Freire: it'll be tough in the Vuelta with Cavendish

Mark Cavendish and Oscar Freire, Tour de France 2010 stage 1

Three times World Champion Oscar Freire (Rabobank) has said the prospect of the return of Mark Cavendish (HTC-Highroad) for a second year running to the Vuelta, which starts this Saturday in Benidorm, is not exactly something Freire relishes.

The reason? Cavendish is too good at his job.

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