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Forclaz 500 Extend 40-60 L Duffel Bag

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A versatile carry bag with a comfortable carry system emulating that of mountain backpacks Carry on the back/in the hand using the multiple handles or pack it on a vehicle/donkey to lighten your load.

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About this item:

  • Capacity: 40 L to 60 L volumeIt’s accepted as cabin baggage by most airlines
  • Weight: 2.8 lbs (1.27 kg)
  • Easy to transport: Wear on the back with the padded shoulder straps or carry by hand
  • Water repellent: Coated fabric so the water stays on the material's surface.
  • 10-year bag warranty
Model: 8383299

Product Features

Forclaz 500 Extend 40-60 L Duffel Bag | This "Duffel bag" is designed to carry your belongings during your adventures in the great outdoors.

A versatile carry bag with a comfortable carry system emulating that of mountain backpacks Carry on the back/in the hand using the multiple handles or pack it on a vehicle/donkey to lighten your load.

A photo of the Forclaz 500 Extend 40-60 L Duffel Bag in use
A photo of the Forclaz 500 Extend 40-60 L Duffel Bag in use


10-year bag warrantyExtremely hard-wearing thanks to the fabric and seams


40 L to 60 L volume

Multiple compartments

3 zipped pockets A storage bag for organised contents.

Easy to transport

Wear on the back with the padded shoulder straps or carry by hand.

Locking mechanism

Lockable main zip to secure the bag's contents.


This bag weighs 1.27 kg.

Water repellent

Coated fabric so the water stays on the material's surface.

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Do extreme temperatures, like being stored in an attic, effect the texture of the bag or cause it to feel sticky?


The prioduct should be stored in dry and moderate temperature. So far, we did not receive such feedbacks regarding any sticky aspect.

By Harmonie on July 17, 2023 | STAFF

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very convenient

very convenient

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Bag of very good…

Very good quality bag. Good value for money.

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Very convenient !

Used for more than a month in Sri Lanka, I recommend this product! First quality: weight! Knowing that some Asian airlines limit cabin baggage to 7kg, this was essential for me. Quite a bit of abuse during my trip, the bag held up well, solid material. Same zipper + possibility of attaching a padlock, it's a deterrent. This bag is a tote, so I used it with organizer bags, it was perfect! Having the ability to modulate the volume is a plus. The top and bottom handles are really practical when you move around a lot, as is the possibility of carrying this bag on your back (12kg maximum during my trip), the weight is distributed well, it remains pleasant to carry. Very happy with my purchase ! All that's missing is an exterior pocket/system for easy access to a water bottle (on a strap perhaps?)

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Safari duffle

I haven't used it for our 3 week African safari/gorilla trek, but it's a good size duffle that will easily accommodate 33 lbs. of our personal items (weight limit imposed by our bush flights) for our trip. I purchased a second duffle after my husband saw the one I ordered and he liked it too. Backpack straps work for both me (4 ft. 10) and my husband (6 ft.) tall. I like the detail of the multiple handles, so you can carry it in different positions too. Well made, waterproof duffle that comes with a storage bag, which can double as a laundry bag. Definitely love the expandable feature in case we want to buy souvenirs when a larger, heavier bag can be accommodated as checked luggage on our International flight home. Good value for your $$.


My biker brother, you don't need to pay too much and get lost in well-known brands. This bag is truly ideal. I filled it with almost everything. It saves lives when I go camping alone. Thanks

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It is very convenient to carry a big bag when going abroad

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Trekking bag

Practical, compact, and beautiful color. Good capacity, very practical straps to compact or relax the bag. I am happy with my purchase.

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Besar dn kemas

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very tough bag indeed can withstand maximum human abused and tortured such as airline baggage handlers, toss, pitch, hurl etc yet the bag still going strong … thumb up 👍

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Used for a trek…

Used for an 8-day trek, air transport, then daily bus transport, Good resistance,

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my son had...

my son had already bought one last year and he was very happy with it so I bought 2: one for my wife and myself ;o) we used it last week for a weekend trip and I wouldn't have summer for a few more pockets / interior compartment

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super on top

Great bag!

Great carrying bag, lots of space, not bulky. Perfect if we move every weekend

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The fact that…

The fact that the edges of the closure are against your back is annoying. THANKS

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Additional Product Information


Main fabric: 100.0% Polyester ; Webbing: 100.0% Polypropylene ; Coating: 100.0% Thermoplastic Polyurethane ; Foam part: 100.0% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate


Length: 55 cmWidth: 40 cmHeight: 32 cm (without the InchExtend system Inch)

“extend” system

This duffle bag comes with our “Extend” system so you can vary the bag's volume. It's a system of straps that free up extra space when loosened. Conversely, it also compresses the bag to reduce it to its minimum volume (40 L for this one).

Hand luggage

This bag is accepted as cabin baggage by most airlines. However, we recommend you check the authorised dimensions with your chosen airline.

How is bag volume measured?

The volume of each backpack is measured using a standard method: we use small balls to fill the main compartment as well as each pocket. We then we empty these balls into a graduated container which gives the equivalent volume in litres.

Technical tests

We complete laboratory tests to certify components: fabrics, buckles, straps, foam, zips... for example, for a fabric: resistance to abrasion and tearing, colour-fastness in UV light, resistance to washing, waterproofing, etc.A test is then conducted on the finished product replicating the accelerated demands on the bag over the years to check the strength of the assembly.

Product testing

Here at DECATHLON, our products are tested by a panel of users in the real-life conditions for which they were designed. At FORCLAZ, these tests are organised on the mountains, led by a team of engineers from our design centre, who are responsible for this mission.Our product managers, engineers and the entire team use the results of these tests to develop and create technical products to ensure the satisfaction of our customers

Storage instructions

For long-term storage, keep dry and protected from light




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