Best of Giro d'Italia rest day tweets: Warren Barguil gets a haircut and Mark Cavendish tests out his sprint

It's a day off for the 164 riders left in the Giro d'Italia, but that does not mean the content stops. Far from it.

Rest day tweets of the week composite image
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There is only one story in town today: Remco Evenepoel pulling out of the Giro d'Italia thanks to Covid. The permutations of what this might mean and the shockwaves are still ongoing, but so is the Giro itself.

The riders and teams have just completed nine stages which took them from the middle of Italy to the south and back again, nine stages which took its toll on the peloton. 

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.