Mark Cavendish

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Holm says Cavendish may need to pick and choose targets in busy 2016; Drop in level of teams competing in Tour of Qatar; Triple world champion Stybar to ride only one cyclo-cross race this season; Ochowicz states Richie Porte can win a Grand Tour; Spat […]


Holm says Cavendish may need to pick and choose targets in busy 2016

Mark Cavendish is determined to have a strong first season with his new Dimension Data team but, according to long time mentor Brian Holm, it may be necessary for the Briton to prioritise what he wants to do in what will be a very busy three months. The 2016 season will be complicated somewhat by […]

“The most exciting I’ve seen in many years” – Holm predicts greatness for Etixx’s young sprinter Gaviria

He may still be just 21 years of age and to have only raced as a stagiaire thus far but, according to Brian Holm, Etixx – Quick-Step’s young sprinter Fernando Gaviria is a huge talent. The Colombian rider competed towards the end of the season for the team and made a huge impression on Holm, […]


Cavendish to mentor Madison Genesis Continental team

On the same day that it was announced that Roger Hammond will be taking up a directeur sportif role with Team Dimension Data in 2016, the British team he manages has unveiled news of a partnership with the team’s new sprinter, Mark Cavendish. “The partnership, with arguably the greatest sprinter of all time, will see […]

The best and worst of 2016’s new rider-team pairings

Transfer season is an exciting time in the peloton. A change of scenery can be all it takes for a rider to reach new career heights, just as one savvy signing can be all it takes for a team to fill a glaring roster deficiency. But not all transfers work out as planned. While some […]


Aldag follows Cavendish and Renshaw in signing with Team Dimension Data

Continuing a relationship with Mark Cavendish that began at HTC Highroad, was briefly interrupted by the Briton’s year with Team Sky and resumed with Etixx – Quick-Step, Rolf Aldag has been confirmed as moving to MTN-Qhubeka/Team Dimension Data. The German will begin working with the team immediately, taking up a role as its performance manager. […]


Ryder: Team Dimension Data is physically and financially ready to go WorldTour

His team’s name was missing this week from the list of those applying for WorldTour licences, but its fans need fear not; MTN-Qhubeka, soon to be renamed Team Dimension Data, very much feels ready to step up a level. The team made substantial progress in 2015, winning almost 20 races, riding its first Tour de […]


Bernhard Eisel: “If I stay at Team Sky I’ll have a lot of free time”

Bernhard Eisel had no other offer on the table when he turned down a two-year extension from powerhouse Team Sky for the prospect of riding alongside old sparring partner Mark Cavendish from 2016. The Austrian penned a three-year contract with MTN-Qhubeka on Friday, which was confirmed by the team yesterday along with the signatures of […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Cavendish ‘super excited’ to join Team Dimension Data, Renshaw and Eisel also confirmed; Kelly: A change of scene might be just what Cavendish needs; Farrar commits to helping Cavendish; Katusha’s Selig boosts Bora –Argon 18 sprint train; Simon Clarke: “I questioned whether I could be more motivated […]


Kelly: A change of scene might be just what Cavendish needs

Responding to the announcement Tuesday that Mark Cavendish will compete with the Team Dimension Data squad from 2016, Sean Kelly has said that the move could potentially reinvigorate the Briton’s career. While time will ultimately prove how successful the move will be, Kelly said that if things had stagnated with Etixx – Quick-Step then exiting […]