VIDEO: Wiggins support an honour

Road World Championships, Florence, Men’s Road Race

  • Date: Sunday 29 September

Coverage: 1230-1445 on Red Button; 1415-1615 on BBC Two, with continuous coverage 0900-1615 online and on selected Connected TVs. 5 live sports extra commentary from 1400; live text commentary online

Tour de France winner Chris Froome says it’s a honour to have Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish on his team for the World Road Race Championships in Florence on Sunday.

The 28-year-old is aiming to become the third British winner of the race – after Tommy Simpson and Mark Cavendish – and the first man to win the Tour de France and world title in the same year since America’s Greg Lemond in 1989.

Cavendish, the 2011 champion, said the team would “ride with our hearts” and that he would personally “give everything” to the race.

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