Wiggins: 'Geraint Thomas could break the Hour Record tomorrow'

Former Hour Record holder also says Sky should try to sign Mathieu van der Poel

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Sir Bradley Wiggins says Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) could break the Hour Record tomorrow if he wanted to.

Wiggins lost his Hour Record to Victor Campenaerts (Lotto-Soudal) last week, with the Belgian setting a new distance of 55.089km in Mexico.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).