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 [...]

Le Tour Messengers

Timbuk2 Tour De France Messenger

Tis the season for le Tour, and that means the launch of another limited edition Timbuk2 Tour de France Messenger. Our original series of Tour de France messengers celebrated the four jerseys of the Tour — maillot jaune (yellow) for the overall race leader, maillot vert (green) for the overall points leader, maillot blanc (white) [...]

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 [...]

Neil Bezdek Wins Again!

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Neil Bezdek kept his cool, stayed out front from the start and avoided several massive crashes to stay ahead of the pack. With ten laps left, the entire field of cyclists at Brooklyn Navy Yard seemed to have vanished. Neil Bezdek and Kyle Murphy had split to the front with a small pack of about [...]

Polk Street for Bikes

Polk Street Bike Access

Many of us at Timbuk2 commute to work by bike and among these commuters quite a few of them take the Polk street Gulch down towards the Mission. While not as crazy as as riding down three lanes of traffic on Van Ness, Polk street certainly isn’t your quaint cycling corridor–in fact, once a month [...]

Gettin’ Ready for the Crit

Evan Murphy at Grant Tomb Criterium

By Evan Murphy: Grants Tomb Criterium is NYC’s first big race of the season, put on by Columbia University’s cycling team and the Century Road Club Association, it is a great tune-up for the early races yet to come. I was glad I could fit my tool roll, spare clothes, food, and race wheels comfortably [...]

Red Hook Rider Kacey

Kacey Manderfield Red Hook Crit

Our final rider to be introduced to our crew of Red Hook Crit riders is none other than Kacey Manderfield. Kacey won the first edition of the Crit in 2008 and has been beating out the other gals since. We asked Kacey what made this race so special to her: “The Red Hook Crit is [...]

Red Hook Rider Evan

Evan Murphy victorious in Milano!

In our ongoing introductions of Timbuk2 x Red Hook Crit riders, we’re proud to present to you Evan Murphy. Evan is a three year veteran of the crit and finished 3rd in Brooklyn last year. At the following race, Red Hook Crit Milano, he crashed with our fellow rider Neil Bezdek early on in the [...]

Red Hook Rider Kelli

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As the days tick closer and closer to the start of the Red Hook Crit we’re excited to present to you Kelli Samuelson who will be among the few tough ladies to take part in this exciting night time fixed gear bonanza. Kelli is a self described “full time cyclist part,time hustler and lover of [...]

Red Hook Rider Neil

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We’re counting down the days to the Red Hook Crit and as we get closer to the race we’re happy to introduce you to our crew of riders. First in our series of frighteningly fast cyclists is Neil Bezdek. Neil Bezdek is a bike racer, advocate, commuter, and writer based in New York City. Originally [...]