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Price $129.00 at REI
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Pros Best weather resistance, versatile, easy to adjust, good organizationGreat 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, versatileWater resistant, large and simple internal compartment, low price, durable
Cons Lacks laptop protection, smaller fitExpensive, lacks cushioning on the bottom of the packExpensive, not super stylishNot super stylishNot the most comfortable, lacks laptop protection
Bottom Line Head out in the rain with this water-resistant backpack that is quite versatileA 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 valueThis high value laptop backpack is durable and versatile in its function
Rating Categories Patagonia Black Hole 25 Incase Icon Thule Pack 'n Pedal Commuter The North Face Borealis Timbuk2 Rogue
Laptop Protection (25%)
5
9
10
7
4
Comfort (20%)
7
8
8
8
6
Storage (15%)
8
9
7
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7
Ease Of Use (15%)
7
9
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8
Water Resistance (15%)
10
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Style (10%)
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Specs Patagonia Black... Incase Icon Thule Pack 'n... The North Face... Timbuk2 Rogue
Volume (L) 25 L 17 L 24 L 28 L 25 L
Weight 1.8 lbs 2.1 lbs 2.4 lbs 2.7 lbs 1.8 lbs
Number of Compartments 1 4 2 2 1
Dimensions 21 x 11 x 6.5 in. 19 x 13 x 9 in. 15 x 6.7 x 19 in 19.75 x 13.5 x 8.5 in. 18.9 x 12.2 x 6.3 in.
Number of Large Pockets 2 3 1 2 1
Number of Small Pockets 5 14 2 9 7
Key Clip? Yes Yes Yes No No
Reflective Material? No No Yes Yes No
External Side Pocket(s) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
External Water Bottle Holder? Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Fits Laptop 15" 15" 15" 15" 15"
Hip belt No No No Yes No
Sternum Strap Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
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