Cavendish Hopeful For Winning Milan-San Remo


Even after delayed start of the training and steady start to racing, Mark Cavendish admits that his chances of winning Milan-San Remo of this year are high.


However, describing himself a ‘wild card’ in the selection of Dimension Data for La Classicissima he said I still have all the potential to make it big in the event. This is because; he knows that if the event turns into the race of controlled sprinter then he has the experience of winning it.

In his debut appearance, Mark won the Milan-San Remo in 2009. That time he was in a great form and thus he managed to stay ahead of the group, in spite of attacks on the Poggio and Cipressa climbs. In final kilometers, he moved up via peloton and then race to catch and beat Heinrich Haussler narrowly.

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MURPHY RECEIVES 2017 NORTH WEST CYCLIST OF THE YEAR AWARD


David Murphy, 19, has a number of tall dreams, one of which is to be much more than just a member of the GB Tokyo 2020 Para Cycling squad.


A prospective Paralympian from Maghul and a member of the Mercury Cycling Club, Murphy believes he can go on to grab a medal in his specialty event – the 4K pursuit.

The former student of Maghull HS/ Southport College who went on to another arduous training session around Parbold and Rivington areas gave reasons for his optimism.

He said:

“When I first joined the British Para Cycling squad, in May 2016, there was a group of around 30. The coaches like to see improvement or else you are out, it’s tough and intense. These days there are only six riders left from that original group.”

He talked about his rival, the person that won the Rio Paralympic gold medal, someone whom he noted was 30 seconds faster than he was in the 4K pursuit. However, he believes the guy was more at an advantage because he was 11 years older, and has all the needed gear.

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CAVENDISH CAUSES CRASH AT OLYMPIC, WINS SILVER MEDAL


Knocking three riders off their bikes, mark Cavendish caused a collision spree in the recent Olympic. During the final race in the competition, Cavendish knocked a South Korean rider off and still managed to win the silver medal.


The Italian cyclist Elia Viviani was involved in the horror clash, but proceeded to win the gold medal. After the event that had involved a crash that took out three cyclists, Cavendish was interviewed by BBC where joked;

“You’d be straight on for brad, wouldn’t they?”

Cavendish had bumped into Sanghoon Park and knocked him off his bike, but he himself had managed to stay on and ended the race with the silver medal. The other cyclists involved in the clash was gold medalist, Elia Viviani who came first in the overall classification and had repositioned his bike after the race to secure his gold, and Glen O’shea; an Australian rider.

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Mark Cavendish Co-Develops Jawbreaker Sunglasses With Oakley


Cavendish is famous for clinical professionalism in regards to the selection of his riding equipments. He is known for cycling with non-sponsor equipment & switching in between Specialized S-Works footwear & long-discontinued Nike ones.

Thus, when somebody as choosy as Mark teams up with an elite designer brand such as Oakley, the outcome is sure to grab attention. The esteemed rider has reportedly co-developed the Jawbreaker sunglass with Oakley which is a far cry from the brands initial Eyeshade that was launched in 1980s.

The new Jawbreakers have been designed with Oakley’s signature plastic frame which is highly durable & impact-resistant lenses. The range of shades is engineered with Switchlock lens-altering technology that is akin to RadarLock & RacingJackets.

It would be more appropriate to term the Jawbreakers as ‘sport shield” rather than mere sunglasses given its huge structure. The Jawbreaker shades would feel large on the face but never obnoxious or heavy. It has got an excellent coverage which does not compromise ventilation. Thanks to hydrophobic coating from Oakley, the Jawbreaker shades never fog which would be great for riders racing at higher altitudes or during the cold months.

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Victory For Keisse and Cavendish In The Zurich Six Day Event


Earlier in the month of November, Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) had announced that he would not only participate in the Ghent Six Day event but also in the Zurich Six Day event. He had decided to be a part of both these events in order to prepare himself for the 2015 cycling season.

Mark Cavendish and his teammate- Iljo Keisse were not able to win Ghent Six Day which took place from the 18th to 23rd of November, 2014. Cavendish even felt sorry for not winning the track event with Keisse.

However, Keisse and Cavendish were able to perform exceptionally well in the Zurich Six Day event and were able to make up for the loss they had to face in the Ghent Six. Zurich Six took place from the 26th to 29th of November, 2014.

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