Mark Cavendish: There's always a chance of winning Milan-San Remo

Mark Cavendish admits his chances of victory at this year's Milan-San Remo are slim after a delayed start to his training and a gradual start to his racing. However, he describes himself as a ‘wild card' in Dimension Data's selection for La Classicissima, knowing that he has the experience to win if the event turns into a controlled sprinters' race. Cavendish won Milan-San Remo...
Via Cycling News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavendish's Tirreno-Adriatico sprint hopes hit by illness

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) rightly sat at the top table of sprinters at the Tirreno-Adriatico pre-race press conference on Tuesda, but the Manxman played down his chances in the sprints, revealing that he had been ill after returning home from the Abu Dhabi Tour and missed four days of important training last week. “I was ill at the end of the Abu Dhabi Tour. It didn’t...
Via Cycling News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavendish: Ewan was the strongest today

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) said he finally understood why his rivals find it so difficult to come off his wheel in sprint finishes, as he failed to make any real inroads once emerging from the diminutive slipstream of Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott) during stage 2 of the Abu Dhabi Tour. "I’ve never sprinted off Caleb before, and I can understand why it’s hard for people to sit...
Via Cycling News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavendish wins stage, Alaphilippe wins Tour of California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Mark Cavendish won the final stage of the Tour of California in a sprint finish, and Julian Alaphilippe finished safely in the field to capture the overall title Sunday. The breakaway had 35 seconds on the flat, fast stage with about 2 miles left on the 86-mile route, but it was caught by a main field powered by Peter Sagan's Tinkoff team and Alexander...
Via Associated Press
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Cavendish left frustrated after late crash interrupts sprint at Dubai Tour

It has been suggested that Mark Cavendish is not as hungry for success as he once was but his anger and frustration after missing out in the stage 2 sprint at the Dubai Tour showed otherwise. The crash coming out of the tunnel with just over a kilometre to go disrupted the peloton and derailed several leadout trains, including those of Etixx-QuickStep and Cavendish’s Dimension...
Via Cycling News
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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