The 2021 Giro d’Italia has ended. Egan Bernal took home the maglia rosa and the Twittersphere ended that tough third week with a blistering stretch of tweets. No one was left behind!
It was an eventful week in the Giro d’Italia – so many amazing stages (for all sorts of reasons) and so many fantastic tweets. So this is going to be the Tweets of the Week equivalent of a peloton spread all over the Gaiu – glimpses of riders here and there, pictures without context, and all jumbled up. We have That Boy Bennett, Ganna Love Corner, rain cape mastery, and The Musette of Courage™ to name but a few! Enjoy the chaos!
Despite having an exciting route on paper, Stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia proved once again that long grand tour stages are very rarely exciting. With a breakaway more than 10 minutes up the road, the peloton took an opportunity to recover from yesterday’s excitement. Up ahead, the race got only slightly kinky as Andrea Vandrame (AG2R La Citroen) outsprinted DSM’s Chris Hamilton, while George Bennett (Jumbo Visma) and Gianluca Brambilla (Trek-Segafredo) had a lover’s quarrel in the race for 3rd and 4th place. Continue reading