Tweets of the week: Training rest day special with Annemiek van Vleuten, Elinor Barker and Marianne Vos
The best from the world of cycling social media this week
Time for another round of the best tweets and Instagram posts from the last seven days, this week with a training rest day theme.
This week we have Marianne Vos taking an unusual transport as she recovers from surgery, Annemiek van Vleuten not resting at all, and Geraint Thomas's enviable coffee set up.
Check out our picks of the best from cycling social media:
1. What kind of bike is that Marianne?!
2. Team GB have found a new marginal gain
3. How exactly is this a rest day?
4. When you're a pro rider, it's the little things
5. Gaimon is making big moves across all sports
6. Noble's reputation precedes her
7. Everyone gets the athlete treatment at Trek
8. An insight into getting older from Dr Hutch
9. Thomas has a dream coffee set up
10. Finally, a rest day we can get on board with
We'll be back next week with more tweets of the week.
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Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for CyclingWeekly.com. 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.
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