Tweets of the Week: Giro d'Italia special featuring Alex Dowsett, UCI saddle rules, and Kermit the Frog

Here are our favourite tweets from the last seven days

Our favourite tweets from the last week
(Image credit: GCN/Eurosport/@saddleblaze )

While riders may be exhausted from the stresses and strains of the Giro d'Italia, they're still treating us to some outstanding insights on social media.

This week's edition of Tweets of the Week is a Giro special, with Trek-Segafredo, Alex Dowsett and more, but we also have some tweets from beyond the Italian Grand Tour, including from Kermit the Frog, 

Here are a few of our favourite tweets from the last week in cycling: 

1. The concussion protocol looks pretty intensive 

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2. An insight into the professionalism on show at the Giro

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3. Anyone else feeling old right now? 

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4. Breaking news: Grand Tour star has AWFUL music taste 

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5. It's been a bad week for Ireland 

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6. Bert-Jan Lindeman living life on the edge...quite literally 

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7. The Ineos train taking inspiration from nature, according to Dowsett 

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8.  No stereotypes here, nope, not one 

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9. Kermit knows the score 

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10. Is this haunting anyone else's dreams? 

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

Alex Ballinger
Alex Ballinger

Alex is the digital news editor for CyclingWeekly.com. After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter and now as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output.

Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) and joining CW in 2018, Alex has 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 journalism, Alex is a national level time triallist, avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.