Bradley Wiggins: All to play for in the Tour of Britain

Defending champion believes race could be won and lost on time bonuses, as opposed to Sunday's ITT.

Bradley Wiggins admitted that his Tour of Britain defence hangs in the balance following this afternoon's finish atop The Tumble

The unfancied Edoardo Zardini (Bardiani-CSF) rode to a surprise victory in Wales. However, Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) beat the Team Sky rider to the line, and holds an 11-second advantage over the reigning champion.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.