Timbuk2 Showdown Laptop Backpack 2014 Review

The Timbuk2 Showdown Laptop Backpack 2014 is a newly released Timbuk2 Laptop Backpack comes with 7 different colors and designed fabric. The backpack comes with several external pockets to carry more gadgets, tools and accessories. The main compartment has a large packing capacity to carry your essential documents, study materials or books. The separate and padded laptop compartment fits up to a 15 inch laptop or perfect for the 15 inch MacBook Pro. There is also a separate pocket with soft lined fabric to carry your iPad or Tablet.

The Timbuk2 Showdown is a perfect laptop backpack for biker or bicycle rider because there is Vista loop included this backpack. The loop helps to carry the backpack through bike or bicycle. The padded shoulder strap and custom fit designed back panel also helps to carry it for a long time.Timbuk2 Showdown Laptop Backpack 2014 Review

Features of Timbuk2 Showdown

  • Large main compartment with well organization featuresTimbuk2 Showdown Laptop Backpack 2014
  • Padded laptop compartment that holds up to a 15 inch laptop
  • Large packing capacity to carry files, documents, clothing or books
  • Extra pouch for gadgets and accessories
  • Key fobs, pen loops, media player pocket
  • TSA-Friendly and Quick laptop access features
  • Adjustable, removable and padded shoulder strap


  • Backpack dimension: 11 x 5.9 x 18.9 inches
  • Weight is only 1.9 pounds that ensure comfort to carry
  • Faux fur lined front pockets
  • Imported

The Pros

  • Lifetime warrantyTimbuk2 Showdown
  • Back panel with Air mesh ventilated technology
  • Perfect as 15 inch MacBook Pro Backpack
  • Multiple external pockets
  • Side pocket for water bottle, beverage or U-Lock
  • Reflective hits technology
  • Extra pocket for iPad or Tablet

The Cons                         

The laptop compartment may be more spacious and padded. Extra padded or VEPEL Mesh in shoulder strap will add more value. However, this is a small to medium size backpack that is perfect for college/high school students and professionals. You can choose a large size backpack from here.

Timbuk2 Showdown Laptop Backpack 2014 Video Review

Customer Reviews & Rating

The Timbuk2 Showdown Laptop Backpack 2014 has a Rating on Amazon, 5 out of 5 and 4.3 out of 5 on the Timbuk2 official site. Found 2 customer reviews on Amazon and 4 customer reviews on the Timbuk2 site when I write this post. Here are some popular reviews from Amazon.

“It’s a great backpack. There are plenty of pockets for everything you may want to bring to class, and the laptop portion fits my 15.6 inch laptop like a glove. It is comfortable to wear, and will hold more textbooks than I expected it to.” – Dillon Lawrence

“Well built and great size. Thought it looked a tad large on the Timbuk2 site, but isn’t in person (I’m 6′ 2″).” – Scott S

Over to You

Overall, the Timbuk2 Showdown Laptop Backpack 2014 is a well made and durable laptop backpack for professionals and students. The backpack comes with multiple functions and features for biker and bicycle riders.

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