Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling.
The 36-year-old who's based in Chorley announced his retirement on his Facebook and Twitter pages.
You can read his full statement below.
I have been lucky enough to live a dream and fulfil my childhood aspiration of making a living and a career out of the sport I fell in love with at the age of 12. I've met my idols and ridden with and alongside the best for 20 years. I have worked with the world’s best coaches and managers who I will always be grateful to for their support.
What will stick with me forever is the support and love from the public though thick and thin, all as a result of riding a pushbike for a living. 2012 blew my mind and was a gas. Cycling has given me everything and I couldn't have done it without the support of my wonderful wife Cath and our amazing kids.
2016 is the end of the road for this chapter, onwards and upwards, "feet on the ground, head in the clouds" kids from Kilburn don't win Olympic Golds and Tour de Frances'! They do now.
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At the moment, Sir Bradley is on the Spanish island of Majorca, training hard for the year ahead.
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At the moment, Sir Bradley is many miles away on the Spanish island of Majorca, training hard for the year ahead.
But the small corner of Lancashire he now calls home is never far from his mind.
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