Sir Bradley Wiggins became king of the Lee Valley Velopark after smashing the UCI Hour Record in Stratford.

A sell out crowd spurred the Olympian on as he clocked up 54.526km - topping Alex Dowsett's achievement of 52.937km set last month.

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On Sunday, June 7, the 35-year-old became only the sixth cyclist to boast a Tour de France title alongside the iconic hour record.

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He told the BBC the record-breaking ride was "tortuous" and he was glad it was over.

Earlier in the week, Sir Bradley's Pearl Izumi Tour Series team had pedalled the streets of Canary Wharf.