Spyke is character frequently seen in Portlandia. He has streched earlobes and sometimes hangs out with the character Lance. Before the episode Spyke Drives he rides a bike, frequently yells at drivers to "fold their mirrors in" and other things. In the episode Spyke Drives, Spyke and Lance buy a car so Spyke can drive to work. He buys an old sedan the salesman proclaims to be "a great car for a robbery". In that episode Spyke has trouble driving when bikers clog up the road and he creates a car "critical mass" in order to clear the roads for drivers.