Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/6/14
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Catching up with Andre Leducq will have to wait. Mark Cavendish's campaign to match the Frenchman's 25 stage wins at the Tour de France was put on hold Thursday when he crashed near the end of Stage 6 and ran out of power at the end. Cavendish pedaled furiously, rode in a team car's slipstream, and even bunny-hopped over a curb to catch up with the pack after crashing with about 33 kilometers to go. Benefiting from a textbook lead-out from his Lotto-Belisol team, German sprint specialist Andre Greipel bolted ahead to win Thursday's stage, while the ''Manx Missile'' finished in fourth. Cavendish said it ''took a lot of energy to get back in front'' after the spill, which tore his jersey and painted soot on his left arm. Cavendish won Wednesday's fifth stage - his 24th Tour stage win. It offered a needed boost for the Briton who admittedly has made a disappointing start to the Tour, struggling through the hills of Corsica and getting downed or delayed by crashes earlier in the thre...
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