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, [...]

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 [...]

Hubway on Ice

Hubway in winter

Boston… Chicago… Minneapolis…   It’s winter. It’s cold. Really cold. We totally get it. You might find that hard to believe that we could understand such a concept, writing from our San Francisco office where today’s high is to reach 72 degrees (22 degrees Celsius for our Common Wealth fans). However, the Timbuk2 office is full of [...]

Divvy and Timbuk2

Chicago Divvy

Chicago’s new bike-share program, Divvy, has been a huge success since it’s launch earlier this year. With 3,000 bikes spread over 300 stations throughout the Windy City, the iconic blue bikes can be spotted everywhere. We’ve teamed up with our friends in Chicago and are giving away 10 Timbuk2 Custom Bags. It’s simple, all you [...]

Lifesaving Bag

Lifesaver!

We have heard of numerous accounts of Timbuk2 bags acting as protective barriers from the pavement in motorcycle or bicycle accidents. Recently we received this letter from a customer which really struck a chord. We’re grateful that our bag helped save a life and even a laptop. “Dear Timbuk2, A month ago my husband was [...]

Ride at Night Winner

Ride at Night winner Michael

We reached out to Michael the lucky winner of our Ride at Night Sweepstakes. He was surprised and excited to learn that he’d just won an Especial Messenger and a set of Revolights City v2.0. Here’s a bit about Michael! Age: 26 Where? lives in a bike-friendly neighborhood of the Highlands in Louisville, KY Occupation: [...]

Learning To #Ridemint

Wednesday #ridemint winner

Last week we partnered with the new-to-the-hood Bay Area Bike Share with an Instagram contest. We asked insta-shutterbugs to snap a picture of their ride on the minty colored bike share bikes using the hashtag #ridemint. Each day we (Bay Area Bike Share and Timbuk2) awarded the most creative entry of the day a 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 [...]

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.