There is nothing worst than getting caught in the rain and ending up with a brown stripe up your back from mud kicked up by your back tire. The Plume ($35), a recoiling mudguard, provides protection when you need it most. And because it’s recoiling, it becomes a low profile rolled tube when it’s not needed. You can even extend the Plume when you’re riding your bike, it’s that easy. The Plume is as well designed as it is functional. Made to be hard to steal, it has a stainless-steel spine that wraps around you’re bikes seat post. If you have a non-standard oversized post you might be out of luck.