Best of the Tour de France rest day tweets, featuring Mark Cavendish, Patrick Lefevere and Bradley Wiggins

There is no rest to be found on the rest day when there are this many 10/10 tweets flying about the place

Mark Cavendish
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The rest day of the Tour de France is a chance for riders to kick back and relax after a tough week of racing, resting their battered bodies before more pain in the week to come.

Oh, and it's also a chance for them to log on to the internet hellscape commonly referred to as Twitter dot com and dash off one or two pure fire tweets. So we've compiled them in one easy list for you, as I think we're all a bit knackered after that senseation first week.

No, you are welcome.

1. I wish I was in on the joke

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2. If I could be in any Tour team it would have to be B&B Hotels, just all-round good French vibes

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3. Luke Rowe commented: 'You're in the sink mate'

4. Probably true

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5. Can't tell if it's a successful troll job or the person behind the original tweet had suffered a small-to-medium head trauma before posting

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6. Look, I don't care how many times Eurosport tweet it out, it's going in tweets of the week Every. Single. Time.

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7. Straight-up pure FACTS, nothing wrong with that

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8. You think this is a funny advert, but no, this is how Don Patrick actually completes all of his deals

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9. If only there was a way to know you were in the good ol' days when the good ol' days were happening...

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10. Accurate

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We'll be back soon with even more pure fire tweets from across the cycling world

Jonny Long

Hi. I'm Cycling Weekly's Weekend Editor. I like writing offbeat features and eating too much bread when working out on the road at bike races. I'm 6'0", 26 years old, have a strong hairline and have an adequate amount of savings for someone my age. I'm very single at the minute so if you know anyone, hit me up.


Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab, reporting about students evacuating their bowels on nightclub dancefloors and consecrating their love on lecture hall floors. I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).


I also worked for ITV Cycling between 2011-2018 on their Tour de France and Vuelta a España coverage. Sometimes I'd be helping the producers make the programme and other times I'd be getting the lunches. Just in case you were wondering - Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen had the same ham sandwich every day, it was great.