Tweets of the Week: Richard Carapaz's favourite ice cream, the 1980s Olympic team and more

Here's a collection of our favourite posts from the last week

Some of our favourite tweets from the last week
(Image credit: Instagram/@Rusty_Woods)

Well the Tour de France is over and we've just had a week of calm before the chaos of the Olympics kicks off. 

But fear not for those of you suffering from Tour withdrawal symptoms, Tweets of the Week returns to fill the void. 

In this week's edition of pre-Olympic social media posts, we have Richard Carapaz's favourite ice cream, Ellen Noble's skills, and a fake Patrick Lefevere.

Here's a selection of our favourite Twitter and Instagram social media posts from the last week: 

1. What does happen to all the yellow kit when a team doesn't wear the jersey at the Tour de France?! 

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2. The biggest revelation of the Tour: Carapaz loves a Cornetto 

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3. Mark Cavendish greets a young fan at the roadside 

4. When the kit designer is on holiday, what can you do? 

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5. Too many Wouts 

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6. The new cast for Stranger Things looks different... 

7. Can you match these skills? No, me neither 

8. Where it all began for the Pidcocks? 

9. No punchline, just a nice moment for some British greats 

10. Be warned: Fake Patrick Lefevere's are around 

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.