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Timbuk2 to hold Summer Sessions events at its stores through September

Published May 16, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) – Starting today, San Francisco-based bag maker Timbuk2 will host a series of nationwide events the company hopes will inspire urban adventures in Chicago, New York, Denver, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Venice, California. These Summer Sessions events will take place through September in its stores and include special deals, beer tastings and margaritas made with human-powered bike blenders.

“Summer Sessions is about kicking back and getting to know one another with a memorable experience.” said Timbuk2 CEO Patti Cazzato. “We’ve always been committed to improving life in cities through local manufacturing and designing long-lasting products for the urban commuter. This year, we wanted to take it a step further by providing a space where we can invite the local community to come hang with us.”

Each city will take on a distinct set of partnerships with an array of hometown favorites, amounting to over 100 collaborations with local breweries, musicians, museums, non-profits and more. A snapshot of storewide and regional event highlights for each store include:

Nationwide events - At all Timbuk2 shops:

  • CycleHack Meetups | June 13 - Each store will host a progressive think tank where attendees can bring innovative ideas to life on how to improve cycling in their own cities hosted with CycleHack.
  • First Dibs Party | June 24 - June 25 - For the last weekend in June, Timbuk2 gives those who RSVP a chance to be the first to get their hands on brand-new product at a fraction of the price! And, it’s not just any old sale, but an actual party with burgers, brats, bikes, and beer at your side, all while you shop.

Select regional event highlights, held at these cities' Timbuk2 stores:

  • Chicago, May 20 - For the first time this year, Revolution Brewing is releasing their highly-anticipated seasonal offering, the Rosa Hibiscus Ale, exclusively at Timbuk2 Chicago.
  • Denver, June 4 - Starting June and continuing every first Sunday, the team will offer complimentary bike tune-ups to get your ride in tip-top shape for the Summer.
  • San Francisco, June 16 - SF is notorious for eccentric living and who knows the city’s crazy tales better than your fellow pedicab operator? Grab a drink and have a laugh with the beloved folks from the city’s Pedicab Operator Community for “Pedicab Confessions.”

For a comprehensive list of the full Timbuk2 Summer Session schedule, visit timbuk2.com/summersessions

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