Timbuk2 Travels

TimBuk2 in Uganda

Aaron recently wrote to us about his mission in Uganda. We were happy to know we were part of his inspiring story. I recently purchased a Messenger Bag and took it with me on an volunteer assignment to Uganda. I am leading “Farming as a Business” trainings for rural Ugandans all over the northwestern portion [...]

Supporting Bikes Globally

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Outdoor Retailer is an industry trade show that happens twice a year, bringing together gear junkies, retailers in the outdoor industry, rad brands, influencers and writers in the media, and SO MANY BEAUTIFUL PUPS. Timbuk2 has been exhibiting at the event for years, and this year, in addition to showing the new Spring 2015 product [...]

#Timbuk2Tattooed 2014

#Timbuk2Tattooed 2014

#Timbuk2Tattooed is back in Seattle for another year! We had such great feedback from last year’s event that we just had to do it again! Coinciding with the Seattle Tattoo Expo, we reached out to 9 artists, gave them each a white custom bag made in San Francisco, and asked each to create an amazing [...]

T is for Toronto

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Hold onto your maple syrup, poutine, Muskoka chairs, Steam Whistle beer, toques & toboggans, the newest Timbuk2 Store is now open in Toronto, Canada! Yes, oh yes, it’s true we’ve launched our first Canadian flagship location in the epicenter of fashion, entertainment and urban life in Toronto: Queen Street West. Have you seen this outside [...]

MEC Bikefest: Vancity

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Every year, our very good friends north of the border at Mountain Equipment Co-op, aka MEC, host a series of bike events called Bikefest at each of their 17 stores in Canada. It usually also kicks-off the official start of summer bike riding season and in general, an awesome day outside to nerd out on [...]

Seattle Bike Expo

Seattle Bike Expo

The Timbuk2 Seattle team had a blast this past weekend at the Seattle Bike Expo, one of the Northwest’s biggest bike events. We were featured among nearly 200 exhibitors, including bike manufacturers, ride organizers, clothes, food, and so much gear! We showed off our best cycling gear: the Especial Collection, as well as our Mission [...]

Look What You’ve Done

New Classic Messenger Bag

When we decided to reimagine our classic messenger — our original gangsta, beloved work horse, our bread and butter — we turned to you. Your stories and ideas are always surprising and always push us to think differently about our product, process, and what is possible. So first we asked you to show us your [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Reflective Fellows

Reflective Fellows

Our homepage features a Parisian ocean cleaning robot engineer and San Francisco-based American installation artist, both avid cyclists who wear highly reflective, custom Timbuk2 messenger bags. Say that six times. Cesar Harada and David Gurman in their reflective Timbuk2 messenger bags. We met Cesar and David at the 2013 Ted Fellow Retreat in Whistler, Canada [...]