Full-size U-shaped double zip opening for easy loading. Opening measures approximately 12.5” x 16”
Zippered mesh pocket under the front panel measures 8.5” x 15.5”
Fold-up wire-framed wings apply support to the feet section, allowing the duffel to stand upright even when fully loaded, as well as adding definition to the upper section. Fold the wings down when storage space is an issue
Zippered mesh pockets along each wing for added organization
Two interior tie-tapes have extra webbing length for easier adjustments. Upper compartment measures 6” deep
Forehead pocket provides easy access to a large volume pocket. The lining floats, allowing you to choose how much of the pocket to use
External zippered side pocket has a built-in ID pocket – there’s no chance of losing a luggage tag in travel
Classic duffel handle is secured with four buckles. No hook & loop handle wrap to deal with – plus the handle can be completely removed for those who prefer to go without
Extra deep lower compartment measures 24.5” x 15.5” x 7” and has the following features:
Padded perimeter walls that allow oddly shaped items some flexibility when packing – easily capable of holding gear ranging from downhill ski boots to scuba fins
Two moveable shelves that allow you to pack as if it were a bookcase - preventing everything from schlumping toward the wheels
One zippered mesh pocket on the inside lid of the lower compartment. 13” x 26”
Convert the upper & lower section into one large compartment by unzipping the inside lid. Roll it toward the bottom and secure the two straps. Now you have one enormous compartment measuring 24.5” x 15.5” x 14”
Grab handles on both ends allow two-handed trunk-style lifting into vehicles. The top handle is spring-loaded. The bottom handle doubles as a foot
Telescoping trolley handle adjusts from 46” (tallest in the industry) to 43” to 41” – no more heal kicking
Trapezoid shaped trolley handle tubes are perpendicular to the load plane, providing maximum support
Extra long skid rails along the bottom combine with a wrap-around skid plate for added abrasion protection
Well protected wheels are hot-poured Polyurethane – the quietest wheels you won’t hear in the concourse
Interior is fully lined with our signature orange nylon lining – finding fiddly-bits in the corners has never been easier
YKK RC zippers throughout. Lockable on all exterior compartments
When used for airline travel, be sure to check for any weight limitations. The 25” can carry a lot of gear!
***Correction*** This wheeled duffel does not come with photo-reflective zipper cords despite the features listed on the hangtag. They were removed due to zipper slider smoothness issues
136 person(s) out of 139 found this review helpful.
"So I bought two of the 2.0 Mother Lode Junior wheeled duffel bags specifically for a trip to the UK we are taking in the fall. My mom passed away this week, so I thought it would be a good time to give the bag a test and ensure that it holds everything that I need it to and to ensure that it will for the UK trip. I got the bag packed, beautifully. then I went to lift the bag off the bed using the handles that clip on and one came unclipped and would not stay attached. finally got it attached, put the bag in the car and when I went to remove the bag from the car another handle came upclipped and again did not want to stay clipped. This is an issue for me and I am not sure if I want to keep both of the bags for this reason. If there is something that eBags can advise in order to keep then strap attached at all four corners that would be great, otherwise we may be talking soon so that I can return at least one of them. This appears to be a design flaw and I don't want to tear up my fingernails every time I need to open my bag or lift it up."
"I recently purchased this item for a three week trip to Seattle and Alaska. I could not have been more pleased! As I was going to be in various climates, I needed to take a fair amount of clothing. Everything fit in this suitcase perfectly. I also wanted a bag that would be easy to maneuver. I guess I would be considered an older woman, and I also have a bad right shoulder. This bag was fabulous! Easy to pick up and easy to roll. It was also the best looking bag on the turnstile, hands down. I would highly recommend it."
"I used the eTech 2.0 Mother Lode Junior 25' wheeled duffel in July when my husband and i took a vacation to Europe. This literally was a planes, trains and automobile kind of trip. We flew to Frankfurt, Germany where we met with friends, took the train to Paris, taxi to our hotel and back to the airport. I easily packed two weeks worth of clothes, shoes, and accessories and rolled and transported the duffel with relative ease (unlike my husband who struggled with a traditional 29" suitcase). Also the purple color made it stand-out in the crowd and at baggage claim. I highly recommend it!"