Make a Statement

Timbuk2 Custom Manufacturing in San Francisco

From 2000 – 2011, on average 17 manufacturers a day shut down in America. 25 years after Rob Honeycutt began hand sewing bags in his garage in San Francisco, Timbuk2 continues to manufacture in the heart of the city. As Timbuk2 continues to grow we remain committed to building our Custom Bags in San Francisco’s [...]

A Laboratory in Japan

Timbuk2 Laboratory by Sarika Toriumi on Houyhnhnm

On National Bike To Work Day last month (May 16, 2014), our friends in Japan published a beautifully illustrated guide to the history of Timbuk2 on the fashion, lifestyle and culture mecca blog Houyhnhnm. Tokyo/Paris based artist Sarika Toriumi was called upon to bring some of our most timeless archive images to life through illustrations. If/when we [...]

Bike From Work Day Ride

Timbuk2 Bike From Work Day Route May 8 2014

Yesterday was debatably one of our favorite days of the year: Bike To Work Day in the San Francisco Bay Area. Streets come alive with 2-wheeled smiling bandits as we ride our way to work, school or  wherever we choose that day. It was also the 20th anniversary of celebrating bike commuting in San Francisco, [...]

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. [...]

Top Riders in The Bay

bike share staff and top rider winners on bikes at timbuk2

On February 28th, our hometown bike share, Bay Area Bike Share, celebrated it’s first 1/2 birthday! To recognize the folks who have ridden the most trips since the program’s launch at the end of August 2013, we partnered with BABS (yeah, we like their funky acronym too) to stoke out their top riders with exclusive [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Raider Pack

Timbuk2 Raider Pack

Designed in collaboration with San Francisco’s Mission Cycling Club, the Raider Cycling Pack frees you to get in a pre-work ride without weighing you down. Made from super light and durable ripstop nylon and featuring an airmesh back panel and shoulder straps for ventilation, the Raider feels light and breezy on your back. Its removable [...]

Distilled Launch Party

Distilled Collection Party

Our headquarters hosted a party to celebrate the launch of our new Distilled Collection yesterday. We showed off the new bags, toured folks through our office and custom bag factory and explained the new direction for these elegant waxed canvas bags. It wouldn’t be a party without food and drink so we brought in our [...]

Distilled Collection

Walker Backpack

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Distilled Collection. Available exclusively on timbuk2.com and in Timbuk2′s San Francisco and Seattle stores, Distilled is our most grown up collection to date. Crafted in heavy duty canvas with leather details and intelligent pocketing, the collection is comprised of three styles – the Walker Backpack, Proof [...]