Tweets of the week: Alex Dowsett, Scott Thwaites, Geraint Thomas and more

Here are our top picked tweets from the last week in the world of cycling

Tweets Of The Week: Alex Dowsett, Scott Thwaites, Geraint Thomas And More

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As we all know, cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, allowing the fans a behind the scenes look at what goes on in and around the professional peloton. Here are some of the tweets that caught our eye this week, including ones from Phil Gaimon and Luke Rowe.

1. Liam Holohan wonders why fellow cyclists have been looking at him funnily

Ok brain. We’re back in Blighty. Stop saying “bonjour” to passing cyclists.

Liam Holohan (@liam_holohan) August 24, 20161

2. Feel the burn

Overhearing people talking about how great a tan they’ve got on holiday. Yeah that’s 100% burn love. #britsabroad2

Molly Weaver (@weaver_molly) August 24, 20163

3. The arguments for disc brakes just keep adding up

Another advantage of disc brakes: faster stops if you see you something you want at a flea market @cannondalePro pic.twitter.com/W7ojwP15b745

Phil Gaimon (@philgaimon) August 23, 20166

4. A wet t-shirt competition between male cyclists doesn t sound too appealing

Well today was like a 4.5hour men’s wet t shirt competition mixed with some bike racing. #waaarrrmmm7

Alex Dowsett (@alexdowsett) August 23, 20168

5. Another one for the ladies

In the break yesterday abiding by the most important rule: Jersey flapping to get the crowd clapping ‘ https://t.co/wZnS4qErDL9

Scott Thwaites (@Scott_Thwaites1) August 24, 201610

6. Geraint Thomas mixes up two members of the Ginger Alliance

Thought @Ed_Clancy was doing Strictly for a moment, but then realised it was @GregRutherford_ #brothersfromanothermother111213

Geraint Thomas (@GeraintThomas86) August 23, 201614

7. Alex Howes has a strange request

Do you live in Boulder? Do you have a goat? Please send your goat to eat my grass. Seriously. No funny business.

Just my grass. I’m serious.

alex howes (@alex_howes) August 24, 201615

8. The house doesn t always win and they don t like it when they do

Yet another reminder that with betting companies, you are only allowed to lose. Win too much, and you’ll be banned. pic.twitter.com/9vKoLlocpv16

Daniel Lloyd (@daniellloyd1) August 25, 201617

9. The Vuelta a Espa a doesn t offer much respite for the riders

Another day ticked off here at the Vuelts. Racing in Galicia is not easy. Luckily we head to the Basque Country soon .

SamBewley (@SamBewley) August 23, 201618

References

  1. ^ August 24, 2016 (twitter.com)
  2. ^ #britsabroad (twitter.com)
  3. ^ August 24, 2016 (twitter.com)
  4. ^ @cannondalePro (twitter.com)
  5. ^ pic.twitter.com/W7ojwP15b7 (t.co)
  6. ^ August 23, 2016 (twitter.com)
  7. ^ #waaarrrmmm (twitter.com)
  8. ^ August 23, 2016 (twitter.com)
  9. ^ https://t.co/wZnS4qErDL (t.co)
  10. ^ August 24, 2016 (twitter.com)
  11. ^ @Ed_Clancy (twitter.com)
  12. ^ @GregRutherford_ (twitter.com)
  13. ^ #brothersfromanothermother (twitter.com)
  14. ^ August 23, 2016 (twitter.com)
  15. ^ August 24, 2016 (twitter.com)
  16. ^ pic.twitter.com/9vKoLlocpv (t.co)
  17. ^ August 25, 2016 (twitter.com)
  18. ^ August 23, 2016 (twitter.com)

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