Someone on Twitter joked the other day that Alberto Contador had put all his eggs into the basket of his ‘contaminated meat’ defence, only for it to turn out to be a red herring. Similarly, one could also argue that Bjarne Riis‘ Saxo Bank team had put all their eggs into the Contador basket, with potentially even more serious implications. With their golden goose now suspended until August, Saxo Bank’s ProTeam status and their future existence are at stake. At the very least, Riis faces an uphill struggle to ensure his team remains in the upper echelon of professional cycling for 2013.
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 5th February 2012.
The hills are alive …
Last week, we had the OPQS boys in an amateur production of Rumblefish. This week, we have BMC’s Manuel Quinziato (my new über-crush) waiting for his audition as the Lonely Goatherder in The Sound of Music.
Well, here we are again on the sofa at VeloVoices Towers chatting to Geoffroy Lequatre over an espresso or two. In part one of our interview we talked about Geoffroy’s love of design and his G4 Dimension high-performance clothing range, the highlights of his two years at Team RadioShack and how he coped with and came back from serious injuries.