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Recommend me a new roller bag

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I have been looking for the past year for a new "suitcase" to replace my trusted 10+ year old one, that has served many an adventure, it is currently on life support and being held together by some gorilla tape.

Not having had success in finding a replacement I thought some fellow snowheads would be able to recommend me a new bag.

What I like about my current bag:

Softshell - folds fairy flat so works well for storage in a London flat
Has wheels/rollers
Is about 110L - Unfortunately no way to confirm actual value but have sized up 100L suitcases and this is larger
Weighs 1.9kg empty <--- This is why I cannot give it up and struggling to find something new
Its a delsey (they don't have a replacement model)

What I am looking for:

Softshell
Wheels/rollers
Telescopic handle would be a nice addition (not a must)
Sub 3kg weight <- struggling to find anything close to this
110L of storage space minimum
I don't need ballistic Nylon or heavy waterproof material - I have never had an issue with wet luggage

There is a lot of stuff on the market if you are willing to accept the c.5kg weight for an empty bag which I am not keen to.

I've checked out SnoKart, Dakine Splitrollers, Northface but they are all above the weight requirement.

Do any snowheads have any recommendations?
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You haven't mentioned price, but I have one of these : weighs just over 3kg, but a not cheap..

https://www.google.com/search?q=Caribee+Scarecrow+DX+70cm+Rolling+Gear+Bag&oq=Caribee+Scarecrow+DX+70cm+Rolling+Gear+Bag&aqs=chrome..69i57.997931j0j9&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8



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http://www.manbi.com/product/1221
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didn't mention price as don't mind paying for a good piece of kit - plus LV or Gucci bags dont meet the specs Smile

I did see a Caribee bag but the weight put me off
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@extremerob, I sell a good number of these which matches the specification you require:
https://www.thepisteoffice.com/index.php/the-piste-office-store/ski-bags/scott-ski-wheel-premium-bag-detail.html

Similar concept to the Douchebag but better made/more durable.


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High Sierra do great roller bags, replaced mine after 9 years with their top of the range one (70% off in sales) and I do a LOT of ski travelling...
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http://www.manbi.com/product/1219

similar to the one I posted above

"....Replaces the compact bag, Durable 600D Polyester Ripstop outer, 90 litre capacity, Easy roll wheels and grab handle
Perfect for a week skiing with the school
Super lightweight, only 1850g empty..."

I had the previous version, but found it unstable when dragging it along using the strap - and the wheels were hellish noisy !!

I doubt you will get a bag with extendable handle under 3kg..
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Eagle Creek used to do an ultra-light version of their 'cargo hauler' range. Annoyingly that version isn't listed on their website anymore, but can still be found on Amazon. Not sure if that means it's been discontinued? Anyway, specs and reviews are available on Amazon (if you are ok with shopping with them) e.g. 120L wheeled duffel comes in at 1.81kg (apparently), or non-wheeled version @1.11kg.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ultra-Light-Hauler-Rolling-Duffel-Roller/dp/B01HIGO3OC?tag=amz07b-21
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skimottaret wrote:
High Sierra do great roller bags, replaced mine after 9 years with their top of the range one (70% off in sales) and I do a LOT of ski travelling...



https://www.amazon.co.uk/High-Sierra-Evolution-Wheeled-Bottom/dp/B0755KZLZ7?th=1&tag=amz07b-21

2.79kg !! Smile
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@spyderjon, thanks for pointing this out - my douchebag double ski bag still probably has another few years of life - but come replacement time the scott looks very appealing - especially at that price point and it looks like it rolls up just like a douchebag!

@fixx, this looks like a very good option Smile
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Not sure if it has the capacity but there's a Decathlon roller that is pretty light.

Don't know the model but Pigeondave has a Scott and it's open ended with a really awkward closing system that seems to unravel itself...but that could be down to user error.
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Theres a decent looking Salomon bag on ebay at the moment but it's above the weight limit.I think I have the heaviest bag around - an ogio Rig 9800 1 think - its 6. 5 kg empty...it is absolutely bombproof though.
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My son has one of these that he’s bounced all over the place stuffed with ill-packed kit, and it still looks almost new.
I don’t think it’s the ‘ultra-light’ version which @fixx mentions, but is widely available and just under 2kg
https://www.alpinetrek.co.uk/eagle-creek-cargo-hauler-wheeled-duffel-110-luggage/?aid=400cd3ed37635dc1d314a9a1b5a0c71b&pid=10004&gclid=CjwKCAiAv4n9BRA9EiwA30WND_cl51IsTuxSfxYaMWechLgDGmk4dIekyIWo85om-OlcQ8U3dgvsERoC2csQAvD_BwE&wt_mc=uk.pla.google_uk.1676611643.64624913909.325169400460
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@Roguevfr, will check out ebay and the Ogio bag is amazing - I’ve seen it, just the weight is the issue, but I guess that’s what makes it bombproof.

@Tazz2bme, yeah haven’t found the ultralight version but think I’ll order myself a 130l eagle creek.
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@extremerob, I've got an Ogio one and I was going to suggest it .. but as you say its heavy .. and bombproof.
Mine is in KTM livery, I can always spot it on the carousel.
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Otherwise you'll just go on seeing the one name:
@DrLawn , I like the ktm one colours. Mine is just black, but it has Suzuki livery.
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it luggage is superlight. But probably won't last as long.
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@Roguevfr When I say the OGIO one first I think it was a Red Bull one and it really looked the business.
My last motorbike was a Suzuki, but I got off it on 8th August 1979 .. I remember seeing how blue the sky was as my life also flashed before me. Sad

Its a great bag very sturdy on its sledge.
I do have a Salamon one as well, its quite a bit smaller, but its coming apart at the seams now.
I did buy it 2nd hand from eBay though.

I have trouble getting my luggage under 23Kg, with boots + mojos + laptop and clothing.
I've booked a flight hopefully to get to the Birthday Bash with Ryanair ... but their limit is only 20Kg .. forcing me to take a 2nd bag wink

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We have used Dakine split rollers for a few years now, they are a little heavier than your target however they are the most robust bags we have ever owned,
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