Tweets of the Week: Peloton portraits, missing minibars and Henderson’s hard line

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 18th March 2012.

Portraits of the peloton

I featured Kristof Ramon‘s twitpics a few weeks ago and anyone on our Facebook page knows that I often share his pics there as well. And why not? Kristof takes some of the most expressive portraits of peloton people with his use of black-and-white and Instagrams just deepening the beauty. Here are few of my favourites from this week.

I love this picture of Katusha‘s Oscar Freire on the eve of Milan-San Remo. He looks so joyous and relaxed.


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Tweets of the Week: Tummy troubles, push-ups and French fries

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 11th March 2012.

Bugs, bones and bronchitis

It seems only appropriate to talk about food, considering that gastroenteritis went through the Paris-Nice peloton in the early part of last week. Just goes to show even in these days of team chefs and nutritionists, power bars and protein shakes, the bugs still get in. But what did the Greatest Rider of All Time™, Eddy Merckx, eat when he was winning every race he looked at? GreenEDGE&Ham’s Stuart O’Grady found out and Race Radio shared it with us:


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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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