Tweets of the week: Jonathan Vaughters, Bauke Mollema and Abby Mickey

The best social media posts from across the cycling world this week

We're deep into the off season now but the outstanding Twitter content just keeps on flowing.

Riders are now getting back into training and heading off on team camps so we're getting an insight into the weird and wonderful world of pro cycling team building.

Bora-Hansgrohe have been riding unicycles, Trek-Segafredo riders have been getting heated over Twitter polls, and Phil Gaimon gave a dog caffeine.

Here are the best tweets from the cycling world this week:

1. Breaking news: Toms Skujinš not a huge Taylor fan

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2. This La Flamme Rouge Twitter poll threatened to get out of hand

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3. When ski jumping and bike racing combine (yet again)

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4. Jonathan Vaughters took on the toughest race of his life this week

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5. More Bora-Hansgrohe madness, this time from Lukas Pöstlberger

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6. When your souvenirs can be functional as well

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7. This dog is about to smash some Strava KoMs

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8. It never rains it pours with Katie Archibald

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9. The worst possible place to get a puncture?

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10. Alec Briggs took it right to the limit while filming this week

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We'll be back next week with more of the best from cycling social media.

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Alex Ballinger
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 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.