Tweets of the Week: Thomas De Gendt's socks, Orla Walsh training montage, and Cherie Pridham's big win

Here are a few of our favourite posts from the cycling world this week

Tweets of the Week is back and this time we have some more weird and wonderful insights into the world of pro cycling.

In this week's edition, the pros react to the 2021 Tirreno-Adriatico, we address Thomas De Gendt's socks, and Orla Walsh shows us the less glamorous side of track cycling.

Here are just a few of our favourite tweets from the last week in cycling:

1. There is a less glamorous side to elite track racing

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2. Kwiatkowski throws a wild card into the Monument debate

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3. De Gendt commits a serious cycling crime

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4. This photographer chose a slightly risky spot to get the perfect shot

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5. Cherie Pridham celebrates her first victory as a WorldTour DS

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6. Adam Blythe shares his approach to a perfect TT

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7. Gaviria's new prototype time trial bike

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8. De Gendt's view on cyclists? The slower the better

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9. Copy and paste this headline for the entire 2021 season

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10. Anyone else wish they were as cool as Daisy?

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We'll be back in seven days with more tweets of the week.

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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.