mark cavendish

Renshaw and Petacchi – Cav’s a nudist

Mark Renshaw and Alessandro Petacchi talk about all the reasons they miss Mark Cavendish after his crash and leaving the Tour de France, as well as a few reasons why they don’t.


Cavendish video: ‘You crash, you get injuries; you have to get on with it’

Mark Cavendish has said that in addition to regaining lost sharpness when he returns to racing, that there is a possibility that it will also take some time to get back his nerves in terms of sprinting at the end of pro races. The Briton crashed hard on the opening stage of the Tour de […]


Cavendish facing six weeks out as surgery deemed necessary

Mark Cavendish faces a long period of time away from racing after it was confirmed that he will undergo surgery today on the shoulder he injured on stage one of the Tour de France. The British sprinter suffered a separated shoulder in the crash, which occurred when he and Orica-GreenEdge’s Simon Gerrans collided within sight […]


Audio: Cavendish talks injury, Tour withdrawal and apology to Gerrans

Mark Cavendish was surrounded by a throng of journalists, cameramen and photographers at the start of stage two of the Tour de France, but it was for very different reasons than he had originally envisaged. Had things gone to plan, the attention he would have got would have been for victory on stage one and […]


Cavendish suffers separated shoulder, will apologise to Gerrans for causing crash

Hitting the ground hard inside the final kilometre of Saturday’s opening stage of the Tour de France and then nursing an extremely painful shoulder injury afterwards, Mark Cavendish has avoided a fracture to the area but has suffered a dislocation to his AC joint. The Omega Pharma Quick Step rider is unsure about whether or […]


Marcel Kittel takes Tour opener as Cavendish and Gerrans crash

Marcel Kittel (Giant-Shimano) has started the 2014 Tour de France in the same manner he started last year’s race, sprinting to victory on stage 1 after a crash-marred finale in Harrogate. Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep), one of the pre-stage favourites, crashed heavily with roughly 400m to go after coming into contact with Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge), […]


Tour de France preview

The wait is over. This year’s Tour de France is at the door and we should be in for quite a show. Most likely, this will be the best fight for the overall win that we have seen in decades. In this post Mikkel Conde previews the route, the race and the riders that we […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Kittel – “Cavendish is still a very good sprinter…he is enemy number one”; David Millar left out of Garmin-Sharp Tour de France squad; Ted King returns to the Tour de France to support Peter Sagan; Movistar announces Tour de France team in support of Valverde; […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Cavendish victorious in Tour de Suisse, Martin keeps yellow; Clarke second in opening stage of Tour of Iran; Betancur could face penalty from Ag2r; Belkin company announces withdrawal at end of season, team searching for new backer; Tour de Suisse injuries affect Monfort, Vanendert and […]


Third stage win for Mark Cavendish – Briton talks form, rivals and climbing

By Shane Stokes in Turkey Speaking to the press after clocking up his third stage win in four days, Mark Cavendish has praised his team for doing what he said was a superb job while also dismissing a question about his climbing ability. Cavendish said that he felt a question asked by a journalist about […]