Halló 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 [...]

Learning To #Ridemint

Wednesday #ridemint winner

Last week we partnered with the new-to-the-hood Bay Area Bike Share with an Instagram contest. We asked insta-shutterbugs to snap a picture of their ride on the minty colored bike share bikes using the hashtag #ridemint. Each day we (Bay Area Bike Share and Timbuk2) awarded the most creative entry of the day a free [...]

Timbuk2 Golden Ticket

Golden Ticket 2

Every month in 2013, lucky makers of Timbuk2 custom bags will win a Timbuk2 Golden Ticket. . . Will you find one of these in your custom Timbuk2 bag? Learn more about the Timbuk2 Golden Ticket Contest here.

Fabric Inspiration

Zebra fabric inspiration

We launched new specialty fabrics in our customizer last night and cannot wait for you to go nuts with this classic but wild offering. The theme of this fabric assortment is Back to Nature: zebra, peacock, and wool (from sheep). How do we come up with this stuff? Our designers watch the runways, obsess over [...]

Matching Swig & Ride

Timbuk2 Swig

Sigh, we feel so proud. A made in San Francisco custom Swig backpack and matching ride.

Made in San Francisco


We are thrilled to welcome the first TSA compliant custom bag to our made in San Francisco lineup. We give you the Custom Commute Messenger. We love its oh-so-sexy TSA compliance, padded compartments for your laptop and iPad, stretchy water bottle pockets, grab strap for easy lifting, beloved key fob for security, and many many [...]

Custom Fabric Inspiration


Our fab designer Kacie gets really moody when selecting fabrics for our customizer. This month she was feeling vintage bicycles, sophisticated stripes, and a big ‘ol dose of God Bless America. Fabrics inspiration, July 2012 Vintage Bikes Sophisticated Stripes God Bless America Get moody and then check out the other fabrics Kacie cooked up here.

The Sail Bag

With America’s Cup on the mind and the Oracle boat absolutely crushing the other boats on the bay, sail cloth is on our minds. We’ve sold our super lightweight X-Pac sail cloth for years – it looks amazing on messengers – but we recently built a totally different type of sail bag. Our good friend [...]

Knockout Dog Walking

How to walk an Australian Sheperd in our new custom Knockout Backpack. One Two Three Easy, right?

Twitter Fan Mail

We recently spotted this tweet: Stoked to see this old-school Timbuk2 Messenger, we sent out an email to our entire crew to make sure they got to see it. We got in touch with Chase and were lucky enough to hear of his amazing journey with his now “vintage” bag. In ’93 or ’94, I [...]