Well, it’s past noon, so we can officially start calling out the pranks – anyone get fooled by any of these?
There was our own terrain-following app, which caught at least one or two people out this morning…
Alpkit managed a fine spoof with the cunning concept of selling half a thing, which halves the weight and halves the cost! There’s a strong business model in there somewhere…
Scicon have launched an astonishingly light bike box made from a new, biodegradable material called cardboard. It’ll never catch on.
A magnificent effort from the good folks at Barnoldswick – the infinitely adjustable hub, which will conform to any and all new-fangled hub widths.
The new, ultra-progressive Backward Geometry, from Hay on Wye, coming to a rad machine near you soon…
Meanwhile, over at WTB, the promoters of ‘Plus Size’ tyres are now endorsing ‘Minus Size’ tyres. Because two minuses make a plus, right? It’s over-promising and under-delivering tyre performance for you – right now! Plus they have some cool graphics on their website.
..and finally, from a year or two ago, THIS IS NOT AN APRIL FOOL – but it is all kinds of mental – the Shockwheel. He’s got a patent and everything:
I can’t see that being somewhat flexy, oh goodness me no.
So what tickled you this morning? Let us know!