Bradley Wiggins to race RideLondon-Surrey Classic

Sir Bradley Wiggins will line up against Mark Cavendish on the start line for the RideLondon-Surrey Classic on August 2

Sir Bradley Wiggins, UCI Hour Record 2015

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Sir Bradley Wiggins will be on the start line for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on August 2, potentially his first race back since his UCI Hour Record success.

The 2012 Tour de France champion will lead out his eponymous team on the routes around the capital and into the Surrey hills - an event won last year by Orica-GreenEdge's Adam Blythe.

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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.