Try this for thighs: Kiwi's photo shows muscle

08:57, Aug 01 2012
Greg Henderson
THE THIGHS ARE THE LIMIT: Mountain biker Robert Forstemann owns the giant thighs on the right, while the less extreme legs are those of Andre Greipel.

New Zealand cyclist Greg Henderson has revealed the terrible truth about his sport - it can give you enormous thighs.

In a Twitter posting seen round the world, Henderson shows a picture of a "quad-off" between two German  cyclists competing at the Olympics.

The image has attracted media attention around the world. The Daily Mail headlined its article with: "German cyclist shows off his freakishly large thighs in bizarre Twitter picture."

Robert Forstemann
IN ACTION: Robert Forstemann.

Track cyclist Robert Forstemann owns the giant thighs, while the less-extreme legs are those of Andre Greipel.

"You thought Greipel has a big set of legs. There was a quad off in the German camp today. Greipel lost," Henderson tweeted.

Greipel finished 27th in the men's road race, while Henderson was forced out of the event with a stomach upset.


Andre Greipel
PEDAL POWER: Andre Greipel.