Tweets of the week: Philippe Gilbert saddles up for his last Roubaix, Trek-Segafredo get very excited about Longo Borghini, and Dan Martin is retired

A Paris-Roubaix special

(Image credit: Philippe Gilbert)

It feels such a shame that we have to wait until next year for another edition of either Paris-Roubaix Femmes or Hommes. We were spoiled by having two weekends in hell so close to each other thanks to the pandemic, and now we will have to be patient for a whole year until the race comes round again.

Good job, then, that both the women's and men's races were such fantastic spectacles, and had deserving winners in Elisa Longo Borghini and Dylan van Baarle. The two days in northern France created so much social media content that we decided to do a Roubaix special, with one exception.

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Adam Becket
News editor

Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.