David Millar: Why Mark Cavendish deserves to be at the Tour de France

Cav has bridged generations in a way no one else could, he shows what's possible

Mark Cavendish at the National Championships 2022
(Image credit: Zack Williams/SWPix)

David Millar is a ex-pro and yellow jersey wearer at the Tour. He now runs cycling clothing brand CHPT3 

Firstly, I’m biased, yet I’m going to try and be balanced, I met Mark Cavendish for the first time in 1999. And what I’ve seen of him and his effect on the sport and society since then is why I think he is the greatest asset any team and cycling as a whole could have at this year’s Tour de France.

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 Time trialling legend David Millar is an ex-pro, Tour de France stage winner and yellow jersey wearer. He now runs cycling clothing brand CHPT3