Want to bike in the rain but hate the frumpy look of ponchos? Then perhaps try the Senz umbrella holder, a canopy system for cyclists that can withstand face-ripping 60 mph storm gusts (though it's not advised).
The strange-looking umbrella has been on the market for a while. The invention of Dutch designer Gerwin Hoogendoorn, the Senz employs an unorthodox, wedge-shaped cover that doesn't invert into a useless cup during a powerful gale. (To believe this write-up, Hoogendoorn arrived at the concept only after toying with "helicopter-like constructions for the top of the head, and magnetic fields which were meant to keep the rain off.") Skip to 1:00 and look at this baby go: