Wiggins: RideLondon is reminder of everything that's great about cycling

Bradley Wiggins has fond memories of riding in London during the Olympics and returns to the RideLondon-Surrey Classic for the second year

Sir Bradley Wiggins, UCI Hour Record 2015

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

While Sir Bradley Wiggins plans to use the RideLondon-Surrey Classic as a way to get back to race fitness he sees it as a great opportunity for his young teammates to gain experience.

The former Team Sky rider will lead his eponymous team at the race this Sunday on a course that replicates much of the London 2012 Olympic road race.

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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.