Five of the best cycling April Fools jokes of 2016

The world was awash with April Fools jokes this morning and here is a roundup of the best ones from cycling...well we think they're jokes

April 1 is a time for hilarity to ensue around the world, but only before 12pm. Cycling people took time out of their busy schedules to fill our mornings with a little mirth.

Here are a few that caught our eye, but definitely did not have us fooled for a second…well, maybe one second.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.