Make a Statement

Timbuk2 Custom Manufacturing in San Francisco

From 2000 – 2011, on average 17 manufacturers a day shut down in America. 25 years after Rob Honeycutt began hand sewing bags in his garage in San Francisco, Timbuk2 continues to manufacture in the heart of the city. As Timbuk2 continues to grow we remain committed to building our Custom Bags in San Francisco’s [...]

Made for Women Who Ride

Kacie in the Madrone on her chopper

The Madrone is our cycling pack designed specifically for women. Dreamt up and designed by our very own bike-riding designer Kacie. The Madrone is made by and for women who ride. “I ride my bike everyday and the Madrone has everything I want in a commuter pack,” said Kacie. “I love that when I arrive [...]

#beersinbags

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Cheers to ‘Merica. Timbuk2 has had a long love story with beer, and to celebrate this independence day, we’re giving you a chance to win 3 of our Hunchback trunk racks. Instagram your Timbuk2 with your favorite frosty beverage using the hashtag #beersinbags. The 2 most-liked photos will win a Hunchback and we’ll pick the [...]

A Laboratory in Japan

Timbuk2 Laboratory by Sarika Toriumi on Houyhnhnm

On National Bike To Work Day last month (May 16, 2014), our friends in Japan published a beautifully illustrated guide to the history of Timbuk2 on the fashion, lifestyle and culture mecca blog Houyhnhnm. Tokyo/Paris based artist Sarika Toriumi was called upon to bring some of our most timeless archive images to life through illustrations. If/when we [...]

Le Tour Messengers

Timbuk2 Tour De France Messenger

Tis the season for le Tour, and that means the launch of another limited edition Timbuk2 Tour de France Messenger. Our original series of Tour de France messengers celebrated the four jerseys of the Tour — maillot jaune (yellow) for the overall race leader, maillot vert (green) for the overall points leader, maillot blanc (white) [...]

The Years in Beers

Chiller Corona

Every year, we launch a limited edition Chiller clad in the colors of a beer we adore. The first Chiller launched in 2009 and wore the colors of PBR. In 2011 we honored the summertime special, Corona, complete with an embroidered lime on the strap. Then came our homage to Oktoberfest by cloaking the 2012 [...]

The Pencil Factory

Bruce's workshop

The materials used in the production of everything from a burrito, to a backpack, to a bicycle is one of the most, if not the most, important parts of creating something. Make a burrito out of locally grown, freshly picked avocado, hand made, organic salsa and tortilla, and sustainably sourced meat, beans and cheese, and [...]

Fire-Resistant Bag

Timbuk2 bags withstand fire

We occasionally get amazing stories from our community of bags saving their lives in bicycling and motorcycle accidents. Recently we received this letter from Jim, truly a story that we were amazed by: Dear Timbuk2, There is a quick story I wanted to share with you about one of your bags which I’ve had for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]