Walkin’Bag, Best Luggage Brand, Readers’ Choice Awards Finalist

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Walkin’Bag, developed by CEO Etsuo Miyoshi, a polio survivor, is nominated as The Best Luggage Brand at About.com 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards. With a built-in seat, supporting up to 300 lbs, its curved "lean-on-it" handle and four Swivel-Glide wheels, this bag provides users support for aching legs and back.

Ballistic JetCart with seat

For years, I suffered with aches and pains in my legs

Walkin’Bag, developed by CEO Etsuo Miyoshi, a polio survivor, is nominated as ''The Best Luggage Brand'' at the About.com 2011 Readers’ Choice Award.

"For years, I suffered with aches and pains in my legs," said inventor, Mr. Miyoshi. "I needed a bag I could lean on and so I invented Walkin'Bag. Who knew a bag could make all the difference."

The Walkin'Bag comes with a curved "lean-on-it" handle which acts like a gliding handrail so legs and back are supported properly. It comes with a retractable seat holding up to 300 pounds. Such features have critics raving.

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My body is a mess. And I travel a lot. Well, I didn’t know how good I had it until I read the info about the Walkin’Bag products. The creator of the design, Etsuo Miyoshi-san, is a polio survivor who decided–no doubt after walking through the airport.

Benefit of Walkin’Bag

  • Curved handle

You can “lean on”, supporting up to 250 lbs.

  • Built-in seat

Easily flips down, holding up to 300 lbs.

  • 360° Swivel-Glide

Spinning wheels for effortless movement.

  • Carry-on

Fits under most airline seats

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