Adventure worthy roller case for international travel

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by spagthorpe, Jun 19, 2013.

  1. Manuel Garcia O'Kely

    Manuel Garcia O'Kely Back at last

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    Can you really use adventure when talking wheelie bags?

    For a carry on, I use a frameless day pack which fits in overhead or under seat as needed and keeps my hands free, which I prefer.
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  2. Anorak

    Anorak Woolf Barnato

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    A beat up Zero Haliburton. They make a roller case. I couldn't find a beat up one.
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  3. chazbird

    chazbird Long timer

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    I have a Givi soft bag with hard but flexible plastic edges. It has wheels and a extendable handle. It clips to a bike rack. If you gut the silly internal padded dividers (lap top protection) it is good for a 4-5 days in summer time weather packing and fits in carry-on. I don't know if they make that particular model anymore.

    As far as no wheels I have a Eagle Creek soft bag that's been great (I'm on my second one). It has two padded shoulder straps and a soft waist belt. You can easily store these using cover that zips over them which makes the bag a very functional carry-on with a hand handle, like a light suitcase. with planning it easy to carry 2 weeks worth of travel. They may also make one with wheels. But any serious travel I do, especially international where one might get off the grid, the back-pack function is, to me, essential - no matter how old one is.
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  4. troidus

    troidus Long timer

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    onebag.com.

    My wife and I packed for three weeks in Europe using one carry-on-sized frameless backpack each, and she carried dress clothes for a presentation she had to give plus packed a coffee table book as a gift to someone there. She also had her netbook and her Nook. I toted the cameras and chargers.

    Frames and wheels add weight and bulk and take away from storage room and you're not going far with one very easily.
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  5. Muggins

    Muggins Been here awhile

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