Twitter activity during the Giro d’Italia

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During the Giro Velofacts tracked the tweets of the cycling community.


Drag from left to right to zoom in.

What is in this graph:

  • The tweets from about 1000 cycling related accounts (pro’s, pro teams, journalists, team personal etc..)
  • Tweets that have been retweeted by those 1000 accounts
    (multiple retweets only count as one)
  • The replies from anybody to tweets from those 1000 accounts
  • Mentions of all the World-tour and Pro-continental cycling teams by anybody
  • The graph points are the number of tweets over a period of 10 minutes
  • Unfortunately missed 2 days. The climbing time trial and a big part of Saturday May 18, when Santambrogio won

Team mentions

Team mentions during the Giro on twitter.

Mentions
1 TeamSky Team Sky 7826
2 opqscyclingteam OPQS Cycling Team 4138
3 Movistar_Team Movistar Team 3719
4 Col_Coldeportes Colombia Pro Cycling 2604
5 Ride_Argyle Team Garmin-Sharp 2202
6 BMCProTeam BMC Racing Team 1543
7 BlancoCycling Blanco Pro Cycling 1508
8 Orica_GreenEDGE ORICA-GreenEDGE 1099
9 RSLT RSLT 984
10 fantiniselleita FantiniSelleItalia 975
11 AstanaTeam Astana Pro Team 974
12 cannondalePro Cannondale Pro 927
13 TeamMTNQhubeka Team MTN-Qhubeka 821
14 VacansoleilDCM Vacansoleil-DCM 801
15 EuskaltelEuskad Euskaltel Euskadi 794
16 Lotto_Belisol Lotto Belisol 715
17 1t4i Team Argos-Shimano 663
18 katushacycling Katushacycling 618
19 EquipeFDJ Equipe FDJ 617
20 TeamSaxoTinkoff Team Saxo-Tinkoff 607
21 lampre_merida Team Lampre Merida 573
22 UHCprocycling UHCprocycling 465
23 AndroniGiocatto Androni Giocattoli 424
24 CajaRural_RGA Team Caja Rural-RGA 399
25 Bardiani_CSF Bardiani – CSF 368
26 NetAppEndura Team NetApp – Endura 326
27 AG2RLAMONDIALEc AG2R LA MONDIALE 234
28 TeamNovoNordisk Team Novo Nordisk 196
29 TeamChampionSys Team Champion System 187
30 TeamEuropcar_fr Team Europcar 152
31 IAMcyclingFans IAM Cycling 143
32 TeamCOFIDIS Team COFIDIS 77
33 TeamSojasun Team Sojasun 73
34 Crelan_Euphony Crelan Euphony 39
35 teamTVLB Topsp.Vl. – Baloise 30
36 RusveloTeam Rusvelo 29
37 TeamEuropcar_en Team Europcar 17
38 accentwanty Accent.jobs-Wanty 14
39 TSVL_CJSM Topsport Vlaanderen 8
40 katushateam_ru ??????? ?????? 7
41 Velo_Cofidis Equipe-Cofidis 1

Top 3 retweeted tweets

A tweet to win a Garmin Edge 510 by @Ride_Argyle was really number one, but I left that one out.

Simon Geschke was not in the Giro, but could apply to the Giro


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