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Old 04-15-2009, 04:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I purchased this bag for a trip to CO that I just got back from (which was sick, btw). I was looking for a bag I could put 2 boards in, preferably with bindings attached. I believe I read that a few on here had done just that with this bag, by staggering the boards with bindings facing each other. I found that impossible. That was gripe #1, but no big deal, as I just removed the bindings from 1 board. Gripe # 2 was that the bottom of the bag was decently padded, except for the zipper to nowhere in the lining. I had to cover this with a towel so as not to gauge my base. Again, no big deal I guess. Gripe # 3 was that there are no interior pockets, so anything else I wanted to carry (i.e. the bindings I had to take off of board #1) also had to be wrapped in a towel so as not to be sliding all over the place. Gripe # 4 was that the wheels are placed too far up on the end, as opposed to being more on the bottom side. As a result the plastic guard on the end constantly scrapes the pavement unless you lift the handle way up by your side, which was quite awkward. I actually found it less tiring to carry the bag than to wheel it. In the end my stuff all arrived completely protected, including 2 boards, 2 sets of bindings, 2 sets of boots, and 4 bath towels to wrap everything in, ergonomics be damned.
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Old 04-16-2009, 10:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I guess you don't like it? hehe
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Old 04-16-2009, 01:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I guess you don't like it? hehe
Just wanted to offer a dissenting opinion I guess. I mean, it got my stuff to and fro safely, and that's the big thing. It's just that I'd read a lot of good reviews, and thus had high expectations. I don't know if there's something better out there, but it just seemed to me that there would have been some easy and obvious ways to make the bag better.
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Old 04-16-2009, 03:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Same problems...

I have this bag too and have experienced some of the same problems. I am shorter and so the little plastic thing always scrapes the ground when I am pulling it. I can fit a bunch of stuff in there 2 boards, 2 pairs of boots, jackets, pants, etc...<br> but what really pissed me off is that the first time I used it, I picked it up from baggage claim and one of the clips broke! Everything inside was still protected...but it was the first time to use it! <br> I expected a little more durability from Ogio. I guess it could have been the airline too?! Either way...bummed me out.
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