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

People often say the key difference between amateur cyclists and pros is the amount of recovery time the latter group gets.

Efficient recovery is all about putting your feet up, and staying away from strenuous activity - a combination which, when mixed with lots of "thinking time" on the bike, can lead to some pretty inventive social media use.

Here's ten of the best posts from this week...

1. Might have been simpler just to admit the typo, Tao.

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2. Oh, Ellen - sorry but the magical rescue only works if you're drip fed hydration from a specific bottled water brand!

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3. More importantly, how big do your hands need to be to accomplish this level of fruit bowl impersonation?

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4. Has anyone checked on López recently?

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5. Wait, bowling balls aren't fast? Even with dimples??

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6. Hulk mode: activated

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7. Yes, because all Coloradans wear Rapha Souplesse and cycling shoes whilst going about general farming duties

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8. Who needs sleep when you've got supplements?

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9. Sure he's next door, and not sleeping under the bed?

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10. I'm not sure 9586 kilometres is what coaches mean when they suggest a "long and steady" recovery ride..

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We’ll be back in seven days’ time for more of the best from social media across the cycling world.

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan
Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan is Cycling Weekly's Tech Editor, and is responsible for managing the tech news and reviews both on the website and in Cycling Weekly magazine.


A traditional journalist by trade, Arthurs-Brennan began her career working for a local newspaper, before spending a few years at Evans Cycles, then combining writing and her love of bicycles first at Total Women's Cycling and then Cycling Weekly. 


When not typing up reviews, news, and interviews Arthurs-Brennan is a road racer who also enjoys track riding and the occasional time trial, though dabbles in off-road riding too (either on a mountain bike, or a 'gravel bike'). She is passionate about supporting grassroots women's racing and founded the women's road race team 190rt.


She rides bikes of all kinds, but favourites include a custom carbon Werking road bike as well as the Specialized Tarmac SL6. 


Height: 166cm

Weight: 56kg


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