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SIZE: 21"h x 13.5"w x 6"d (1700 cu")
WEIGHT: 6.8 lbs

• A completely convertable rolling suitcase/backpack
• Expandable handle and two wheels allow bag to be comfortably rolled
• Suitcase can be removed from wheels in under one minute, without tools
• Hide-away backpack straps can be tucked into pocket when not needed
• Back area is padded, so that you can comfortably carry as a backpack without removing the wheel assembly
• Leather handgrip and long, removable shoulder strap
• Two main pockets and flat outside pocket
• Front pocket opens out flat for packing, and includes several internal organizer pockets
• Second pocket opens flat, and includes document slots, and a padded compartment for laptop computer
• Foam-padded sides give bag shape and allow it to stand independently even when empty
• Washable & water-resistant
• Made in America
Price: $565.00
Color: Black, Purple, Khaki, Burgundy

Convertable rolling Suitcase

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"I just returned from my first trip using the Cygnet. It performed beyond my expectations. These features are particularly appreciated:
1) It is 6.5 pounds lighter than my previous rolling suitcase, 2) it conforms to the shape of the aircraft overhead bin so that I can place it crosswise (wheels facing out) in the bin instead of lengthwise, allowing more bags in the bin 3) the longer handle makes it easier to wheel and 4) numerous pockets.....
I think the Cygnet has appeal for the sophisticated traveler...."
Richard Cheu, Jersey City, NJ

Tri-Zip Front

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Shown above with padded backpack straps (can be tucked into the back pocket when you don't need them)
"[Tough Traveler's Trizip is a] great bag as carry on for long trips. 3 times this past year my luggage did not arrive on trips to remote places. The Tri-Zip carried enough so that I could function for the days til the next flight arrived."
Bob Nakamura, NY

SIZE: 20"w x 13"h x 9"d
Weight: 3.5 lbs.

As Recommended in Ski Magazine, Kiplinger's Magazine, &
Our most popular suitcase is ideal for anyone who likes to pack light and compactly - and especially great for business travelers! With a layout that has been recommended in major publications such as Kiplinger's Magazine, quality workmanship & materials, and an amazingly comfortable & versatile carrying system, this is the best carry-on on the market!


• The largest size you can take as a carry-on on most airlines (and it only weighs 3.5 lbs)!
• Three compartments, all with side-wall padding, to keep your clothing and personal items organized and neat
• Full-size flat front pocket for small items such as tickets & passport, etc.
• First main compartment has padded section for laptop computer, files, important items, etc. This will also fit a completely removable laptop case - use your own, or visit our laptop inserts.
• Large rear section features cinch straps to hold your clothes down and keep them from shifting during travel.
• Detachable, adjustable shoulder strap, and with carry-handles with leather handgrip.
• Converts to a backpack! The thick padded backpack straps tuck away in a zippered pocket when not needed.
• Supportive stays in back & removable waistbelt strap for carrying comfort when used as a backpack
• Hand-crafted in the USA wth superb workmanship and the highest quality domestic materials: heavy-duty 1000 d. Cordura®, and heavy-duty YKK® zippers
• Machine Washable & water-resistant
As recommended by Doug Dyment - travel expert of One

Price: $425.00
Color: Black, Ranger, Khaki, Red, Camoflage(Not Shown), Burgundy, Royal/Tan, Peacock

SUPER PADRE: Deluxe Ergonomic Backpack

SIZE: X-Small, Small, Midi, Medium, Large
MATERIAL: 400 Denier Packcloth

Unique pack for students and day hikers - takes weight of heavy books off shoulders and upper back

Comfort Features:
• Control straps fine tune load distribution between your shoulders and hips.
• Mini internal frame takes the strain of heavy books off your upper back.
• Sternum strap distributes the load across the breastplate and pulls the shoulder straps closer together, eliminating under-the-arm pressure.
• Shoulder pads have thick, sturdy foam to cushion load and shock.
• Mesh-covered padded back provides back comfort and ventilation.
• Padded waistbelt hugs body and aids support system.

