Thursday, April 26, 2012

BRIGGS + RILEY LUGGAGE, THULE SLEEVES, CASES, BACKPACK, LUGGAGE Summer/Fall 2012

Grab and go...

Outdoor Retailer/SLC...SIA/DENVER

words/images Judith Ecochard

Briggs & Riley B.R.X. Adventure Travel Gear-are lightweight, roomy, tough ("Guaranteed For Life") -made of water resistant, strategically placed 1000d nylon, 420d pack cloth nylon, tarpaulin and ripstop nylon fabric....and many versions, sized to be overhead bin friendly.

Intro'ed last season, the Lava red color is now available in all bags of the line...




Excursion Duffle-and the Exchange 20L -a new size-easily converts backpack/duffle -rugged low profile wheels-Outsider® handle-more interior space---and SpeedDock™ bags easily clip together-transport two bags as one 

tech grade hardware with self-repairing YKK® zippers and ergonomic pulls





adjustable shoulder straps. easy access to laptop/tablet
convertible =tech friendly-straps keep laptop in place, extra padding does not add weight, just protection





Excursion Convertible Brief $160: Laptop/work files' friendly

briefcase/backpack-with handy grab handle, padded back-mesh-breathes








Plenty of interior pockets...make this a great overnight option when traveling light...






Slate grey-SPEEDOCK™ securely haul around a lot-can check it in as one bag


INFO: Ships June 2012 ---Briggs&Riley






THULE is fast becoming a seen around town backpack...and it's not just the line's best selling status in Apple stores that does it----many retailers have picked up the collection of protective (very) sleeves, cases, backpack and luggage----for it's clean, streamlined good looks, top quality construction, and bold color options...
Gauntlet™ collection of Amazon Kindle Fire® Case and MacBook Air® (11inch-13 inch), MacBook Pro® sleeves and Attachés (13inch-15inch) $49.95-$79.95

Clamshell design=work on your laptop-without taking the device out---very protective-elastic band keeps laptop  in place
purple, grey and blue color options-durable molded exoskeleton
Semi-rigid high density construction---and water resistant zip-make the sleeves and cases very weather resistant
stitch free, heat welded seams and additional fold at entry-for extra weather  resistance , semi-rigid EVA foam construction protective and sleek PLUS interior is Nylex lined so hardware easily slides out, scratch free.




Crossover™ 25 L Backpack-protectively holds 17 inch MacBook Pro

New-Enroute™ collection-urban handsome---Daypacks hold MacBook Pro® + iPad---several sizes available from $79.95-$119.95



Enroute™ is more of a "city" hauler with the ease of a backpack-but streamlined, without all those straps and mesh attachments one doesn't need for going to work in an office. Well done.
























clean-compartment can keep the straps away

Multiple grab handles, die cut EVA shoulder straps with mesh coverings that breathe, side pockets, compression straps, lightweight water resistant fabrics---and padded laptop compartments and heat molded SafeZone® compartment up top.























stretchy side compartments





protective sleeve, roomy interior for files



We think the luggage is exceptional...with toiletry kits, travel wallets, rolling carry-on and duffels, duffle bags and packs, and transport cargo duffels ...available. ( from $29.95-$319.95 for 60L Rolling Upright with Race Pack).

adjustable shoulder strap-padded

outer compression straps....

oval-oid kind of shape...nice



Duffel 

like the mesh inner pocket---, interior compression straps, and zippered main compartments=  keep em' separated


Heat molded, crushproof Safe Zone-hard case sunglass/electronic protection--standard feature for Thule haulers and for Rolling Carry-On with backstraps-wheels face away from the body for comfort. Smart.

handy transport backstraps that can be zipped away

tabbed zips 

durable and light-Aluminum  clips NOT plastic that always seem to break on us

straps tuck away in back zip compartment


Tough, oversize wheels and Thule V-Tubing™ telescoping handles-for steady, reliable hauling 
Outer handles-mean more room inside the bag....




outer compression straps to customize for whatever size the load

dark blue with orange pop of color, wheels go steady ---

plenty of room-large compartments

durable exoskeleton and molded polypropylene back absorbs hits of travel










40L Duffel Pack $149.95-in orange



breathable air mesh backstraps and back zip gives  access main compartment



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INFO: www.thule.com