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STUFF: First Timbuk2 Store Opens in Canada


There’s a launch party!  Sat. July 26th!  They have a Facebook Event Page too.

Timbuk2, whose distinctive bags are commonly spotted on the backs of many urban commuters, will open the company’s fifth retail store in Toronto, ON, making it the brand’s first retail store in Canada.

Timbuk2’s new 1200 sq. ft. store is located at 359 Queen St. West in a neighborhood known for its dynamic arts, culture, retail, and entertainment districts. Timbuk2 partnered with award-winning design and architecture firm Gensler to design the community-oriented store, which features:

  • A custom workshop for designing personalized bags with over 60 fabric options.
  • A designated hub for community events and group bike rides.
  • Handmade bicycle design art installations.
  • An indoor San Francisco-inspired parklet for relaxing and refueling.
  • Access to a host bike tools, bike pumps and extra tubes for community cyclists.

Read More: First Timbuk2 Store Opens in Canada – Momentum Mag.

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STUFF: 5 Ways to Carry Pets by Bike

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Here are five ways to carry your pet by bike. Plus, one way to take rover for a walk while you ride.

Full Article: 5 Ways to Carry Pets by Bike – Momentum Mag.

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EVENT: Sat, July 26 – Timbuk2 Toronto Store Launch Party


Date: Sat, July 26, 11am – 7pm

Where: 359 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We’ve done it Canada, we’re coming to Toronto! The Timbuk2 Toronto store is opening at 359 Queen St West (@ Peter St) and we couldn’t be more excited for our Canadian debut.

Join the Toronto team + staff from our HQ in San Francisco and Chicago store + hundreds of your new closest friends as we fill the day with

* Local craft beer

* $5 MiiR stainless steel tall boy glasses to raise funds for Toronto bike non-profit (to be announced)

* Tasty bites from local food truck

* Timbuk2 photobooth photo ops

* Live music

* Surprise giveaways and discounts


More details: Toronto Store Launch Party.

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STUFF: 5 Panniers for Everyday Cycling

Designed by bikers in the rainy Northwest, the Roll Top Panniers with roll and adjustable flaps are built to be water-resistant and very roomy. Swift Industries welcomes customers to customize their panniers by choosing their preferred color combinations and selecting from features like Arkel Cam-Lock mounting hardware, backpack conversion, a shoulder strap, or classic Waxed Canvas Fabric. Capacity is 46 Litres a set, plus roll.

See Them All: 5 Panniers for Everyday Cycling – Momentum Mag.

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STUFF: Martone bikes are now for sale at Hudson’s Bay

Very cool looking, and they sound good for urban riding too. No blue one though. I’d definitely want a blue one.

From now until August 10, Toronto cyclists can pick up a chic ride from Martone Cycling Co. at the brand’s new pop-up in The Room at Hudson’s Bay. Previously, local shoppers had to venture online if they wanted to snag one of the New York label’s distinctive bikes, which come in a range of bold, monochromatic hues, including scarlet, silver and gold. Each bike features a subtle handlebar basket, signature red chain and gears that shift automatically based on speed, making them the ideal vehicle for casual urban exploration.

Read More: Martone bikes are now for sale at Hudson’s Bay.

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