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Eagle Creek Introduces New Tarmac and Tarmac AWD for Fall 2013

July 01, 2013

For over 35 years, Eagle Creek has been redefining pinnacle travel gear. Taking Best In Class and making it even better is what we do.  A deep understanding of travelers’ needs leads to innovation of durable, versatile and lightweight travel gear. A focus on design and construction, as well as security and weather protection are built into every Eagle Creek bag.  We build the best travel gear to keep travelers organized and prepared, no matter the adventure.

San Diego, Ca. (July 1, 2012) – Top-tier versatile travel bags are a serious proposition, and Eagle Creek surpasses even their own expectations with the next generation Tarmac and new Tarmac AWD wheeled bags.

A first in the outdoor market, the Tarmac AWD brings a smooth-rolling hybrid to adventure travel with four over-sized 360º Dynamic Spin™ Wheels and ultra-light 3-ply polycarbonate hybrid technology, Eagle Creek continues to redefine what customers should expect from their travel gear.

The fully featured Tarmac and Tarmac AWD feature Bi-Tech™ fabric and Bi-Tech™ Armor for even higher weather protection, abrasion resistance and durability, as well as soon-to-be-classic design innovations like a Coat Keeper™, lockable exterior compartments and expandability options - functional details that set the new standard.

The next generation Tarmac and Tarmac AWD feature Eagle Creek’s legendary No Matter What™ Warranty.  No Matter what happens to your bag (even airline damage), Eagle Creek will repair or replace it.

Product highlights include:

Tarmac AWD:

The Tarmac AWD features four 360º Dynamic Spin™ Wheels, Bi-Tech™ fabric and 3-ply polycarbonate construction for extreme durability, weather resistance, and smooth functionality in all directions, perfect for any adventure from eco lodges to exotic locations.

Tarmac AWD 22 (EC-20431) 

Capacity: 2325 cu in; Weight: 8 lbs, 2 oz; Size: 14 x 22 x 9 in

Expanded: 2550 cu in; Size: 14 x 22 x 11 in

Tarmac AWD 25 (EC-20432) 

Capacity: 4700 cu in; Weight: 9 lbs, 12 oz; Size: 17 x 25 x 12 in

Expanded: 5125 cu in; Size: 17 x 25 x 14 in

Tarmac AWD 28 (EC-20433) 

Capacity: 6200 cu in; Weight: 10 lbs, 4 oz; Size: 18 x 28 x 14 in

Expanded: 6825 cu in; Size: 18 x 28 x 16 in 

  • Four over-sized ultra-durable Dynamic Spin™ Wheels offer effortless 360o directional mobility
  • 3-ply polycarbonate back shell offers ultra-light durability and helps protects handle system and bag contents
  • Lockable quick stash 3-1-1 pocket contains:
    • Coat Keeper™ securely holds outerwear to luggage
    • Key fob with Porter Key™ bottle opener
    • Detachable Cargo Net provides versatility for internal compression or attaches to outside of bag
  • Built in durability:
    • 3-ply polycarbonate construction provides superior impact resistance, with Bi-Tech™ and Bi-Tech™ Armor fabrics for extreme abrasion and weather-resistance
    • Ultra rugged Dynamic Spin™ Wheels with sturdy wheel housing, skid plate and bumper protection
    • Travel-tested recessed handle system
  • Padded exterior pocket (22” size with additional padded tablet sleeve)
  • Expandable main compartment adds 15% more packing space
  • #10 lockable, self-repairing zippers with finger friendly zipper pulls
  • Multiple padded grab handles on top, side, and bottom 
  • Reflective accents for dusk and nighttime visibility
  • Integrates with the Pack-It™ System, suggestions included
  • Color: Black, Olive, and Slate Blue

Tarmac

The frequent flyer’s choice for lightweight travel functionality has been upgraded with new organization features, as well as Bi-Tech™ and Bi-Tech™ Armor weatherproof fabrics to withstand any travel adventure.

Tarmac 22 (EC-20428) 

Capacity: 2450 cu in; Weight: 7 lbs, 4 oz; Size: 14 x 22 x 9 in

Expanded: 2675 cu in; Size: 14 x 22 11 in

Tarmac 25 (EC-20429) 

Capacity: 5125 cu in; Weight: 9 lbs, 2 oz; Size: 17 x 25 x 12 in

Expanded: 5750 cu in; Size: 17 x 25 x 14 in

Tarmac 28 (EC-20430) 

Capacity: 6600 cu in; Weight: 10 lbs, 8 oz; Size: 18 x 28 x 14 in

Expanded: 7625 cu in; Size: 18 x 28 x 16 in 

  • Lockable quick stash 3-1-1 pocket contains:
    • Coat Keeper™ securely holds outerwear to luggage
    • Key fob with Porter Key™ bottle opener
    • Detachable Cargo Net provides versatility for internal compression or attaches to outside of bag as a Utility Net
  • Built in durability:
    • Bi-Tech™ and Bi-Tech™ Armor fabrics for extreme abrasion and weather-resistance
    • Ultra rugged wheels with sturdy wheel housing, skid plate and bumper protection
    • Travel-tested recessed handle system
  • Padded exterior pocket (22” size with additional padded tablet sleeve)
  • Expandable main compartment adds 15% more packing space
  • #10 lockable, self-repairing zippers with finger friendly zipper pulls
  • Multiple padded grab handles on top, side, and bottom for easy grab and go
  • Reflective accents for dusk and nighttime visibility
  • Integrates with the Pack-It™ System, suggestions included
  • Color: Black, Olive, and Slate Blue

ABOUT EAGLE CREEK

Eagle Creek is a leading travel outfitter, providing smart, innovative and durable luggage, travel bags and accessories. Founded in 1975, California-based Eagle Creek invented the adventure travel gear category, introduced the industry’s first convertible backpack on wheels, established the first complete travel solution system and is revolutionizing the way travelers pack with its Pack-It™ Folders, Cubes, Sacs and Toiletry Kits. Visit eaglecreek.com for more information.

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