Tweets of the week: Anna van der Breggen with a gun, Egan Bernal tries basketball and more

Here's a collection of our favourite tweets from the last seven days

It's that time of the week again - time to take a break from the regular cycling schedule to bring you a light-hearted touch this Friday afternoon.

Once again we've been scouring the world of cycling social media to bring you the laughs and insights from the pros.

In the latest episode, we have Anna van der Breggen armed to the teeth, pros in bumper cars and one Olympian's airport humble brag.

Here are our favourite tweets from the last week 

1. 'Oh this old thing, I'd completely forgotten I was wearing it' 

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2. Luke Rowe balancing home life and being a professional cyclist 

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3. The Bernal-Roglič rivalry has broken outside of the peloton now 

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4. Van der Breggen's new aggressive racing style 

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5. Racing during Covid, according to Joe Laverick 

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6. You learn something new every day 

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7. What really impresses the pros 

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8. When you're trying to keep the sponsors happy 

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9. Who said the Vuelta is the 'holiday Grand Tour?' Not Jetse Bol 

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10. Well this is just the best video every 

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We'll be back in seven days with more tweets of the week. 

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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.