Mark Cavendish is sporting a custom-painted bike befitting a former points champion and 30-stage winner at the Tour de France.
Mark Cavendish tempers expectations ahead of Tour de France. Out of racing for months due to sickness, the Brit doesn't expect a stage win.
Mark Cavendish said in a new interview he intends to become the leader in career Tour de France stage wins, but likely not this year.
Dimension Data includes the British sprinter on its Tour de France lineup, which will focus on stage wins.
The British sprinter was sidelined for months with a bout of mononucleosis, but he returned to action Thursday in Slovenia.
The British sprinter's team says the illness was caused by a bout of the Epstein-Barr virus.
Cavendish has won Scheldeprijs three times, while he was due to start just his third edition of Paris-Roubaix on Sunday.
Cavendish says he's confident with his early season form, and a stage 1 sprint victory in star-studded Abu Dhabi Tour backs that up.
The British sprinter avoids several crashes, including one in the final kilometer of racing.
Mark Cavendish manages to collect a podium finish in Dubai Tour stage 1 despite a flat tire.