Bradley Wiggins' hopes of defending his Tour de France title were dealt a blow today after the details of the 2013 route were unveiled.
Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins is now going for Olympic gold. He is due to begin training in Lancashire.
A gallery of photos from today's historic victory for Bradley Wiggins.
The Queen has sent the following message to the Chorley cyclist Bradley Wiggins, who has become the first Briton to win the Tour de France.
– The Queen's message to Bradley Wiggins
I send you my warmest congratulations on becoming the first British cyclist ever to win the Tour de France. Your historic achievement of claiming overall victory in this prestigious event is a great testament to the efforts of you and your team-mates.
Mel Barham reports.
Bradley Wiggins is back home with his wife and children in Eccleston, after becoming the first British man to win the Tour de France.
He will soon join his Olympic team-mates to start preparing for the Olympic road race. Londoner Wiggins moved to Eccleston to be near the Manchester Velodrome, where the GB team is based.
Bradley Wiggins made history today as he became the first British man to win the Tour de France. The 32-year-old punched his arms in the air and clapped as he crossed the finish line on Paris's Champs-Elysees. Fellow Brit Mark Cavendish won the final stage of the race into Paris.