Top Riders in The Bay

bike share staff and top rider winners on bikes at timbuk2

On February 28th, our hometown bike share, Bay Area Bike Share, celebrated it’s first 1/2 birthday! To recognize the folks who have ridden the most trips since the program’s launch at the end of August 2013, we partnered with BABS (yeah, we like their funky acronym too) to stoke out their top riders with exclusive [...]

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 [...]

Stolen bike pt. 2

Vanessa and officer Friedman

On Wednesday our awesome employee Vanessa spotted a shady character walking away clumsily with a bike twice his size. After confronting the man, it became clear that the bike had just been stolen. Vanessa reached for her phone and upon threatening to call police the thief reluctantly walked away from the ride. We reached out [...]

350 High Fives

Founders Black Key for Bay Area Bikeshare. Member #363

At high noon, August 30, 2013, 350 shiny, new teal bicycles in San Francisco came to life in North America’s newest city bike share program: Bay Area Bike Share. These 350 bikes are apart of a larger family of 750 bike share bikes across 4 other cities in the Bay area that will to allow commuters [...]

OMG Jellyfish

Billion Jelly Bloom

Timbuk2′s Senior Designer and former Marketing extraordinarie teamed up to create this impossibly beautiful jellyfish. It started as a Burning Man project and bloomed into a much bigger but smaller more portable free-swimming marine coelenterate. Say hello to the original, luminous, dance partner-sized jellyfish for fun-lovers and their friends who marvel at them. Their jellies [...]

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 [...]

Polk Street Showstopper

Showstopper

This hot hairy mess was spotted on Polk Street this morning in a Zeitgeisted HAL Backpack. #ridetowork

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.

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.

The Twins!

San Francisco Twins

We are so sad that one of the twins has passed away. “Vivian Brown, half of the iconic twin sisters of San Francisco, died [last] Wednesday night.” San Francisco will never be the same.