Bradley Wiggins working on explosive climbing ahead of Giro d'Italia

Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins (Sky) is trying to avoid comparisons with last season as he heads into 2013. Instead of the Tour de France, he is taking a different approach and aiming for the Giro d'Italia.

At this point last year, he already took third place in the Tour of Algarve and won Paris-Nice. At the end of April, he won the Tour of Romandy and in June, the Critérium du Dauphiné.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.