Bradley Wiggins to ride Sunday's Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic

The 34-year-old becomes the first Tour de France champion to race in Britain's Olympic cycling legacy event.

Bradley Wiggins on Stage 5 of the 2014 Tirreno Adriatico

(Image credit: Watson)

Bradley Wiggins was this morning announced as a last-minute call-up for Team Sky's six-man line-up for this Sunday's RideLondon-Surrey Classic.

Wiggins, whose last competitive outing for Sky was in June's Tour de Suisse, will become the first Tour de France champion to compete in 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.