Wiggins returns to the road

London - Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins will return to the road after his Commonwealth Games track exploits in the elite Prudential Ride London-Surrey Classic on Sunday.

Wiggins, who won the Tour in 2012, is a late addition to the Team Sky squad having won a silver medal for England in the team pursuit in Glasgow.

"We are delighted to welcome Sir Bradley to Prudential RideLondon this weekend," said race director Mick Bennett in a statement.

"He completes an already first-class line-up for the event."

Wiggins will join the likes of Philippe Gilbert, Laurens ten Dam, Mark Renshaw, Alessandro Petacchi and Elia Viviani in the 200-kilometre elite race.

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