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Halló Iceland.


Colorful houses & rooftops, vibrant street art, bikes, bike, bikes and a city surrounded by water; Reykjavik & San Francisco have lots in common and now there’s one more thing: TIMBUK2. This Saturday, April 25, Timbuk2 hit a huge milestone: we opened our first European brand store in Reykjavik, Iceland! Located in the most established [...]

500,000 rides later

kristin k bay area bike share

Bay Area Bike Share (BABS) was one of the most complex bike share programs in the country to get up and running back in August 2013: 8 different transportation and municipalities in the mix all working towards the end goal of creating a convenient, affordable, safe and FUN way to get around The Bay. Now, more than [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]