Raising a glass to birthday boy Bernie Eisel

Austrian cyclist Bernie Eisel turns 31 today. Known as Mark Cavendish’s domestique, Bernie was the only one of the legendary HTC lead-out train who went with Cav to Sky‘s 2012 line-up. But there’s more to him than just being Cav’s road captain, ensuring he’s in a position to win. Eisel is a funny, intelligent and articulate man who, unlike a lot of bigger names in cycling, actually has something interesting to say for himself.

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Tweets of the Week: Three Musketeers, a Belgian king and a Count of Monte Cristo

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 12th February 2012.

He’s sooooo PhilGil

Let’s start with the Three Musketeers from BMC. I reckon this year is going to be very interesting for these guys – and for us – as there’s plenty of buckle and swash with these three! All for one and one for all!
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