Cycling Legends: The ultimate guide to Sir Bradley Wiggins - Out now

In this, the sixth in the series of Cycling Weekly’s big reads, our cycling legend is Sir Bradley Wiggins. Not only Britain’s most successful cyclist, but the most recognisable, and very special.

Wiggins has all the qualities of a top athlete; talent, drive, dedication, obsession and the need to win. He’s a media delight; controversial, outspoken, confident, charming and funny. Yet he remains Wiggo; the family man, mate, and a cyclist through and through.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).