Tweets of the Week: Zabelgate, Zumba and hot pink Phinney

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 22nd April 2012.

Confessions, Katusha and Zabelgate

The UCI announced on Monday that Katusha’s Denis Galimzyanov failed a doping test and admitted EPO use. He also wrote an open letter, saying that he acted alone and absolving others at Katusha from any involvement. That didn’t convince many people – to set the scene, we have a tranche of Inner Ring tweets when the news broke:


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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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Vuelta a Andalucia preview

Hoping  – and possibly praying – for warmer weather, the riders head for southern Spain and the 58th edition of the Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista de Sol. It starts today (Sunday 19th February) and takes place over five days, finishing on Thursday. Many of the teams and riders robbed of racing kilometres in Challenge Mallorca will be taking part, keen to test their legs ahead of key races such as next month’s Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico.

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