British cyclists Mark Cavendish and Olympic and Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins will be riding through Wales as a part of the Tour of Britain next month. The sixth stage of the Tour of Britain is scheduled to take the cyclist from Welshpool to Caerphilly on the 14th of September and this leg of the Tour will allow the fans with the opportunity of witnessing Great Britain’s first ever winner of the Tour de France in action first hand.
Wiggins will be joined in the Team SKY lineup by Cavendish, who won two stages at the Tour of Britain last year and is the reigning road World Champion. Cavendish also made history at the Tour de France last year when he became the first British cyclist in the history of the Grand Tour of France to win the Green Jersey.
The Tour of Britain is coming at a time in a season that has been the best ever for Bradley Wiggins, during which, he won the Tour de Romandie, the Paris Nice, the Criterium Dauphine stage races before he went on to win the Tour de France as well as the Gold medal in time trial in the Olympic Games on home soil. And Wiggins is on his way to becoming the first ever reigning champion of the Tour de France to take part in the Tour of Britain and with the participation of Cavendish in the race, it will be one of the most decorated lineups in the history of the race.
Mick Bennett, the director of the race stated that having the reigning Olympic as well as the Tour de France champion along with the World Champion for the race is absolutely amazing and fans all over the British regions are looking forward to seeing Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish in action.