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 [...]

T is for Toronto

toronto timbuk2 bag blog

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Made in the Mission

Angela with her custom Tote

We recently invited Angela Tafoya (@angelatafoya), San Francisco Editor of Refinery29 and her boyfriend Eric Bailey (@ericbailey), artist/designer (see his work here), into our San Francisco factory to design and sew bags using our new fabrics. Mission neighborhood locals, Angela and Eric live just a few blocks from our factory, but they’d never been inside. [...]

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 [...]

Meet the Team

Mei in Timbuk2's San Francisco Factory

For 25 years, Timbuk2 has sewn made-to-order custom bags in San Francisco. We’re proud of what we make, the people who wear our products, and our thriving manufacturing community. Celebrate the people who make your messenger, our factory team in San Francisco. Meet Mei, Fang, Sing, Michael, Easley, and Nick. Together with other members of [...]

Holiday Baggage

Staff @ Seattle

As we look back at December, we send out the highest of fives for the rockstar team at our new-in-2013 store in downtown Seattle. This marks the first Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/relax-and-eat -chocolate-and-eggnog season for us at our sweet spot at 7th and Pine st. Between the wonderful madness that was Black Friday and Dec 1, this Timbuk2 crew crafted a carny-inspired ”Holiday [...]

R3DNA and Timbuk2

R3DNA + Timbuk2

We’ve been working hard on making our company more sustainable from the ground up. We’re in the process of developing a steady repairs program and have teamed up with Terracycle to limit our waste from hitting the landfill. Along the same lines, we’ve teamed up with R3DNA whose mission is “Reclaim, Repurpose, Reborn”. Every year [...]