Armstrong leads thousands on Twitter ride in Adelaide

Lance Armstrong, Tour Down Under 2010

Lance Armstrong and Twitter once again joined forces to good affect, this time to organise a mass ride in Adelaide today.

An estimated 5,000 - 8,000 cyclists converged in Wigley on the outskirts of Adelaide, joining Armstrong, Robbie McEwen and other riders here to participate in next week's Tour Down Under, for a pedal up and down the sea front.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.