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JanSport 22

JanSport 22

ROUGH-AND-TUMBLE MINIMALISTThis 3,150-cube carry-on's built like a wolverine: compact, rugged, and toothy—colossal five-inch wheels bite into most any surface and prevent payload rollovers....

Victorinox 22

Victorinox 22

SLICK AND UTILITARIANFully rotating handle for ergonomic towing; adjustable, ventilated, zip-away backpack suspension for off-road jaunts; detachable day bag with shoulder strap for town tours? Check...

REI Wheely Beast - Duffel Bag : Reviews

REI Wheely Beast - Duffel Bag : Reviews

1. Remarkable for its smart blend of features, capacity, ergonomics, and durability, this 9.9-pound duffel hits the sweet spot for most travelers. Its shell—420- and 630-denier nylon, with 1,680...

Big Agnes Stagecoach Duffel - Duffel Bag : Reviews

Big Agnes Stagecoach Duffel - Duffel Bag : Reviews

From Big Agnes's outdoor-inspired travel line comes the redesigned Stagecoach, a virtual amphibian and, of the bags tested, hands-down the best hauler in the muck, slush, and rain. The 3,300-cube...

Timbuk2 Suitcase - Luggage : Reviews

Timbuk2 Suitcase - Luggage : Reviews

Leave it to messenger monarch Timbuk2 to devise an ingenious shoulder-bag-cum-suitcase. I toted this 1,521-cube carry-on for a month in the Philippines, where it functioned as my ad hoc office while...

Eagle Creek Swerve 32 - Rolling Luggage : Reviews

Eagle Creek Swerve 32 - Rolling Luggage : Reviews

Long, trim, well-built, and without an ounce of excess flab, the Swerve manages large loads elegantly. Inside is 5,800 cubic inches of uninterrupted space, which was more than enough to cram all my...

Case Logic 29

Case Logic 29

Smart organization, cush protection, lightweight but durable construction, agile road manners, and a mod aesthetic—this one's a greatest-hits compilation. We love its over-and-under footlocker...

Osprey Sojourn 25

Osprey Sojourn 25

Explosive underwear, full-body scans, luggage fees? Welcome to the friendly skies. To subdue some of travel's travails, shop smart for luggage; no one wants a finicky travel companion. With airlines...

Victorinox CH-97 Upright 28

Victorinox CH-97 Upright 28

Slick PackaholicScads of apparel, triathlon gear, souvenirs for the family...this wide-body, 6,447-cube roller rocked for weekend warrioring. A shiny vinyl sheath gives this tank a clean urban...

Burton Wheelie Sub - Rolling Luggage: Reviews

Burton Wheelie Sub - Rolling Luggage: Reviews

Gearhead EnablerBulky equipment disappeared in this 8,769-cubic-inch dump bin. The over-under design means there are two cargo holds sporting Burton's stretchy zippers, which invite overstuffing....

Dakine Split Convertible - Luggage: Reviews

Dakine Split Convertible - Luggage: Reviews

DOUBLE-DUTY HAULERMountaineering boots, crampons, ice ax, backpack, and so much more gear for a climb on Mexico's El Pico de Orizaba were gobbled up by this simple yet ingenious two-for-one luggage...

eBags Mother Lode TLS Junior 25

eBags Mother Lode TLS Junior 25

Recon ArtistBrawny and balanced, the TLS is a 4,976-cubic-inch beefcake that shuns bling for practicality—perfect for a Thailand traverse where rain, muck, and brusque Bangkok cabbies failed to...

Eagle Creek Take 2 ORV Trunk 28 - Luggage: Reviews

Eagle Creek Take 2 ORV Trunk 28 - Luggage: Reviews

1. If there's parity in reincarnation, this two-in-one trunk will be reborn as a tank. It easily passes dress code at luxe hotels, but its 420- and 1,680-denier fabrics, brawny wheels and housings,...

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