Turning 1 in Seattle

Peddler Brewing Co at timbuk2 seattle miir pint glass

Our Seattle store, and its crazy cast of characters turned 1 year old in last month! Thinking about what we could do that would not be just another birthday party, we sauntered down to Albert’s favorite burger joint, Lil’ Woody’s to conjure up some ideas. If y’all are in Seattle, you know this spot is [...]

T is for Toronto

toronto timbuk2 bag blog

Hold onto your maple syrup, poutine, Muskoka chairs, Steam Whistle beer, toques & toboggans, the next Timbuk2 Store is coming to Toronto, Canada! Yes, oh yes, it’s true and in less than one month we’ll be launching our first Canadian flagship location in the epicenter of fashion, entertainment and urban life in Toronto: Queen Street West. Have [...]

ArtCrank Seattle

ArtCrank Timbuk2

We’ve partnered up with ArtCrank for a series of shows in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Denver and Portland and we couldn’t be more excited. What began as a small show in 2007 in Minneapolis has now become a traveling road-show to celebrate bike culture through art. ARTCRANK is a poster show about bicycles dedicated to [...]

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) [...]

MEC Bikefest: Vancity

Timbuk2 hunchback bike bag rack MEC

Every year, our very good friends north of the border at Mountain Equipment Co-op, aka MEC, host a series of bike events called Bikefest at each of their 17 stores in Canada. It usually also kicks-off the official start of summer bike riding season and in general, an awesome day outside to nerd out on [...]

Thai Street Fooding

Mieng Kham in thailand

Schools out for summer. Schools out forever. Well, maybe not for everyone, and maybe not forever, but certainly until September. June is here, and so if you haven’t already, break out them sandals, tanks tops and sunscreen, frisbees, thin socks summer travel plans. With the spirit of wanderlust in the air, we bring you a [...]

Look, an improved site!

Quick View

We’ve been toiling and toiling here at Timbuk2 to improve our website and move away from the stone ages. We’ve been carving through some treacherous terrain and putting our blood sweat and tears into some new features we hope will make getting your favorite bags even easier. That may have sounded a bit dramatic…but we’re [...]

Chicago Peep Show

Timbuk2 custom bag in Chicago

To say we’re excited about opening our doors in Chicago (this Saturday!), would be quite the understatement. We are so pumped to join this thriving community of bike riders (hello Chainlink), craft beer drinkers, L train riders, Lakefront runners, bladers and cruisers, blues listeners, hot dog eaters, Diivy bike share lovers, that we couldn’t not [...]

Life Cycle for Earth Day

Life Cycle

We are extremely excited to announce the kick-off to our Life Cycle program. We’ve always been passionate about protecting our planet and this is the most responsible thing we can do environmentally — extend the life of our existing products. We created the Timbuk2 Life Cycle to enable your Timbuk2 product to live a full [...]

The Pencil Factory

Bruce's workshop

The materials used in the production of everything from a burrito, to a backpack, to a bicycle is one of the most, if not the most, important parts of creating something. Make a burrito out of locally grown, freshly picked avocado, hand made, organic salsa and tortilla, and sustainably sourced meat, beans and cheese, and [...]