Wiggins blitzes Dauphine time trial

Bradley Wiggins, Criterium du Dauphine 2012, stage four ITT

Bradley Wiggins bolstered both his lead in the Critérium du Dauphiné and his prospects for the Tour de France when he smashed today's stage four time trial between Villié-Morgon and Bourg-en-Bresse.

In what was one of his most convincing performances to date, the Team Sky leader claimed the scalps of current and former world time trial champions Tony Martin and Michael Rogers. He even came close to catching reigning Tour champion Cadel Evans for two minutes in the final 10 kilometers.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Founded in 1891, Cycling Weekly and its team of expert journalists brings cyclists in-depth reviews, extensive coverage of both professional and domestic racing, as well as fitness advice and 'brew a cuppa and put your feet up' features. Cycling Weekly serves its audience across a range of platforms, from good old-fashioned print to online journalism, and video.