Halló Iceland.

colourful-buildings-street-art-reykjavik-iceland

Colorful houses & rooftops, vibrant street art, bikes, bike, bikes and a city surrounded by water; Reykjavik & San Francisco have lots in common and now there’s one more thing: TIMBUK2. This Saturday, April 25, Timbuk2 hit a huge milestone: we opened our first European brand store in Reykjavik, Iceland! Located in the most established [...]

Timbuk2 in Timbuktu

timbuk2 in timbuktu

Our bags really make it around the world, but we were really excited to learn that our bags made it out to our namesake, the city of Timbuktu in Mali. Dan, a pilot who operates in Northern Africa sent us the following letter. Good Morning, I am a West Africa based DHC-6 pilot that recently [...]

42 Bikes Set Free!

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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. [...]

Quito Sweepstakes

Timbuk2 Quito

Official Rules NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Timbuk2 “Quito, Gateway to Adventure sweepstakes” entry period starts on November 3rd, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on November 30th, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. PT (the “Entry [...]

Back to the Grind Winner

Back to The Grind

Meet Ashley, the lucky winner of the Back to the Grind Sweepstakes! She’s never worn a Timbuk2 backpack before, but she’ll be rocking an awesome Ashley S. Age: 21 Small town of Alliance, Ohio Full time student at The University of Mount Union studying Marketing, Human Resources, and Spanish I don’t actually own a Timbuk2 [...]

Red Hook Crit Travel Pack

Timbuk2 Race Duffel 1

We worked with the Red Hook Crit team to develop a pack that can keep up with the world’s most intense riders. The Red Hook Crit is a fixed-gear race that has gone from an underground icon to an international phenomenon. The criterium takes daredevil riders at high speed through the streets of Brooklyn, Barcelona [...]

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 [...]