Records previously removed for Chris Boardman and Graeme Obree were returned, however the benchmark record would remain at 49.7 km (30.9 mi) set in 2005 … Former hour record holder Bradley Wiggins, pictured here at the 2013 UCI Road World Championships.

Bradley Wiggins set a new hour record at the Lee Valley Velopark He covered a distance of 54.526km over the 60 minutes Wiggins beat the previous record of 52.937km set by Alex Dowsett

The Hour Record set by Bradley Wiggins has stood since his 2015 ride at the Lee Valley Velo Park in London. Bradley Wiggins’s 10 mile record attempt: everything you need to know This weekend Sir Bradley Wiggins will try and take back his ten mile comp record.

Wiggins, a multiple Olympic and world champion on track and road, surpassed Dowsett's record of 212 laps, set in Manchester, with 1min 42secs to spare and eventually completed 218 laps. Wiggins stepped up to the podium at every Olympic Games from Sydney 2000 to Rio 2016, collecting five golds along the way. In 2014, the UCI unified the two classifications into a single classification in line with regulations for current track pursuit bikes. We previously reported on Bradley Wiggins Pinarello Bolide, which he would ride in the Hour Record.Here we take a look at some of the other tech details, that were crucial to his record. Excelling on road and track, Bradley Wiggins is Great Britain’s most decorated Olympian with eight medals, just ahead of fellow cyclists Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny. The record set by Sir Bradley Wiggins, 54.526km if you missed it and aren't familiar with the concept of scrolling down, is 1.625km further than Alex Dowsett's record. Sir Bradley Wiggins annihilated the UCI Hour record at the Olympic velodrome in London on Sunday night, his final mark of 54.526 kilometres beating the previous best of … Sir Bradley Wiggins has smashed the UCI Hour Record, setting a new distance of 54.526 kilometres at the Lee Valley Velodrome in London on Sunday evening. A phenomenal achievement.