Or are we getting carried away by the tide of emotion that's greeted his victory in Paris?
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The first Briton to win the Tour de France is now set on winning gold at the London Olympics
Cyclist speaks of his ‘relief’ as gruelling race nears its end, with him in pole position
French cycling journo carps about Team Sky's efficiency as Chris Froome sacrifices everything for Bradley Wiggins
Vincenzo Nibali says he cannot win the Tour de France after punishing stage, but Wiggins won't underestimate him
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RadioShack team doesn't hesitate in dropping brother of 2010 Tour winner, Andy
'It was the honourable thing to do,' says race leader after tacks on road cause punctures for 30 riders
First ever British winner looks like a good bet as Team Sky holds two top spots in Tour