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The 7 Best Travel Bags of Summer 2012

Where carry-ons are concerned, thin is in, and you’ll do well to avoid the wide-body rollers that can be cumbersome on smaller planes. If you’re looking for a larger bag to check, look for a balance...

REI Grand Tour 85M Backpack

REI Grand Tour 85M Backpack

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the REI Grand Tour 85M backpack.

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...

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