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Olympic champ Wiggo: 'I don't miss cycling one bit.'

Sir Bradley Wiggins. Photo: Press Association.

Sir Bradley Wiggins said he does not miss riding a bicycle "one bit" since retiring and is instead enjoying spending time with his family.

Lancashire's Olympic legend is looking forward to helping his son celebrate his 12th birthday on Sunday, the first he has been present for in as many years.

Since giving up the sport in November last year, Britain's most decorated Olympic champion told Sky's Soccer AM he does not miss cycling.

He said: "I haven't been on my bike since November. I don't miss it one bit.

"It's just been nice to be home. It's my son's birthday on the weekend, tomorrow, and I think it's the first birthday I've been here for 12 years - he's 12.

"I missed the birth as well because I am always racing this time of year, it's full-on at the moment. So it's just nice to be able to do things like that, and have a pint of Guinness on his birthday and take him out for Sunday roast."

The 36-year-old, who lives in Eccleston, took part in reality show The Jump earlier this year, but fractured his leg, forcing him to leave the competition.