Van Avermaet confirmed for Tour of California with BMC

Greg Van Avermaet will make his return to racing this month at the Tour of California in what will be his first outing since breaking his collarbone at the Tour of Flanders in April. The BMC rider underwent surgery on his right-collarbone and has been building his form and condition for the second half of the season. "It's been a long road to recovery since breaking my collarbone...
Via Cycling News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins and Cavendish join track squad for pre-Tour of California training camp

The Great Britain endurance team, which includes Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish, are in the United States, for a training camp ahead of the Tour of California. In their first major gathering since the UCI Track World Championships in March, the team will concentrate on building base miles. “The dust has just settled from the Worlds and we’re getting back into training...
Via Cycling News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins drops out of Tour de Yorkshire during opening day - News Shorts

Wiggins drops out of Tour de Yorkshire during opening day Bradley Wiggins (Team Wiggins) was dropped out of the Tour de Yorkshire during the opening stage on Friday. Stage 1 was cold and the roads were wet from rain, making it a potentially dangerous affair. Event organizers cited Wiggins' reason for abandoning as not wanting to take any risks ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio....
Via Cycling News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins says he would not have returned to team pursuit without Salzwedel

Bradley Wiggins has said that he would not have returned to the Great Britain team pursuit squad had it not been for the appointment of Heiko Salzwedel as British Cycling’s endurance coach in late 2014. Wiggins had worked with Salzwedel during each of the German’s previous two stints with British Cycling, and Salzwedel was also part of the team that prepared Wiggins for his...
Via Cycling News
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Bradley Wiggins wins world road time trial, Spain

PONFERRADA, Spain (AP) Bradley Wiggins of Britain powered across the finish line 26.23 seconds ahead of his nearest rival to claim his first road cycling world title on Wednesday with a convincing victory in the time-trial event. Wiggins, who won silver in 2011 and 2013, clocked 56 minutes, 25 seconds to take the title off second-place Tony Martin of Germany, who was bidding for...
Via Associated Press
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wiggins children bullied after Armstrong scandal

Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins says he had to find a new school for his children after they were ''harassed and bullied'' following the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. Speaking from a training camp in Spain, Wiggins said he moved his two children Ben and Isabella to another school last year because they were repeatedly asked whether their father had used drugs like...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tour de France champion Froome signs new Sky deal

Tour de France winner Chris Froome leads a list of 10 riders who have signed new contracts with Team Sky for 2014. Peter Kennaugh, David Lopez and Ian Stannard, who helped Froome succeed teammate Bradley Wiggins as Britain's second Tour winner, have also extended their contracts. Froome says ''this is the right place for me to continue to grow as a rider.'' The other riders who...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Olympic gold medalist Wiggins left 'shaking' after being knighted

British cyclist Bradley Wiggins has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace that left last year's Tour de France and Olympic champion "shaking" and "uncomfortable." Wiggins was honored for services to cycling after winning seven Olympic medals and becoming the first Briton to win the Tour -- the sport's biggest event. The 33-year-old Wiggins says...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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