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Wiggins means business in Tour of California

By:
Cycling News
Published:
May 12, 2014, 10:41 BST,
Updated:
May 12, 2014, 10:39 BST
Edition:
Second Edition Cycling News, Monday, May 12, 2014
Race:
Tour of California
Bradley Wiggins (Sky) and Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) have a chat on the start line

Bradley Wiggins (Sky) and Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) have a chat on the start line

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Team Sky leader on the attack in cross-winds

Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky) made his intentions clear at the Tour of California on stage one with an aggressive ride that helped split the peloton on the stage in Sacramento.

Wiggins and his teammates worked together with the Omega Pharma-QuickStep team to split the field during a section of the stage battered by cross-winds. They initially succeeded with a lead group of 22 riders going clear and building up nearly a minute on the chasing peloton. The attack was eventually nullified with Wiggins finishing 30th on the sta