Here's why Bradley Wiggins is not competing in London this weekend

British Cycling confirm that Bradley Wiggins is focusing on his training for Paris-Roubaix and the Hour Record before returning to the track in 2015

Bradley Wiggins, Commonwealth Games 2014, track day one, afternoon

Sir Bradley Wiggins has made no secret of his desire to win Paris-Roubaix in 2015 and is forgoing competing at the track World Cup in London this weekend to focus on training for his final races on the road with Team Sky.

British Cycling confirmed to CW that the world time trial champion has not trained with the British track team since the Commonwealth Games, preferring instead to prepare for the Hell of the North next April and his subsequent Hour Record attempt.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.