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Join Sir Brad, Graham Willgoss and special guests for unrivalled insight into the year’s biggest races, plus hot topics from the world of cycling.
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    2020 – A year like no other | Hugh Carthy the complete package but will EF back him for GC in 2021?

    2020 – A year like no other | Hugh Carthy the complete package but will EF back him for GC in 2021?

    Brad and Graham are back and joined by living legend Sean Kelly for the last episode of the Bradley Wiggins Show this year to dissect a season like no other. 
    The trio deliberate on the truncated racing calendar with Sam Bennett and Tao Geoghegan Hart’s exploits at the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia lauded. King Kelly breaks down his nerves as protégé Bennett sealed Champs-Élysées glory.  
    Primoz Roglic, who saw a maiden Tour de France win agonisingly taken from his grasp by Tadej Pogačar, bounced back to claim a consecutive Vuelta a España to continue an astounding few years.  
    Elsewhere, Hugh Carthy was the latest breakthrough act in a season of breakthroughs, and Brad calls the Lancashire rider the finished package, who has a genuine chance of winning a Grand Tour. However, will EF Pro Cycling back him? 
    2012 Tour de France winner Brad expects Team Ineos to bounce back after – despite Giro success – a disappointing season but raises questions over some of the signings the British-based team have made.
    Chris Froome, who is set to sign with Israel Start-Up Nation for the 2021 season, expects excellence, adds Brad, and his team have made some astute signings to support the seven-times Grand Tour winner as he goes in search of a fifth Tour. 
    The trio wrap up with their moments of the season and expectations for next year.
    The Bradley Wiggins Show is produced by Pete Burton.

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    • 47 min
    Hugh Carthy proves he can challenge Vuelta elite | Froome comeback could stretch to fifth Tour de France win

    Hugh Carthy proves he can challenge Vuelta elite | Froome comeback could stretch to fifth Tour de France win

    Brad and Graham are back and joined by Sean Kelly for the latest episode of the Bradley Wiggins Show to ruminate on a busy week of cycling.
    The exploits of Tao Geoghegan Hart are given a warm appraisal, there is criticism for the UCI following a rider protest ahead of Stage 11, and Sean and Brad reflect on opportunities missed. 
    Jonathan Vaughters speaks to Orla Chennaoui, suggesting that Primoz Roglic could fade towards the end of the third week of the Spanish Grand Tour, and adding that his EF rider Hugh Carthy, who won Stage 12 to put himself in GC contention, is an underrated time-trialist. 
    Brad and Sean add that Carthy has shown he can challenge the elite, and that the rider from Lancashire, should believe that he can go on to win a maiden Grand Tour. Elsewhere, as the Vuelta has progressed, Brad adds, Chris Froome has shown encouraging signs of a return to form and could challenge for a fifth Tour de France next year.
    To finish, Brad and Sean reflect on the challenges of the fearsome Alto de l'Angliru, which Brad rode in 2011 with a broken collarbone.  
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    Tao seals stunning Giro win - and Brad speaks exclusively to Britain's new superstar

    Tao seals stunning Giro win - and Brad speaks exclusively to Britain's new superstar

    Sunday witnessed another remarkable moment in the history of British cycling as Tao Geoghegan Hart won the Giro d'Italia for Ineos Grenadiers, seeing off Jai Hindley in the final time trial in Milan after going into Stage 21 level on time.
    Tao becomes the fifth Brit to win a Grand Tour, a run started by Brad and carried on by Geraint Thomas, Chris Froome and Simon Yates. We hear the interview Tao conducted with Brad during The Breakaway after his stunning victory on the streets of Milan.
    Brad and Graham reflect on a wonderful achievement for the Londoner, the relationship he has with Brad and the qualities which make him so special.
    Ineos Grenadiers managed to bag GC as well as seven stages despite losing G early on in the race, with Filippo Ganna picking up the final stage to round off a stunning Grand Tour. But special praise is reserved for Rohan Dennis too after his herculean efforts to bring Tao to the title.
    We look back on a quite unforgettable Giro - but let's not forget another big British talent, Hugh Carthy, who is now second on GC in the Vuelta...
    We are back next weekend for the latest on the Spanish Grand Tour.
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    • 42 min
    An open letter to Tao Geoghegan Hart

    An open letter to Tao Geoghegan Hart

    In today's extra special edition of the Bradley Wiggins Show we mix things up a bit. 
    In honour of the winner of Stage 20 Brad voices an open letter to Tao Geoghegan Hart as he stands on the verge of the 2020 Giro d'Italia title.
    Brad talks through when he first met Hart and his memories of when he first met the rider who is set to become the next superstar of cycling. He also talks about how important a place Hart will have in the succession of British cycling, just as Brad himself had an important place in Hart's history. 
    'Go tomorrow, and be great.'

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    Giro peloton made more of a stand against rain than racism | Sam Bennett makes it double delight for Ireland at La Vuelta

    Giro peloton made more of a stand against rain than racism | Sam Bennett makes it double delight for Ireland at La Vuelta

    Brad is joined by Dan Lloyd to mull over a bizarre day at the Giro d’Italia that saw a rider protest force organisers to slash 125km from what was meant to be the longest stage of the race.
    Meanwhile, James Knox of Deceuninck–Quick-Step and Rod Ellingworth of Bahrain McClaren drop in on Orla Chennaoui to lift the lid on really happened before the stage.
    Over in Spain, brilliant Sam Bennett roared to victory on Stage 4 at the Vuelta a España.
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    Tao Geoghegan Hart closes on pink after ‘brutal’ Stelvio | What were Sunweb doing?

    Tao Geoghegan Hart closes on pink after ‘brutal’ Stelvio | What were Sunweb doing?

    Brad is joined by Brian Smith to reflect on another day of double Grand Tour action. Tao Geoghegan Hart moved on to the podium after Stage 18 of the Giro, but there is special praise reserved for Ineos Grenadiers team-mate Rohan Dennis, who laid the foundations for Geoghegan Hart. 
    However, hard questions are asked of Team Sunweb. Did they pass on an opportunity to give Wilco Kelderman a near-unassailable lead? Instead the race heads to its final three days with just 15 seconds between the top three riders.
    Elsewhere, Brian and Brad talk through Dan Martin’s Stage 3 win on the Vuelta, after the Irishman took an emotional win following a 166km ride from Lodosa to Vinuesa, as Primoz Roglic retained the lead in the GC. 
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