The highlights of the cycling Twittersphere from the last 12 months

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 have caught our eye over the last 12 months, including ones from Tom Dumoulin, Alex Dowsett, and David Millar.

1. Adding insult to injury

2. Mothers do worry about these things

3. Big night in

4. Understandable

5. Probably more divisive than Brexit, too

6. Luxury accommodation

7. Blood and oats… which should make it a great food for cyclists…

8. Rohan Dennis on Taylor Phinney’s naked preparation for the Tour de France

9. They can be pretty dangerous

10. Anyone who can laugh at themself is alright with us

Tweets of the week will be back in seven days time for more picks from the world of cycling social media