Bradley Wiggins track

Bradley Wiggins struggled not to laugh when he heard from Cycling Weekly that Tom Boonen and his Quick Step team mates fancy their chances in the team pursuit at the Olympics with just three weeks track training.

Currently in Majorca with the Great Britain squad, the triple Olympic medallist in Athens made it clear Boonen and his team mates would not have a chance of success because the team pursuit is such a physically demanding and technical event.

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