Cavendish holds fire at Tour Down Under

Mark Cavendish and Robbie McEwen, Tour Down Under 2011, stage one

Mark Cavendish held his fire in stage one of the Tour Down Under today in Angaston, Australia. His HTC-Highroad team-mate Matt Goss won the first stage and took the overall lead.

"It is more important to win as many stages as possible," said Cavendish, "it is irrelevant who it is with."

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