Sir Bradley Wiggins suspects motorised doping has been around for a while

Sir Bradley Wiggins reveals his Hour Record bike was stripped down by UCI testers searching for motors and doesn't believe motorised doping is a new thing

Sir Bradley Wiggins (Andy Jones)

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Sir Bradley Wiggins doesn't think putting motors in bikes is a new phenomenon for professional cycling, with the 2012 Tour de France winner suspecting it's been happening for years.

Speaking to press ahead of the Dubai Tour, Wiggins described how his Hour Record bike was stripped to check for motors as the UCI stepped up is crack down on motorised doping.

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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.