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 [...]

The Raider Pack

Timbuk2 Raider Pack

Designed in collaboration with San Francisco’s Mission Cycling Club, the Raider Cycling Pack frees you to get in a pre-work ride without weighing you down. Made from super light and durable ripstop nylon and featuring an airmesh back panel and shoulder straps for ventilation, the Raider feels light and breezy on your back. Its removable [...]

#Growler4Good

#Growler4Good

On Friday, October 11, the Timbuk2 Seattle crew threw one awesome party at the store on 7th and Pine (if a party’s success is measured by the number of kegs tapped…well then we had one hell of a time). The event was to support our friends at MiiR, a Seattle company that makes highly functional [...]

Distilled Launch Party

Distilled Collection Party

Our headquarters hosted a party to celebrate the launch of our new Distilled Collection yesterday. We showed off the new bags, toured folks through our office and custom bag factory and explained the new direction for these elegant waxed canvas bags. It wouldn’t be a party without food and drink so we brought in our [...]

Distilled Collection

Walker Backpack

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Distilled Collection. Available exclusively on timbuk2.com and in Timbuk2′s San Francisco and Seattle stores, Distilled is our most grown up collection to date. Crafted in heavy duty canvas with leather details and intelligent pocketing, the collection is comprised of three styles – the Walker Backpack, Proof [...]

R3DNA and Timbuk2

R3DNA + Timbuk2

We’ve been working hard on making our company more sustainable from the ground up. We’re in the process of developing a steady repairs program and have teamed up with Terracycle to limit our waste from hitting the landfill. Along the same lines, we’ve teamed up with R3DNA whose mission is “Reclaim, Repurpose, Reborn”. Every year [...]

Interbike 2013

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We had a blast at Interbike checking out all the new gear lined up for 2014. We were busy showcasing some of our new gear as well–such as the much anticipated Raider Pack which we designed in collaboration with the guys at the Mission Cycling Club. Our big day was on Friday as we unveiled [...]

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 [...]

How do you chill?

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Every year, come summertime, we release the coveted Dolores Chiller. We dream of heading out to the park sporting sunglasses, short shorts and a beer filled cooler bag. Alas, ever year come summertime our city is blanketed by fog by our good friend Karl. So we wait a couple months layered up a sweater, another [...]

Climate Change Ride

Climate Riders in the fields

We recently got in touch with the Climate Summer Riders, a group of six college students riding across western Massachusetts in an effort to raise awareness for a bill that would prevent fracking in the state. The Climate Riders crew: Their ride across the Pioneer Valley has as a goal to raise awareness of the [...]