Mark Cavendish

Cavendish, Uran, Martin and Kwiatkowski lead strong Etixx-QuickStep selection for Tour de France

One day after it was confirmed that Marcel Kittel will not compete in this year’s Tour de France, the lineup that Mark Cavendish and his team hope will bring him closer to Eddy Merckx’s all time Tour stage win record of 34 victories has been named. The Etixx-QuickStep formation for the Tour is not just […]


Greg Henderson: “We will go in 100 per cent fit, there are no excuses in the Tour”

If there is a moment that highlights Greg Henderson’s ability as a rider, it is his showing inside the final kilometre of stage six of this year’s Giro d’Italia. Hurtling towards the line, the Lotto Soudal team was intent on putting Andre Greipel in a position to take the stage, the 13th Grand Tour win […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Elia Viviani wins stage 2 of the Giro, Michael Matthews moves into pink; Mark Cavendish wins stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California; Ignatas Konovalovas wins Four Days of Dunkirk; Trixi Worrack wins women’s Tour of California, Leah Kirchmann wins back-to-back stages; Chloe Hosking […]


Cavendish clocks up third stage victory of this year’s Tour of Turkey

Limiting his losses on the first category climb in the final hour of the stage and then returning with the help of his team, Mark Cavendish raced to his third stage win of this year’s Presidential Tour of Turkey in Izmir on Saturday. The British rider was led out perfectly by team-mate Mark Renshaw and […]


A conversation with Mark Cavendish: “I just love it..I just love to win”

For many years there was talk in the media and elsewhere about Eddy Merckx’s record of 34 stage wins and whether or not Mark Cavendish could equal it; now, according to the Manxman, he doesn’t approach the sport with specific goals about what he wants to do by the end of his career. “Not so […]


Cavendish believes Alaphilippe has similar mentality to him, big career lies ahead

Commenting about the French rider who has been his team-mate since 2014, Mark Cavendish has given a big sign of support to Julian Alaphilippe, believing that he has the mentality and drive to be a very successful pro rider. Alaphilippe was for many the revelation of the Ardennes Classics, netting seventh in the Amstel Gold […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Mark Cavendish wins a second consecutive stage at the Presidential Tour of Turkey; Froome, Nibali and Quintana to headline Tour de Romandie; Adam Hansen sets his sights on a new Grand Tour record; Michal Kwiatkowski keen to extend with Etixx-Quick-Step; Wiggins to face off against […]


Cavendish triumphs again on stage two of Presidential Tour of Turkey

Notching up his eighth win of the year, Mark Cavendish defended his race lead in style when he was first to the line at the end of stage two of the Presidential Tour of Turkey on Monday. The Etixx-QuickStep rider beat the Italian pair of Sacha Modolo (Lampre-Merida) and Nicola Ruffoni (Bardiani-CSF), while Juan Sebastian […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alejandro Valverde wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege; Mark Cavendish wins Tour of Turkey opener; Richie Porte takes overall title at Giro del Trentino; Kirsten Wild claims fifth Omloop van Borsele victory; Elise Delzenne takes solo win at Dwars door de Westhoek; Steele von Hoff wins Rutland-Melton International CiCLE […]


Video: Cavendish reacts after winning stage one of Presidential Tour of Turkey

Looking tense prior to the start, nervously adjusting his bike beside the Etixx-QuickStep team bus and making last minute adjustments to his stem, Mark Cavendish was a very different person at the end of stage one of the Presidential Tour of Turkey. The Etixx-QuickStep rider put himself under a lot of pressure to deliver and […]