Tweets of the Week: Paddy McGuinness sabotages Sir Chris Hoy and Katie Archibald is getting Olympics withdrawal

A few twists and turns in this week's collection of tweets

It's been a busy week in the cycling world, with racing finally returning after a five-month lay-off.

The virtual Tour de France concluded over the last seven days, while the Olympics were also due to start this week before they were postponed due to coronavirus.

With all this going on in the cycling world, there has been plenty for the pros to talk about on cycling social media.

We're been diligently scouring Twitter and Instagram to bring you another round-up of the best from the last week.

Check out our tweets of the week below:

1. Riding your bike is always a journey... in more ways than one

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2. This is what nightmares are made of

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3. Geraint Thomas: chain-snapping sprinter

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4. Airport thoughts from Nathan Haas and Chad Haga

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5. Sir Bradley Wiggins is known for setting trends, but we're not sure about this one

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6. As Team Ineos announce their new name, Dr Hutch has drawn the line

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7. The age old battle between rider and pedal

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8. Katie Archibald is struggling with the lack of Olympics this year

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9. Wearing a mask is certainly less demanding than these skills from Ellen Noble

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10. The two-up time trial we've all been waiting for (right?!)

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We'll be back in seven days with more from cycling 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.