Bradley Wiggins's new development squad officially confirmed

Wiggins sets up team to aid his transition back to track racing for 2015.

Sir Bradley Wiggins on the podium after winning the Elite Mens TT at the 2014 World Championships

(Image credit: Watson)

Three weeks after Cycling Weekly revealed full details of it, Bradley Wiggins's management company XIX today announced that the World Time Trial Champion has set up his own team for 2015.

Offficially called WIGGINS (although the UCI's registration documents list it as Team Wiggins), the squad has been established to aid the 2012 Tour de France winner's transition from road to track racing in time for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. He is also seeking to inspire people to take up cycling; it is for this reason that the word "Team" is believed to have been removed from the squad's name, as it suggests an elite set-up.

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