Tweets of the week: w/e 15/1/12

Funny, cruel, odd, personal … you get it all on Twitter. Each week, we’ll have a rundown of some of our favourite tweets.

Does my bum look big in this?

Horizontal stripes make you look bigger – even when they’re on the rainbow jersey. For World Champion Mark Cavendish, the New Year’s diet starts early

and has a surprising impact on him.

They do things differently in Australia

The racing season has started and the riders are Down Under. As tradition dictates, silly things are worn and done …

These boots ain’t made for walkin’: Is Lotto-Belisol’s Marcel Sieberg making a fashion statement or posing a fashion question?

Ciao bello! Liquigas-Cannondale’s Alan Marangoni gets accosted by a fan.

Bring me the shorts of Ted King

However, this is nothing compared to the eBay / Twitter extravaganza surrounding Liquigas-Cannondale’s Ted King’s bib shorts [click on the graphic to enlarge – you must read the description and Q&As – Ed]:

How much did they go for in the end? A whopping $124.49.

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