Shane Sutton: Brad’s the man for the Hour

British Cycling Technical Director also sure that Alex Dowsett would have performed well in his attempt if it wasn’t for injury

Shane Sutton (photo: Andy Jones)

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Bradley Wiggins can set an Hour Record benchmark that can stand and stay for a long time, says British Cycling Technical Director, Shane Sutton.

Sutton was speaking at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester when he told the media that if Wiggins can follow through like he has done on most of his other goals in his career, he will be the man to beat when it comes to the prestigious endurance record.

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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).