Hour record: Alex Dowsett leads tributes to Sir Bradley Wiggins

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Hour record Twitter reaction: Alex Dowsett leads tributes to Sir Bradley Wiggins

Wiggins takes plaudits after smashing UCI Hour Record in London

Phenomenal. Incredible. Inspiring. Sir Bradley Wiggins’ reaffirmed his place in British cycling legend by smashing the UCI Hour Record to add another success to a career already packed with triumphs.

Storming to a new record mark of 54.526km at London’s Lee Valley VeloPark, scene of some of the 2012 Olympic Games’ most iconic moments, Wiggins’ efforts earned him widespread plaudits from across the cycling spectrum, not least from the British riders he continues to inspire.

Sir Bradley Wiggins smashed the UCI Hour Record by setting a new mark of 54.526km in front of a sell-out crowd in London (Pic: Jaguar)

With previous record holder Alex Dowsett leading the tributes to one of British cycle sport’s greatest ever, there was no shortage of people tweeting their congratulations after the stunning ride.

We have rounded up some of the best Twitter reaction below. Check it out.

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