Take your cut-up bits of cornflake packet in the spokes and shove 'em: this is where it's at...

Making your bike sound like a motorbike has been a staple for generations. Doing it old school requires nothing more than a cornflake box or ice cream tub, some scissors and a peg. And there's off-the-shelf solutions too: remember the Turbospoke?

Anyway, comedy magician Eric Buss has taken things to a whole new level with this invention, the bubble wrap bike. Okay it's an expensive and short-lived way to get your bike to go vroom vroom. But it looks and sounds ace. We want one.

Dave is a founding father of road.cc and responsible for kicking the server when it breaks. In a previous life he was a graphic designer but he's also a three-time Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling world champion, and remains unbeaten through the bog. Dave rides all sorts of bikes but tends to prefer metal ones. He's getting old is why.