Bradley Wiggins: I think Campenaerts will break my Hour Record

Bradley Wiggins celebrates breaking the UCI Hour Record at Lee Valley Velopark Velodrome in London.

Bradley Wiggins believes his UCI Hour Record , which has stood for nearly four years, will be broken on Tuesday evening in Mexico by Victor Campenaerts . Wiggins set the current benchmark of 54.526km in London in June 2015, when he became the fifth rider to break the record since the UCI modified its rules to allow for use of modern aerodynamic equipment in 2014. Campenaerts, the current European time trial world champion, will be the seventh rider to take on Wiggins’ record. The Belgian will ride between 18.00 and 19.00 CET in Aguascalientes, Mexico, where the reduced air density at the altitude of 1800 metres will help his speed but hamper his oxygen consumption. Speaking on his Eurosport podcast, Wiggins seemed convinced his record would fall. “I think if he starts, he’ll do it, because you don’t start the Hour Record unless you know you’re going to do it, ...

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