Tour de France rider Mark Cavendish says he pees while on his bike to keep warm

Tour de France rider says he pees on his bike to keep warm
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Cavendish Involved In Bad Crash At End Of Tour de France Stage 1

British cyclist Mark Cavendish dislocated his shoulder in the last hundred yards of Stage 1 of the Tour de France on Saturday through the English countryside. Cavendish, who was a favorite to take the yellow jacket in Stage 1, was forced to withdraw from the even all together after the injury. Marcel Kittel of Germany won the first-stage of […] The post Mark Cavendish Involved...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

British cyclist Mark Cavendish painfully crashes at Tour de France (Video)

British cyclist Mark Cavendish took the brunt of a brutal crash during the final stretch of Saturday's Stage One of the Tour de France. Cavendish was leaning his head and left shoulder against Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans in an apparent attempt to clear some space for himself with just a few hundred yards remaining to reach the finish line. Unfortunately, the move completely...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bad crash at Tour de France

British cyclist Mark Cavendish was involved in a heavy duty multi-bike during the last few hundred yards of Stage One at the Tour de France. You can see the veteran attempt to clear space for the final run but became entangled with Simon Gerrans, sending them both violently to the ground. While it is rumored that Cavendish suffered a broken collarbone on the spill, it is miraculous...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tour de France 2014: 10 compelling cyclists to root for

The 2014 Tour de France gets underway in less than 24 hours. By now even the casual fans are starting to pick-up on what looks to be a Chris Froome vs. Alberto Contador showdown, whereas in the sprints it seems to be a 3-way competition between Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan, and Marcel Kittel. Over the course of the next three weeks we are destined to see the favorites shine, dark...
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brit Cavendish wins his second stage

Mark Cavendish won the 13th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish Friday and Chris Froome lost a sizeable chunk of his overall lead after being caught by Alberto Contador.
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Brit Cavendish wins his second stage

Mark Cavendish won the 13th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish Friday and Chris Froome lost a sizeable chunk of his overall lead after being caught by Alberto Contador. Cavendish moved ahead with about 100 meters to go and rival Peter Sagan, the defending champion and current leader in the sprinters' green jersey contest, was unable to stay with him. It was the...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Cyclist Mark Cavendish sprayed with urine at Tour de France

British cyclist Mark Cavendish claims he was doused with urine by a lunatic spectator during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France Tuesday, reports The Telegraph. Cavendish, who first thought it was water, made the stomach-turning discovery by tasting the liquid. The 28-year-old declined to comment on the incident but that didn't stop his team manager, Patrick Lefevere...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Kittel wins stage 12; Froome leads

Germany's Marcel Kittel overtook Mark Cavendish at the line Thursday to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France, and Chris Froome stayed safely in the main pack to preserve his big lead. Cavendish moved in front but Kittel gained ground and just beat him to the line to earn his second stage win in three days and third of this race. "As we say in Germany, good things come...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Cavendish gets doused with urine during Tour de France

Tour de France competitor Mark Cavendish was reportedly doused with urine by a spectator during his Stage 11 time trial on Wednesday.Cavendish's team manager says the incident was believed to be in response to a crash that happened on Tuesday, when Cavendish collided with Tom Veelers near the finish line of Stage 10, as both riders tried to track down eventual stage winner Marcel...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish doused with urine at Tour

A spectator reportedly threw urine at rider Mark Cavendish during Wednesday's time trials at the Tour de France. According to the BBC , the liquid was thrown at Cavendish from a bottle during Stage 11, and Cavendish "initially (thought) it was water before realising what it was from the taste." Cavendish has not commented on the incident, but Omega Pharma-Quickstep...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Slovakia's Sagan wins 7th stage

Slovakia's Peter Sagan won the hilly seventh stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish Friday while South Africa's Daryl Impey kept the yellow jersey for another day before the race heads into the daunting Pyrenees. Sagan held off John Degenkolb of Germany to capture his first stage victory in this year's Tour, taking a big lead in his bid to defend the green jersey...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish spill dents aim for Tour stage-win mark

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...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Tour de France at a glance

