Wiggins confirms he will aim to win the Giro in 2013

Bradley Wiggins and flag, Tour de France 2012, stage 20

Bradley Wiggins has confirmed that he will focus on the Giro d'Italia in 2013, but that he will be on the start line of the Tour de France in a supporting role, probably for Chris Froome.

When asked his impressions of the route he said it looked tough, that the Tour is never easy, but that he would most likely focus on winning the Giro, instead of the Tour.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.