Wiggins Ready For Tour Of Britain

The Tour of Britain is to kick start next month and the newly crowned Olympic team pursuit gold medalist from Great Britain Bradley Wiggins has confirmed his participation.

This will be the first road race that Wiggins will participate in 4 months. This will also be his first race that he will take part in after winning the gold medal at Rio Olympics. He will be joining Mark Cavendish for the Tour of Britain week long race. His gold medal partner Owain Doull will also be in the starting lineup of this most anticipated race.

Tour of Britain race director, Mick Bennett, said that he is very happy that the two Olympic Champions are taking part in the week long race just after their successful Rio Olympics. It gives him immense pleasure to welcome Sir Bradley Wiggins to the biggest race in Britain. Bradley is also the former winner of this prestigious Britain race. Owain Doull has also proved his mettle by turning out to be the star of the show in 2015. He will be starting the Tour of Britain race for the eighth time in his career.

Bradley Wiggins To Participate In Six Day London Event

Sir Bradley Wiggins seems to be all over the cycling sport news.

Not only has he been in the news as he gate crashed a time trial event and took over the top position of the race; he is also set to compete in the Rio Olympics this year. He has confirmed his participation at the Six Day London event that will be held in October. The appearance of the professional cyclist will mark his return to the Velodrome after the win that he achieved in World Championship Madison in the month of March.

He is currently training to be selected for the fifth time in the Olympic Games this year. The team that would be going for the same would probably be looking to include him this time. If he appears in the Six Day London event that would debut his participation in the event on home soil, it would also be a good practice for him after he participates in Rio. Wiggins has fond memories of the event.

Fabian Cancellara wishes Happy Easter

Spartacus told that he is staying calm before of the Tour of Flanders after he missed out on podiums at the E3 Harelbeke as well as Ghent-Wevelgem.

Fabian Cancellara told that he was not happy for not winning Ghent-Wevelgem this day in Belgium, but looked ahead to the races which matter for him, the Tour of Flanders as well as Paris-Roubaix monuments.
Cancellara followed world champ Peter Sagan with his assault on Kemmelberg and they drove together to the line along with Sep Vanmarcke and Viacheslav Kuznetsov. Cancellara, who ended 4th spot, told that he lacked the power in his legs to sprint at 242km Classic’s end.
Cancellara told that the first impression is not the happiest. It is the happy Easter day, but this is not happy Ghent-Wevelgem day. The group moved free with thirty-four kilometers to race on the cobblestoned Kemmelberg climb to join single leader Kuznetsov. The Russian started the sprint in final metres, Sagan replied with the victory and Vanmarcke held on for 3rd.

Wiggins To Take Part In Inaugural Tour Yorkshire

Tour de France 2012 champion Sir Wiggins has confirmed about his participation in inaugural Tour Yorkshire. The upcoming race is scheduled for May 2015.

The Brit riding great missed the 2014 Tour France Grand Départ after being released from Sky squad this 2015, 30day race would signify one among the maiden outings for the all-new Wiggins squad.

Sir Bradley would be joined by leading sprinter Kittel (Marcel), who triumphed at the initialstage of 2014 Tour France that was hosted at Harrogate.

Another coup will have 11-times Paralympic champ Sarah Storey who has already confirmed about her participation in the women’s event scheduled for May 2.

The Yorkshire Tour is being organized as the direct legacy race of 2014 Grand Départ that was highly successful last year & was cheered by millions lining county roads to catch the grandest cycle race of the world live.

Christian Prudhomme, the director of Tour France, whose ASO team is behind this new race, seemed excited about the Yorkshire race this May.

“We are really glad to get back to Yorkshire, especially after the fantastic success of 2014 Tour France Grand Départ. The maiden Yorkshire Tour would be another event to showcase spectacular landscapes of this county, especially Yorkshire’s coastal area where we could not go with the Le Tour last year.