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 [...]

Red Hook Criterium with Kacey Manderfield

Kacey Manderfield won the first edition of the Red Hook Crit in 2008. She placed 9th overall this year, and was the first female to the finish line. This rad cyclist headed to the race with our Red Hook Crit Timbuk2 Race Duffel and came away with a special edition Especial Tres backpack. We’re proud [...]

Lucky Random Winner: Bethany O

Following in the footsteps of October’s lucky random winner Kerry Phillips, Bethany O has won our February Facebook contest. We love all our fans, on and off bikes. But we feel charmed that Bethany, like Kerry, is already an avid cyclist and Timbuk2 fan. Yes, the winner was selected at the same time Putin was [...]

Bike Commute Visuals

This is what your bike commutes look like. Via Bike Commute Photo Contest on Facebook (Nov 15 – 17, 2011).