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. Continue reading →

The Final Stage Paris-Nice For Team Sky

Bradley Wiggins will begin and end his race of stage of spending five years with the Team Sky, called as the ‘Race to the Sun’ which is going to take place at Paris-Nice. He last won it in 2012. The event is going to be of 8 day beginning from 8th March and ending on 15th March.

It is a try that is going to take place before the Paris-Roubaix. The schedule of Wiggins is mentioned which is considered to be provisional.

The programme is meant for the riders to join the Spring Classics. He began the season with Mallorca Challenge which was a schedule of races of one in number for four days. It is also considered to be his likeable training base. Prologue of 6.7 km of Paris-Nice is going to begin in Paris, on the western suburbs at Maurepas. His pedigree of time-trial is favourite and he works hard towards it.

The finish is going to be at the mountain top of Croix du Chauboret which lies outside Saint Etienne. After the 12th the race is going to proceed to the Southern France. Continue reading →

Boardman To Participate In Etape Caledonia

Chris Boardman, the world record holder and also an Olympic gold medalist is one of the 5500 athletes who will be participating in Etape Caledonia. This will be an 81 mile ride and everyone is thinking that it will be a cake walk for Chris who turned 45 last year. He has the record of facing some of the tough challenges in cycling.

The Olympic medal holder was one of the best riders during his time and in his 24 year career he has participated in the Tour de France which is considered to be the most prestigious championship in cycling eight times. He also has the record of winning his first yellow jersey for the team on his debut and in addition to that he has the quickest prologue ever. Apart from this he has also achieved the record for the fastest prologue two times. Continue reading →