Timbuk2 Blink Backpack

Timbuk2’s Blink Pack is a rugged laptop backpack perfect for travel, business, or just everyday use, and it’s being offered for just $48 shipped, today only, originally $119.99. This clamshell opening Weekender pack is made from water-resistant 420D Ripstop Nylon and features an internal organizer for pens, phones, etc., a padded laptop compartment (up to 15″), as well as a grab handle for easy lifting. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review, more pictures and information.

Timbuk2 Blink Backpack
Timbuk2 Blink Backpack
Timbuk2 Blink Backpack

I got this thinking it would be good for short trips, and it’s been absolutely fantastic. The bag is small enough that if you don’t overpack it, it’ll fit under airplane seats, on your lap on a taxi, and in small lockers, yet its clamshell opening allows you to use stuffpacks and use it like a suitcase. The straps and back padding don’t have a full suspension, but are sufficient for point-to-point travel with a few hours of carry here and there,” said one reviewer. More information.