Cavendish counts down to Milan-San Remo

Mark Cavendish, Tour of Oman, stage six

Mark Cavendish finishes his last race, the Tirreno-Adriatico, ahead of Milan-San Remo this afternoon in Italy's Le Marche. Two years ago, he won Tirreno's final stage before going on to win the sprinters' most prized classic four days later in San Remo.

The 25-year-old Brit won't win today, it's a time trial suited to his team-mate Marco Pinotti or perhaps World Champion Thor Hushovd. In fact, Cavendish hasn't had a chance to win since the sprint stages on Thursday and Friday.

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