Jens Voigt reduces his prediction for Wiggins Hour Record to 54km

Former Hour Record holder Jens Voigt talks to Cycling Weekly about Bradley Wiggins's chances in his attempt in June

Bradley Wiggins, Tour de Yorkshire 2015

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Former Hour Record holder Jens Voigt has scaled back his summation of Bradley Wiggins’s highly-anticipated attempt next month.

Voigt was the first professional following the UCI rule revision to contest and break the record in September, which he held for six weeks. The title has changed hands three times since with barely enough space between each to profit from commercial promotion.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.