Oakley’s Bradley Wiggins is widely considered by most to be a favorite to win this year’s Tour de France, despite the dominance of Australia’s Cadel Evens in 2011. The British cyclist is on fire leading up to this year’s Tour and has already amassed a list of impressive wins this season.
Oakley Is Poised To Continue Massive Presence At 2012 Tour de France With Cycling Stars and Innovative Product
If you’ve paid any attention to the Tour de France in your life time, you’ve seen no shortage of Oakley cyclists topping the podium at the most prestigious road cycling race on the planet. You’ve seen innovative product that not only looks fast and sleek, but provides the world’s greatest cyclists with the best possible eye protection. This year’s Tour will be no different.
Oakley cyclist Bradley Wiggins has put in too much hard work over the past winter to let a small mechanical problem ruin his performance at the Tour of Romandie. Wiggins overcame an issue with his bike chain at the beginning of the climb at Crans-Montana to ride to the overall victory. Beginning the day nine seconds behind Spanish leader Luis Leon, Wiggins was aided by his Team Sky teammates, led by world champion Mark Cavendish. Finishing Sunday’s final 10.25 mile circuit stage in a time of 28 minutes, 56 seconds, Wiggins was able to secure the overall tour title with a combined time of 18 hours, 5 minutes, 40 seconds.