Bradley Wiggins's 10 mile record attempt: everything you need to know

This weekend Sir Bradley Wiggins will try and take back his ten mile comp record. But what is this event all about, and why is he doing it?

Bradley Wiggins on stage 3b of the 2015 3-Days of De Panne

(Image credit: Watson)

This Saturday will see Sir Bradley Wiggins line up in his world champions skin suit at the City Road Club open ten mile time trial alongside weekend warriors. It's a dream come true for the other riders in the field as they will forever more be able to say they raced against Bradley Wiggins. This unique, but very popular, branch of British cycle racing isn't well known outside of the sport itself so here we explain a little more.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.