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

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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

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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.┬áThree 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 [...]

A Golden Gate Day

Last week marked a special 75 years for the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge. One could feel the buzz about San Francisco as Chrissy Fields, The Marina, and the span were all especially busy this Memorial Day Weekend for the anniversary celebrations. I went for a ride to Muir woods with some friends, and had expected [...]

Reasons to Ride: Right of Way

Via Instagram/Timbuk2.

Ride Like You Want To: Riding in the Rain

Riding a bike makes you feel like you’re 12 again, but riding in the rain makes you want to jump in puddles. I didn’t ride in the rain for years, but as my aversion to taking bus has grown over time, I’ve embraced riding in the rain. Today I discovered that my rain kit is [...]

Ride Like You Want To: Coordinate

Timbuk2 designer Kacie rocks pink and purple like a tomboy and we love it. Kacie’s pink and purple kit.