The British rider says the UCI checked his bike for a hidden motor after he broke the hour record last summer.
With a flurry of hour record attempts in 2015, there's little doubt that 60 minutes is the time period of the year.
Bradley Wiggins will be among those lining up for the third Dubai Tour, which on Sunday announced a 2016 lineup featuring 10 WorldTour teams
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