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Olympic hero Bradley Wiggins has proved a crowd pleaser yet again.
The Tour de France champion and Time Trial gold medallist made a welcome appearance in front of thousands of screaming fans in Hyde Park earlier today.
Bradley Wiggins has revealed the kinds of songs that got his heart, and possibly his legs, pounding as he worked towards becoming Britain's most decorated Olympic athlete.
The seven-time medallist reinforced his image as the country's premier cycling mod as he handed three entries to Paul Weller and his former band The Jam in his seven-song hitlist for NME magazine.
Songs by The Who, Dr. Feelgood and The Smiths completed the soundtrack, along with Nolan Porter's "Keep On Keeping On," an apt title for the new Olympic time trial champion.
Wiggins, though, said the songs inspired him beyond the bike.
"These aren’t necessarily just for training or anything, music is just a constant in my life," he said.
Surrey County Council is hoping to host a stage of the Tour de France following the enormous crowds that greeted Team GB's Olympic cycling success, as ITV London reports.
Thousands lined the men's time trial course to see Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome collect the gold and bronze medals on the home roads yesterday.
With the nation's foremost Olympic hero set to be inundated with messages of congratulation, Bradley Wiggins can now post his replies in his own gold post box.
The box close to the cyclist's home in Chorley got a new lick of paint from the Royal Mail this morning in tribute to his golden victory in the men's time trial yesterday.
British cyclist Bradley Wiggins tweeted this photo of himself celebrating with a friend after his victory in the Olympic time trial last night.
Supporters have gather in cyclist Bradley Wiggins's home village in Lancashire to celebrate his Olympic gold medal. Daybreak's Nick Dixon reports:
- Bradley Wiggins has tweeted: "Well what a day, blind drunk at the minute and overwhelmed with all the messages, Thank You everyone it's been emotional X".
Asked what he will do tomorrow Bradley Wiggins said he would like to watch the track cycling. He said;
"I've done my medal, it's down to the rest of the boys now and I just want to go and cheer them on."
Bradley Wiggins has said he had to try and keep his pace at the beginning of the time trial because he was so excited by the crowds, he said;
"I don't think there was one gap in the noise for the whole 44km. I'm never going to experience anything like that ever again in my sporting career."
Speaking at a press conference after his record breaking gold medal win, Bradley Wiggins was asked about what happens next, he said; 'this is the bit you don't prepare for:'
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Bradley Wiggins has become the most successful British Olympic athlete with more medals than Steve Redgrave after winning the time trial