Wiggins: "It's about trying to achieve greatness"

2012 has the potential to be one of the most memorable in the history of British cycling. There’s the Olympic Games in London, where Team GB will be expected to claim a clutch of medals, and also the prospect of Team Sky launching their boldest bid yet for sustained success in the Grand Tours following the signing of Mark Cavendish in the close season. So there was plenty for a relaxed and reflective Bradley Wiggins to discuss when Cyclingnews sat down with him in London yesterday afternoon as he helped to launch the new Gatorade G Series.

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Mark joined the Cyclingnews team in October 2011 and has a strong background in journalism across numerous sports. His interest in cycling dates back to Greg LeMond's victories in the 1989 and 1990 Tours, and he has a self-confessed obsession with the career and life of Fausto Coppi.