La Flèche Wallonne – which literally translates as ‘The Walloon Arrow’ – is the second of three races that make up the Ardennes Classics, and is rather bizarrely sandwiched mid-week between the Amstel Gold Race and Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Originally a race started to boost sales of a newspaper in the 1930s, it’s certainly made it on to the WorldTour calendar on racing merit.
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 15th April 2012.
It’s really just about the podium girls …
The Amstel Gold Race might not have been the most riveting race until inside the 10km mark, but from about 5km from the finish to the podium presentation, it finally lit Twitter up …But let’s start with some sardines from Graham Watson: