Sheffield’s Bradley Wiggins ‘blow’ in Tour de France

Sporting summit - Bradley Wiggins

Sporting summit - Bradley Wiggins

Sheffield cycling fans have spoken of their disappointment after Sir Bradley Wiggins revealed he will not race in the Tour de France.

The 2012 winner confirmed that he would not be in the race unless Team Sky colleague Chris Froome was injured before the start of the event on July 5. It arrives in Sheffield in four weeks’ time on July 6.

David Bocking, of the Sheffield CycleBoost scheme, said: “I would say for the public it is going to be more difficult to get excited about Chris Froome than Bradley Wiggins.


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