in my lower back, as is usually the case hauling a heavy load for extended periods of time. This bag is comfy. I love the bag so much that I have used it just as a daypack hauling stuff around the city (not on my bike) and it will also make a great weekend trip bag. Some complaints others have about this bag: Not enough pockets--I found the pockets perfectly adequate for what I need: One exterior large pocket: keep my flat tire fix kit here (spare tube, pump, levers, multi-tool, patch kit). Exterior medium pocket with magnetic flip top: easy accessibles (snacks, phone when not in use, misc.), small exterior zip pocket: perfect for those items you don't want to dig for or let roll around (ulock key, work key fob, wallet). Two large interior pockets: one for laptop, one for large U-Lock. Perfect. Buy This Bag.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Avoid - don't pay a premium price for inferior material!

Nice idea, but the poor quality material used on the back panels is a fatal flaw. This backpack is starting to look old and worn after just a few months. It does not offer the promised "rugged protection". Someone else's review mentioned the material on the back pockets being sensitive. That is an understatement! The material scratches from paper towels. I was wiping my backpack after a spill, and ended up with light colored scratches and white dots. The coating is literally coming off from a wet paper towel! Rugged should at the minimum mean I can wipe this backpack with a paper towel without the material breaking down. This thing won't last long. It's hyper sensitive! I wouldn't have much room to complain if this backpack was $20, but it's over $200! I paid a premium price for premium quality, and I feel deceived as this item does not provide the promised "rugged performance". How am I supposed to know that Timbuk2 have chosen to use inferior materials? "coated Cordura Nylon" could mean coated and durable, or as I discovered, it could mean coated with a glaze that is just waiting to be scratched off. Very disappointing. I had such high hopes for this backpack, but one poor choice of material ruins it. I could do a more in depth review, but this is the only part that I wished I knew before buying - this backpack will not look good for long. Maybe it's intentional so I have to buy a new backpack every year, or maybe it's a poor design, or maybe poor execution of a good design. I really don't care, the end result is the same - this is an inferior product. My old Timbuk2 backpack is over 5 years old but it looks newer than my couple months old Clark backpack!

Avoid - don't pay a premium price for inferior material!
It can't even withstand a paper towel!

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I would buy this product over and over again

Brilliantly constructed bag and looks stylish. what more does one need?

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Great Lifetime Backpack

This backpack is sure to be with me for many years to come. I have had one other Timbuk2 pack for school for 3 years now and was looking for a change of pace. This is perfect for all of my school stuff, laptop, electronic devices AND a bulky sweater/change of clothes. Should be perfect for weekend trips as well due to the roll top compartment. The one maybe con is it doesn't have a lot of front compartment sections if you want to throw in a bunch of smaller items for quick access. Still works well for essentials for me though.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall stellar bag with loads of space BUT sensitive fabric

After having this bag for several months now I feel like I can truly testify for this bag. I've used this bag as a weekend camp trip bag, a ski day bag (a little large but it did the job), a hiking bag and a daily bag for school. When it first arrived it was much greener that I thought it to be. Its army green-gray hue is classy looking but does shows dirt and the center more waterproof fabric scratches much too easy for the quality that Timbuk2 promises. However, other than a few minor fabric details, the bag itself is very spacious and is great for days where you need 3 changes of clothes, laptop, lunch and probably 10 other things you don't actually need. Having the flexibility to expand the bag is amazing because it allows for a sleek look day to day and the extra space when needed. After dealing with bags with no outside water holder for 2 years, the side pockets are a blessing but I find one stretches more than the other and my 1L Nalgene barely fits. Anyone else fine that? Is it designed that way? The side access laptop pouch is one of my favorite features on this bag, if you are like me and bought into the 15 inch PC laptop you know the struggle of finding cases and bags that fit the width of your laptop. WELL this bag has you covered! The laptop compartment definitely was a big win for me. With a big laptop on your back you most certainly want good straps and Timbuk2 delivered..The size of the bag is no issue for me, (5'8", Women, slim). I am able to ride my bike, walk, hike, ski, etc. with this bag on. My only issue is not filling it with too much stuff so it weighs me down. The rain-fly that comes with the bag is an extra bonus and is great to have around if you have to sit on wet ground or in the snow. Overall this bag is great for day to day school/office/life but its also excellent for adventures outside of the city despite the sensitive fabrics on the front. p.s. The inside pocket on the front is perfect for a moleskin journal!

Overall stellar bag with loads of space BUT sensitive fabric
Inside of bag with Laptop pouch and front hidden pocket
Overall stellar bag with loads of space BUT sensitive fabric
Inside of bag with Laptop pouch and front hidden pocket
Overall stellar bag with loads of space BUT sensitive fabric
Front Scratches on Fabric + Reflective Patch

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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Rated 3 out of 5 stars

Too tall for riding

I'm a big Timbuk2 fan- my wife and I share a few of their bags for commuting, errands & traveling. I have an Especial Tres backpack I love, and I've been on the hunt to find something smaller for an everyday bike commuting backpack. I have an occasional meeting so I like the styling of the new Edge series as well as the narrower design of the Clark and Robin packs, but unfortunately neither will work for me. I tried the Robin first, but when it turned out to be too small (among a couple other things) I decided to give the Clark a shot. Although the volume of the Clark is spec'ed even larger than the Especial Tres, the volume is expandable and these Edge bags are pretty sleek and compact. Plus, at the time I ordered the Clark the dimensions were listed as the same height as the Tres and shorter than the Robin. From the photos I knew that had to be an error (which has since been corrected), but based on the photos it seemed like the Clark could work. But unfortunately, I'm 5'8" and would be unable to comfortably ride with this pack for my daily commute of 4 to 10 miles. It is so tall and I can't cinch down the roll-top enough that it bumps up against the back of my head. A taller person or someone who has a more upright riding position might not have this problem. One other downside to both the Clark and the Robin is that the side pockets are very snug. They lie flat against the bag (which looks nice), but it was not easy to insert and remove a Kryptonite mini lock or a small, lightweight windbreaker I typically carry in those pockets. Other than that the bag is well-built, spacious, I dig the magnetic straps, and I'm a big fan of the shoulder strap and back-padding on their Especial and Edge designs. It's very comfortable for riding. My ideal bag would be a narrower Timbuk2 25-30L slim roll-top with this padding. (The Parker and the Especial Medio slot into this size range, but both are pretty wide nor are roll-tops.) Still on the hunt...

Too tall for riding
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Bottom Line No, I would not recommend to a friend

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Amazing quality and engineering with a sleek look

Great backpack that I can't wait to use on weekend trips or hiking! The quality and engineering of the backpack feels great and feels like it will last for years to come.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Best commuter bag I've ever owned

I am really pleased with this bag! There are several easy to access compartments on the front, with a laptop zipper on the side for quick access without having to dig in the main contents of the bag. The buckles are magnetized with high quality materials, and there's pockets on the side for a water bottle or umbrella. There's a sneaky pocket on the bottom that has a rain jacket/cover for the bag too! I commute daily with my laptop and am often exposed to rain (many of those times by surprise), so a bag that can withstand a bit of rain action is a must for me. This bag is comfortable to wear and the rolltop provides space for your extra stuff - whether it be a weekend trip or bringing another outfit and shoes to work for the gym. Timbuk2 makes really high quality products, and I couldn't be happier with this bag!

Best commuter bag I've ever owned
Clark Pack

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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