Bradley Wiggins talks about his cycling mentality in BBC radio documentary

BBC Radio 5 live's Mind of a Cyclist documentary features interviews with Sir Bradley Wiggins, Sir Chris Hoy and psychologist Steve Peters

Sir Bradley Wiggins on the podium after winning the Elite Mens TT at the 2014 World Championships

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An 86-mile ride on Christmas Day – that’s just one of sacrifices a young Sir Bradley Wiggins made to chase his dream of becoming a professional cyclist.

As part of a BBC Radio 5 live documentary called Mind of a Cyclist, which will broadcast tonight, Wiggins sits down with fellow Olympic gold medalist Victoria Pendleton to examine the mental demands of the sport at the highest level

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.