T is for Toronto

toronto timbuk2 bag blog

Hold onto your maple syrup, poutine, Muskoka chairs, Steam Whistle beer, toques & toboggans, the newest Timbuk2 Store is now open in Toronto, Canada! Yes, oh yes, it’s true we’ve launched our first Canadian flagship location in the epicenter of fashion, entertainment and urban life in Toronto: Queen Street West. Have you seen this outside [...]

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 [...]

Now Riding Denver

Confluence Park, Denver

There’s a lot to love about Colorado: insane biking culture (from Denver Cruisers to USA Pro Challenge), one of the longest (and best) ski seasons in the country, appreciation for hearty food (to fill post-ride bellies, like our neighbors Euclid Hall), craft beer culture, and a ground swell of loyal Timbuk2 fans, it is probably no surprise to hear [...]

Seattle Bike Expo

Seattle Bike Expo

The Timbuk2 Seattle team had a blast this past weekend at the Seattle Bike Expo, one of the Northwest’s biggest bike events. We were featured among nearly 200 exhibitors, including bike manufacturers, ride organizers, clothes, food, and so much gear! We showed off our best cycling gear: the Especial Collection, as well as our Mission [...]

Mission Cycling 2013

Mission Cycling Kickoff Party 2013

We’re proud to announce that we are once again sponsoring the Mission Cycling team and looking forward to kicking off the 2013 season at our retail store. These guys and gals are all about having fun on bikes, not taking things too seriously and looking damn good while they’re at it.

Bikes on the Bosphorus

Cycling Sign in Istanbul

Hummus, whirling dervishes, Bosphorus, Bosphorus, Bosphorus and bikes. Signs of cycling we spotted on a recent trip to Istanbul.

Critical Mass 20th

Critical Mass 4

A large group of Timbuk2ers geared up last Friday hopped on their bikes and got together at Justin Herman plaza for a ride to remember. The ever controversial Critical Mass bike ride was celebrating its 20th anniversary in its hometown, so this was definitely not a ride to miss. What started as a movement to [...]

Japanese Textiles

Japanese Textiles at Timbuk2

My cousin Adam has been teaching English to Japanese youngsters for a year now. During a visit to Osaka, he spotted this beautiful textile and couldn’t help but think of me! I now get to look at this great piece everyday as it sits on my desk. Question is…which bike are YOU? Thanks Adam!

Want to Make an Impact on Earth Day 2012?

Recycle Your Timbuk2 bag and we’ll donate your thoroughly loved messenger or pack to our recycle partners At The Crossroads (ATC) and YBike. How do Timbuk2 bags impact ATC’s work in San Francisco? An ATC counselor explains, “At The Crossroads builds relationships with youth who can be pretty hard to get to know, and Timbuk2 [...]

Clifford Canine Carrier

After numerous customer requests, we finally bring you a back for big dogs. Introducing our Clifford Canine Carrier. Big enough for Clifford, small enough for Lassie. Note: No Jonny’s were harmed in the making of this video.