Tweets of the week: Forget the cobbles, Paris-Roubaix is now all about goats and chicanes

It's a Hell of the North special in this week's social media round-up

Goats on the Arenberg Trench with three tweets superimposed
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Have you ever heard of semantic satiation? I'd hazard probably not, so let me start by distilling it here for you. 

Semantic satiation is a psychological phenomenon, tracing back to 1962, in which words lose their meaning as a result of repetition. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.