Bradley Wiggins's classic bike collection

Bradley Wiggins may have added world champion to his palmarès this week, but underneath that he's still a cycling fan like the rest of us

When Bradley Wiggins won the rainbow jersey in the time trial at the World Championships this week, he told the waiting press after: "It’s a funny thing. I grew up as such a fan of cycling. Miguel Indurain and Gianni Bugno were my heroes."

Despite being one of cycling's most recognisable names, Wiggins has always been proud to admit he loves the sport and it seems he is just like any other devoted fan, who dreams of getting his hands on equipment and memorabillia used by his heroes.

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