Bradley Wiggins: Missing the Tour de France was "the best thing" for me

Bradley Wiggins press conference, Tour of Britain 2013, stage three TT

Bradley Wiggins believes missing this year's Tour de France was the "best thing that could have happened" to him.

Wiggins goes into the final weekend of this year's Tour of Britain poised to become the first Sky rider to win the modern edition of the race.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.