Ride to Japan

Bike to Japan Group

We recently received this message from Asian Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Organization which we sponsored for their Bike to Japan program. The project aimed to promote physical activity among college youth while educating them on the importance of exploring how space is used in their local community and ways to advocate for a voice in [...]

ArtCrank Denver

Seattle ArtCrank #timbuk2Artcrank

We’ve partnered up with ArtCrank for 5 amazing shows and it’s time for the installment of the #Timbuk2ArtCrank series. Anyone attending anyone of the 5 Timbuk2 sponsored events will be able to vote for their favorite poster using the #timbuk2artcrank hashtag. When we tally the votes at the end of the year, we’ll transform those [...]

Raider IDEA Award

Raider Pack

The Raider is quite possibly one of the most loved bags at the Timbuk2 office. The Industrial Designers Society of America has awarded an International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) to the Timbuk2 Mission Cycling Raider Pack, a commuter backpack developed by Timbuk2 in collaboration with San Francisco’s Mission Cycling Club. We couldn’t be more proud. [...]

Repairs & a Happy Baby

Baby Carrier!

We recently did a little fix to one of our customers’ old-school classic messengers. As part of the Life-Cycle program, we’ve grown our repairs service to keep old bags on the road even longer. After receiving the repair, we received this note from our happy customer and we had to share it. The picture is [...]

#beersinbags winners

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Check out the amazing submissions to our ‪#‎beersinbags‬ contest on Instagram! Congratulations to our winners @quick_jon @mozzie_puggle and @harvydanger and thanks to all that entered! We couldn’t help but award prizes to a few runner ups.

The American Challenge

American Challenge

Our COO’s 17 year-old daughter, Ali Meneghetti, is more than halfway through a 3,210 mile, 44 day, coast-to-coast bike trip from Charleston, SC to Los Angeles. Accompanied by two leaders and 9 other high school students, she’s averaging over 80 miles a day on Overland’s American Challenge. This is a no support ride so every [...]

Turning 1 in Seattle

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Our Seattle store, and its crazy cast of characters turned 1 year old in last month! Thinking about what we could do that would not be just another birthday party, we sauntered down to Albert’s favorite burger joint, Lil’ Woody’s to conjure up some ideas. If y’all are in Seattle, you know this spot is [...]

MEC Bikefest: Vancity

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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 [...]

Thai Street Fooding

Mieng Kham in thailand

Schools out for summer. Schools out forever. Well, maybe not for everyone, and maybe not forever, but certainly until September. June is here, and so if you haven’t already, break out them sandals, tanks tops and sunscreen, frisbees, thin socks summer travel plans. With the spirit of wanderlust in the air, we bring you a [...]

Sweepstakes Winner!

Bike Commute Sweepstakes Winner

We’re stoked to announce that David S. from Westerville Ohio is the very lucky winner of our Bike Commute Sweepstakes. Thanks to our partners Raleigh, Knog, Kryptonite and Lazer Helmets, we really had an awesome set bike gear to give away. Meet David: Name: David S. Age: 30 Where You live: close to Columbus, Ohio [...]