Custom Fabric Inspiration


Our women’s designer Kacie shares her inspiration for the new prints she chose for our customizer. Check them out here. Kaleidoscope: Warm and cool tones in a global graphic mashup that makes you want to drop everything and go. This feminine Kaleidoscope holds its own with rugged denim or durable ballistic nylon. Recently customized in [...]

Timbuk2 Golden Ticket

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Every month in 2013, lucky makers of Timbuk2 custom bags will win a Timbuk2 Golden Ticket. . . Will you find one of these in your custom Timbuk2 bag? Learn more about the Timbuk2 Golden Ticket Contest here.

New Timbuk2 Customizer

New Timbuk2 Customizer

Hello Future! Meet the new Timbuk2 customizer. Now available on the iPad and in Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, our customizer has finally swiped its way into 2013. Our new customizer features: One Page Customization: Customize every detail of your bag on one bigger, better page. How convenient! Filtered Start Page: New filters on our start [...]

Red Wing Factory

Giant Boot

We are suckers for anything made in America and we love shoes, so what do we do when anywhere near Red Wing, Minnesota? We visit the Red Wing Shoe factory and museum! And we bring the whole family. Our head of product and design recently did just that. See his photo montage below. Big boot, [...]

About Timbuk2

Timbuk2 San Francisco Factory

Many of you have been Timbuk2 fans for years, even decades, so we thought you might enjoy learning more about who we are, what we do, and where we do it. Last night we relaunched the About Us content on See a preview below and learn more about Timbuk2 People, Product, Environment, and Manufacturing [...]

Sold Out America!


We sold out of our American Messenger in thirty minutes! While we wished we’d made 300, we’re thrilled you loved our 30. We’re proud our made in America was such a hit in America. Lets take this momentum to the polls people!

Made in America

Ya Vote Sticker

Made in America, for America. In honor of the 2012 election season, we made 30 units of this very special America messenger. Sewing stars in stiff, rugged ballistic nylon wasn’t easy, but it was slightly more practical than cutting and sewing bald eagles, and it was worth it for America! Originally created for the 2011 [...]

Peacock Mini Messenger


Our friend Maya recently worked with Timbuk2 rockstar sewer Hui to make a custom XS Messenger in our San Francisco factory. Thanks to good fashion sense and Hui’s mad skills, Maya may be the raddest kid in the class this year. See her messenger come together below. Hui ignites the swirlinator. The peacock gets swirled [...]

Rewind Lab

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Tricia Wright, an avid Timbuk2 fan and an awesome  San Francisco based designer has been hard at work with her new line of bike salvaged goods. She started Rewind Lab in 2009 as she felt compelled to make sustainable design look good. We’re fans of her sweet line of necklaces made with used inner tubes [...]

Timbuk2 Knife Roll

Knife Bag

A few years ago we received a request from a certain Chef Johnny to produce a knife roll. As a huge Timbuk2 fan, he was certain that we could make something awesome for all the chefs who roll up their knives in makeshift bags or hand-me-downs from their friends and family. It certainly wasn’t the [...]