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Pros Great organizational capacity, effective use of space, comfortable, adjustable, separate laptop side-accessDurable, waterproof, cool features, stowable rain fly and helmet net, lots of storage, ultra protectiveFunctional, plentiful storage, water-resistant fabric, inexpensive, versatileBest weather resistance, versatile, easy to adjust, good organizationWater resistant, large and simple internal compartment, low price, durable
Cons Expensive, lacks cushioning on the bottom of the packExpensive, not super stylishNot super stylishLacks laptop protection, smaller fitNot the most comfortable, lacks laptop protection
Bottom Line A versatile option with great storage for electronicsBuilt as a bike commuting laptop protector, it serves so many more purposesBuilt for a plethora of applications, this pack offers awesome storage and valueHead out in the rain with this water-resistant backpack that is quite versatileThis high value laptop backpack is durable and versatile in its function
Rating Categories Incase Icon Pack 'n Pedal Commuter Borealis Black Hole 25 Timbuk2 Rogue
Laptop Protection (25%)
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Comfort (20%)
8
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Storage (15%)
9
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Ease Of Use (15%)
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Water Resistance (15%)
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Style (10%)
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Specs Incase Icon Pack 'n Pedal... Borealis Black Hole 25 Timbuk2 Rogue
Volume (L) 17 L 24 L 28 L 25 L 25 L
Weight 2.1 lbs 2.4 lbs 2.7 lbs 1.8 lbs 1.8 lbs
Number of Compartments 4 2 2 1 1
Dimensions 19 x 13 x 9 in. 15 x 6.7 x 19 in 19.75 x 13.5 x 8.5 in. 21 x 11 x 6.5 in. 18.9 x 12.2 x 6.3 in.
Number of Large Pockets 3 1 2 2 1
Number of Small Pockets 14 2 9 5 7
Key Clip? Yes Yes No Yes No
Reflective Material? No Yes Yes No No
External Side Pocket(s) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
External Water Bottle Holder? No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fits Laptop 15" 15" 15" 15" 15"
Hip belt No No Yes No No
Sternum Strap Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
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