Bumper the Badger is a playable character in Diddy Kong Racing and Diddy Kong Racing DS . He appears to be a black and grey badger who wears a red belt and a red crash helmet with yellow goggles. He, along with the other playable characters, were called by Timber to help save his island from the evil Wizpig taking over it. He has good acceleration, average speed, and bad handling. His theme instrument is a steel guitar. He did not change much in the remake, but his voice sounds different.