Timbuk2 Sightings in Oregon

On a recent trip to Oregon to visit friends, I wasn’t surprised to see a ton of Timbuk2 in Portland. Portland felt like San Francisco’s rainer bikier sister. But I was not expecting to see a Timbuk2 bag while hiking to Broken Top just outside of Bend. I also wasn’t expecting to have 3G coverage [...]

Showstoppers: San Francisco

The Burner (with his pump). Photo by Elia. The babe. Photo by Elia The observer. Photo by Elia The street crosser. Photo by Elia

Showstoppers: The Streets of San Francisco

Burners with an Artist Original and an artist’s original. Photo by Elia. Lower Polk Street phone talking. Photo by Elia. A fuller version of The Freak?! Photo by Elia New yoga mat + farm fresh eggs. Could this be a San Francisco scene? Photo by Elia.

Patches Make the Messenger

Sometimes a patch is all it takes. My messenger has a Tenderloin National Forest patch that makes it a little different than the rest. These are some of my favorite patched messengers that I’ve spotted in San Francisco. I have no idea if this guy’s name is Augustine or if it’s an obscure band I’m [...]

Admiring EINE’s Street Art

London-based “wondrous spray textologist” EINE was recently in San Francisco again for ArtPad and added more amazing murals to our streets. While I was admiring his work on the corner of Geary and Larkin, my custom Timbuk2 bag and I were captured by The Tender. Earlier this year I was lucky enough to watch him [...]

NYC Subway Showstoppers

I’m Elia and you’ve seen me on the Timbuk2 blog before. I have a bit of a Timbuk2 obsession. I love street photography and don’t leave home without my camera. I also travel a *lot* – just last year, New York, Barcelona, Santiago de Chile, Abidjan – and seem to have a knack for spotting [...]

Polk Street Showstopper

Rocking Timbuk2 in a suit. Love it. Polk Street Showstopper. Photo by Elia.