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 [...]

Celebrating a Veteran

Timbuk2 Marine Patrick Graham

We recently met Patrick Graham during a tour of the Timbuk2 factory. He is a Marine Corps veteran who participated in two tours in Iraq. While we very rarely produce one-off Timbuk2 Messengers from fabrics that are sent to us, we made an exception for Patrick as he stood out as someone who more than [...]

13 New Yorkers

limited edition bags citi bike share new york

To celebrate the arrival of 6,000 bicycles to New York City for the country’s largest bike share program, we’ve partnered up with proud new Citibike docking station hosts Paragon Sports to create a limited edition collection of messenger bags. Proceeds from these bags will raise funds for Transportation Alternatives, the folks who work hard to [...]

Camo in the Customizer

Timbuk2 Camo Mood Board

There’s a serious Army Navy faceoff in fashion right now, and while we’re light on stripes and anchors, we’re heavy on camo. Today we’re excited to introduce a new water resistant cotton camoflauge fabric in our custmomizer. Mellow it out with waxed canvas, play it up with brights, or go full incognito and camoflauge the [...]

Golden Ticket Winner!

Golden Ticket Winner Kristin

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, we are happy to announce that our first ever Timbuk2 Golden Ticket has been retrieved in the chilly town of Littleton Colorado. Our winner Kristin designed a very sweet looking bag, and upon opening it found that magic golden ticket: “Hello Timbuk2! I’ve found a golden ticket in my [...]

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

Golden Ticket 2

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.