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Designed for adventure travel & commuting. Outer garment bag keeps clothes crease-free. Grab & go inner bag for gym & day trips.
Designed for adventure travel & commuting. Outer garment bag keeps clothes crease-free. Grab & go inner bag for gym & day trips.
Designed for adventure travel & commuting. Outer garment bag keeps clothes crease-free. Grab & go inner bag for gym & day trips.
1,077 backers pledged $260,782 to help bring this project to life.

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Henty CoPilot: First Two Bag System for Commuting & Travel

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The world's first two bag system designed for travelers & commuters.

  • Keeps your clothes crease free in patented, semi-rigid Outer Bag
  • Sized for carry-on airplane luggage
  • Includes Inner Bag for gym and day trips (choose one of four)
  • Holds 13-17" laptop in both Outer and Inner bags
  • Available in messenger and backpack
  • Dozens of features designed for adventure 

Use the two bags together or separately for any adventure.

Roll, clip, and go!
Roll, clip, and go!

The Outer Garment Bag rolls up around the Inner Bag, secured with durable clips designed for cycling, running, and any adventure.

Everything you need for your daily or extended adventure
Everything you need for your daily or extended adventure
Two awesome bags in one!
Two awesome bags in one!
Thoughtfully designed for active commuting and airplane travel
Thoughtfully designed for active commuting and airplane travel

 Praise for Henty Bags

 "The jacket we carried came out meeting-ready when we put the bag to the test" – The Independent

"So what about the CoPilot is so good that so many people want a piece? As it turns out, it’s a travel and active commuter bag that’s entirely unique and really well-designed." Hey Gents, CoPilot review

"My luggage of choice is from Henty. Until recently I had a big Samsonite. The handle broke on it, so what I've been using is this really cool garment bag by Henty that rolls up into a tube." – Celebrity Chef, Hugh Acheson, in Wall Street Journal article

"9.3 out of 10" – Ninety Nine Co. review of backpack for motorcyclists

"Frustrated after cycling to work and removing your suit from your backpack with more creases than an elephant's behind? Henty has the answer with it's clever two-in-one design." – Men's Muscle & Health (magazine)

 Read more reviews from Henty customers and fans on Facebook.

Each CoPilot comes with a choice of Messenger or Backpack Outer Garment Bag. You do not need to decide until the end of the Kickstarter campaign at which time you'll be sent a survey.

Add $20 USD to any reward to upgrade to a premium fabric or color.

 

 Choose from two Outer Garment Bags: messenger or backpack.

Rolls up into a Messenger or Backpack, color & fabric options available
Rolls up into a Messenger or Backpack, color & fabric options available

 

 

Both the Outer Garment Bag and Inner Bag can be used separately or together. You get two bags for the price of one!

Choose from four Inner Bags: a single pocket tube, a dry bag, a messenger bag, or a backpack.

 

All Inner Bags are 20L
All Inner Bags are 20L

 

 

 Inner Tube

  • 20L duffle with inner mesh pocket

Dry Bag

  • Single watertight 20L compartment

Sports Messenger & Backpack Inner Bags

  • 20L main compartment
  • 2nd waterproof compartment
  • Dozens of additional features

Other than the straps, the main difference between the Sports Messenger and Sports Backpack is an additional external pocket on the Messenger with room for a 15" laptop.

 

The Outer Bags and Inner Sports Bags come standard in Cordura 500D fabric. Premium fabric and colors are available as add-ons to your pledge.

Standard colors:

  • Black Cordura 500D
  • Dark Grey Cordura 500D 

Premium colors & fabrics (additional $20 USD):

  • Camo Codura 500D from MultiCam, make in USA
  • Blue Waxed Canvas
  • Olive Waxed Canvas
  • Khaki Waxed Canvas
  • Dark Grey Waxed Canvas
Messenger outer bag in blue waxed canvas fabric
Messenger outer bag in blue waxed canvas fabric
Dark grey in Cordura 500D fabric
Dark grey in Cordura 500D fabric
Messenger in camo Codura 500D fabric
Messenger in camo Codura 500D fabric

 

The CoPilot is the result of four years of design & real world testing with its predecessor, the Wingman – a legend in its own right in the cycling community.

Over 20 improvements were made to theWingman to create the CoPilot, optimized for both commuting and travel.

CoPilot allows you to move freely and is sized for airplane carry-on.
CoPilot allows you to move freely and is sized for airplane carry-on.

Crease Free Clothes

Using our patented rolling technology, our bags allow you to transport your clothes crease free. By rolling, the bag also becomes more compact, and easy to carry through airports and on to a plane as carry-on.

Move Freely

Unlike other travel luggage on the market, your Henty CoPilot will allow you to move freely whilst carrying. With a Henty CoPilot, you're free to move with your hands free, meaning you can jump on a bike share, walk through parks or even run without worrying about wasting time returning to your hotel to pickup your luggage! 

