While there has been a lot to talk about in the cycling world this week, including the return of racing with Étoile de Bessèges and the Tour de la Provence, there is one topic that has dominated the conversation on cycling social media.
The UCI's decision to ban the supertuck and forearm time trial position has caused some major waves amongst the pros, with plenty of riders making fun of the situation.
In this week's edition of Tweets of the Week we have some more turbo antics, plus some supertuck tributes from the likes of Thomas De Gendt and others.
Here is a selection of our favourite tweets from the last seven days:
1. Anyone else becoming addicted to the turbo during lockdown?
2. When memes and cycling collide - Handforth Parish Council jersey anyone?
3. Majerus checking the specifics with the UCI
4. Any guesses how Thomas is spending lockdown?
5. Marco Haller ensuring he gets the aero advantage, even indoors
6. Thomas De Gendt just being Thomas De Gendt
7. Controversial opinion from the Vini Zabu social media team
8. When the UCI start dictating where you can put your arms...
9. Strava or Tik Tok?
10. We're not sure what Carthy is up to either, but it's a great photo
We'll be back in seven days with more from cycling social media.
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Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former 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, 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.
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