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Occasionally I see some interesting travel related products being crowd funded that I think you guys might be interested in.  We’ve talked about the Tropic travel shoe, the Cleansebot bacteria killing robot, and the Hypercube charger, among others. Here’s a few of the travel related crowd funded projects that I’ve seen

Travel related kickstarters:

Today I wanted to talk a bit about the Pleatpack – which bills itself as the most functional urban tech backpack.

It was on Kickstarter but I thought I would rerun the post as it has now has transitioned to Indiegogo. All Kickstarter / Indiegogo links in this post may pay me a commission if you boost the project through my link.

Pleatpack Urban Tech backpack features

The Pleatpack was built to solve the problem of combining a small day pack with a backpack large enough to carry everything you need. The main compartment is on an accordion so that it can pull out.

Here are a few pictures of the Pleatpack Urban Tech backpack.

You can access the Pleatpack at different angles to access different things

Pleatpack Urban Tech backpack video

Here’s a video showing off some of the different options and features of the Pleatpack Urban Tech backpack

Pleatpack Urban Tech backpack backing levels and cost

The Pleatpack Urban Tech backpack is on Indiegogo and has currently raised over USD$94,000 from a goal of only about USD$1,000. Here are a few of the levels that you can back the project at

  • $119 for one Pleatpack Urban Tech backpack in black ($129 for Grey)
  • $218for two Pleatpack backapcks
  • $312 for three Pleatpack backapcks

Again, here is the link to back the Pleatpack urban tech backpack –  the adapters are currently scheduled to ship this month (July 2019)

What do you think of this backpack?  Planning on backing this?  Leave your experience in the comments!


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