Wiggins Team to finish.

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by Adam4868, 24 Aug 2019.

  1. Adam4868

    Adam4868 Veteran

  2. roadrash

    roadrash cycle chatterer

    Another one bites the dust ….
  3. Rusty Nails

    Rusty Nails We remember

    Here and there
    So disappointing, especially as a potential development route for young riders.

    A former workmate of mine had a job with them as a mechanic, he'll be gutted.
  4. Slick

    Slick Veteran

    Wiggins seems okay with it coming to an end. He reckons that it has just come to a natural conclusion.
  5. roadrash

    roadrash cycle chatterer

    and has been successful in that respect, with some good results along the way
  6. YukonBoy

    YukonBoy The Monch

    Inside my skull
    Wiggins, all over in a jiffy.
  7. themosquitoking

    themosquitoking Veteran

    The statement was quite short on details, natural conclusion is just management backtalk. I'm having some very cynical thoughts about this.
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  8. Dogtrousers

    Dogtrousers Kilometre nibbler

    I guess they have just failed to secure sponsorship.

    Or is there a less dull & prosaic explanation?
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  9. smutchin

    smutchin Cat 6 Racer

    The Red Enclave
    Lad from my club was on the team as a rider. He’s good but tbh probably not quite good enough to get picked up by a bigger team. Could be his pro career over before it’s really begun.
  10. david k

    david k Hi

    North West
    Is this his character? Try something then move on when it's does t quite work out?

    Or as already said Is it lack of sponsorship?

    Just seems s little odd if your fully committed to finally walk away....
  11. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    Listening to him on the ES podcast he explains his reasons. The stress of finding sponsors every year, needing a lot of extra work and money to move up a level and that he wants to pursue other interests in the sport.
    It's a good listen anyway and he and Matt Stephens are both funny and insightful
  12. DCLane

    DCLane Found in the Yorkshire hills ...

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  13. OP

    Adam4868 Veteran

    Good luck to him,seems to be enjoying himself and in a good place.For me he's brilliant on TV/Eurosport.
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  14. Dogtrousers

    Dogtrousers Kilometre nibbler

    He's a bit of a restless soul isn't he. Running his own team ... becoming a rower ... going into social work.
  15. roadrash

    roadrash cycle chatterer

    if that's what he wants to do then good luck to him I say,
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