Tweets of the week: Lockdown edition, featuring Chris Froome and Elinor Barker

Many of the pros have turned to social media to escape the quarantine boredom

Pro cycling is still up in the air at the moment.

With no races scheduled in the near future, the Olympics being postponed and the fate Tour de France still on everyone's minds, the professionals have been forced to find other ways to spend their days.

While many have been taking on some insane indoor and outdoor rides to pass the time, many have turned their focus to social media - lucky for Tweets of the Week.

Here are just a few of our favourite moments from cycling social media over the last week:

1. When the Olympics gets postponed...

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2. Another unexpected turn of events for Chris Froome

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3. And Froome's elbows have caught some attention

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4. Tour de Quarantine is without doubt the best thing to come out of lockdown so far

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5. When you have no idea when your next race will be

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6. Something many of us have learned the hard way

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7. Apparently Bahrain-McLaren have a suit sponsor?

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8. GVA has some skills

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9. CCC Team are handling quarantine well

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10. UK government enforces exercise limit...

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

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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.