Tweets of the Week: Geraint Thomas's stage win, Sarah Gigante climbs with the goats, and wheelie antics gone wrong

Here is our collection of the best tweets from the last seven days

The best tweets from the last week
The best tweets from the last week
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With the Giro d'Italia done and dusted for another year, and the big pre-Tour de France races getting underway, this is a pivotal time in the cycling season.

But despite the hectic racing period, there are still plenty of antics on social media for us to enjoy. 

We've scoured the internet for another week to bring you some of the best, weirdest, and funniest moments from cycling Twitter (and Instagram) over the last seven days.

Here are our tweets of the week: 

1. There are plenty of hazards in professional cycling, including the champagne 

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2. Same here Nils, but it's not a bad thing 

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3. Geraint Thomas's rollercoaster of emotions 

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4. Rohan Dennis's Tour de France training has taken its toll  

5. Who climbs better, Sarah Gigante or mountain goats? 

6. Kwiatkowski wishing he'd had a few more slices of his birthday cake 

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7. We've all been there - Orla Walsh hitting the deck while trying to make an impression

8. Matteo Trentin risking a puncture 

9. This is why I don't do wheelies 

10. Daniel Oss taking weight saving to the extreme 

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

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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.