Aldag: Mark Cavendish wouldn't go to Milan-San Remo just to get dropped

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) bloodied in a crash in Tirreno-Adriatico

Mark Cavendish ( Dimension Data ) is back on the bike after crashing out of Tirreno-Adriatico . The sprinter spent 45 minutes on the home trainer on Friday, but a final call on a possible return at Milan-San Remo will not be made until early next week. Cavendish crashed in the opening time trial at Tirreno-Adriatico, and despite finishing the stage he was eliminated on time. He was later diagnosed with a broken rib and sustained superficial cuts to his body and face. He was in form before the fall, and Milan-San Remo – a race he won in 2009 – was originally on his programme. The broken rib, however, still needs time to heal, and Cavendish is facing a race against time. “We’re in contact and he was on the rollers yesterday for around 45 minutes," Dimension Data’s Rolf Aldag told Cyclingnews at the start of stage 4 of ...

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