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Have you considered a portable luggage cart? I've seen people with these strapped to their bags and they use them were practicable, such as at airports. This would then allow you to get the best quality luggage independent of the restrictions that wheels impose. Example on Amazon:
I can recommend this number from Victorinox: Pros: Roomy Cabin friendly Shoulder strap + waist strap Handle fits nicely in the bag; and detracts minimally from the interior room. Very light weight. Cons: Lots of straps to manage - I could never get them arranged neatly enough. Then handle although has very good height, it is difficult to pull down (...
I have been extremely happy with my Osprey Sojourner wheeled backpack. It has been on numerous business trips as carry on luggage, and has also been to the top of Mt Fuji and to the bottom of the Grand Canyon (once climbing down and once climbing up the Bright Angel Trail). It has a full suspension system with a padded waist belt. I bought it in 2008 to ...
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