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Pro cyclist Mark Cavendish on signing with African team and the ride ahead

Tour de France great Mark Cavendish says his decision to sign with South Africa-based Continental cycling team MTN-Qhubeka (to be renamed Team Dimension Data) was a no-brainer for him.

I see the forward trajectory of the team. It has got incredible roots and an incredible story. I see it becoming the biggest team in professional cycling in a few years.

Mark Cavendish, professional racing cyclist,

30-year-old Cavendish shared his childhood journey with cycling, and revealed a bit of his itinerary and training regiment while he and his teammates train in Cape Town for next season.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

Cavendish, along with professional cycling colleagues Mark Renshaw and Bernhard Eisel, will join team principal, Doug Ryder to take the team forward into the 2016 season.


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