It’s holiday time for the pro-cyclists as the off-season gets underway. Get ready for

The cycling calendar is slowly winding down and that means the off-season is approaching: a time when the pros can ditch the Lycra, relax, unwind, go on holiday and catch up with friends and family.

For many in the peloton — mainly those that aren’t racing at the Tour of Beijing — the off-season has already started. We’ve been keeping an eye on them via social media.

Team Sky’s Luke Rowe heads to Las Vegas
https://twitter.com/LukeRowe1990/status/518161134927773696

Peter Sagan (who truthfully hasn’t turned a pedal in anger since the Tour) goes to the Big Apple to spend some of Oleg Tinkoff’s cash
https://twitter.com/petosagan/status/518832655476203521

Ian Bibby visits a rather unconventional museum
https://twitter.com/IanBibby86/status/519740057914064897

Known for daredevil descending Geraint Thomas goes to Disneyland and looks a little terrified on their roller coasters

Trek Factory Racing swap the bikes for a driving range at their end of season get together.
https://twitter.com/MatthewBusche/status/519119356588871681

One of the most successful riders of 2014, Marcel Kittel has perhaps the least glamorous end of season blow outs. Helping his parents with some gardening
http://instagram.com/p/t5VkLxDMpT/

Brett Lancaster steps back in time by riding L’Eroica
http://instagram.com/p/tzW1jpmaDA/

Frank Schleck spends some time with his daughter and tries out a new look
https://twitter.com/schleckfrank/status/519858553251958784

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