Bopanna’s Backpack

Bopanna's Timbuk2 Prospect

Meet Bopanna, senior designer at Timbuk2. For the past year, he worked to put together a new fully customizable backpack that we could produce in our San Francisco factory. Our design studio, located right behind our factory, allowed him to make hundreds of trips to perfect the bag. It took hundreds of hours with the [...]

Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle

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Introducing the Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Coffee Travel Coffee Kit. Equipped with everything you need to ‪#‎BrewWhereYouAre‬ Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit from timbuk2designs on Vimeo. The Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Coffee Kit lets you savor your adventure, without sacrificing your taste buds. We designed the kit for a wide range of coffee obsessives. [...]

Back to the Grind Winner

Back to The Grind

Meet Ashley, the lucky winner of the Back to the Grind Sweepstakes! She’s never worn a Timbuk2 backpack before, but she’ll be rocking an awesome Ashley S. Age: 21 Small town of Alliance, Ohio Full time student at The University of Mount Union studying Marketing, Human Resources, and Spanish I don’t actually own a Timbuk2 [...]

Red Hook Crit Travel Pack

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We worked with the Red Hook Crit team to develop a pack that can keep up with the world’s most intense riders. The Red Hook Crit is a fixed-gear race that has gone from an underground icon to an international phenomenon. The criterium takes daredevil riders at high speed through the streets of Brooklyn, Barcelona [...]

Ride to Japan

Bike to Japan Group

We recently received this message from Asian Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Organization which we sponsored for their Bike to Japan program. The project aimed to promote physical activity among college youth while educating them on the importance of exploring how space is used in their local community and ways to advocate for a voice in [...]

ArtCrank Denver

Seattle ArtCrank #timbuk2Artcrank

We’ve partnered up with ArtCrank for 5 amazing shows and it’s time for the installment of the #Timbuk2ArtCrank series. Anyone attending anyone of the 5 Timbuk2 sponsored events will be able to vote for their favorite poster using the #timbuk2artcrank hashtag. When we tally the votes at the end of the year, we’ll transform those [...]

Raider IDEA Award

Raider Pack

The Raider is quite possibly one of the most loved bags at the Timbuk2 office. The Industrial Designers Society of America has awarded an International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) to the Timbuk2 Mission Cycling Raider Pack, a commuter backpack developed by Timbuk2 in collaboration with San Francisco’s Mission Cycling Club. We couldn’t be more proud. [...]

Repairs & a Happy Baby

Baby Carrier!

We recently did a little fix to one of our customers’ old-school classic messengers. As part of the Life-Cycle program, we’ve grown our repairs service to keep old bags on the road even longer. After receiving the repair, we received this note from our happy customer and we had to share it. The picture is [...]

#beersinbags winners

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Check out the amazing submissions to our ‪#‎beersinbags‬ contest on Instagram! Congratulations to our winners @quick_jon @mozzie_puggle and @harvydanger and thanks to all that entered! We couldn’t help but award prizes to a few runner ups.

The American Challenge

American Challenge

Our COO’s 17 year-old daughter, Ali Meneghetti, is more than halfway through a 3,210 mile, 44 day, coast-to-coast bike trip from Charleston, SC to Los Angeles. Accompanied by two leaders and 9 other high school students, she’s averaging over 80 miles a day on Overland’s American Challenge. This is a no support ride so every [...]