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The best tweets from around cycling this week

The best tweets from cycling this week (Picture: Twitter/ @geraintthomas86/ @Deeaarjay)

As we all know, cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, allowing the fans a behind the scenes look at what goes on in and around the professional peloton.

Here are some of the tweets that caught our eye this week, including ones from EF Education First, Thomas De Gendt and Pauline Ferrand-Prévot.

1. Toms Skujiņš has a new bike

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2. Geraint Thomas made many appearances at the Six Nations

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3. Helen Wyman has a one-track mind

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4. Any guesses? (*Answer at the bottom of this page)

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5. So you're saying they can't swap bikes?

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6. Stage win prizes are getting out of hand

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7. We've all been there

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8. I wondered why Kate Middleton was wearing the rainbow jersey

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9. Some quality punditry from Twitter's resident cycling expert

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10. Give me 10 please

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We’ll back in seven day’s time for more of the best from 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.