Bopanna’s Backpack

Bopanna's Timbuk2 Prospect

Meet Bopanna, senior designer at Timbuk2. For the past year, he worked to put together a new fully customizable backpack that we could produce in our San Francisco factory. Our design studio, located right behind our factory, allowed him to make hundreds of trips to perfect the bag. It took hundreds of hours with the [...]

Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Coffee

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Introducing the Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Coffee Travel Coffee Kit. Equipped with everything you need to ‪#‎BrewWhereYouAre‬ Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit from timbuk2designs on Vimeo. The Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Coffee Kit lets you savor your adventure, without sacrificing your taste buds. We designed the kit for a wide range of coffee obsessives. [...]

#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 [...]

Venice Beach Now Open!

Timbuk2 Venice Beach 1410 Abbot Kinney

Golden beaches, blue skies, palm trees and a boardwalk full of beach cruisers, skate boards, runners, walkers, iron pumpers, buskers, surfers and for better or worse, seriously everything in between. This is Venice Beach. Now dust off them sandy feet, sandals optional, jump on your cruiser and pedal your way a few blocks from the [...]

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 [...]