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 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 [...]

How do you chill?


Every year, come summertime, we release the coveted Dolores Chiller. We dream of heading out to the park sporting sunglasses, short shorts and a beer filled cooler bag. Alas, ever year come summertime our city is blanketed by fog by our good friend Karl. So we wait a couple months layered up a sweater, another [...]

350 High Fives

Founders Black Key for Bay Area Bikeshare. Member #363

At high noon, August 30, 2013, 350 shiny, new teal bicycles in San Francisco came to life in North America’s newest city bike share program: Bay Area Bike Share. These 350 bikes are apart of a larger family of 750 bike share bikes across 4 other cities in the Bay area that will to allow commuters [...]

World’s Best Commute

Timbuk2 World's Best Commute

To celebrate National Bike to Work Day, we filmed the world’s best commute in our own backyard. Cheers to our friends GoPro for supporting us with magical Hero3s, narwhals, and all kinds of hacks.

Polk Street for Bikes

Polk Street Bike Access

Many of us at Timbuk2 commute to work by bike and among these commuters quite a few of them take the Polk street Gulch down towards the Mission. While not as crazy as as riding down three lanes of traffic on Van Ness, Polk street certainly isn’t your quaint cycling corridor–in fact, once a month [...]