We’ve all been at O’Hare and wanted a ride when having to talk almost 30 minutes from one terminal to another, right?
A Chicago company has a solution…why not just ride your suitcase?
Modobag is changing the way the world travels. Featuring the latest in luggage design and advanced motorized technology. Modobag combines the convenience of a standard suitcase with GPS tracking, Dual USB Charging Ports and the innovation of personal transportability to create the world’s only motorized, smart and connected carry-on that gets you to your destination three times faster than the average walking speed. It has 2000 cubic inches of interior packing space plus pockets for your electronics. Modobag accommodates riders up to 260 lbs. while the Modobag Max is built for riders up to 260 lbs.
Modobag is the invention of Chicago entrepreneur and world traveler Kevin O’Donnell. He got the idea while he was traveling through the airport with the Chi-Town’s Finest Breakers, when the kids started taking turns riding on his suitcase. It was at that point he told them, “We’re gonna put motors in these!”
Boyd Bruner is a competitive motorcyclist with an eye for design and a sense of adventure. He served as a technical director, and won the 2014 AMA Pro Road Racing Daytona 200. The thought of a motorized piece of luggage was a project ideally suited for his curiosity.
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