Tweets of the Week: Katie Archibald's mum, Dara Ó Briain, Sebastien Vettel and Specsavers

The usual suspects all make an appearance in this week's edition...or not

Here are our favourite tweets of the week
Here are our favourite tweets of the week
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It's the final few days of the Tokyo Olympics, and while Team GB are still holding at the top of the cycling medals table, the Brits are running away with the Tweets of the Week gold as well.

In this week's edition, we have a slightly eclectic mix of cycling personalities to include, like Katie Archibald's mum, comedian Dara Ó Briain and F1 driver Sebastian Vettel (plus a few of the usual suspects).

Here are our favourite tweets from the last week: 

1. The John v Katie battle steps up another with more gold for Katie 

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2. How long has Chris Hoy been sprinting? 

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3. Sebastian Vettel knows how to arrive at the F1 in style 

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4. This tweet speaks for itself... 

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5. Dara ó Briain takes track cycling out into the real world

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6. The tension in the Archibald household 

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7. Arctic Race problems 

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8. Specsavers getting in on the Olympic track banter 

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9. An amazing shot of Katie Archibald's team pursuit crash 

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10. When the cycling transfer season opens, hearts get broken 

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11. Shortly after this tweet was sent, I received a text from Myles asking 'is this too niche?' Let the TOTW readers decide 

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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.