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 

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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.