Kelty reintroduces Commute line of travel gear
March 19, 2007
Kelty’s new Commute bags are ready to take you across town or around the world with a mix of contemporary style and on-the-fly versatility
From a minimalist laptop sleeve to an oversized rolling duffel, Kelty
has the right size bag with the ideal blend of features for every travel need
BOULDER, COLO. (For Immediate Release) – Whether you’re heading cross country or just across town, Kelty’s Commute line of travel gear has the look, features and versatility to get you there and back in style.
Fully redesigned for 2007, the Commute collection emphasizes versatility with two expandable bags, two back packs that double as briefcases, and a computer sleeve that can be carried on its own or slipped into a daypack or briefcase for added protection.
“When we set out to design our line of travel gear, we wanted to make it as versatile and user-friendly as possible while maintaining Kelty’s long standing commitment to quality and tradition,” said Kenny Ballard, president of Kelty. “We feel strongly that the Commute line will meet and exceed the needs of the evolving travel marketplace.”
Port: Carried over the shoulder or as a briefcase, the Port is perfectly at home at the office or the airport. A fully padded computer sleeve provides ample laptop protection while four pockets and 1400 cubic inches of space keeps items organized. Available in black w/ steel ($100).
Switch: As the name suggests, the Switch changes easily from backpack to briefcase. A full 1800 cubic inches and four pockets make it easy to take the essentials with you while keeping them organized and accessible. Offered in black w/ steel or green w/ leaf ($100).
Current: Well equipped for an overnight flight, day in the office, or a hike on the trail, this 1600 cubic inch backpack has the features and roomy main compartment to do it all. A shove it pocket provides easy storage on the fly. Available in black w/ steel or green w/ leaf ($80).
Dock: Fully padded with two haul handles and webbing shoulder strap, this computer sleeve can be carried on its own or slipped it inside a daypack or briefcase for added laptop protection. A minimalist 450 cubic inch pack, the Dock offers just enough room for the essentials. Offered in black w/ steel ($30).
Axle: A 5300 cubic inch rolling duffel, the Axle has ample space and separate compartments (including an external, vented shoe storage pocket) to keep gear easily organized and accessible on longer trips. Offered in black w/ steel ($200).
Wheelie: Versatility is the name of the game with this unique piece of rolling luggage. Sized for carry-on convenience, the 3000 cubic inch Wheelie quickly expands to 3500 cubic inches, easily accommodating larger loads. Comes with a hanging toiletry kit. Offered in black w/ steel ($190).
Hub: Super flexible and convenient, the Hub’s unique design blends suitcase style and backpack convenience with side and top carry handles and tuck-away backpack straps. A 2600 cubic inch pack in carry-on mode, the Hub quickly expands to a full 3100 cubic inches for souvenir hauling. Comes with a hanging toiletry kit. Offered in black w/ steel ($160).