Bradley Wiggins tells cyclists to 'help themselves' by wearing a helmet

Sir Bradley Wiggins says cyclists should help themselves by wearing 'helmets and things' as a way to keep them safe on the roads

Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins has waded into the helmet debate by claiming that the government should think about making them compulsory.

In an interview with the London Evening Standard, Wiggins said that cyclists need to 'help themselves' by wearing any protection possible.

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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.