Anytime, anywhere, any adventure
Anytime, anywhere, any adventure

Durable enough to withstand the toughest of trips, the CoPilot comes with plenty of space for all your gear and is the ideal travel companion.

Look for it on the backs of: 

  • Travellers
  • Runners
  • Commuters
  • Cyclists 
  • Motorcyclists
  • Military
  • Emergency services
  • Students
  • Walkers 
  • Eloping groomsman

Dimensions & Weight

Outer Garment Bag:

Backpack & Messenger: 1.3kgs (2.9lbs)

Rolled: 56 x 22 x 25cm (22 x 8.6 x 9.8 inches)

Unrolled: 56 x 106cm (22 x 41.7 inches)

Inner Bags:

Inner Tube & Dry Bag: 0.4Kgs (0.77lbs)

Sports Backpack: .95Kgs

Sports Messenger: 1.1Kgs

Capacity

CoPilot garment bag: 2 x suit (jacket and pants/skirt) + 2-3 x shirt/blouse, 13" laptop (Messenger) or 15" laptop (Backpack), phone wallet keys, paper files.

Inner bag options: 50 x 19cm cylinder; 20 litres.

Inner Tube & Dry Bag: 2 x pair of shoes, gym gear, jeans/chinos, T-shirts, jumper, towel, toiletries, phone and charger, wallet, keys.

Sports Backpack and Messenger: 2 x pair of shoes, gym gear, jeans/chinos, T-shirts, jumper, towel, toiletries, phone and charger, wallet, keys and 15-inch laptop (Messenger only).

SIZING: Full shoulder up to 60cm (23 inches)

Jeremy and Jon founded Henty in 2012 as a result of a simple problem – how to transport business clothing to and from the office by bike, with it ready to wear on arrival. Jeremy Grey developed a prototype bag to solve this problem for his commute to work in Sydney, Australia. The concept worked well, so he and childhood friend Jon Gourlay founded Henty and set about to hone the design and commercialise the bag.

Jon & Jeremy in the Henty office in Hobart, Australia
Jon & Jeremy in the Henty office in Hobart, Australia

That first prototype evolved into The Wingman – a multi-purpose suit and garment bag which allows users to transport their work wardrobe with ease.

Today, Henty is proud to be a leading, sustainable company based in Tasmania, Australia, creating innovative products based on a “carry clever” ethos and selling them around the world.

The Story behind Our Story

Jeremy and Jon cycle to work, fly often and exercise daily.

Let’s talk about that time you struggled to pack your clothes when you walked, cycled or had to catch a plane? Chances are your clothes and belongings were jammed into a small backpack, suit bag or carry-on bag and arrived at your destination all creased and wrinkled. Or what about the time you decided to go to the gym or ride to work?

The Name Henty

Henty was founded in Tasmania, Australia’s island state. Named after a remote area on the state’s rugged west coast, on the edge of the renowned Wilderness World Heritage Area. It’s home to diverse coastal and inland trails and has some of the cleanest air in the world.

Our Culture

Henty’s focus remains simple – to create clever carrying products, from quality materials, which make life easier for active people.

Our team use Henty products every day. We don’t release products for the sake of it. We only design products which make life a little bit easier. Our materials are ethically sourced and our products are built to last and withstand the elements.

At the core of what drives us is one simple phrase “provide clever solutions for our customers”. Our focus is more than a mantra as we always put the customer first. This is evident in the products we produce, through to the customer support we provide.

Warranty

When it comes to our products, we’ve got your back. We will repair or replace the appropriate part(s) if your Henty product fails as a result of defective materials or workmanship under normal use within five years of purchase.

Should this happen, contact us with your proof of purchase and explain the problem, and we will get back to you just as soon as possible.

See our FAQs for more info.

Patented crease free technology Compatible with Henty inner bags Large external pocket with security flap Quick access external pocket Removable 13-inch laptop pouch Henty Toiletry Bag Adjustable shoulder strap (Left or right shoulder setup)

Unique Henty Hanger system Stabilisation strap Reflective piping for flare attention at night Loop for bicycle light Rain Jacket cover with relfective logo and loop for bike light Slit to fit standard wire hangers Hanging loop for door or gym hooks Carry-on size Leather carrying handle Cylinder design comfortable to carry YKK Zips 500D Cordura Nylon (waxed canvas option also) Sweat pad

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Risks and challenges

We have experience in manufacture and distribution. Since launching Henty in 2012, we've been working with the same factory and suppliers. We have now manufactured and distributed over 10,000 products to over 15 countries.

An initial production run of 300 CoPilot's has been completed, with bags now in the hands of testers and reviewers. This means we are ready to manufacture the CoPilot and deliver this to backers within three months of the successful campaign.

Our proven quality control processes will ensure your purchase will exceed expectations. Since 2012, our return rate for defective products has been less than 0.4 per cent. Industry standard return rate is around 2%.

Additionally, every Henty bag includes a 5 year warranty.

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