Tweets of the Week: Fabu-lousness, exotic dancers and Ballanese

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 4th March 2012.

Ciao bello!

You didn’t really think this column was going to be anything other than Cancellara-rich, did you? Saturday’s solo attack and win at Strade Bianche has this kitty ecstatic that Spartacus is on form and ready to take the Classics. So I’ve found some interesting little tweets regarding His Fabu-lousness. First up, @TourDeJose put up this picture of a very fresh-faced Fabian, winning one of his many TT rainbow jerseys – this one as a junior. Cuter than a cute thing from Cute Town or what?

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Tirreno-Adriatico preview

Tirreno-Adriatico may not have the glamour that Paris-Nice possesses, but it provides an equally searching examination of a stage racer’s all-round ability and can also boast being the platform on which Cadel Evans built his 2011 Tour de France-winning campaign. As such, the ‘Race of the Two Seas’ is an easily underestimated gem in a busy month of racing.

What kind of race is it?

This year sees the 47th running of Tirreno-Adriatico. As its name suggests, the week-long race follows a west-to-east route between Italy’s Tyrrhenian and Adriatic coasts, crossing over the Apennine mountains which run down Italy’s spine.

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