A brief look at Wednesday's 5th stage of the 100th Tour de France: Stage: The fifth stage took riders on a 142-mile trek over a mostly flat course along the Mediterranean rim from Cagnes-sur-Mer to Marseille. A breakaway attempt by six riders was overtaken in the last few miles. Winner: Mark Cavendish. The ''Manx Missile'' got back into his sprinting groove...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Greipel wins 6th stage of Tour

German rider Andre Greipel won Thursday's sixth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish and Daryl Impey became the first South African to wear the race leader's yellow jersey after taking it from teammate Simon Gerrans. In baking hot temperatures, Greipel surged ahead some 500 meters from the line and held off a strong challenge from Peter Sagan and Marcel Kittel...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish wins stage 5; Gerrans leads

British sprinter Mark Cavendish won the fifth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish on Wednesday and Australian veteran Simon Gerrans kept the yellow jersey.
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish wins stage 5; Gerrans leads

British sprinter Mark Cavendish won the fifth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish on Wednesday and Australian veteran Simon Gerrans kept the yellow jersey. Sprinters jostled for position on the final straight, but Cavendish held off a challenge from Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen. The 142-mile route featured some small climbs but was otherwise flat, starting from the...
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Kittel wins wild Tour de France opener

German rider Marcel Kittel won the first stage of the 100th Tour de France in a sprint finish with Alexander Kristoff on Saturday. Former champion Alberto Contado was involved in a crash near to the end of the flat, 132-mile stage. Sprinter Peter Sagan was also among those hitting the ground. They were able to continue, with Contador's shoulder cut and bruised. ''I...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish favorite in opening stage

Riders set out Saturday on Stage One of the 100th Tour de France with British sprinter Mark Cavendish among the favorites to take the first yellow jersey and race favorite Chris Froome overcoming an early technical problem. Starting from the harbor town of Porto Vecchio, the flat 132-mile stage first took riders inland before snaking along the Corsican coast to finish in Bastia...
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June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish wins opening Giro stage in sprint finish

Britain's Mark Cavendish won the opening stage of the Giro d'Italia that was marred by a crash shortly before the finish on Saturday. The main pack was split into two groups when riders went down with less than a mile to go in the 81-mile leg. Cavendish, who rides for the Omega Pharma-Quick Step team, finished in 2 hours, 58 minutes, 38 seconds on the circuit in downtown...
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish aims to open Giro with win in Naples

It's rare when a regular sprint stage opens a Grand Tour, and British standout Mark Cavendish wants to take advantage of the opportunity when the Giro d'Italia starts on Saturday. The first stage is an 81-mile leg that will follow a circuit in downtown Naples. ''It would be a dream to take the pink jersey in the first stage,'' Cavendish said. ''It...
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May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish takes early lead of Tirreno-Adriatico

Mark Cavendish took the early lead of the Tirreno-Adriatico after his Omega Pharma-QuickStep won the team time trial on a rainy opening day on Wednesday. Omega Pharma-QuickStep finished the 10-mile stage in 19 minutes, 24 seconds, beating Movistar by 11 seconds. Cadel Evans' BMC Racing team was third, 16 seconds behind. Cavendish will wear the blue jersey for crossing the line...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 Tour de France to start in Leeds, England

Leeds, Sheffield and London will host the opening stages of the 2014 Tour de France, when organizers hope the same fervor will be generated as six years ago when the race last began in Britain. The first stage, the ''Grand Depart,'' on Saturday, July 5, takes riders from Leeds to the spa town of Harrogate on a mostly flat stage. The next day, riders travel 124 miles...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavendish latest Brit to be involved in bike crash

Sprint specialist Mark Cavendish has become the latest member of Britain's cycling team to be involved in a bike crash after hitting the back of a car during a training run in Italy. The 2011 world road race champion says on Twitter he sustained a bruised arm after a car in front slammed on the brakes, but he is ''relatively ok.'' Cavendish's accident came...
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November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Cavendish leaves Team Sky for QuickStep

Team Sky says cycling sprint star Mark Cavendish is leaving to join Belgian's Omega Pharma-QuickStep for the 2013 season. The British rider won three Tour de France stages this season in his only year with Team Sky, which he joined from HTC-Highroad at the end of the 2011 season. But the British team says a ''clash of priorities'' meant Cavendish was always...
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October 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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