Tweets of the Week: Cobbles and commentary

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.

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Friday Feature: UnitedHealthcare’s Marc de Maar talks to VeloVoices

Marc sporting his 2012 Curacao national champion jersey (image courtesy of Marc De Maar on Twitter)

In another VeloVoices exclusive, Jack speaks to ex-Rabobank and Quick Step rider Marc de Maar about his professional career to date and his aspirations for the future as he begins his second spell with Pro Continental squad UnitedHealthcare.

Marc de Maar describes himself as “not a world-class rider”, but he will always have his special place in the cycling history books as the first ever man to wear the national champion’s jersey of Curacao. Continue reading

Tweets of the Week: The sand, the skirmishes and a teen dream called Fabian

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 19th February 2012.

Oh man, Oman!

After the Tour of Qatar, a lot of the boys stayed in the desert to ride the Tour of Oman. Word from the peloton tweeters: it was hot hot hot …


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