Lancashire

Ride with Brad: Hundreds cycle with Bradley Wiggins in Lancashire

Andrew Ward
The Ride with Brad started and ended in Barnoldswick

Hundreds of cyclists have cycled alongside Tour de France winner and Olympic gold medallist Sir Bradley Wiggins in East Lancashire.

The Ride With Brad event took place on the roads Wiggins, who is based in Eccleston, trains on around Clitheroe and Trough of Bowland.

Thousands of people lined the streets to watch the ride which started and ended in Barnoldswick.

The ride was in aid of the Bradley Wiggins Foundation.

It was set up last year to launch his foundation to promote sport in the community.

Fellow Olympic champions Laura Trott and Dani King also took part in the event.

Participants could choose to ride a 31 mile (50km), a 62 mile (100km) or a 100 mile (160km) course.

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