Exploding saddle prank catches thieves unawares, and more of the best cycling videos

These serial pranksters have come up with a new way to catch out would-be thieves, plus a round-up of the best videos from around the internet

This isn't the first time we've seen these pranksters catching out potential bike thieves with rigged bikes. Previously, people were caught out by a bike tied to a tree and one that gave the culprit a nasty shock when they tried to ride off.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.