MEC Bikefest: Vancity

Timbuk2 hunchback bike bag rack MEC

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


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 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 [...]

Golden Ticket Winner!


We’re very happy to announce another lucky Golden Ticket Winner! Juanita and her daughter Ani from Salt Lake City Utah opened their Custom Eula and tucked in there was one of those magical Golden Tickets. The winner: Name: Juanita A. Occupation: Part time bookseller at Barnes and Noble, full time Photographer. Timbuk2 you currently own/carry: [...]

Bike Commute Winner!

Jenn winner of the bike commute sweeps

We’ve made contact with the lucky winner of the Bike Commute Sweepstakes who will be taking home an amazing prize package. Meet Jenn! Age: 29 Where I live: Boulder, CO Profession: Professional rock climber and Rocky Mountain Regional Coordinator for the American Alpine Club Timbuk2 you currently carry (if any): An incredibly cool custom XS [...]

Adorable Haul

Timbuk2 mini mouse

Sometimes we get fan photos that make us ooo and ahhhh. This is one of them.

Earth Day Recycling

Westley's Bag

One of our biggest fans Westley decided it was time to let go… “In honor of Earth Day I’ve decided to recycle one of my bags from my ridiculously large Timbuk2 collection. This was one of my very first Timbuk2 bags. It has been on a lot of journeys with me but now it’s time [...]