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Wheeled Backpack

Backpack it over rough terrain; wheel it over smooth terrain
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I recently found a need for a new piece of luggage, and decided I wanted it to be the size for carrying onto an airplane. Almost all such luggage has wheels, which is nice. However, In getting to the airport I plan to use my bicycle, which poses a problem for carrying the luggage --backpack straps don't seem to exist on such luggage. And when I went to a sporting-goods store, they had lots of backpacks, but none had wheels for smooth terrain.

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Vernon, Dec 09 2016

Similar to these? https://www.google....safe=active&ssui=on
[hippo, Dec 09 2016]


       Nice Googling. Why didn't any store associates I asked about them, know about them? NOT WKTE, therefore!
Vernon, Dec 09 2016

       Or maybe the store associates didn't mention that they exist because they don't carry them and are hoping that you'll give up and just buy what they have.   

       I new they existed, but I don't know if I am wide enough to count.
scad mientist, Dec 09 2016

       Toyed with the idea of bamboo sections with Castors* that'd snap together to take all the weight of the backpack.   

       *Not Pollux
not_morrison_rm, Dec 09 2016

       // NOT WKTE, therefore!// You're right. And, now that I think of it, wouldn't it be cool if someone made backpacks with some kind of zip fastener?
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 09 2016

       A zip fastener? - yes, if only some could invent the zip fastener...
hippo, Dec 10 2016

       Presumably someone french ...
8th of 7, Dec 10 2016

       //some could invent the zip fastener..some could invent the zip fastener   

       Possibly use multiple Toblerone bars, but the teeth are set a bit wide these days.
not_morrison_rm, Dec 10 2016

       If you are burly enough to bike to the airport with a suitcase-weight backpack, then who needs the wheels? Just tote it around as a backpack.
bungston, Dec 10 2016

       // burly enough to bike to the airport //   

       Maybe [Vernon] is actually a Tyrannosaurus Rex ... big muscly legs, tiny feeble arms ?   

       That would neatly account for many, many things that are currently obscure ...
8th of 7, Dec 10 2016


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