Portland Design Works Machete Metal Seatpost Fender
The seatpost mounted clip-on fender is one of those accessories that people actually use. I know mine is in regular use throughout the warmer months when it just might rain on the way home, or I want to avoid a skunk stripe on an errant puddle. The Portland Design Works Machete fender is the same design we’ve all grown to love, but in metal. The aluminum fender has a bolt on, hinged clamp for easy swapping between bikes and a sturdy fit on 25.4-29.0 mm seatposts. The polished one is striking, a classy clip-on if there ever was such a thing. The clamp angle is not adjustable, but I’ve never found that a particular hindrance on an all-plastic variation I’ve had for years and years. The $42 Machete is available in polished aluminum or black and weighs in around 200 g complete.