It looks urbane, but it's a tough guy on the road. This rolling duffel's cross-woven monofilament fabric and beefy zippers shrugged off punishing loads and transits on a surf-and-turf ramble in Mexico. Though I regularly threw my 200 pounds on the brute to zip it up after overstuffing the 5,767-cubic-inch interior with unwieldy boots, swim fins, etc., it didn't flinch. You can separate city duds from the footlocker in the spacious top panel, which also offers unfettered access to the innards without your having to open the main entry. The dual trolley handle is stout, and the sticky inline-skate wheels are sure-footed on slick, off-camber surfaces. But quality has its price. 8.7 lbs; swissarmy.com
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