Wiggins faces 'disqualification' after winning Kent Valley RT '10'

Bradley Wiggins Giro 2009

Double Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins (Garmin-Slipstream) came within two seconds of his own competition record in the Kent Valley RT "10" on Saturday, but now faces disqualification for allegedly using an illegal Zipp front wheel.

Wiggins (pictured in the 2009 Giro d'Italia) - a contender for the Tour de France stage one time trial in Monaco - clocked 18 minutes dead on the L1015 Levens course in Cumbria, after being slowed by traffic at a roundabout.

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