Tweets of the week: Mark Cavendish, Phil Gaimon, Taylor Phinney and more

Here are our top picked tweets from the last week in the world of cycling

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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 Geraint Thomas, Owain Doull and Ian Bibby.

1. Now, this is an odd foursome…

2. IAM Cycling‘s Larry Warbasse handed out chocolate bars from the side of the road on one of the last climbs of the Giro d’Italia. I think a lot of the riders very much appreciated the sugar hit.

3. Bradley Wiggins‘s new workout DVD will be in the shops for Christmas

New workout DVD with @bradwiggins. Get that Ibiza body you always dreamed of 😂😂😂 #doyouliftbro ?

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4. Phil Gaimon has the best response to Tejay van Garderen pulling out of the Olympic Games

5. Alex Dowsett is talking about wind again…

6. Two years ago Taylor Phinney was told he may never ride a bike again, now he’s the US time trial champion.

7. When Bibby met Boris

8. Geraint Thomas does some football bants

9. Molly Weaver isn’t a fan of turkey.

10. Name those riders. Answers on a postcard…