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.

Instagram Your Ride

Timbuk2 and King Bike to work Instagram Contest

Tomorrow is National Bike to Work Day and to celebrate, Timbuk2 will be in several different cities cheering on commuters on the way to work. We’ve teamed up with the awesome folks at KIND who are working in conjunction with local cycling non-profits to be present at energizer stations in Austin, New York City, Seattle [...]

Timbuk2 Bikes to Work

Bicycle Friendly Business Award

As most of you know, we’re all big fans of cycling at Timbuk2. We ride to work, have a free bike-share program at our retail locations, make bags for folks who ride…well we could go on, you get the idea. May is National Bike to Work Month and the perfect time to celebrate cycling and [...]

Critical Mass 20th

Critical Mass 4

A large group of Timbuk2ers geared up last Friday hopped on their bikes and got together at Justin Herman plaza for a ride to remember. The ever controversial Critical Mass bike ride was celebrating its 20th anniversary in its hometown, so this was definitely not a ride to miss. What started as a movement to [...]

Cycle Toronto

Cycle Toronto 1

It was Timbuk2′s first time at ExpoCycle, Canada’s largest bike show, in Toronto, Ontario. AND the first time the show was open to the public. Three Timbuk2-ites made the migration north to Canada’s bustling star-studded city (it was also the first week of the Toronto International Film Fest (TIFF)) to explore the city on 2 wheels [...]

Hot/Cold Cycling Clothes

Half Summer Half Winter Cycling Clothes

Indian Summer has arrived in San Francisco; hear the hippies rejoice! But the fog monster is still making its appearance in the mornings and evenings, which makes for chilly commutes and roasting mid-day jaunts. What’s a cyclist to do? Take the half half approach! Call me crazy, but this is what I rode to work [...]

Bare Leg Bike Commuting

Bare Leg Bike Commute

We’ve covered footwear in our bike commute discussions; we feel strongly that you should wear the shoes you want to wear when bike commuting. But there’s something about commuting in bare legs that makes San Franciscans feel fantastic. We don’t get to do it very often — the frigid fog monster stalks us most mornings [...]