Cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, allowing the fans a behind the scenes look at what goes on in the professional peloton. Here’s some of the tweets that caught our eye this week, including ones from Peter Sagan, Rick Zabel and Adam Hansen.
1. Peter Sagan’s signing bonus at Tinkoff Saxo has allowed him to go a bit over-the-top this Christmas.
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2. Ian Bibby continues to be excellent on Twitter.
3. Allan Davis has finally lost his cyclist’s tan.
4. While Rohan Dennis was announcing his Hour Record attempt, fellow BMC riders Rick Zabel and Marcus Berghardt enjoy some time away from the press.
5. Adam Hansen’s tweets from the Lotto Belisol training camp have been pretty excellent.
6. Scott Thwaites has found a pretty nice place for his winter training.
7. Wouter Sybrandy, however, has found a slightly less interesting road.
8. After a mechanical issue, Mike Cuming decides he needs a change of career
9. Luke Rowe, Bernie Eisel and Philip Deignan show how important it is for cyclists to have eat well at camp.
10. Dani King’s recovery continues as she lurks in the background as Sir Chris Hoy receives the BBC Sports Personality of the Year lifetime achievement award.