10 of the best Tour de France rest day tweets

It's a rest day, so the riders at the Tour de France have nothing better to do than sit on their phones and tweet their experiences of the Swiss capital of Berne

Chris Froome said in a TV interview after Monday’s stage 16 that his rest day might even include a coffee stop on Team Sky’s recovery ride. Giant-Alpecin‘s Simon Geschke went one better.

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Instead, Froome treated himself to an incredibly boring, but very nutritional breakfast. It’s rest day, not treat day.

The Etixx Quick Step team are now three men short after several of their team got washed away in this fast-moving river.

I never knew that back in Eddy Merckx‘s day they didn’t actually have bikes, they just pretended. Must have taken them ages! Every day’s a school day.

Bora-Argon 18’s Emanuel Buchmann still wants to pin his number on, even on a rest day ride.

LottoNL-Jumbo’s Dutch champion Dylan Groenewegen has to wash his own shoes

BMC‘s hotel restaurant has a pretty decent view…

Lotto-Soudal also found somewhere to take a stunning picture of Berne.

And Lawson Craddock put a word in to ensure there’s some sustenance waiting for him when he gets back to Austin, Texas, in the form of beef ribs.