Timbuk2 Unveils New Styles for the Bike Collection for Spring 2016 at OR Summer Market

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (July 14, 2015) - Timbuk2, the San Francisco originator of the iconic messenger bag, is proud to announce exciting new additions and advancements to the Bike Collection for Spring 2016 at OR Summer Market (Booth #34171). From small enhancements to an exciting new collection, these offerings are clever, stylish, functional and reliable.

In addition to staying at the forefront of technical product innovation and delivering a strong design point of view informed by deep urban roots, Timbuk2 prides itself on listening to its customers. Loyal fans will see many of the design tweaks they requested to stay safe, comfortable, and stylish incorporated in this collection.

“Design purposefully sits next to the customer service team at Timbuk2 Headquarters,” points out CEO Patti Cazzato. “We take feedback very seriously, seeing it as crucial to pushing ourselves to produce technologically advanced, intuitively functional, and stylish bags for the cycling community. This has always been core to our company DNA.”

Born and bred in San Francisco, Timbuk2 has been creating bags that meet the diverse demands of urban warriors for over 25 years. To see the full Spring 2016 line visit: http://issuu.com/timbuk2designs/docs/tb2_s16wkbk_final_051415_web/1

Timbuk2 Lux Collection

This entirely new line was designed with the needs of the female cyclist in mind. It captures all the functionality fans have come to expect from Timbuk2, with ergonomic and stylistic updates specific to the female rider. The Lux Collection enables women to feel safe, confident, and strong on a bike. Highlights for Spring 2016 include: 

Timbuk2 Lux Pack

  • The Lux Pack is the ultimate pack for the everyday female rider. It features subtle reflective print for high visibility in low light for safety, and a roll-top closure to keep weather out. A laptop sleeve that fits a 15” Macbook Pro and a built-in, pullout hood and seat protector have the rider covered no matter what surprise weather she encounters. These sneaky details, plus an ergonomic design built for comfort, make this the smartest pack in the bike lane.
  • Available in Black, Haze, and Silver
  • Retail Price: $199

Timbuk2 Lux Pannier

  • The Lux Pannier features all the functionality of the Lux Pack in a classic saddlebag style. Reflective print, roll-top closure, built in laptop sleeve, internal drop liner, and dual side stretch pockets make this the most versatile pannier yet. A removable cross body strap allows for flexible wearing, making it easy to stay stylish on and off the bike.
  • Available in Black, Haze, and Silver
  • Retail Price: $169

Timbuk2 Especial Collection

The Especial Collection is built for serious riders who need to feel free and safe on a bike. The tried and true collection has been a fan favorite since its inception due to the technology seamlessly incorporated into these slick, low-profile bags. Especial inspires long rides to unknown locales and adventures. Highlights for Spring 2016 include:

Timbuk2 Especial Primo Messenger

  • The Especial Primo Messenger is a heavy-duty, super waterproof riff on a favorite that fans in serious weather asked for. Features include welded ripstop construction that doesn’t add bulk, and reflective bindings and markers fit for early sunsets. Waterproof zip pocketing keeps small gadgets safe, and a ventilated back panel keeps your back cool during a heavy ride. This is real protection for serious riders.
  • Available in Black
  • Retail Price: $199

Timbuk2 Especial Spoke

  • The Especial Spoke is a super lightweight messenger made for cycling with the essentials, and looking as good upon arrival as during the ride. The airmesh ventilated back panel will keep you cool, and the ambidextrous shoulder strap with an innovative, custom designed quick release buckle allows easy access during the commute. Designed with the lightest weight CORDURA® nylon yet, and featuring a removable shirt panel to keep your button-down neat on the ride in, the Especial Spoke won’t hold you back.
  • Available in Black, Bleu, and Fire
  • Retail Price: $79 

The Timbuk2 Spring 2016 Bike Collection will be available February 2016. For more information on Timbuk2, visit www.timbuk2.com.

About Timbuk2

Timbuk2 is a San Francisco original, founded 25 years ago by bike messenger Rob Honeycutt in a garage in the city’s Mission District. Since its inception in 1989, Timbuk2 has designed quality bags, packs and accessories built to last a lifetime, evolving from the original bike messenger company to a pioneer of made-in-America customization and an industry leader in forward-thinking, sustainable manufacturing. The relentless drive to inspire urban mobility, enable individuality and promote responsibility has propelled Timbuk2 forward as it continues fusing passion and style to create durable, functional products informed by the company’s longstanding cycling roots and today’s vibrant city landscape. Timbuk2 products are sold at its retail stores in San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, Venice Beach, Portland, Toronto, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, Iceland, specialty retailers, and online at www.Timbuk2.com.

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