Eagle Creek Flashpoint Rolling Duffel XL

Like an 60s muscle car or vintage tractor, these things are built to last. And also like a muscle car, it has wheels — nice ones that help you pull around your whatever you can pack inside of it. Duffel bags don’t need any bells and whistles or tiny zippered compartments to organize things, they just need to be able to take a beating and have enough room to cram things into — which this model does and can do. It’s just long enough to fit an inflatable paddleboard and 3-piece paddle inside, with enough room for a PFD, wetsuit, leash and helmet. So if you’re hitting a river or the surf in far-off lands just throw everything inside, roll it into the airport and worry about nothing — especially since the burly zipper has a lock on it.
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PROS:

— Extra durable and water-resistant Bi-Tech™ material
— Convenient collapsible design for compressed storage in “stuff pouch”
— Large oversized wheels for mobility over urban obstacles
— #10 lockable, self-repairing zippers with storm flap
— Top external compression straps secure and stabilize the load
— Removable padded shoulder strap adjusts for comfortable carry
— Non-slip top carry handle and super durable oversized webbing
— Sturdy pull handle and center haul handle

CONS:
— Although the fabric is strong, it’s not bombproof. We ripped a small hole in it while testing this.
— Because of the wheels, it’s a tad bit heavy. Watch your loads if you plan to check this on a plane.

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