Here are our top picked tweets from the last week in the world of cycling

As we all know, cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, allowing the fans a behind the scenes look at what goes on in and around the professional peloton. Here are some of the tweets that caught our eye this week, including ones from Greg Henderson, Mark Cavendish and Rob Partridge.

1. Weather bants ahead of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

2. Guess who Andy Tennant is rooming with in Mallorca?

3. Another week, another story about Tony Martin and his ass

4. Decent sporting talents in this group

Tonight I met a legend of British sport. Thank you for taking the time to see us after your match @andymurray. Proper gent.

A photo posted by Mark Cavendish (@markcavendish) on

5. Tan bants

I always did like Casper the Friendly Ghost and today I got to ride with him ( @ian_boswell )

A photo posted by Ben Swift (@swiftybswift) on

6. My guess is Fabian went to Paintball Fantasy followed by Jungle Parc.

7. “No, I’m Spartacus”

8. Mick Rogers’s humble brag went badly wrong

Come back next week for another instalment of the best social media posts of the week.