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 [...]

#ProntoWeek Seattle

pronto timbuk2 referral program

This week (April 13 -19) is Pronto Cycle Share’s Half Birthday, and Timbuk2 Seattle has joined our green wheeled friends in town to celebrate all things bike & Cycle Share with #ProntoWeek! This includes parties, perks, beers, bike adventures, parties, prizes and even a raffle to win a free trip!   At just 6 months [...]

42 Bikes Set Free!

World Bicycle Relief Zambia Timbuk2 sun girl field Africa

42. That’s the amount of bicycles we’ve helped unite with entrepreneurs, students and healthcare workers in Africa through our partnership with World Bicycle Relief (WBR) in 2014! Bikes that help students, particularly young women, get to school on time and regularly, entrepreneurs be able to serve more customers, and healthcare workers to visit more patients. [...]

MEC Bikefest: Vancity

Timbuk2 hunchback bike bag rack MEC

Every year, our very good friends north of the border at Mountain Equipment Co-op, aka MEC, host a series of bike events called Bikefest at each of their 17 stores in Canada. It usually also kicks-off the official start of summer bike riding season and in general, an awesome day outside to nerd out on [...]

Bike From Work Day Ride

Timbuk2 Bike From Work Day Route May 8 2014

Yesterday was debatably one of our favorite days of the year: Bike To Work Day in the San Francisco Bay Area. Streets come alive with 2-wheeled smiling bandits as we ride our way to work, school or  wherever we choose that day. It was also the 20th anniversary of celebrating bike commuting in San Francisco, [...]

Streets & Beets 2014

Rider 14 for Streets & Beets

In 2010, 11 strangers came together with the idea of working collaboratively in an effort to turn underutilized urban space into a network of community run farms. Their intent? Mobilize community and turn urban lots into community farms, where produce would be shared between folks who worked the land and neighborhood food banks who need [...]

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 [...]

350 High Fives

Founders Black Key for Bay Area Bikeshare. Member #363

At high noon, August 30, 2013, 350 shiny, new teal bicycles in San Francisco came to life in North America’s newest city bike share program: Bay Area Bike Share. These 350 bikes are apart of a larger family of 750 bike share bikes across 4 other cities in the Bay area that will to allow commuters [...]

Women Who Ride: Submit a Profile

On May 1, the first day of Bike to Work Month, we launched our new blog series, Women Who Ride. Women Who Ride along with our series, Ride Like You Want To, are intended to encourage, inspire, and teach more women to ride. Know a woman who rides? Click here for details on how to [...]

Women Who Ride: Jessica Nguyen

Continuing our Ride Like You Want To series on how to ride in style, Women Who Ride is a new series of posts featuring real women who ride and how they make it work. We hope to inspire and teach more women to ride like they want to. Meet Jess Nguyen. Statistician for the Fed [...]