The 2012 Tour de France champion has reverted back to his track racing roots, which includes bulking up for the team pursuit.
Current hour record holder Bradley Wiggins alludes to "Merckx Hour" aspirations in new book
The peloton is undergoing a shift, as another wave of high-profile retirements swept through the sport this year.
The Amgen Tour announces its host cities for 2016 and also confirms that 2014 champ Bradley Wiggins will return to California.
The 2012 Tour de France champion is aiming to compete on the track at the 2016 Olympics.
The Tour has plenty of big name firepower, but there are several riders not at the French grand tour
Photos from Bradley Wiggins' record-breaking hour
Bradley Wiggins set the bar high over the weekend — here are eight riders who could challenge his record
The Englishman registered a new mark of 54.526km in a London velodrome Sunday
Bradley Wiggins covers 54.526km in his hour-record ride, eclipsing the mark of 52.937 km set last month by Alex Dowsett