Timbuk2 Travels

TimBuk2 in Uganda

Aaron recently wrote to us about his mission in Uganda. We were happy to know we were part of his inspiring story. I recently purchased a Messenger Bag and took it with me on an volunteer assignment to Uganda. I am leading “Farming as a Business” trainings for rural Ugandans all over the northwestern portion [...]

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 [...]

A Laboratory in Japan

Timbuk2 Laboratory by Sarika Toriumi on Houyhnhnm

On National Bike To Work Day last month (May 16, 2014), our friends in Japan published a beautifully illustrated guide to the history of Timbuk2 on the fashion, lifestyle and culture mecca blog Houyhnhnm. Tokyo/Paris based artist Sarika Toriumi was called upon to bring some of our most timeless archive images to life through illustrations. If/when we [...]

Seattle Store Construction

Timbuk2 Seattle Store Construction

We’re hammering away at our new retail space in Seattle at 7th and Pine. Looking forward to our opening weekend on May 4! Our beloved bike racks, handmade in San Francisco by our friend Alan from Almost Scientific, will provide in-store customer bike parking and eventually, a home for our three bike share bikes. It [...]

Golden Ticket Winner!

Golden Ticket Winner Kristin

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, we are happy to announce that our first ever Timbuk2 Golden Ticket has been retrieved in the chilly town of Littleton Colorado. Our winner Kristin designed a very sweet looking bag, and upon opening it found that magic golden ticket: “Hello Timbuk2! I’ve found a golden ticket in my [...]

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 [...]

Fan Mail: Camels

We love fan mail and the pictures that come along with it. Here is Jo and her Timbuk2 story. I’m all excited–heading home to US soon for the summer after my first year in UAE, and I ordered myself a custom tote (to match my L laptop messenger). Figured I should order ahead to give [...]

Fan Mail: Custom Messenger Love

Oh f*^k, this made our week. Love for made in San Francisco from @Jessica Kahklen (April 12, 2012). See more Timbuk2 fan mail here.

One-Of-A-Kind for Added Value

At 9 pm on March 24, the 2012 Red Hook Crit (RHC) will be ridden in Brooklyn. It’s an awesome race and so is its non-profit beneficiary, Added Value. Added Value is a Red Hook-based non-profit that promotes sustainability by operating a socially responsible urban farming enterprise. To benefit Added Value, Timbuk2 and RHC commissioned [...]

The Timbuk2 Roamin’ Reporter vol.2 (puppy edition)

Speaking to Timbuk2sters, one bag at a time. Dateline: Powell Street, Nob Hill, San Francisco, USA. Roman Numerale reporting again, live, with the Not-Be-Duped Group with the scoop. This Roamin’ Reporter stumbled upon the Happy Mr. Humphries, “the Gentleman Puppy” while the pup was on an afternoon stroll with his best pal, Alexis. Opting against [...]