Convenience Features:
• Large main pocket
• Drawstring and hood closure to main pocket allows easy access.
• Two small pockets on front hold pencils and other small essentials.
• Two mesh side pockets for water bottles, CD players, etc.
• Four sizes available to fit almost anyone.

Super Padre Backpack
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"I received my Super Padre size Small yesterday, and after trying on over 50 packs at several store, THIS ONE fits!!! I can't believe it; I expected to say yet another 'Oh well...'. I carried some weight around in it today, and didn't even want to take it off! And when I did it was with great fondness that I set it down. I haven't worn a pack for 30 years.... I am so pleased to once again be able to use one..... I love it and thank you so much for your concern for the health of those of us who wear these things!!!" Kathleen DeCelle

Super Padre - Size Large

SIZE: 23"x12"x9"
Fits: Adults 5'3" - 6'3"
Capacity: 2,800 cu"
Weight: 2.6 lbs

Additional Features:
• Zippered bottom pocket. Can have mesh front when ventilation is needed to keep damp items from getting musty.
• Compression straps tighten to keep load from shifting when bag is not full.
• Adjustable back height allows precise fitting to body size.

Price: $285.00
Color: Tan, Orange, Coyote

Super Padre Large - Extra Lash Tabs

Additional Features:
• Includes two extra lash tabs on top, which work perfectly for many sleeping bags in stuff sacks.

Price: $295.00
Color: Tan, Olive, Orange, Coyote

Large Super Padre

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Large Super Padre with lash tabs
Super Padre - Size Medium
SIZE: 18.5"x11.5"x9.5"
Fits: 10 yrs old - Adults 5'10"
Capacity: 2,200 cu."
Weight: 2.3 lbs

Additional Features:
• Zippered bottom pocket. Can have mesh front when ventilation is needed to keep damp items from getting musty.
• Compression straps tighten to keep load from shifting when bag is not full.
• Adjustable back height allows precise fitting to body size.

Price: $265.00
Color: Black, Denim Blue, Gold, Olive, Royal

Medium Super Padre

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Midi SP
SIZE: 15"x11.5"x6.5"
Fits: Age 7- small adult
Capacity: 1,500 cu."
Weight: 1.7 lbs

Additional Features:
• Big enough for notebooks, books, and personal items, fits in standard lockers.
• Large reflective stripe for night-time visibility.

Price: $0.00
Color: Sorry, Sold Out


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Super Padre - Size Small
SIZE: 16"x9.5"x8.5"
Fits: 6yrs-5'2"
Capacity: 1,300 cu."
Weight: 1.5 lbs

Price: $210.00
Color: Black, Teal, Grey, Royal, Navy

Small Super Padre

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Super Padre - Size Extra-Small
SIZE: 16"x9.5"x8.5"
(straps sized for small people)

Fits: 5-11 years (or very small adult)
Capacity: 1,120 cu."
Weight: 1.3 lbs

Price: $185.00
Color: Multi-Colored

Super Padre Ergonomic Child's Backpack

Camper Carry-On
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A great carry-on and light day-hiker for travels for the slender person about 4'8" to 5'5".

SIZE: 21" x 12" x 8.5" 2200 cu. in. (at maximum stuffing, including hood)

•Fits slender adults
•Padded shoulder straps
•Padded back pad
•Adjustable harness
•Removable aluminum stays
•Sternum strap
•Side compressors to tighten load
•4 side lash tabs for optional add-ons
• Hood pocket: 10.5" x 5" x 2"
• Small front pocket
•Weight: 2 lbs. 4 oz.
•Made of Packcloth

Price: $195.00          Color: Royal/Orange


SIZE: 13"w x 25"h x 9"d

    A large capacity general purpose carry-all backpack, good for a short distance walk-in to a campsite, etc.
  • Simple, unstructured giant capacity backpack
  • Padded back
  • Padded shoulder straps
  • Padded waistbelt
  • Hood with zippered pocket
  • Foam back piece is removable. Pack can then be compressed to be kept in car or suitcase for quick-use.
  • 100% USA Made

Price: $195.00
Color: Multi-Colored



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