Edinburgh Olympics parade: The tweets

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@chrishoy: “A day I’ll always remember, the bus parade through Edinburgh and receiving Freedom of the City. Thank you to everyone who braved the rain!”

@David_Florence: “Just witnessed @chrishoy receive the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh joining the likes of Charles Dickens & Nelson Mandela!”

@LynseySharp: “Edinburgh parade was awesome! Thank you everyone #ilovemycity”

@sconway70: “I feel so lucky & proud to have been part of this today. Thank you :) A massive congratulations to @chrishoy #Legend”

@sarahclark_judo: “Edinburgh Parade was brilliant. Thank you for all your support. You guys made it special”

@chrishoy: “So many parades recently I’ve forgotten what it’s like to be on a bus with a roof!”

@EdPoliceChief: “#Edinparade a great success, no reported incidents, thanks to all”

@nailest: “Ahoy Hoy!”

@alisonkeil: “got to hold a silver Olympic medal and met Gavin Hastings. Lovin life.”

@willfrancis71: “@chrishoy signing autographs after he received the freedom of Edinburgh. One of the nicest guys you could ever meet.”

@AntonyJBurton: “You’re a true #legend in the world of cycling Sir Chris!”

@r3mls: “@chrishoy - I’m sure they’re saying “what rain?”, haven’t seen a single tweet re the weather, all about the parade :)”

@ChrisHoysLegs: “A big thank you to all of those who turned out to see us and the Top Half of @chrishoy!”