Sir Bradley Wiggins is one of the most significant figures in British cycling. In 2012, he became a household name overnight, winning the Tour De France followed by Olympic Gold on the streets of London. An aficionado of the sport, Wiggins joins us to talk about his own cycling heroes and his new book, Icons, which showcases his collection of cycling memorabilia; each piece reflects an icon, a race or a moment that influenced him on a personal and professional level. He explores the lives and achievements of 21 of the sport’s key figures and sheds new light on what professional cycling demands of its top competitors. A rare opportunity to hear about this remarkable sport from a man uniquely placed to reflect on its history and its unforgettable titans.
In conversation with Matt Barbet, television presenter and journalist
Sir Bradley Wiggins is a British former professional road and track racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 2001 and 2016. He is the only rider to have combined winning both World and Olympic championships on both the track and the road, as well as winning the Tour de France, and holding the iconic track hour record. In addition, he has worn the leader’s jersey in each of the three Grand Tours of cycling and held the world record in team pursuit on multiple occasions.