Team Wiggins replace Aqua Blue Sport in Tour of Britain line up

The team will be headed up by 19-year-old Tom Pidcock

Tom Pidcock in action at the 2018 Cicle Classic. Photo by Andy Jones

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Team Wiggins have been added to the line up for the Tour of Britain, after Aqua Blue Sport announced their decision to pull out of the race.

The British UCI continental team will line up alongside the likes of Team Sky, BMC Racing and Movistar when the race starts on Sunday September 2 in Wales's Pembrey Country Park.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.