Mark Cavendish Is A Believer Once Again

Joe Robinson 13 Apr 2021 Victory at the Tour of Turkey was as much down to Cavendish's undeniable self-belief as it was his ability Words : Joe Robinson Photography : Deceuninck-QuickStep Is Mark Cavendish back ? In a word, no. No, Mark Cavendish is not back, at least not to the Cavendish of days gone by – the man who won 20 Tour de France stages in four years, who launched a rocket of a sprint at the 2009 Milan-San Remo to win a race that he had no right to win and who completely reinvented the discipline of sprinting with his HTC-Columbia team. Cavendish is not about to hit an Indian Summer within his career either. Don’t expect the Manxman to have a Michael Jordan ‘Last Dance’ moment, headlining the Deceuninck-QuickStep team at the Tour later this year with his eyes on another six-stage haul. No one, including Mark ...

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