Dowsett helper questions British Cycling involvement in Wiggins's Hour Record

British Cycling were 'too involved' in Sir Bradley Wiggins's successful Hour Record attempt, says a member of Alex Dowsett's Hour Record support team, Steve Collins

Heiko Salzwedel with Bradley Wiggins in 2015

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Before the dust had a chance to settle on London's Olympic velodrome, Bradley Wiggins's Hour Record ride was brought into question, as one of Alex Dowsett's Hour Record support crew, Steve Collins claimed the ride was illegal due to the equipment Wiggins used and questioned the role of British Cycling.

Wiggins rode to 54.526km on Sunday in the Lee Valley VeloPark and broke Dowsett's 52.937km UCI Hour Record set last month. He and his team gave attention to every detail, but Collins explained that in some areas they some were too far.

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