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Unstoppable Compact is a protective carry-on travel bag with amazing, responsive control that coverts in seconds to a versatile kit bag now available on Indiegogo click follow along to see more
Unstoppable Compact is a protective carry-on travel bag with amazing, responsive control that coverts in seconds to a versatile kit bag now available on Indiegogo click follow along to see more
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Following our successful campaign in 2015 we are very pleased to bring our second unique travel bag to Kickstarter. Since the last campaign we have had many requests for a Carry-On / Hand Baggage version of the unique Unstoppable travel bag with its amazing 360° steering large wheels and thick protective skin.  In response to demand we have developed the 'Unstoppable Compact' and it is awesome.  As with our last campaign there is a fully wheelchair compatible option too. 

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Roll in any direction with total control
Roll in any direction with total control
        

The unique extra large omni wheels means the Unstoppable Compact doesn't rely on traditional castor wheels to turn. This means where you go your bag follows, it won't steer itself away from you, it won't fall over when you pull it up steps, it won't get stuck on lips, edges, cobbles, drain covers, curbs or rough surfaces.

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Fluid movement gives you full control
Fluid movement gives you full control
        
Roll where other cases could never go
Roll where other cases could never go
        
smooth, sideways movement
smooth, sideways movement

 The full set reward includes the 41L Unstoppable Compact and the 87L Unstoppable gear bag with 31L connecting backpack.  The three piece set comes with foam infills for both bags and waterproof spray. 

Unstoppable 118L Gear bag & backpack  (Part of the Full Set Reward)
Unstoppable 118L Gear bag & backpack (Part of the Full Set Reward)
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The Unstoppable Compact will be compatible with rigid and folding manual wheelchairs. This will be achieved by the use of an adapter that sits under the wheelchair cushion on top of the seat canvas. For intellectual property reasons we can't show the detail of how it works on the internet. There is a requirement that the backrest and seat canvas can be separated so the adapter can extend out the back of the wheelchair as shown in the video clip below.  Most wheelchairs have individual seat canvas and backrest upholstery joined with velcro which is perfect for what we need but some wheelchairs have these two parts stitched together which is not good.

The Unstoppable 118L gear bag is compatible with rigid chairs that have a bar (straight or curved) on the rear of the backrest.  We are aiming that the large gear bag available in 'The Full Set' reward will fit folding chairs using our new Compact bag seat adapter.

Backrest upholstery and seat canvas need the ability to separate to fit adapter
Backrest upholstery and seat canvas need the ability to separate to fit adapter
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FROM CAMPAIGN TO DELIVERY IN 2018
FROM CAMPAIGN TO DELIVERY IN 2018

We aim to ship all rewards before the end of Oct 2018. Bags that don't require wheelchair connections will ship first. Wheelchair connections take a little longer as these need moulds and manufacturing of the connections.

Andrew Slorance is well known as a designer and wheelchair user.  His work has been covered by a dedicated BBC television documentary and featured in many magazines and design reviews. Andrew's revolutionary wheelchair design was runner up to the very prestigious Design of the Year awards in 2012.  By backing this project you are backing Andrew with his extensive experience and design credentials. 

Andrew on BBC Breakfast
Andrew on BBC Breakfast
Andrew launches Unstoppable gear bag
Andrew launches Unstoppable gear bag
Andrew's wheelchair design in London Design Museum awards
Andrew's wheelchair design in London Design Museum awards
Andrews wheelchair design in Wired
Andrews wheelchair design in Wired
Andrew's work featured in Gizmodo
Andrew's work featured in Gizmodo
Andre's work set example to other designers
Andre's work set example to other designers
One of many features on Andrew and his work by high profile design magazines
One of many features on Andrew and his work by high profile design magazines

Risks and challenges

There are always risks when bringing a new product to market but for us with this product the risks are quite low. We already have developed the product and have it in our hands. We know the manufacturer and use them to supply our other travel bags, so we know the quality is superb. We have a dedicated in house team who will keep in touch with you and make sure you get your reward. The biggest risk has to be timelines. Delays can happen when you least expect them and they can be completely out of our control. We have projected our delivery times to allow for delays but any backer should consider that their reward may arrive later than projected.

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    UNSTOPPABLE COMPACT WC

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    COMPACT + WATERPROOF SPRAY

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    COMPACT + FOAM INFILL WC

    Unstoppable Compact Travel Bag + FOAM INFILL
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    Compact + WATERPROOF SPRAY + FOAM INFILL

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    FAST TRACK COMPACT+SPRAY+FOAM INFILL

    Unstoppable Compact plus waterproof spray plus foam infill WITHOUT WHEELCHAIR CONNECTION These will be shipped airfreight from manufacturer to us and express to the customer. Limited numbers available. Approx $302 USD

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    UNSTOPPABLE FULL SET

    Unstoppable 41L Compact travel bag
    Unstoppable 89L hold bag with connecting 37L backpack.
    Includes waterproof spray to protect your bags from rain and dirt.
    WITHOUT wheelchair connection
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    UNSTOPPABLE FULL SET WC

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    Unstoppable 89L hold bag with connecting 37L backpack.
    Includes waterproof spray to protect your bags from rain and dirt.
    WITH wheelchair connection
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