Tweets of the Week: Mark Cavendish's meme, cycling Supermarket Sweep and Katie Archibald's throwback

After a big week in the cycling world, here's a selection of our favourite social media moments

It has been a big week in the cycling world, as the Tour de France approaches and the British Olympic squad was announced ahead of the Tokyo games later this year. 

While the pros have been busy with their preparations for two of the biggest events in the world, they have still taken some time out to share their thoughts on social media. 

Cycling Weekly has been trawling Twitter and Instagram to bring you our weekly collection of our favourite posts from the cycling world. 

Here are our tweets of the week: 

1. Cycling fans during the Euros be like... 

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2. Does this chat-up line actually work? 

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3. The veterans are out in force at this year's Tour de France 

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4. The new series of Supermarket Sweep looks rubbish 

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5. Try explaining this to a non-cycling fan

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6. Katie Archibald with a throwback to her first Olympic track bike? 

7. When the Tour de France averages are a touch depressing  

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8. Wout van Aert may not be a real gamer 

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9. The other Geraint Thomas is coming around to cycling at last 

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10. Cavendish celebrates Tour selection with a meme 

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.