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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Cycling fans can begin plotting their roadside viewing points along the 2018 Amgen Tour of California route, announced this week by AEG, owner and presenter of the 13th annual race. America's premier pro rood race will cover 645 miles of roadways, highways and coastlines during seven stages from...
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    The staple of so many of Cavendish's wins is his low, aero position (click to enlarge). Whether you're dashing toward the finish of a local criterium race or just trying to beat your buddies past the town line sign, you'll need to have a good sprint. And who better to learn from than Mark...
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    Cav is using the unique handlebar/stem combo where the a negative 17‐degree stem provides better aerodynamic profile, but the bars have a positive 25mm rise (click to enlarge). Photo by Brakethrough Media It's still not clear why Mark Cavendish was swapping back and forth between his old and...
  4. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Can Alberto Contador add Tour de France yellow to the Giro d'Italia pink jersey he won earlier in the year? The world's greatest bike race kicks off Saturday, when the 2016 Tour de France gets rolling in the Netherlands. Can Contador outpace Froome and Quintana? Will Cavendish find his...
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    Mark Cavendish will be a favorite in all of the flat stages (click to enlarge). The 2015 Amgen Tour of California kicks off May 10 in Sacramento, commencing what will be a testing eight-day journey that finishes the following Sunday in Pasadena. To get you ready for this prestigious stage race...
  6. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Mark Cavendish after a crash on stage one of the 2014 Tour de France. Photo by Graham Watson Omega Pharma-Quick-Step rider Mark Cavendish did not take the start of stage 2 at the Tour de France Sunday after crashing at the end of stage 1 from Leeds to...
  7. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Mark Cavendish's custom painted Specialized S-Works Venge. The man they call the Manx Missile is hoping to add another moniker to his resume on Saturday: Tour de France Yellow Jersey wearer. And nothing would be sweeter than to do it in front of Mark...
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    On Saturday, Mark Cavendish did what he does best, sprinting first across the line at the close of stage 1 of the 2013 Giro d'Italia. Underneath the Manx Missile was his trusty S-Works McLaren Venge, Specialized's top line aero road bike. The Venge is the same frame Cav rode in 2011, arguably...
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    Click Here (AP) - Bradley Wiggins became the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France by protecting the yellow jersey during Sunday's final processional ride into Paris. He also helped Sky teammate Mark Cavendish earn his fourth straight sprint victory on the Champs-Elysees. Wiggins...
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    Click Here (AP) - Mark Cavendish won the 18th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as countryman and race leader Bradley Wiggins moved ever closer to becoming the first British champion. The ride along four small hills took the pack 222.5 kilometers from Blagnac to Brive-la-Gaillarde...
  11. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Click Here </a> (Reuters) - Briton Mark Cavendish snatched his 21st Tour de France stage win when he prevailed in a bunch sprint at the end of a 207.5-kilometres ride from Vise on Monday. The Team Sky rider, who was on his own in the finale, beat German Andre Greipel of the Lotto-Belisol team...
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    </a> Click Here Mark Cavendish finally captured the elusive green jersey for best sprinter in the Tour de France on Sunday, and he did it in the best way possible. The British cyclist won a mass sprint on the Champs-Elysees to take the final stage of cycling's premier race for the third year...
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    Click Here (AP) - With the Tour de France heading toward its decisive stages, there is still no favorite in a wide open race that is fueling the passions of French fans who hope Thomas Voeckler holds his lead against all odds. When racing resumes Tuesday after a rest day, Voeckler will open...
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    Click Here (Reuters) - Mark Cavendish defeated fierce rival Andre Greipel to win the 11th stage of the Tour de France Wednesday and snatch the green jersey in the process. Briton Cavendish was set up perfectly by his team mate Mark Renshaw in the final stretch, prevailing one day after losing...
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    Click Here (AP) CHATEAUROUX, FRANCE - Mark Cavendish won a crash-marred seventh stage of the Tour de France on Friday, capturing his 17th career stage win in the same town where he won his first, as world champion Thor Hushovd retained the yellow jersey. A pileup toward the end of the...
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    Click Here (AP) - British speedster Mark Cavendish won a windy and crash-marred fifth stage of the Tour de France in a mass sprint on Wednesday, while Thor Hushovd of Norway kept the leader's yellow jersey. Stage 5 Results 1. Mark Cavendish HTC-Highroad - 3:38:32 2. Philippe Gilbert Omega...
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    (AP) RAVENNA, Italy - Mark Cavendish won his second Giro d'Italia stage in three days on Thursday, while Alberto Contador retained the overall lead Cavendish won the 12th leg with another sprint victory. He rode the mostly flat 114-mile route from Castelfidardo to Ravenna in 4 hours, 17...
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    (AP) TERAMO, Italy -- Mark Cavendish of Britain responded to a bit of controversy by winning the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia in a sprint finish Tuesday. Race favorite Alberto Contador wore the pink jersey for the first time in this year's Giro and retained the overall lead. Cavendish was...
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    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BURGOS, Spain -- Mark Cavendish of Britain won a massive sprint finish for his second straight Spanish Vuelta stage victory on Friday, and Igor Anton of Spain kept the overall lead. Cavendish won the 121-mile, 13th leg in 4 hours, 50 minutes, 18 seconds. Thor Hushovd of...
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    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LLEIDA, Spain -- Brit Mark Cavendish won the 12th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday, while Igor Anton of Spain retained the overall race lead. Cavendish finished the 107.2-mile leg from Andorra la Vella to Lleida in 4 hours, 30 seconds after timing his final...
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