Made for Women Who Ride

Kacie in the Madrone on her chopper

The Madrone is our cycling pack designed specifically for women. Dreamt up and designed by our very own bike-riding designer Kacie. The Madrone is made by and for women who ride. “I ride my bike everyday and the Madrone has everything I want in a commuter pack,” said Kacie. “I love that when I arrive [...]

Le Tour Messengers

Timbuk2 Tour De France Messenger

Tis the season for le Tour, and that means the launch of another limited edition Timbuk2 Tour de France Messenger. Our original series of Tour de France messengers celebrated the four jerseys of the Tour — maillot jaune (yellow) for the overall race leader, maillot vert (green) for the overall points leader, maillot blanc (white) [...]

The Years in Beers

Chiller Corona

Every year, we launch a limited edition Chiller clad in the colors of a beer we adore. The first Chiller launched in 2009 and wore the colors of PBR. In 2011 we honored the summertime special, Corona, complete with an embroidered lime on the strap. Then came our homage to Oktoberfest by cloaking the 2012 [...]

Made in the Mission

Angela with her custom Tote

We recently invited Angela Tafoya (@angelatafoya), San Francisco Editor of Refinery29 and her boyfriend Eric Bailey (@ericbailey), artist/designer (see his work here), into our San Francisco factory to design and sew bags using our new fabrics. Mission neighborhood locals, Angela and Eric live just a few blocks from our factory, but they’d never been inside. [...]

Red Hook Crit 2014

RHC Timbuk2 Claro

Since 2012, Timbuk2 has sponsored the Red Hook Crit, a fixed gear semi-pro bike race ridden on the city streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn, at night, in the dark. It’s a fast, unique, exhilarating and incredibly fun race to watch. We’re proud to support the 2014 series in Red Hook, Milan, and Barcelona, there’s truly [...]

Look What You’ve Done

New Classic Messenger Bag

When we decided to reimagine our classic messenger — our original gangsta, beloved work horse, our bread and butter — we turned to you. Your stories and ideas are always surprising and always push us to think differently about our product, process, and what is possible. So first we asked you to show us your [...]

Meet the Team

Mei in Timbuk2's San Francisco Factory

For 25 years, Timbuk2 has sewn made-to-order custom bags in San Francisco. We’re proud of what we make, the people who wear our products, and our thriving manufacturing community. Celebrate the people who make your messenger, our factory team in San Francisco. Meet Mei, Fang, Sing, Michael, Easley, and Nick. Together with other members of [...]

Timbuk2 Team Favorites

Emily Timbuk2 Telegraph Backpack

We all have favorites, even your parents do, they just might not tell you. But rather than feeling slighted, why not embrace it? If everything was totally equal all the time, wouldn’t we want for variety? A little edge is a good thing. So we’ve decided to pull back the curtain and tell you what [...]

Real Resolutions

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Resolutions are typically themed around things you don’t want to do. But life is for living right? We don’t carry boring black bags because we don’t want to, so we’re not going to resolve to run on a treadmill because we don’t want to! Rather, we resolve to choose resolutions we want and will stick [...]

Same Day Delivery

Google Shopping Express Parachute

Need a Timbuk2 bag now but can’t deal with a mission to the store? Google Shopping Express to the rescue! We’re very excited to announce our launch with Google Shopping Express. Just in time for the holiday crush, Timbuk2 customers in the San Francisco Bay Area can now get Timbuk2 bags delivered same-day for free [...]