Cavendish and HTC team recon San Remo finish

Mark Cavendish and Erik Zabel, Mallorca 2010

Mark Cavendish and his HTC-Columbia team-mates are in San Remo, Italy, today to reconnoitre the final kilometres of the Milan-San Remo one-day classic.

"We are leaving immediately to go to San Remo," said Sports Director Valerio Piva to Cycling Weekly yesterday. "Tomorrow, we will ride the final kilometres of the race."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.