Wiggins Compares Hour Record To Childbirth

New Wiggins-ism to go down in quote banks for ever more - but can the two be compared?

The cycling world watched with bated breath as Wiggins attacked the Hour at Lee Valley Velodrome yesterday.

He is the new Hour Record Holder, having covered 54.526km in sixty minutes – and everyone at TWC extends a huge congratulations to him for joining the ranks of great names who have held the honour.

Sir Bradley Wiggins smashes UCI Hour Record

Of course, everyone loves a good ‘Wiggins quote’ – and after his Hour, the Brit rider came out with a corker. Following the effort, he told reporters:

I’m just glad it’s done. That’s the closest to knowing what it’s like to have a baby… It was tortuous. You’re counting down the minutes.

What do you guys think – can the two be compared? Were you counting the minutes to sixty during labour? We suppose only Dame Sarah Storey could answer that question with true authority…

Check out: Dame Sarah Storey Shows Incredible Strength on Hour Record


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