Bradley Wiggins will not win Paris-Roubaix, says Allan Peiper

Bradley Wiggins will not win this year’s Paris-Roubaix, according to BMC’s manager and former Classics specialist Allan Peiper

Bradley Wiggins in the 2014 Paris-Roubaix. Photo: Graham Watson

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Allan Peiper, the Australian who is now the manager of BMC Racing and who was an accomplished cobbled Classics rider himself, believes Sir Bradley Wiggins has the firepower to perform at the Hell of the North, but told Cycling Weekly that he believed the combined might of the opposition would stop him from doing so.

The race is set to be Wiggins's final outing for Team Sky.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.