Tweets of the Week: Geraint Thomas mistaken for Froome and Tiffany Cromwell teaches Valtteri Bottas a few things

The wonderful world of cycling Twitter has offered up more gems

Thankfully the cycling world is returning to normal.

The pros are stepping up their training and we've even had some pretty huge transfer news, with Chris Froome heading to Israel Start-Up Nation.

That has offered up plenty of fuel for the Twitter fire in the cycling world, with riders offering insights into their lives (and minds) on social media.

Here are a few of our favourite moments from the last week:

1. Did anything big happen with Dowsett's Start-Up Nation team this week? We can't think of anything

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2. A slightly rude baby announcement from Van Aert?

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3. Are we sure it's Froome that's leaving Ineos, not his lookalike?

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4. Pretty sure Nibali is faster uphill than that machine

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5. New rouleur to drive the peloton?

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6. Vaughters knows how to congratulate his riders

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7. Bidons to be handed to riders via fishing rods perhaps?

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8. Valtteri Bottas has traded his F1 car for something more eco-friendly

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9. Urán's training partners don't look too motivated

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10. Fabio Jakobsen opts for a new set of legs

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We'll be back in seven days with more of the best from cycling social media.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.