Knight of The Realm

Arise Sir Bradley!

12.10.13 3:35 PM ET

Bradley Wiggins, the British cyclist was knighted by the Queen today, and said he was left feeling "a little bit inferior" by the experience.

'Wiggo' won the nation's heart when he became the first Brit ever to win the Tour de France.

The extravagantly-coiffed cyclist had, however, shaved off his sideburns for today's ceremony in Buckingham Palace.