The ten-day Tour de Langkawi reached its halfway stage today and saw the yellow jersey change hands for the first time since David Zabriskie dominated the opening time trial. Drapac Cycling’s Darren Longthorne holds a useful but far from impregnable 37-second lead heading in to tomorrow’s queen stage, which should decide the final general classification.
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Funny, cruel, odd, personal … you get it all on Twitter. Each week, we’ll have a rundown of some of our favourite tweets. Here are the tweets for the week ending 26th February 2012.
All cobbled together
It was the start of the Belgian Classics at the weekend and, well, there was a lot of excitement in the Twittersphere. Of course, everyone was watching big Tom Boonen, particularly in Omloop on Saturday. Why? Because he practically owns those roads. In fact, according to the Inner Ring, Wikipedia (so it must be fact!) has something to say about Tom and those cobbled climbs.